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Saudi Arabia to close almost 10,000 schools

April 1, 2018 11:38 AM

SAUDI ARABIA, April 1: The Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia has revealed that it is planning to close or merge almost 10,000 schools by the start of the next academic year, Thenewkhalij.org reported on Friday.

Thousands line streets in Cambridge for Stephen Hawking's funeral

March 31, 2018 19:53 PM

LONDON, March 31: Crowds have lined the streets of Cambridge for the funeral of Professor Stephen Hawking at a church near the university college that was his academic home for more than 50 years.

Trump freezes $200 million in aid promised to Syria

March 31, 2018 10:24 AM

WASHINGTON, Mar 31: One day after saying the U.S. would be coming out of Syria “very soon” and letting "other people take care of it," President Donald Trump has ordered a freeze on over $200 million in aid outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced last month, a State Departmentofficial has confirmed to ABC News.

PNG earthquake kills 15, injures dozens

March 30, 2018 08:50 AM

Earthquake severed communications and blocked roads in central region, hindering assessment of scale of the destruction.

We support friendly India-Nepal ties: China

March 29, 2018 16:41 PM

BEIJING, March 29: China on Thursday said it supports friendly ties between India and Nepal and that New Delhi, Kathmandu and Beijing are important neighbors to each other and can work together for common development.

Facebook keeps all of your videos, even if you never publish them

March 29, 2018 15:57 PM

Users downloading their Facebook data are making the surprising discovery that the social media network has been saving copies of every single video they’ve recorded through the app, even if they were never published.

Indian billionaire proposes funding Facebook rival

March 29, 2018 15:35 PM

New Delhi, Mar 29: An Indian billionaire who promised to help fund a rival to Facebook said Wednesday he had been "overwhelmed" with the response as the world grapples with concerns about data privacy.

Malaysia: Airline denies accusation of ‘regime change’ in upcoming election

March 29, 2018 10:05 AM

March 29: Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has defended its decision to waive rebooking fees for Malaysians whose travels coincide with the general election, after a deputy minister accused the carrier of working to implement “regime change.”

Thirty-six glacial lakes declared dangerous in Pakistan

March 28, 2018 21:20 PM

ISLAMABAD, March 28: Thirty-six glacial lakes in various valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan have been declared dangerous. At least seven of them pose a major threat to the people, said a survey by Focus Pakistan, an NGO.

Indian Guru forgives woman who hacked off his penis

March 28, 2018 18:29 PM

KERALA, March 28: An Indian religious guru whose penis was hacked off by a woman 'as he tried to rape her' has held a press conference to announce his genitals now work again.

Beijing confirms Kim Jong-un’s visit to meet Xi Jinping

March 28, 2018 11:13 AM

BEIJING, Mar 28: China confirmed on Wednesday that Kim Jong-un met President Xi Jinping on a surprise visit to Beijing, and said the North Korean leader would be willing to give up his nuclear weapons and hold a summit with the US.

Brazil wins in Berlin to end Germany's unbeaten run

March 28, 2018 09:30 AM

BERLIN, Mar 28: Brazil defeated Germany 1-0 on Tuesday to end the World Cup champion's 22-game unbeaten run and restore some lost pride following the humiliating mismatch between the sides in their previous meeting.

Messi-less Argentina hit for six by Spain

March 28, 2018 09:27 AM

Spain sent out a warning to their World Cup rivals as Isco grabbed a hat-trick in a 6-1 thrashing of Argentina, who were missing the injured Lionel Messi.

Pregnant Nepali women trekking for days to catch a glimpse of their unborn babies

March 27, 2018 12:40 PM

Expectant mothers in Nepal are trekking for days in rough conditions to glimpse their unborn children at Australian-run ultrasound clinics.

iOS 11.3: Get your iPhone and iPad ready for the biggest update yet

March 27, 2018 11:42 AM

Here's what you need to do to make sure that your upgrade goes smoothly and you don't lose any data.

'Cheating' Smith deserves life ban: Thomson

March 26, 2018 15:27 PM

Fast bowling legend Jeff Thomson has sensationally called for Steve Smith and the leadership group behind the Australian cricket team’s ball tampering scandal to be banned from the sport for life.

Enchanting Nepal: 9 incredible journeys into the heart of the Himalaya

March 26, 2018 14:17 PM

Amazing wildlife. Colourful temples and monasteries. Breathtaking Himlayan treks to suit everyone. These unforgettable trips will take you Nepal's most magical corners.

The proof that Lionel Messi has been more complete than Cristiano Ronaldo so far this season

March 26, 2018 13:07 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi is the one debate which everyone in football, from fans to players to pundits, seems to have an opinion on.

Five must have spring-summer wardrobe for fashion lovers

March 26, 2018 13:00 PM

To welcome a new season in style, it’s important to have some basic styling in place. Be it sporting trendy capes or colourful bralettes, you can go all out experimenting with new trends. Here are some tips before your finalise your wardrobe for the coming season.

Spotify reports 2 million users were secretly blocking ads

March 26, 2018 12:07 PM

March 26: No one likes ads interrupting their streaming jams, and millions of Spotify Premium users pay $9.99 a month to forestall that very terrible possibility.