How ‘Jurassic Park’ Made History 25 Years Ago, Propelling Computer-Generated Animation Forward

How ‘Jurassic Park’ Made History 25 Years Ago, Propelling Computer-Generated Animation Forward

With 25 years of hindsight, Jurassic Park marks a pivotal point in the history of visual effects in film. It came 11 years after 1982’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan debuted computer-generated imagery for a visual effect with...
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Austria to shut seven ‘political’ mosques and expel imams

Austria to shut seven ‘political’ mosques and expel imams

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The seven mosques earmarked for closure have not yet been named Austria has said it will close down seven mosques and expel imams who it says are funded by foreign countries. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz...
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Susanna Feldman murder: Suspect in German teen’s killing arrested in Iraq

Susanna Feldman murder: Suspect in German teen’s killing arrested in Iraq

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption A sign saying “Susanna, 14, victim of tolerance” at a makeshift memorial where her body was found A failed Iraqi asylum seeker suspected of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl in a case that shocked...
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NHS staff vote for 6.5% pay deal

NHS staff vote for 6.5% pay deal

Image copyright PA More than one million NHS workers in England will receive a three-year pay deal worth 6.5% after staff voted in favour of the offer. Hospital cleaners, nurses, security guards, physiotherapists, emergency call handlers, paramedics, midwives,...
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Austria to close several mosques, expel imams in crackdown on ‘political islam’

Austria to close several mosques, expel imams in crackdown on ‘political islam’

Europeans oppose Trump’s call to readmit Russia to G7 Read more China hosts Russia and Iran at regional security summit Read more Taliban agrees to partial ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid Read more Palestinians killed in protests on Gaza border...
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Africa:The Limits of Imagining Pleasure – Writing the History of African Sex

Africa:The Limits of Imagining Pleasure – Writing the History of African Sex

By Rafeeat Aliyu Is kissing unAfrican? Is foreplay unAfrican? These questions speak to ideas which view certain aspects of pleasure and sexuality as foreign. Through fiction, Rafeeat Aliyu says African writers can challenge stereotypes and assumptions of the p...
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Delhi’s AAP govt gets more money than ever but can’t spend it; tussles with L-G behind diluted budget utilisation

Delhi’s AAP govt gets more money than ever but can’t spend it; tussles with L-G behind diluted budget utilisation

By Manpreet Singh Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi has been able to spend only 85 percent of the state budget, on average, over the last three financial years, as the tussle between the AAP government and Lieutenant-Governor...
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Priyanka Chopra to star alongside Hrithik in Krrish 4, confirms director Rakesh Roshan

Priyanka Chopra to star alongside Hrithik in Krrish 4, confirms director Rakesh Roshan

With the cancellation of Quantico, it looks like Priyanka Chopra will be making her Bollywood comeback in style. Also read: Priyanka Chopra’s Quantico season 3 draws flak from Twitterati for ‘ridiculous’ depiction of Indian terrorists Veteran act...
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Indo-Thai bilateral trade to touch $11 bn in 2018; Thai cos to invest around $3 bn in India by 2020

Indo-Thai bilateral trade to touch $11 bn in 2018; Thai cos to invest around $3 bn in India by 2020

Mumbai: The bilateral trade between India and Thailand is expected to touch $11 billion in 2018 from $10 billion in 2017, a senior government official said. “Thailand views India as the gateway to South Asia and beyond. As a result...
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Mitchell Starc reveals anger at ball-tampering taint

Mitchell Starc reveals anger at ball-tampering taint

5:32 AM ET Mitchell Starc was angry at being drawn into the Newlands ball-tampering scandal by association, when the former Australia captain Steven Smith said “the leadership group” had come to the decision to use a foreign object to obtain...
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