Toronto Raptors use fourth-quarter run to overpower Phoenix Suns 107-98

Toronto Raptors use fourth-quarter run to overpower Phoenix Suns 107-98

PHOENIX — The Toronto Raptors weren’t at their best, but good enough to pull away from the Phoenix Suns for another victory in the best start to a season in the Canadian franchise’s history.Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points and the...
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Arnab Goswami among four new appointees to Nehru Memorial Museum and Library society; Pratap Bhanu Mehta resigns

Arnab Goswami among four new appointees to Nehru Memorial Museum and Library society; Pratap Bhanu Mehta resigns

As per a notification released by the Ministry of Culture on 29 October, Republic TV founder Arnab Goswami has been appointed as one of the four new members of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) in New Delhi. The other new appointments...
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Reports claiming missing Kashmiri student joined militant ranks are ‘hugely worrying’, says Omar Abdullah

Reports claiming missing Kashmiri student joined militant ranks are ‘hugely worrying’, says Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Saturday that reports claiming a Kashmiri student of a private university joined militant ranks in the Valley were “hugely worrying”. File image of former Jammu and Kashmir chi...
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Shah Rukh Khan’s 53rd birthday celebrations cut-short after Mumbai police interrupts party

Shah Rukh Khan’s 53rd birthday celebrations cut-short after Mumbai police interrupts party

Shah Rukh Khan’s birthday bash, held at a popular Mumabi restaurant, was interrupted by the police for playing loud music, reported The Times of India. Several celebrities, including Swara Bhasker, Nikhil Advani, music director duo- Ajay-Atul and cho...
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Leicester City owner Vichai’s funeral starts Thailand

Leicester City owner Vichai’s funeral starts Thailand

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Relatives took part in a procession with royal soldiers ahead of the funeral The funeral of Leicester City’s owner who died in a helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium is under way. Royal soldiers, monks an...
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Why it’s so hard to stop online hate before it becomes real-life violence

Why it’s so hard to stop online hate before it becomes real-life violence

A man opens fire in the midst of Sabbath prayer services at a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11. Six months before that, a man drives a van into a crowd of people in Toronto going about their day. He kills 10....
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Asia Bibi: Lawyer flees Pakistan in fear of his life

Asia Bibi: Lawyer flees Pakistan in fear of his life

Image copyright EPAImage caption Protesters have been demanding Asia Bibi’s death penalty be reinstated The lawyer representing a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row has fled Pakistan in fear for his life. Saif Mulook to...
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IVF fertility treatment success ’causes fall in adoptions’

IVF fertility treatment success ’causes fall in adoptions’

Image copyright Getty Images The success of IVF has caused a drop in the number of children being adopted, the boss of the organisation that represents children in care has said. In the last 40 years since the first “test-tube...
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Narendra Modi’s MSME loan gambit is a two-pronged strategy; eases note ban pain, crafts shrewd poll plank

Narendra Modi’s MSME loan gambit is a two-pronged strategy; eases note ban pain, crafts shrewd poll plank

Lest it be said that India’s big jump in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking this year is only for multinationals or big business entities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be turning his eyes inward to help...
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Miscarriages and malnourishment: The perils of pregnancy in Yemen

Miscarriages and malnourishment: The perils of pregnancy in Yemen

Abeir Mohammed* sits at the foot of her mother’s mud-brick house in Sawan, east of Yemen‘s capital Sanaa. She struggles as she searches for the words to describe the loss of her unborn child due to toxoplasmosis in July, this...
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