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‘Love’ causes more fatalities in India than terror attacks

‘Love’ causes more fatalities in India than terror attacks

PHOTO: AFP News Desk A fairy-tale love story may be every other Indian’s fantasy but in reality, ‘love’ has led to many untimely deaths – even more than terror attacks. In the last 15 years, ‘love’ has been officially cited as the reason behind 38, 585 homicides, 79, 189 suicides, while in 206, 000 cases […]

Women make better leaders than men: study

Women make better leaders than men: study

By News Desk PHOTO: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Women are better suited to being leaders as compared to men, a new study has concluded. The study, led by Professor Øyvind L Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School, analysed the personality and characteristics of nearly 3,000 managers. Of the five […]

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce REUTERS NEW DELHI: India will more than double maternity leave, allow work from home and require employers to have crèches to improve maternal and child health and boost a declining female workforce. A bill approved by parliament late on Thursday increases fully paid leave to […]

More than $900,000 raised to rebuild Texas mosque destroyed in fire

More than $900,000 raised to rebuild Texas mosque destroyed in fire

More than $900,000 has been raised in an online fundraiser for a south Texas mosque destroyed by fire over the weekend, exceeding the amount needed to rebuild the place of worship, according to the fundraising page on Monday. The GoFundMe page for the Victoria Islamic Center received donations from more than 19,000 people in the […]

Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he wants relations with the United States to be “stronger than ever” after Donald Trump becomes president. Netanyahu congratulated his “friend” Trump in a tweet before his inauguration, saying he was looking forward “to working closely with you to make the alliance between Israel & USA […]

More than 40 militants killed in western Aleppo air strikes: monitor

More than 40 militants killed in western Aleppo air strikes: monitor

BEIRUT: More than 40 fighters of former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front were killed in air strikes on their camp in northern Syria late on Thursday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it could not immediately specify who carried out the strikes in the western part of Aleppo province. A […]