Monthly archives: November 2014

Thirteen years after 9/11, World Trade Center reopens for business

NEW YORK: Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is again opening for business, marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the United States as a whole. Publishing giant Conde Nast will start moving on Monday into One World Trade Center, a 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper that dominates the Manhattan skyline. It is America’s tallest building. It’s the centerpiece of the 16-acre site […]

Suicide bomb attack near Wagah border in Pakistan kills at least 55, over 200 wounded

Wagah Border: At least 55 people, including 11 women and three security personnel, were killed and nearly 200 injured when a suicide attacker detonated a powerful bomb at Wagah in Pakistan on Sunday evening, minutes after the popular flag- lowering ceremony at the main Indo-Pak land border crossing. “A large number of people were returning after watching Rangers flag ceremony at Wagah border when a suicide bomber blew himself up […]

Michael Jackson stored DNA to create clones?

LONDON: Michael Jackson cloned his DNA before he died to create a troop of mini-Jacksons and perfect copies of himself, it has been revealed. Scientist Michael Luckman, who learnt about the popstar’s sperm scheme from Jackson’s costume designer and friend Andre Van Pier, said in his new book that he made “safe deposits” of his sperm in three different medical facilities across the world. Pier first learned of the cloning […]


6 Mind Expanding Movies That Will Make You Question Reality And Life

  Some movies are made to touch our heart and soul with an overabundance of sentiment. They make us come in touch with our humanity and empathy. And some films are made to touch our mind, to get our mental cogs working, to awaken and expand our consciousness. They are films that deal with questions that we are all too eager and too afraid to ponder. It is those films […]

Feeling depressed? This will lift your mood

Depression is not a sickness, it’s a disease. Clinical psychologist Priyanka Fernandes dispels the myths behind it and suggests measures to steer clear of it The newspapers these days seem to be filled with reports on suicides. The victims come in all sizes — adults, children, teenagers, men and women. The immediate reaction to these reports is often ‘What could a school-going kid possibly be stressed about?’ And before you […]

Car bomb targeting Shi'ite pilgrims kills 12 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD – A car bomb targeting Shi’ite pilgrims killed 12 people in Baghdad on Sunday, police and hospital sources said. Iraq is bracing for more sectarian attacks on Shi’ites, who are preparing for the religious festival of Ashura, an event that defines Shi’ism and its rift with Sunni Islam. At mosques and shrines across Iraq, millions of Shi’ites are expected to commemorate the slaying of Prophet Mohammad’s grandson Hussein at […]

How to lower cholesterol naturally

  The causes of high level of cholesterol can be varied in nature. It can be due to foods consumed by an individual. It can also be due to the excessive hard drinks that a person consumes. It is not a disease, but it can really cause many other diseases. Thus one having high level of cholesterol needs to be very careful regarding his/her health. Here are a few natural […]

The richest women around the world

  Want to know which women are leaning in to huge piles of cash? A new report from Wealth-X lists the wealthiest women in each region around the world, who control a total of $114.6 billion of personal wealth. Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton tops the list as the wealthiest woman in North America, and around the world. The largest retail chain has been good to her — she has an […]

China Completes First Mission to Moon and Back

  Beijing, China:  China completed its first return mission to the moon early Saturday with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe, state media reported, in the latest step forward for Beijing’s ambitious space programme. The probe landed safely in northern China’s Inner Mongolia region, state news agency Xinhua said, citing the Beijing Aerospace Control Center. Xinhua said the probe took “some incredible pictures” of the Earth and […]