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Two die as rains hammer Japan

Two die as rains hammer Japan

Floods and landslides following torrential rain in western Japan have killed at least two people and prompted one city...

Bus driver ditches girl far from home

Bus driver ditches girl far from home

Transport chiefs yesterday apologised to a 16-year-old girl after a bus driver left her miles from home in the early hours and sparked a ...

White House dinner a dream come true for Mumbai girl

White House dinner a dream come true for Mumbai girl

For differently-abled Mumbaikar Neha P Naik, her “dinner date” with the Obamas in the White House was like “a dream come true” and she will always cherish memories of the humbleness...

UPSC students continue protest, govt urges calm

UPSC students continue protest, govt urges calm

Union Public Service Commission aspirants yesterday continued their protest here demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) from the entrance examination.

Twin tragedies push MAS to the brink of collapse

Twin tragedies push MAS to the brink of collapse

Any airline would struggle with the devastating impact of losing one jet full of passengers, especially if it had already been bleeding money for years.

Parliament panel okays energy deal

Parliament panel okays energy deal

A parliamentary panel in Nepal yesterday asked the government to sign as soon as possible a “power trade ...

Jamaica sprinter Blake out for season after surgery

Jamaica sprinter Blake out for season after surgery

Jamaica’s double Olympic sprint silver medallist Yohan Blake has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season.

Philippines raises storm alert level as Matmo churns toward Taiwan

Philippines raises storm alert level as Matmo churns toward Taiwan

The Philippines raised storm alert levels yesterday as Typhoon Matmo threatened to drench the extreme north of the main island of Luzon with heavy ...

Williams guides Zimbabwe to Afghan victory

Williams guides Zimbabwe to Afghan victory

A quick-fire 70 at more than a run a ball from Sean Williams lifted Zimbabwe to a comfortable six-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first one day international at Queens

Chile playmaker Valdivia retires from international football

Chile playmaker Valdivia retires from international football

Chilean playmaker Jorge Valdivia has announced his international retirement after competing with his country in the World Cup in Brazil.

Mayweather set for Maidana re-match in Sept

Mayweather set for Maidana re-match in Sept

Undefeated welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr., widely regarded as the world’s top pound-for-pound boxer, announced on Thursday...