Ukraine students brace for underground school year

KYIV, Ukraine: Five metres beneath a Kyiv classroom, headmaster Mykhaylo Aliokhin puts the finishing touches on the bunker where his students will spend much of their time once Ukraine‘s school term starts later this week. The study hall above is still littered with school bags abandoned since February 23 — the last day before Russia […]


ED summons TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee in ‘coal smuggling scam’ | India News

KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday issued a summons to Trinamool Congress‘ national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee for questioning in connection with its probe into the ‘coal pilferage scam’, an official said. The central agency asked Banerjee, the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to appear at its Kolkata office on Friday morning, […]


Indian research study reveals key causes

The study found that diabetes, body mass index and waist hip ratio are the key causes of heart related issues. The study led by senior cardiologist Dr B. Hygriv Rao from KIMS hospital, Hyderabad studied a total of 2153 patients. “In routine clinical practice focus is generally directed to the assessment and control of major […]

Rest of World

Flag raised in Canada to honor residential school survivors

OTTAWA: The Canadian government raised the Survivors’ Flag on Parliament Hill Monday as a way to honor Indigenous Peoples forced to attend the country’s notorious residential schools. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was joined by survivors of residential schools from across the country. More than 150,000 native children in Canada were forced to attend state-funded Christian […]

South Asia

Lanka to privatise national carrier

Sri Lanka on Monday said it’ll privatise the country’s loss-making national carrier as the cash-strapped government “can no longer afford to inject money” into running the airline. The government is looking to sell a 49% stake each of the Sri Lankan Airlines‘ catering and ground-handling units in efforts to restructure the state-run carrier, while 51% […]


US Open 2022: Qualifier Daniel Galan produces epic first-round upset over Stefanos Tsitsipas | Tennis News

NEW YORK: Colombian qualifier Daniel Galan stunned fourth-seeded Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-0 6-1 3-6 7-5 in an epic first-round showdown at the U.S. Open on Monday, winning the affair on the ninth match point. Playing in the main draw for the first time, Galan appeared right at home on tennis‘ biggest stage, claiming the first […]