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Couple insist Dhanush is their son

Couple insist Dhanush is their son

An aged couple from Malampatti village who lost a November 2016 paternity suit claiming that actor Dhanush was their son, have re-appealed to the police to investigate ID proofs submitted by the actor in the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court.

Pay up, make nice if you want ‘soft Brexit’, EU to tell May

Pay up, make nice if you want ‘soft Brexit’, EU to tell May

Theresa May should agree to pay Britain's bills to the European Union and drop threats to walk out without a legal deal if she wants talks on the ‘softer Brexit’ some of her allies are calling for, EU negotiators say.

QGBC launches national sustainability loyalty programme

QGBC launches national sustainability loyalty programme

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has launched a national sustainability loyalty programme, 'Green Life' to promote green activities by rewarding loyalty points that can be redeemed at select outlets around the country.

Iran rounds up 450 social network users

Iran rounds up 450 social network users

Iran has "arrested or summoned" around 450 social media users over their online activities, a website linked to the powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday.

Nepal fails to buck poor spending trend

Nepal fails to buck poor spending trend

In less than three months, the Nepal government will present the budget for fiscal year 2016-2017...

Pakistan hosts talks to revive Afghan peace bid

Pakistan hosts talks to revive Afghan peace bid

Pakistan yesterday hosted four-country talks aimed at luring the Afghan Taliban back to the negotiating table with the Kabul government, even as the insurgents wage an unprecedented winter campaign of violence.

Saudi deputy crown prince says considering subsidy cuts after oil price fall

Saudi deputy crown prince says considering subsidy cuts after oil price fall

Saudi Arabia may reduce energy and water subsidies for wealthy citizens among other reforms to diversify its economy away from oil amid a sustained fall in prices

No reason for yuan to fall further: China central bank

No reason for yuan to fall further: China central bank

China’s central bank said yesterday there was no reason for the yuan to fall further given the country’s strong economic fundamentals, helping to restore ...

Bangladesh court upholds BNP leader’s death penalty

Bangladesh court upholds BNP leader’s death penalty

Bangladesh’s top court yesterday upheld the death sentence on a top opposition politician for atrocities committed ...

Islamic trade finance fuels rising Gulf reinsurance demand

Islamic trade finance fuels rising Gulf reinsurance demand

The spread of Islamic trade finance is boosting demand for Shariah-compliant reinsurance in the Gulf, trade credit insurer Euler Hermes says...

Mideast airlines’ 18% passenger growth in January tops other regions

Mideast airlines’ 18% passenger growth in January tops other regions

Middle East airlines reported the strongest international passenger growth of 18% this January against the global average of 7.8%.