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Winners of World Press Photo of the Year are truly incredible

A photo symbolising "love and compassion" of an 85-year-old Brazilian woman getting her first embrace in five months from a nurse through a transparent "hug curtain" has been named the World Press......

Massive fire at Beirut port weeks after deadly blast

Over a month after a powerful blast rocked the port of Lebanese capital, a massive fire is raging at the Beirut port. IMAGE: A view shows the site of a fire that broke out at Beirut's port area in......

The best of the week gone by

From the protests in Belarus, to people in Beirut picking up the pieces after the deadly blast, to the Democratic National Convention held in the United States, here are the top images from the......

Lebanon government resigns over deadly Beirut blasts

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday announced the resignation of the government in the aftermath of the devastating August 4 Beirut port explosion. IMAGE: A man is seen at the site of......

After Beirut, 700 tonnes of chemical near Chennai raises alarm

Customs authorities on Thursday sought to allay fears over safety regarding the storage of nearly 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate at a container freight station near Chennai. IMAGE: A view of the......

'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'

'India is no longer the India of the '70s and the '80s.''It's a large country with the fastest growing economy.''In working with India, you just can't go and humiliate the nation publicly.' USIBC......

Gold sinks below Rs 30k-mark, silver down by Rs 600

  Sliding for the second straight day, gold dipped below the Rs 30,000-mark by losing Rs 250 to Rs 29,850 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Tuesday, amid a subdued demand from jewellers......

Size of terror risk insurance pool might touch Rs 1,800 cr

The Indian Market Terrorism Risk Insurance Pool is likely to see an uptick in capacity with a rise in global terror incidents. According to insurance officials, the size of the pool, currently at......

Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. RJ will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31,......

Jet, 1st Indian carrier to join Arab group

Jet Airways has joined the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) as the first Partner Airline of this regional airline association.The partnership which was simultaneously announced in Beirut and......

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

Another week and a spate of OTT shows and movies to watch. Here’s what Sukanya Verma recommends.   Emily in ParisWhere to watch: Netflix Language: English A marketing professional from......

Guess who this actress is?

It's #ThrowbackThursday and Bollywood actors have so many beautiful memories.   Photograph: Kind courtesy Lisa Ray/Instagram Lisa Ray shares a throwback picture of herself at three, and......

365 days. 319 films

How many of the 319 films Aseem Chhabra watched in 2018 have you seen? IMAGE: Deepika Padukone in Padmaavat. I watch many films in a year -- for work and pleasure, and I keep a record of them. In......

PIX: Lisa Ray's LOVELY Lebanon holiday

Bollywood stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in. So we decided to document their travels with a special series. Nargis Fakhri had a fun holiday......

PIX: Lisa Ray holidays in Lebanon

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Model-turned-actress Lisa Ray is holidaying in Lebanon with hubby Jason Dehni. The 44-year-old year cancer survivor shared......

Constrained by war, Syrian athletes dream of Olympic glory

- 'I chose to be an athlete who participates in the revolution. I know that might cost me my future athletic career, I understand that very well.' IMAGE: Gymnast Ahmad al-Sawas performs gymnastic......

Asian Cup qualifiers: Iran, Qatar book berth; China wait

Three-times champions Iran cruised into the 2015 Asian Cup finals after thrashing Lebanon 4-1 on Tuesday, but China missed the chance to join them and face a nerve-jangling final qualifier after......

Singapore jails another Lebanese ref for accepting sexual bribe

A Singapore court jailed a Lebanese referee for six months on Tuesday for accepting sexual favours to fix a soccer game, a day after two fellow countrymen were jailed for the same offence amid an......

Lebanon football refs jailed in match-fixing row

A Singapore court jailed two Lebanese assistant referees for three months on Monday and postponed passing sentence on a Lebanese referee after all three pleaded guilty to accepting sexual bribes to......

Late magic settles Asian World Cup qualifiers

Three moments of late magic helped Uzbekistan, Iraq and Qatar grab key 1-0 wins in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Asian champions Japan rode their luck before edging to the brink of a place......
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