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Chris Brown cancels concert in Canada
Chris Brown cancels concert in Canada

Singer Chris Brown was forced to cancel two shows on his and Trey Songz's joint tour 'Between the Sheets' in Canada after he was denied entry to the country.

Prince Harry, Emma Watson dating rumors receive mix reviews on Twitter
Prince Harry, Emma Watson dating rumors receive mix reviews on Twitter

The rumors of Prince Harry and Emma Watson dating each other have received mixed responses on Twitter. 

Chennai's Chinese restaurants whip up fare to welcome Year of the Goat

Welcoming the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Goat - Chinese cuisine restaurants here are whipping up special dishes as part of the celebrations.

'India could lead the world in clean energy'

The UN Secretary-General's special envoy for cities and climate change Michael R Bloomberg Monday sought to strengthen US-India economic partnership through relaxed US immigration measures for Indian students and businessmen, and said India was poised to become a "leader" in clean energy the world could learn from.

Paul Gauguin's creative process unveiled
Paul Gauguin's creative process unveiled

Researchers have found how famed French artist Paul Gauguin formed, layered and re-used imagery to make 19 unique graphic works.

Rich men not helping spouses with housework

Men who earn less are more likely to help their spouses with household chores, a study has found, suggesting that women are by far doing the most around the home no matter how many hours they work or how much they are paid.

Urban areas experiencing intense heat waves globally
Urban areas experiencing intense heat waves globally

For the past four decades, global warming has increased dramatically in cities, shows a new study led by an assistant professor of civil engineering Vimal Mishra at IIT-Gandhinagar.

Heat waves becoming more prominent in urban areas: Study

The world's urban areas have experienced significant increases in heat waves over the past 40 years, according to researchers from India and the US.

Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW

Governments increasingly view human rights as "a luxury" they can ill afford, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, warning that abuses fuel crises in world trouble spots like Syria and Ukraine.

World `dangerously unprepared` for future pandemics: World Bank chief

The world is “dangerously unprepared” for deadly future pandemics like the Ebola outbreak that has killed thousands in West Africa, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has warned on Tuesday.

Adele planning world tour?
Adele planning world tour?

Oscar-winning singer Adele is reportedly planning her first world tour after she releases her long-awaited third album next year. 

World has duty to ensure Ukraine`s `success`: EU

The European Union has not forgotten Crimea, the bloc`s foreign policy chief insisted Tuesday, stressing the world`s 'first duty' to Ukraine was to ensure it becomes a success.
 

World's oldest butchering tools aided human language evolution over 2 million yrs ago

A new study has revealed that world's oldest butchering tools gave evolutionary edge to human communication over 2 million years ago.

Kerala hospital carries out the first-ever hand transplant in India

Doctors at the Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) successfully conducted India's first hand transplant on Tuesday.

Music connects the world: Amjad Ali Khan
Music connects the world: Amjad Ali Khan

 Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan says music has the power to connected the world as it is a realisation of God, art and culture.

'World's largest ever city' dating back 5,000 years found underground in Turkey

A 5,000 year-old massive city, which might be the biggest city in the world, has been recently found in Turkey's Cappadocia underground region, it has been reported.

Christmas being celebrated around the world

Christmas being celebrated around the world.

India ranked 3rd on global black money list; USD 440bn moved out in 10 years
India ranked 3rd on global black money list; USD 440bn moved out in 10 years

As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated USD 94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012.

Da Vinci's earlier Mona Lisa makes world debut

An earlier version of one of Leonardo Da Vinci's most celebrated works of art, "Mona Lisa", Monday made its world premiere in Singapore.

Art and culture can revolutionise men's thinking: Eve Ensler
Art and culture can revolutionise men's thinking: Eve Ensler

Noted activist and Tony Award Winning Playwright Eve Ensler today said art and culture can transform human conscious specially of men to stop crime against women.