Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with business leaders and trade unions on Monday after a fourth weekend of the violent "gilets jaunes," or "yellow vest" nationwide protests that have challenged his grip on power. Macron, who will also meet political leaders and local officials,...
Washington: US President Donald Trump has agreed to a request from Defence Secretary James Mattis to propose a defence budget of $750 billion for the coming year, according to an administration official. Last week, Trump appeared to call the Defence Department budget of $716 billion "crazy" in a tweet. The next...
Washington: "I can't breathe," were the last words uttered by Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi before he was killed by a Saudi hit squad at the country's consulate in Istanbul in October, a CNN report said. An informed source, who has read a translated transcript of an audio recording of the...
Arusha: Strange disease has killed a total of eight elephants in northern Tanzania's district of Ngorongoro, authorities confirmed on Sunday. Joseph Meng' oro, Deputy Wildlife Officer at the Ngorongoro District Council expressed his worry over the disease, saying, more deaths could be occurring without notice,...
Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has stressed on the need to implement decisions against Israel, the US and the Islamic Hamas movement. Abbas was speaking during a meeting at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah with Advisory Council of his Fatah Party, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday. The official...
Thiruvanthapuram: Kerala government is set to help students store their Secondary School Leaving Certificates( SSLC) on digilocker. A suggestion...
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...