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Gurkhas to recruit women for first time from 2020

July 16, 2018 18:23 PM

LONDON, July 16: The Gurkhas will recruit women for the first time from 2020, and the selection process will be the same as for men.

Photoshop is coming to iPad next year

July 16, 2018 15:07 PM

Adobe has confirmed that it will release a full-fat version of its Photoshop software for iPad next year

Desert being turned green for the 2022 World Cup

July 16, 2018 15:00 PM

DOHA, July 16: The roads here can be impervious to GPS navigation. Drive around the city, and the green line on the screen will start interlacing into useless shapes. The robot voice will begin to contradict itself.

Sunny Leone’s new series Karenjit Kaur faces objection from SGPC for using ‘Kaur’ in title

July 16, 2018 12:50 PM

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has objected to the use of word ‘Kaur’ in Sunny Leone’s upcoming biopic series, Karenjit Kaur.

Sacred Games row: Saif Ali Khan says one might get killed for speaking against government in India

July 16, 2018 12:23 PM

Sacred Games row: Sartaj Singh aka Saif Ali Khan also ended his long kept silence over the controversy and claimed that the freedom of speech seems to have been killed as one might end up losing his life for expressing his opinions over a topic or an issue.

Sacred Games row: Saif Ali Khan says one might get killed for speaking against government in India

July 16, 2018 12:23 PM

Sacred Games row: Sartaj Singh aka Saif Ali Khan also ended his long kept silence over the controversy and claimed that the freedom of speech seems to have been killed as one might end up losing his life for expressing his opinions over a topic or an issue.

Fighting human trafficking in Nepal: Trying to put a stop to sex trade to India, China and the world

July 16, 2018 11:30 AM

It’s easy to cross the border between Nepal and India. Too easy. Most of its 1,600km is marked by simple, 30cm-high concrete piles. There is no wall, no fence, no barbed wire. In fact, some farmers have fields that are part in Nepal and part in India.

The history behind Trump, Putin meeting in Finland

July 16, 2018 10:41 AM

The world will be watching when US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki, but host country Finland is used to it.

Award winners: FIFA World Cup 2018

July 16, 2018 07:53 AM

July 16: France clinched its second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia in a dramatic final in Moscow featuring a series of firsts and a pitch invasion orchestrated by Russian protest group Pussy Riot.

France lift second World Cup after classic final

July 16, 2018 07:00 AM

MOSCOW, July 16: France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders’ dreams of a first title.

France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

July 15, 2018 22:47 PM

MOSCOW, July 15: Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest.

Three reasons why Croatia or France deserve to win the Final

July 15, 2018 19:34 PM

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final is just around the corner, as 1998 winners France prepare to face first-time finalists Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Haiti’s prime minister resigns amid fuel price hike fallout

July 15, 2018 12:10 PM

HAITI, July 15: Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid calls for him to step down over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices that set off a wave of deadly protests.

Indonesian police shoot dead three suspected militants

July 15, 2018 09:06 AM

JAKARTA, July 15: Indonesian anti-terrorism officers shot dead three suspected Islamic militants on Saturday in the central Java city of Yogyakarta, police said.

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

July 14, 2018 12:32 PM

LOS ANGELES, July 14: Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.

Death toll in Japan flood disaster tops 200

July 14, 2018 11:30 AM

ISTANBUL, July 14: The death toll from torrential rains and floods in western Japan has topped 200, the Japan Times reported on Friday.

Thailand's cave boys to be discharged from hospital next week

July 14, 2018 11:27 AM

THAILAND, July 14: Twelve Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand will be discharged from hospital next week, health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said on Saturday.

NASA details ‘spiders’ on Mars with crazy new photo

July 14, 2018 09:44 AM

NASA has released an image showing “spiders” on Mars, small darks spots on the reddish landscape with tendrils one could easily perceive as tiny legs. The marks were captured by the NASA

8 essential tips for people who love travelling in monsoons

July 14, 2018 09:33 AM

Travelling during monsoons is fun (especially treading through the lush, green hills or paths in misty climate) but it can also be tiresome, due to inconvenience caused by constant breakdown in public transport and bad roads. Your body is susceptible to a lot of germs and diseases during the rainy season and hence, you need to take double the precaution while travelling in this season.

12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

July 14, 2018 09:03 AM

WASHINGTON, July 14: Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.