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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (“ICD) and Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences High Technologies Park (ANAS HTP) have entered into a Joint Strategic Collaboration
British retail giant Marks & Spencer has seen annual profits tumble by nearly two thirds and revealed sales across its under-pressure clothing arm have plunged back into reverse.
Electricity prices could climb 15% as Ireland moves to renewable energy, but a new report makes the case that costs will be far higher if we fail to become a low-carbon economy.
The chairman of the daa is looking for more flexibility when it comes to the government-imposed pay cap that might prove restrictive as the semi-state body searches for a new chief executive.
"The FDA filing acceptance follows the acceptance of the regulatory filing of tildrakizumab by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in March 2017. Tildrakizumab is an investigational IL-23p19 inhibit
Even for a moment if you assume that the alternate structure for whatever reason does not work theoretically, then the HDFC Life IPO option is always there, said Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman, and CEO,
Domestic airlines are all offering mega discounts as a part of their monsoon sales. The base fares on offer are as low as Rs 11-12 on selected destinations and periods.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - A new digital interactive exhibition in Beijing allows visitors to create their own art and see it immediately reflected in the work being displayed around them.
Racers Fittipaldi and Barbosa see the city’s progress — along with the quiche and the wristwatches             
Motivational and team building radio tour #NoExcuses led by Botswana export, Hope T Kontle is set to tour the country this week on different commercial radio stations.
FRANCISTOWN: The fourth edition of the annual Boteti cultural festival will be held this weekend at a historical site known as the old Mosu village just three kilometres from the new Mosu village.
The winners of the second Botswana Youth Awards (BYA) by Alpha Direct Insurance were awarded at a special event, which took place at Gaborone International Conference Centre (GICC) on Saturday.
FRANCISTOWN: The Francistown Jazz Festival that was initially billed for April 8, but later postponed to September 9, has replaced their lead act, Jonas Gwangwa with another South African jazz heavy
Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development hosted the annual National Culture Day in Ramotswa over the weekend, but the event failed to live up to the hype.
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DUBAI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Dubai's Emaar Malls will buy a 51 percent stake in e-commerce fashion website Namshi from Germany's Rocket Internet for $151 million as competition for technology deals hea
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile game maker Supercell has acquired a majority stake in London-based game studio Space Ape, the British company said on its website.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Tech entrepreneurs in central and southeastern European, many of whom already have experience of launching their own businesses, are now having more success at enticing global inves
If a new investment round closes, it could bring Unity, which makes software at the heart of video games, $400 million and value it at about $2.6 billion.
A point-and-shoot camera, laser printer and contact lens is all it took for German hacking group Chaos Computer Club to crack the Samsung Galaxy S8's iris scanner.
Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device, the firm said today. The launch of the Galaxy ..
In an effort to offer technologies in IoT, mobility and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Panasonic India has announced their first India Innovation Centre in collaboration with TCS. The CoE intends t...
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Arya Somantri, 10, from Indonesia, ballooned to 30 stone after gorging on five meals of meat, fish, vegetables, rice, instant noodles and fried soy every day, washing it all down with cola.
Experts at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to identify the best sperm in a sample without killing them, which could help men trying to conceive with partners with IVF.
The 'sunshine supplements' could help many pain-related conditions, from menstrual cramps to fibromyalgia, biologists have concluded, according to a study in Brazil.
This will bring the cared-for population in this age group to 2.8million, up 560,000 since 2015. Experts at the University of Liverpool said people must take more care of their health when young.
The study by Public Health Ontario in Canada found children ‘encouraged’ to go to bed were 71 per cent less likely to get enough sleep but those who were 'told' got enough sleep.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment an
OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is issuing a food recall warning in Quebec for a brand of chicken egg rolls due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency says that ......
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A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city. Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of th
In the realm of political odd couples, state Sen. Jim Nielsen of Gerber and aspiring public interest lawyer Nicolas Tomas may be among the oddest. Tomas, a 26-year-old Democrat, is a promoter of t
Scotland won a record number of investments from overseas in 2016, although growth was substantially lower than the previous year. There were 122 foreign direct investment deal
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech on February 1 announced scrapping of the inter-ministerial body, which comes under the finance ministry#39;s Department of Economic Affairs.
The Santa Ana Police Department is seeking help from the public in identifying a man it says was captured on video trying to sexually assault an intoxicated woman last weekend. The incident occurr
Moscow, May 24, IRNA - Following negotiations between Iran’s Minister of Agricultural Jihad Mahmoud Hojjati and his Armenian counterpart Ignati Araqelyan, the two countries inked a memorandum of unde
The overall accuracy of Zillow’s estimates has gotten better, and it’s now announcing a $1 million award to sharpen the company’s algorithm further.
Latest Sport
MANILA, Philippines – Justine Fortune, Manny Pacquiao’s Australian strength and conditioning coach, is confident that his countrymen will pack the stadium on
Logan Forsythe doubled in a run in the 13th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a stellar duel between starters Clayton Kershaw and Lance Lynn
Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary, Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat or Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans could be college football's breakout defensive players this season
Before a few hundred fans, the one-time Cy Young candidate tried to salvage his career, but allowed two homers in two-plus innings             
Ten persons have been appointed Referees Development Officers (RDOs) following a training session on May 20th at the Boardroom of the  Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Secretariat. The post Referees D
(BBC) Sporting events and venues in England are conducting major security reviews after 22 people were killed in an attack at Manchester Arena. The post Sport to conduct security reviews after Manches
Guyana’s leading youth and sports organization, the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club, will stage a special T20 cricket tournament in honour of its Patron, His Excellency President David Granger’s
The Local Organising Committee of the South American Juniors track and field championships which will be held here next month yesterday said that everything was in place for a successful championships
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