San Francisco: US private space firm SpaceX has announced that the company's first private passenger to the Moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. "The first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard BFR (Big Falcon Rocket) is fashion innovator and globally recognized art curator Yusaku Maezawa,"...
Dubai: About 18 months after the Arab quartet severed ties with Qatar, "there is still no solution to the spat in sight," said UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Monday. Referring to an interview by former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al-Thani on FRANCE 24 earlier in the day, Gargash...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that foreign Umrah performers can visit any city in the country with their 30-day Umrah visa, Al Arabiya local news reported. However, 15 days must be spent in visiting the two grand mosques in Mecca and Medina during their 30-day Umrah stay, said Abdulaziz Wazzan, undersecretary of Hajj...
Tehran: Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Monday that the US withdrawal from the 2015 international nuclear deal would cause serious repercussions on the regional and international peace and security, Press TV reported. "The unilateral US move to withdraw from this agreement will have negative...
Moscow: Russia and Turkey have decided to set up a demilitarized zone between the armed opposition and the government troops in Syria's Idlib province by October 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday. The demilitarized zone with a depth of 15-20 km will be created along the contact line of the armed opposition...
Thiruvananthapuram: Factors like the declining population in the 19-25 age-group and stagnant wages in the Gulf countries could be responsible for...
Nothing is more appealing than a sound sleep after a fraught day. In order to make it nourishing, one has to sleep at least 6-7 hours. This habit enhances mental and physical health, repairs heart and blood vessels, rejuvenates muscle and...
Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. For example these teenage girls could try...
Survival is not easy. Nowhere is it more evident than in nature, where only the fittest will come up smiling. But humans have never been fit; however, not only have we survived but we dominate the world. That is one of the greatest wonders....
Few people practise the art of letter writing today.  I don’t remember the last time I wrote one. Probably you too. It takes several things to write a good letter: language style, legibility, font consistency, spacing, and flow. Until...
Baobab trees have been around since the time of Jesus Christ and Pharaohs. Looking more like outsized fruits, “they are all between 1,000 and more than 2, 500 years old”, says a BBC report. These proud oldies are fast dying out in...