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Obama relishes roadshow, but his agendas still stuck

Obama relishes roadshow, but his agendas still stuck

A confident Obama making campaign-style stops around the country and ridiculing his political opponents to…

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Mohamed Fahmy marks 200 days of imprisonment in Cairo

Mohamed Fahmy marks 200 days of imprisonment in Cairo

The Egyptian-Canadian journalist sentenced to seven years in a Cairo jail marked 200 days of imprisonment handcuffed to a hospital…

CP Rail calls order to reinstate locomotive engineer who took drugs an ‘outrage’

CP Rail calls order to reinstate locomotive engineer who took drugs an ‘outrage’

CALGARY – Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is going to court to block a ruling an arbitrator ordering that it reinstate…

Alberta RCMP plead for parents’ help stopping young criminals

Alberta RCMP plead for parents’ help stopping young criminals

The RCMP in Alberta are making an unusual request of parents in Spruce Grove and Stony Plain, asking…

Vancouver Catholic schools adopt transgender policy

Vancouver Catholic schools adopt transgender policy

VANCOUVER – Catholic schools in Vancouver have adopted a policy that could allow transgender students to use the…

Tech

Now, anti-glare display for your smartphone

Washington: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a novel glass surface that can provide…

Obi Mobiles launches flagship smartphone for Rs 11,990

New Delhi: Obi Mobiles, a company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, today launched…

Nelson Mandela honoured with a Google Doodle on 96th birthday

New Delhi: Google has honoured former South African President, anti-apartheid revolutionary and philanthropist Nelson Mandela…

Google’s Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora leaving company

New York: In a surprise move, Google’s Chief Business Officer India-born Nikesh Arora, regarded as…

Twitter may drive couples to break up, divorce: Study

Washington: Spending too much time on Twitter may damage your romantic relationship, even leading to…

Facebook has enormous opportunity to grow in India: Prasad

New Delhi: Communication and Information technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said social…

Health
True happiness lies in your DNA

True happiness lies in your DNA

London: Looking for eternal happiness? Try to match the DNA of Danish people.According to an interesting…

New biomarker discovery brings HIV vaccine a step closer

New biomarker discovery brings HIV vaccine a step closer

London: The vaccine for HIV being developed by the Norwegian vaccine company Bionor Pharma could soon…

Business
JPMorgan profit declines 8 per cent as fixed-income trading slides

JPMorgan profit declines 8 per cent as fixed-income trading slides

JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest US bank by assets, reported an 8 per cent decline…

The biggest challenge for BRICS success? Big brother China

The biggest challenge for BRICS success? Big brother China

FORTALEZA, Brazil: In two years of tough negotiations to create the new BRICS development bank, the…

Editorial

Confucian Constitution or convenient confusion?

China’s intellectuals and their sympathisers have begun to peddle a bold new argument. They have started…

How to turn the tide

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently took over the finance port-folio. One of his first announcements was…

World
Giant hole appears at ‘the end of the world’ in Siberia

Giant hole appears at ‘the end of the world’ in Siberia

A mysterious crater has appeared at the “end of the world” in Siberia, leaving a pit…

At least 5 Tunisian soldiers dead after militant attack

At least 5 Tunisian soldiers dead after militant attack

TUNIS: Gunmen attacked Tunisian military checkpoints near the Algerian border, killing as many as five soldiers…