San Francisco: The death toll from the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 58, while authorities have continued their search for more human remains and also track down 130 people who remain unaccounted for. The majority of the missing were reported from the town of Paradise, where the Northern California's...
London: Four authors of Indian origin and two of Pakistani, whose novels bring alive a spectrum of themes and emotions relevant in contemporary South Asian life were short-listed on Thursday for the US $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018. They are Jayant Kaikini for "No Presents Please" (Translated...
Washington/Jakarta: Boeing was facing mounting pressure over last month's Indonesia plane crash as the owner of the doomed jet joined a US pilots' group in alleging that the company failed to warn pilots about potential hazards of a new safety feature. Zwingli Silalahi, Lion Air's operational director, told CNN on...
Washington: The White House, has confirmed that deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel was leaving her position after First Lady Melania Trump's office issued an unprecedented public statement calling for her ouster. In a statement on Wednesday, press secretary Sarah Sanders said: "Mira Ricardel will...
New York: India is the second largest international reservoir for the US higher education institutions having sent 196,271 students here in the last academic year, according to latest data. Their numbers continued to grow, with a 5.4 per cent increase in 2017-18 over the previous academic year, according to the Open Doors...
Thiruvananthapuram: Social activist Trupti Desai said Wednesday she would visit the Sabarimala temple, which saw frenzied protests from devotees...
Nothing is more appealing than a sound sleep after a fraught day. In order to make it nourishing, one has to sleep at least 6-7 hours. This habit enhances mental and physical health, repairs heart and blood vessels, rejuvenates muscle and...
Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. For example these teenage girls could try...
Survival is not easy. Nowhere is it more evident than in nature, where only the fittest will come up smiling. But humans have never been fit; however, not only have we survived but we dominate the world. That is one of the greatest wonders....
Few people practise the art of letter writing today.  I don’t remember the last time I wrote one. Probably you too. It takes several things to write a good letter: language style, legibility, font consistency, spacing, and flow. Until...
Baobab trees have been around since the time of Jesus Christ and Pharaohs. Looking more like outsized fruits, “they are all between 1,000 and more than 2, 500 years old”, says a BBC report. These proud oldies are fast dying out in...