Cluster

  'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers

LONDON: Irreverent musical "The Book of Mormon" and hit geopolitical drama "Chimerica" were the big winners Sunday at Britain's Olivier stage awards, on a night when London's small theaters flexed their substantial muscle. "The Book of Mormon" - whic...

  79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band

DUBUQUE: One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing. That's because Tony Boland is a 79-year-old flute player. Boland asked about joining the fifth graders in the band after volunteering at th...

  Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans: study

SYDNEY: Fish are losing their survival instinct -- even becoming attracted to the smell of their predators -- as the world's oceans become more acidic because of climate change, new research said on Monday. The study of fish in coral reefs off the co...

  No e-cigarette sales or ads to youths: US lawmakers

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers want electronic cigarettes to be treated just like tobacco products when it comes to barring the sales and marketing of the controversial devices to children. Senate and House Democrats said Monday that the Food and Drug Admi...

  Pakistan must restore international confidence: ACC

LAHORE: Pakistan authorities need to restore the confidence of the cricketing world to bring international activity back to the country, an Asian Cricket Council official said Tuesday. Pakistan has not hosted any international cricket since a brazen ...

  Army Chief confers military awards to army personnel

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif conferred military awards to the Army personnel in an investiture ceremony held at General Headquarters here on Tuesday. According to ISPR, 10 officers and 20 soldiers were awarded Tamgha-...

  PM Sharif accepts Army Chief’s invitation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif will grace the Passing Out Parade of the PMA long course scheduled to be held at Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul on April 19. On the occasion, the PM is expected to have a one-on-one meeting with Chief of Army...

  Woman among three killed in Khairpur incidents

KHAIRPUR: Three people including a woman were killed and two others injured in separate mishaps near Khairpur here on Monday. A dumper truck collided with a motorcycle on National Highway near Khanpur Junejo village. As a result, woman Begum Khatoon ...

  'Tarnished' ex-pros made Latif snub Pakistan job

Former Pakistan cricket captain Rashid Latif said Tuesday he turned down the job of national chief selector because he could not work with ex-players tainted by corruption.The 45-year-old, who famously blew the whistle on match-fixing in 1994 and 199...

  Johnson keen to prolong Test career

MELBOURNE: Australia’s fast bowler Mitchell Johnson may quit limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career with an eye on the 2015 Ashes series in England, the fast bowler said on Tuesday. The 32-year-old has been Australia´s talisman in a spectac...

  Djokovic reaches 3rd round at Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO: Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title on Tuesday with a quick 6-1, 6-0 win over Albert Montanes in the second round, maintaining his perfect record against the Spaniard. Djokovic needed only 45 minutes to beat Mont...

  PM approves appointment of Mukhtar as Chairman HEC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved appointment of Mukhtar Ahmed as chairman High Education Commission (HEC), media reported. Meanwhile, PM Nawaz has appointed Pervez Saeed as Managing Director (MD) House Building Finance Corporation....

  First foray of mini-sub finds nothing of interest in MH370 hunt

PERTH: The first dive by a mini-submarine hunting for Malaysian jet MH370 detected nothing of interest, with the mission aborted after breaching the machine´s maximum operating depth, the US Navy said Tuesday. The unmanned Autonomous Underwater Vehic...

  Fires still besiege Chile port; 15 dead, 500 hurt

VALPARAISO: Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods around Valparaiso for a third straight day Monday as sailors in riot gear stood ready to evacuate 700 more families whose homes could...

  India top court recognises transgenders as ‘third gender’

NEW DELHI: India´s highest court on Tuesday recognised the existence of a third gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark judgement hailed by transgender people. "Recognition of transgenders as a third gender is not a social or medical is...

  Americas to get glimpse of total lunar eclipse

WASHINGTON: A total lunar eclipse, the first since December 2011, will take place Tuesday with the Americas best placed to get a glimpse. With a first phase -- known as a penumbral eclipse -- kicking off at 0453 GMT, the total lunar eclipse is due to...

  2014 Pulitzer prize: Public service prize went to WP, Guardian reporters

NEW YORK: The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced at Columbia University on Monday. As was expected by many, the Public Service prize went to the Washington Post and Guardian reporters behind last year's NSA revelations, based on the documents...

  Lady Gaga, Psy to perform at S Korea festival

SEOUL: US pop diva Lady Gaga is slated to perform at a summer music festival in South Korea, where her first show two years ago received an adult-only rating from state censors. The festival, to be held at Seoul´s Olympic stadium on August 15-16, wil...

  Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

WASHINGTON: Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-2...

  Ronchi, Craig in NZ squad for West Indies tests

WELLINGTON: Former Australia wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi and offspinner Mark Craig are the only new caps included in the New Zealand cricket team named Tuesday to play three tests in the West Indies in June. New Zealand-born Ronchi played four one-day i...


  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 Next»

Feature / Analysis

  • Asian Pollution Boosts Pacific Storm Power

    Pollution from China's coal-burning power plants is pumping up winter ...

    Read More »

  • Why are more Americans being diagnosed with allergies?

    Every year it seems people grumble “this is the worst allergy season e...

    Read More »

  • Indonesian volcanic eruptions may cause southern China drought, expert says

    Climate scientist says recent volcanic activity caused recent dry spel...

    Read More »

  • China working on uranium-free nuclear plants in attempt to combat smog

    Beijing brings forward deadline for world's first thorium-fuelled faci...

    Read More »


Opinion

  • Turtles Change Migration Routes Due to Climate Change

    CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK, Costa Rica : The critically endangered hawksbil...

    Read More »

  • Lost in an acid sea: A fish's sense of smell

    As we pump more carbon into the atmosphere, fish may lose their abilit...

    Read More »

  • How wildflower study shows complex effects from global warming

    A research team found that over four decades, global warming has added...

    Read More »

  • India's rice warrior battles to build living seed bank as climate chaos looms

    Rice conservationist Debal Deb grapples with 'mindless Indian elite' t...

    Read More »