Muralitharan sees no issues in wicket celebrations
Posted 10:03 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

World's highest Test and ODI wicket-taker Muttiah Muralitharan does not foresee problems bowlers and fielders would face celebrating dismissals post ...

Wajid Zia, Kaleem Imam among 26 officers promoted to grade 22
Posted 09:42 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

A high-powered promotions board chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday approved the promotion of at least 25 officers of various groups to ...

Billie Eilish: I'm not attracted to people anymore
Posted 05:07 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

The 'bad guy' hitmaker has "never felt powerful in a relationship" and that has led her to feel like she doesn't want to be in a relationship at the ...

Melting permafrost threatening health, environment, fuelling global warming
Posted 12:51 AM, 6 Jun, 2020

Melting permafrost, suspected by Russia of being behind an unprecedented fuel spill that has polluted huge stretches of Arctic rivers, is a time bomb ...

Sri Lanka cops suspended over 'racist' assault on autistic teen
Posted 08:32 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

Sri Lanka's police Friday suspended three officers over an assault against an autistic teenager after CCTV footage shared on social media triggered ...

Trump says US 'largely through' coronavirus pandemic
Posted 08:26 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

President Donald Trump asserted Friday that the United States has made it through the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, after new jobs numbers ...

Virus to inspire writers, says Lebanese novelist
Posted 01:02 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy says the coronavirus pandemic, like past epidemics and wars, will feed the imagination of novelists. "Great authors ...

Siberia 10C hotter in warmest May on record: EU
Posted 05:00 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

Temperatures soared 10 degrees Celsius above average last month in Siberia, home to much of Earth's permafrost, as the world experienced its hottest ...

Shocker! Japan firms' electrifying fabric zaps bacteria
Posted 05:03 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

It's a shocking idea: a fabric that can produce small amounts of electricity powered by movement, allowing your clothing to zap microbes and bacteria ...

'Little Chef' charms Myanmar with lockdown cooking classes
Posted 03:07 PM, 1 Jun, 2020

From boiled catfish soup to spicy fried frog, an eight-year-old in pyjamas and a chef's hat is delighting Myanmar with her culinary prowess in a ...

'No benefit' from hydroxychloroquine for virus: UK trial
Posted 08:32 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

A major British trial of hydroxychloroquine has found it has "no benefit" for patients hospitalised with the coronavirus, researchers said Friday, ...

BA mulls legal action over Britain's 14-day quarantine
Posted 05:46 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

British Airways' parent company is mulling legal action over the UK government's planned 14-day quarantine on international air passengers, its boss ...

Cirque du Soleil walks a tightrope through pandemic
Posted 12:20 PM, 5 Jun, 2020

Its shows cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an already heavily indebted Cirque du Soleil's fight for survival has invited an intense backstage ...