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B.C. throne speech marks beginning of the end for provincial Liberal government

B.C. throne speech marks beginning of the end for provincial Liberal government

VICTORIA - British Columbia’s politicians will return to the legislature in Victoria, marking the beginning of the end for the…

Kim Campbell urges Senate to pass Rona Ambrose’s ‘modest’ judge training bill

Kim Campbell urges Senate to pass Rona Ambrose’s ‘modest’ judge training bill

OTTAWA – Former prime minister Kim Campbell is urging the Senate to pass Rona Ambrose’s bill requiring sexual assault education…

Torture, detention would be forbidden CSIS disruption tactics under new bill

Torture, detention would be forbidden CSIS disruption tactics under new bill

OTTAWA – The Liberal government’s new security bill adds torture, detention and serious destruction of property that would…

Architects say former U.S. embassy ‘not culturally appropriate’ space for new indigenous centre

Architects say former U.S. embassy ‘not culturally appropriate’ space for new indigenous centre

The federal government has announced plans to convert the former U.S. embassy across from Parliament Hill into a…

Tech

NASA, Italian Space Agency to probe cosmic X-ray mysteries

Washington: NASA has signed an agreement with Italian Space Agency for the launch of a…

ISRO successfully plants Cartosat-2 with 30 nano satellites in orbit

New Delhi: After establishing a pioneering position in the world with its game-changing space program,…

Jupiter gives a brilliant full view of its bands of clouds to Juno in enhanced colour!

New Delhi: Being the largest planet of the solar system, Jupiter has caught the fancy…

Post successful PSLV-C38/Cartosat-2 launch, ISRO announces next mission scheduled for later this month!

New Delhi: The nation has barely gotten over today’s successful launch of the Indian Space…

Facebook to move WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud

New York: Facebook has decided to move the massive WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud to…

Snapchat could see slow user growth this quarter

New York: As the shares of Snap Inc — the parent company of Snapchat app…

Health
Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

Can your blood group predict heart attack risk?

New Delhi: India is presently witnessing nearly two million heart attacks annually. A heart attack (clinically…

Nigerian woman cured of rare form of skin cancer; Indian doctors remove 5kg tumour from her breast

Nigerian woman cured of rare form of skin cancer; Indian doctors remove 5kg tumour from her breast

New Delhi: In a medical breakthrough, an African woman has been cured of a rare form…

Business
Sudden loss of EU customs union access could cripple UK car supply chains – Honda

Sudden loss of EU customs union access could cripple UK car supply chains – Honda

Britain’s departure from the European Union’s customs union would ramp up costs for small and medium-sized…

Cheap debt allows private equity firms to reap more dividends

Cheap debt allows private equity firms to reap more dividends

Private equity firms have used buoyant debt markets to take almost $3 billion in special payouts…

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
UN veteran is South Korea’s first female foreign minister

UN veteran is South Korea’s first female foreign minister

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-In appointed a United Nations veteran as the country’s first female…

Australia’s military suspends air operations over Syria

Australia’s military suspends air operations over Syria

SYDNEY: Australia’s military said it was temporarily halting air missions over Syria, following the shooting down…