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Medical evacuations begin from besieged Syria rebel bastion

Aid workers have begun evacuating emergency medical cases from Syrias besieged rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta, the Red Cross said on Wednesday, after months of waiting during which the United Nations said at least 16 people died. Families waited in the ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

Pulling no punches: Saudi woman boxer breaks exercise taboo

Throwing punches in a gym tucked away from prying eyes, a Saudi female boxing trainer asserts a right long denied to many women in the conservative kingdom -- the right to exercise. Halah Alhamrani, 41, runs a gym for women called FlagBoxing -- its motto is ...
 Deccan Herald13 hours ago

Sports Shorts: Saina meets Tai Tzu in All England opener

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday. IMAGE: Saina Nehwal has a chance to improve her dismal record against defending champion Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan. Photograph: PTI India’s shuttlers were handed a tricky draw at next month's US $1000,000 All-England Badminton Championships. Saina Nehwal will meet her nemesis Tai Tzu Ying in the first round while P V Sindhu has an easy opener against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong.   World No. 11 Saina, who had made the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Politicians look at bankers as villains'

'Today, bankers don't want to take risks as the good decisions taken by them were not protected.''There is risk involved in all decisions, like businessmen taking risks in their businesses.''A banker must have taken a decision when the economic condition was different, and you cannot question him on the basis of the present situation in hindsight.''Naturally, this has affected the morale of bankers.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Last month the Centre announced that it would infuse ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Winter Olympics sidelights: Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Games

IMAGE: Robot Rudolph skies during the Ski Robot Challenge at a ski resort in Hoenseong, South Korea. Photograph: Kim Hong-ji/Reuters While Alpine skiers fought high winds at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday, there were no such problems for robots competing in their own 'Olympics' ski challenge.   Robots of all shapes and sizes skied, and in some cases tumbled, down a course at the Welli Hilli ski resort, an hour's drive west of Pyeongchang. Eight robotics teams from universities, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Tonga's flag bearer goes shirtless again at Winter Olympics

IMAGE: Flag bearer Pita Taufatofua of Tonga leads the team during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Photograph: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Tonga flag bearer Pita Taufatofua was shirtless again. He was all oiled up too. The image of Taufatofua -- oiled up, shirtless and wearing a traditional Tongan skirt at the head of the country's tiny delegation at Rio's Maracana stadium -- went viral on social media, thrusting him into minor celebrity. His appearance ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

State of the Union 2018: Read the full text of President Trump's address to the US Congress

Washington : President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday, outlining his vision for the next 12 months and highlighting the successes he claimed his administration had produced in its first year. Also read: Trump ...
 Sify1 month ago

Afghanistan says Taliban will have to be defeated, after Trump rejects talks

Afghanistan said on Tuesday the Taliban would have to be defeated on the battlefield after U.S. President Donald Trump rejected the idea of talks with the militants following a series of deadly attacks. The Taliban reacted to Trumps announcement by saying ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago


In an aggressive mien, far removed from his image of being a pacifist, PM Nehru was firm with UNCIP officials telling them exactly where to get off on Pakistan’s Janus-faced perfidy of an unwarranted invasion, scuttling the call for any UN sponsored ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Sensex Above 34K; Infosys, Bharti Airtel PSU Banks & Other Top Cues to Sway the Market Today

Posted by Equitymaster Indian share markets finished at fresh life-time highs on the last trading day of 2017, capping off a remarkable year which saw the benchmark surging by 28%. At the closing bell last week, the BSE Sensex closed higher by 209 points and ...
 Equitymaster.com2 months ago
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