Firing heard at Chapai ‘militant den’

Police surrounded the suspected hideout early on Wednesday after receiving a tip


India’s Muslims await economic redemption

The marginalization of Muslims in India is well documented, Moin Qazi writes

Emma Watson tweets
for Rana Plaza

The Hollywood actor has been a long campaigner for fair trade

A future Uber Elevate networks facility is pictured in this handout illustration provided April 25, 2017. Uber/Handout via Reuters

Uber looks to soar with flying taxis

The company expects to deploy its flying taxis in Texas and Dubai by 2020

Serena thanks baby after return to top

She reclaims the world number one ranking days after announcing that she is pregnant

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016. Reuters

Beware of intermittent rain!

Intermittent rains give rise to the chances of having dengue and chikungunya

FILE PHOTO -- Cobs of corn are held at a corn field in in La Paloma city, Canindeyu, about 348km (216 miles) northeast of Asuncion August 7, 2012. Corn export is second only to soybean export in Paraguay. Reuters

Toxin-producing fungus in US corn

The plant toxin sickens livestock and can also make humans and pets fall ill

Children run EU Facebook page for a day

This is part of EU’s global celebration

Sri Lanka PM under pressure to retrieve oil tanks from India

Given India’s insistence that the lease is valid till 2038, the New Delhi parleys will be on forming a joint venture to run the tanks

French artist Abraham Poincheval is seen in a vivarium on the first day of his performance in an attempt to incubate chicken eggs, which takes from 21 to 26 days, at the Palais de Tokyo Museum in Paris, France, Mar 29, 2017. Reuters

French artist hatches eggs

Artist is famous for spending a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture


China to invest $2bn

The China Building Materials Federation shows interest in a meeting with BIDA

US, North Korea make shows of force

Tensions rise as US nuclear sub docks in South Korea, North Korea holds massive artillery drill

FILE PHOTO: Cast members Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny pose at a premiere for 'The X-Files' at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California, US on January 12, 2016. Reuters

The truth is still out there

'The X-Files' returns for new season