India’s epochal rural housing revolution

One of the most challenging problems of our times is homelessness, Moin Qazi writes

Raise awareness to enforce copyright: Govt

Revision of intellectual property law will not succeed without creators’ initiative, says board

Commuters are reflected on an advertisement of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit, at a bus stop in Mumbai, India, Feb 21, 2017. Reuters

Reliance rattles market with ‘free’ 4G phone

Jio brand has risen rapidly since its launch in the Indian market a year ago

Father Tofazzel Hossain pushes a wheelchair with his son Abdus Sabur on it.

Meherpur man dies from genetic muscular disorder

Abdus Sabur was suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Extremists in all ethnic groups will be defeated: Tamil leader

Mano Ganeshan, minister of coexistence dialogue and official languages, and leader of Tamil Progressive Alliance, expresses his optimism

​Hijab cosplay takes off

A growing number of young Muslim women in Southeast Asia are embracing the fan culture

Photo: NASA Twitter page

Hubble captures tiny Martian moon Phobos

The football-shaped moon makes cameo appearance during observation aimed at photographing Mars 

Musician plays guitar
during brain surgery

Abhishek Prasad is the eighth musician the world to undergo such surgery to cure dystonia

Representational Image: Inmates walk in at San Quentin state prison. Reuters

Get sterilised for reduced jail time: US judge

Dozens of inmates have sought to take advantage of the judge's order


Advertising Standards Agency UK

Crackdown on gender stereotypes in UK ads

Will also take hard stance on mocking people who do not adopt typical gender roles

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani delivers a televised speech in Doha, Qatar, July 21, 2017. Qatar News Agency/Handout via Reuters

Qatar emir calls for talks to ease tensions

In his first speech since the row, Sheikh Tamim says any talks must respect national sovereignty

Guitarist Zeheen commits suicide

He was the son of Miles keyboardist Manam Ahmed