Takeaways for the youth from AL manifesto

It aims to ensure their overall development and wellbeing as well as harness their strength for continued prosperity

File Photo: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York Oct 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

J&J moves to limit impact of asbestos report

Manufacturer scrambled after news that it had known for decades that cancer-causing asbestos was in its Baby Powder

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Steet in London, Britain, Dec 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

UK parliament to vote on Brexit deal mid-January

UK PM May pledges to get assurances from EU to break deadlock on Brexit

Yemen ceasefire ends ‘within minutes’

Sporadic clashes broke out between pro-govt forces and Houthi rebels in Hudaydah soon after the halt took effect

AL-backed panel sweeps Press Club polls

Saiful Alam has been elected president while Farida Yasmin is re-elected general secretary

A handout image provided by Roberto Molar Candanosa/Carnegie Institution for Science shows an artist's rendering of 2018 VG18, nicknamed “Farout,” which is more than three times as far out from the sun as Pluto. Orbiting 11 billion miles from the sun, this tiny world offers additional clues in the search for the proposed Planet Nine. (Roberto Molar Candanosa/Carnegie Institution for Science via The New York Times)

Far-out world circling the sun discovered

It’s a 300-mile ice ball orbiting more than 11 billion miles from the sun

Unadkat becomes IPL
millionaire for 2nd time

Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy also wins s contract worth more than a million dollars

Meng Lang, centre, at a 2003 event at Harvard University marking the 14th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing. The New York Times

Chinese dissident poet dies at 57

Meng Lang, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, co-founded the Independent Chinese PEN Centre to advance freedom of expression and publication


Indian govt seizes J&J powder samples

Drug inspectors investigate baby powder over reports of cancer-causing asbestos

European Union flags are seen at half-mast in tribute to the victims of the attack in Strasbourg, outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec 12, 2018. REUTERS

In hacked cables EU frets over Russia, China and Trump

Thousands of cables stolen from the EU’s diplomatic communications network provide insight into Europe’s struggle to understand global political turmoil

FILE PHOTO: Penny Marshal attends the 16th annual Race to Erase MS, in Los Angeles May 8, 2009. REUTERS/Phil McCarten/File Photo

Director Penny Marshall dies at 75

She also starred in ‘Happy Days’ and ‘Laverne & Shirley’