This Golden Canopy Could Power 500 Homes

This Golden Canopy Could Power 500 Homes

In the rendering, the structure looks like an enormous golden wave, spilling from the Upper Esplanade of Melbourne’s St Kilda Beach, crossing a busy road and crashing onto the sand. In reality, it would be a canopy of nearly 9,000...
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Donald Trump thinks US Fed has gone crazy for its rate hike spree, but what has got into our RBI?

Donald Trump thinks US Fed has gone crazy for its rate hike spree, but what has got into our RBI?

At least some in the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) panel who advocated a rate pause in the last policy review would be having a rethink now looking at the current developments in the global and domestic financial markets. The rupee...
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‘Godman’ Rampal convicted in two murder cases, quantum of punishment next week; lawyer says verdict delivered in absence of counsel

‘Godman’ Rampal convicted in two murder cases, quantum of punishment next week; lawyer says verdict delivered in absence of counsel

Sixty-seven-year-old Rampal, a self-styled godman, was convicted by a court in Haryana’s Hisar in two cases of murder on Thursday. The quantum of punishment will be announced on 16-17 October. Rampal, who enjoys a huge fan following, is currently lodged....
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The Himalayan Echoes festival retells tales of Kumaon, its wildlife, craft and food

The Himalayan Echoes festival retells tales of Kumaon, its wildlife, craft and food

Boats peddled by tourists on an algae-green lake, its edges dotted with shops selling teddy bear-shaped candles and some cafes steaming batches of momos and pouring sweet corn soup into tiny plastic bowls; a rope-way leads up to less crowded...
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Detective Dee and non-Hollywood franchises: If you’re game for subtitles, it’s a blast

Detective Dee and non-Hollywood franchises: If you’re game for subtitles, it’s a blast

On 27 July, this year, Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings was released. It’s the third instalment in a supernaturally flavoured action franchise, which is a blockbuster everywhere except in the US. The first film (Detective Dee and the Mystery...
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Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

Image copyright EPAImage caption The cosmonauts were on their way to the International Space Station A capsule carrying the crew of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan, Russian media report. Russian Cosmonaut A...
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Africa:Educated Girls Crucial for Skilled Workforce

Africa:Educated Girls Crucial for Skilled Workforce

press release African governments should ensure the right to education for all girls by ending discrimination against those who are pregnant or have children, Human Rights Watch said today ahead of the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child....
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Nikki Haley will not be missed in Palestine

Nikki Haley will not be missed in Palestine

The abrupt resignation of the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on October 9 has provoked much speculation about her motivation to do so and her political ambitions. But for Palestinians – and certainly, for many other small...
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‘I’m going to die here’: Wives of ISIS fighters want to return home to Canada

‘I’m going to die here’: Wives of ISIS fighters want to return home to Canada

In an exclusive Global News series, Stewart Bell reports from Iraq and Syria on the aftermath of the war against the so-called Islamic State. In Part 3, Global speaks with two Canadian women held at a camp in Syria for...
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Khawaja and Head keep Pakistan wicketless on final morning

Khawaja and Head keep Pakistan wicketless on final morning

  shares Australia 202 and 215 for 3 (Khawaja 82*, Finch 70*) need another 246 runs to beat Pakistan 482 and 181 for 6 dec © AFP For the first time in the match, the script Pakistan appear to have...
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