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Gun violence killed 190 across America on July 4th weekend

Washington: Nearly 190 people were shot dead across the US over the July 4th or Independence Day holiday weekend, according to data...

Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa ‘fearing for life’

London: A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in...

Angela Merkel ‘horrified’ after visiting flood affected areas in Germany

Schuld: Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that she was horrified by the “surreal” devastation in the flood-ravaged region of Germany, as the...

Afghanistan rejects Pak denial on its Air Force providing cover to Taliban

New Delhi: Afghanistan’s First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has rejected Pakistan’s denial on its Air Force threatening the Afghan military and providing...

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Assad sworn in as Syria’s President for fourth time

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a fourth seven-year term, after which he emphasised on the importance of...

Taliban in favour of Afghan deal but battles rage

Islamabad: The leader of the Taliban said Sunday that his movement is committed to a political settlement to end decades of war...

OPEC, allies agree to raise production

Dubai: OPEC and allied nations Sunday agreed to eventually raise the production limits imposed on five countries, ending an earlier dispute sparked...

Nepal PM set for vote of confidence

Kathmandu: Nepal’s new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to face a vote of confidence in the reinstated lower House of...

Angela Merkel ‘horrified’ after visiting flood affected areas in Germany

Schuld: Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that she was horrified by the “surreal” devastation in the flood-ravaged region of Germany, as the...

SA minister warns vigilantes from attacking Indians

Johannesburg: South African Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele has warned vigilante groups in the sprawling Indian township of Phoenix that racial...

53 Taliban militants killed 24 hrs

Kabul: At least 53 Taliban militants were killed and 38 others injured in multiple airstrikes and fierce battles in Afghanistan in the...

Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak in isolation after COVID-19 positive contact

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Downing Street neighbour, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, went into self-isolation on Sunday after being contacted...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Designing the antidote to counterfeit artworks

PTI Even as the demand for Indian art is growing, challenges like forgery, piracy, and absence of royalty for...

Author weaves tale of motherhood with lore of Goddess Kamakhya

Award-winning author Rashmi Narzary talks about her book ‘Bloodstone, Legend of the Last Engraving’, and the myths, history and her questions about...

Goa needs its Commons

Frederick Noronha One monsoon day, in a season when ideas too tend to sprout, I chanced upon Joseph Furtado’s...

Why ecosystems love and humans hate floods

Nandkumar M Kamat If one stands, during these weeks, on the Mandovi waterfront at Old Goa, Ribandar, Panaji, or...