Jerusalem: Israel will step up the offensive in the Gaza Strip until rocket firing from there into Israel stops, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in response to renewed Gaza rocket attacks against central and southern Israel earlier in the day. "Our policy is simple, if they (Hamas) will shoot, they will...
Guwahati: Two people were killed Wednesday when police fired at protestors in Assam near the border with Nagaland, leading to curfew in Golaghat district, officials said. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered a judicial probe into the firing, while regional political party AGP has called for a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown...
New Delhi: A defiant Pakistan on Wednesday made it clear that it will continue taking to Kashmiri separatists, saying that the “bottomline” for Indo-Pak talks on Kashmir issue was to engage all stakeholders, evoking a sharp reaction from India which accused it of adopting an approach different to the one laid down...
Islamabad: After talking to Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) party of Tahir-ul-Qadri, the Pakistan government has begun a dialogue with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party of Imran Khan, Geo News reported late Wednesday. The dialogue between the PTI and the government side began at a private hotel in Islamabad in which the...
Tokyo: A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognised Wednesday as the world's oldest male at the age of 111. Sakari Momoi, a former high school principal who was born on February 5, 1903, received a certificate from Guinness World Records confirming the achievement....
Here are a few unpalatable facts for parents and teachers who are mad about their kids’ homework.Stressing overly on homework is an exercise in waste, studies say.All your noisy scenes at home to help kids ‘learn things’ seem to do...
“My friends help me. A woman has just frozen to death at three this morning, on the pavement of the Boulevard Sebastopol, clutching the document by which she was expelled from her home the day before …” Abbé Pierre'...
Two metal birds pecked at each other in the skies, sharing their vital spirit! To tell the truth what they shared was the spirit of their existence in the skies—fuel. People along the Cornish coastline, Britain’s most southerly point,...
It was indeed a great get together. Everyone had loads of fun and our voices were hoarse from screaming. On the way back home, we were excitedly discussing the events in the party, when Jehan suddenly asked, "What should I do to be liked by all...
Having a nose is important for nosing your way into life. This small mountain of flesh with two holes is a big thing. More than passing air up and down, it decides your life in many ways. Now, read the article on nose in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery...