BEIJING (REUTERS) – China has drafted rules banning lawyers from drawing attention to cases through the Internet and media, which critics say amounts to a gag order stopping them from publicising controversial cases and miscarriages of justice. China,
data-reactid=”49″> Environmentalists are calling for the removal of shark nets after the death of an entangled Great Hammerhead off a Gold Coast beach but the Queensland government insists they'll stay because they save human lives.
Veteran journalist and The Pioneer columnist A Surya Prakash was on Friday appointed the chairman of the Prasar Bharati board for a second consecutive term till February 8, 2020, when he turns 70. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry
It was once a sign of nationalism and Indian identity during the days of the British Raj. Nowadays, the white cap – fondly called the Gandhi topi after the Mahatma who popularised it during India’s freedom struggle – has become a symbol of
SINGAPORE – Scientists here joined hundreds of their colleagues around the world on the first international Ocean Sampling Day on Saturday. The Singapore researchers from Nanyang Technological University will collect water samples from the
SINGAPORE – Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engg) posted a 2 per cent rise in its net profit for the first quarter of the year over a year ago to $137.2 million. Revenue was flat in the quarter, at $1.55 billion, the group said before
DUBLIN (AFP) – Almost 800 babies and children were buried in a mass grave in Ireland near a home for unmarried mothers run by nuns, new research Wednesday showed, throwing more light on the Irish Catholic Church’s troubled past. Death records
We are coming upon this year’s Earth Day on April 22, and many events are happening throughout the Buffalo Grove area that can help make our community greener and cleaner. For those unfamiliar with the history of Earth Day, the first one took
No, nothing is being built inside the clover leafs of entrance and exit ramps at Route 83 and Interstate 88 near Oakbrook Center. Contractors for the Illinois Tollway are using the infield areas as a staging area for construction equipment
Singapore shares opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,268.69 in early trade, down 0.30 per cent, or 9.88 points.Around 149.4 million shares exchanged hands.Gainers lost to losers 73 to 84.