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Two masters and siblings star in India’s Toronto mix

Two leading lights of Indian cinema — Kerala’s Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Bengal’s Buddhadeb Dasgupta — and filmmaking siblings, Deepa and Dilip Mehta — are among those that are holding the flag aloft f

14 Sep 2016 1:43 AM

Indian-themed Lion roars into Toronto fest

A solidly crafted, emotionally stirring Australian film about an Indian boy who ended up on the mean streets of Calcutta and eventually in the cozy home of an Australian couple in Hobart has generated

13 Sep 2016 2:38 AM

Sting’s brain scans provide window to his musical mind

Scientists have studied the brain scans of English singer and songwriter Sting in an unusual research that provides a window into the mind of the masterful musician and recipient of 16 Grammy Awards.

19 Aug 2016 12:49 AM

Global warming to expose Cold War-era toxic waste

Climate change is threatening to expose hazardous biological, chemical and radioactive waste at an abandoned Cold War-era base thought to be buried forever in the Greenland Ice Sheet, new research has

06 Aug 2016 12:16 AM

Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishkori to claim Toronto Masters title

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the Toronto Masters final on Sunday. Djokovic won 6-3, 7-5. (Photo: AFP)

02 Aug 2016 12:58 AM


Home hero Milos Raonic packed off

Milos Raonic couldn’t hide his disappointment.

30 Jul 2016 11:33 PM

No sweat for Novak Djokovic in Toronto

Milos Raonic easily advanced to the Rogers Cup quarter-finals in front of his home fans, routing American qualifier Jared Donaldson 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday night.

29 Jul 2016 11:19 PM

Stanislas Wawrinka struggles into third round

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland returns to Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny in Toronto, Canada, on Tuesday. Wawrinka won 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (10/8).(Photo: AFP)

28 Jul 2016 2:40 AM

Twitter helps solve Milky Way mystery

Two astronomers — with the help of Twitter — have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies within the central bulge of the Milky Way galaxy.

21 Jul 2016 3:08 AM

IOC to act tough against Russia’s rampant doping

Russia is already banned from international athletics because of a doping storm.

19 Jul 2016 12:47 PM


Scientists discover first physiological sign that indicates Alzheimer's

An increase in amyloid protein was considered to be the first detectable sign of Alzheimer's.

14 Jul 2016 3:03 PM

Trudeau says Canada exploring gender-neutral identity cards

Countries including Australia, New Zealand and Nepal already allow the use of the X gender indicator.

04 Jul 2016 1:27 PM

‘Hero’ Sikh saves drowning girl using turban in Canada

A quick-thinking Sikh man is being hailed as a hero in Canada after he saved a teenage girl from drowning by using his turban to pull her out of a frigid river.

01 Jul 2016 7:17 AM

Proposals to curb online speech a threat to open Net

At least a dozen countries are considering or have enacted laws restricting online speech, a trend that is alarming policymakers and others who see the internet as a valuable medium for debate and exp

23 Jun 2016 6:22 AM

Togetherness, loneliness can affect wisdom

Our level of wisdom varies dramatically according to the situations and is affected by factors like loneliness and togetherness, a new study has found.

05 Jun 2016 3:03 AM


2 giant hairy spiders cause panic on plane

In a shocking incident, two large hairy spiders unleashed mayhem on a Canada-bound flight as passengers screamed and stood on their seats after learning that they were sharing the cabin with the eight

23 May 2016 6:11 AM

Canada PM apologises in Parliament

Almost 102 years after Canada turned away over 376 migrants, mostly Sikhs from India, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologised in Parliament for the “great injustice” that happened due to dis

20 May 2016 3:30 AM

Rapid eye movement sleep key to formation of memories

Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep — the phase where dreams appear — plays a key role in memory formation, a new study in mice has found.

17 May 2016 7:19 AM

First ‘holographic’ phone developed

Scientists claim to have developed the world’s first holographic flexible smartphone that lets users interact with 3D videos and images without any headgear or glasses.

12 May 2016 6:54 AM

Firms should comply with lawful requests: BB CEO

Tech companies should comply with lawful requests to access protected data, BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday, in thinly veiled criticism of rival Apple Inc for its recent standoff w

21 Apr 2016 3:53 AM