Newsmakers

Japan exhibition mourns fading sex culture

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A photographer stands beside a female sex doll at the Erotopia Japan exhibition in Tokyo. (Photo: AFP)

US museum will pay $64000 to taste beer

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Attent-ion beer lovers: the National Museum of American History may have your dream job, travelling the cou-ntry drinking brews, all expenses paid.

Magic is back: Potter play hits London stage

Harry Potter fans were buzzing with excitement Saturday ahead of the opening gala of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a stage play that imagines the fictional boy wizard as a grown-up father of thre

Nikita director Luc Besson fined for plagiarism

Luc Besson

French filmmaker Luc Besson has been ordered to pay Hollywood’s self-styled “Master of Horror” John Carpenter nearly half-a-million dollars for plagiarising his classic 1981 movie Escape from New York

Music can make your beer taste better: Study

Listening to music while drinking can influence how much you like the taste of beer, a new study has found.

Rare form of hereditary colon cancer identified

Scientists have identified a new rare form of hereditary colon cancer that is caused by a genetic mutation that was previously unknown.

How would you feel if you are told that in the world’s largest democracy, you have the rights only of a voter, but not of a citizen?

Have television anchors become too powerful in India? I would say yes, especially English anchors like Times Now’s Arnab Goswami.