TOKYO — With the precision of a craftsman painting a ceramic doll, Toman Sasaki blended foundation onto his fine-boned face, shaded the side of his nose with blush and shaped his lip color with a small brush. After 40 ...

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz approved on Thursday a proposal to increase the capacity of Makkah to accept more pilgrims during the next Haj season.  Minister of Haj and Umrah Dr Mohammed bin Saleh bin Tahir ...

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House on Thursday approved a bill that would require congressional approval before any major regulation can take effect, a reflection of GOP frustration with what they consider onerous ...

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo on Thursday proposed expanding a child care tax credit he said would aid 200,000 middle class families. The credit would supplement an existing state child and Dependent Care Tax Credit by more ...

ISLAMABAD: Ruling out the possibility of granting any extension in tenures of key positions at the Finance Ministry, FBR and NBP, the government has decided to make fresh appointments after getting approval of Prime ...

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput tried to pull off Shah Rukh Khan's signature pose while on vacation in Dubai. According to the Kai Po Che! actor it took "four takes to pull off an SRK and still not quite there yet." But Shah ...

The United States army has issued a new regulation under which servicemen who wear turbans, hijabs or beards can now be enrolled in the military, making the force more inclusive of minority religions and cultures. The ...

New Delhi: Leading agri-commodity bourse NCDEX announced re-launch of futures trading in castor seed from Thursday, nearly a year after its trade was suspended on the directions of regulator SEBI on suspected ...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, taking questions today at the IIT Kharagpur where he studied 24 years ago, chuckled when he was asked about food."People asked us to guess whether it was sambar or daal," Mr Pichai shared, to ...

Another top de Blasio administration official, City Planning Commissioner Chairman Carl Weisbrod, is stepping down, the city announced Wednesday. Weisbrod, who is also the director of the Department of City Planning, ...

President Barack Obama has renominated Jessica Rosenworcel for a five-year term at the FCC, in an effort to reinstate her to the commission after her tenure lapsed at the end of the last Congress. On Monday, ...

WASHINGTON — Angered over President Barack Obama’s protection of public lands, two Nevada lawmakers filed legislation Wednesday that would prevent executive action to expand or designate national monuments without ...

As a new Congress convenes this week, regulatory reform is the rage, and the upshot seems to be that at least a few of President Obama’s environmental regulations could be dismantled quickly by the Republican ...

Intel is set to acquire a 15 percent stake in digital mapping company HERE which is owned by Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The acquisition is set to be completed in the first quarter of 2017, pending approval from ...

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday approved a summary forwarded by the government to rename National Physics Centre in Quaid-e-Azam University  as Prof Abdus Salam Centre for Physics, according to ...

US chip maker Intel will take a 15 percent stake in German digital mapping firm Here, it said on Tuesday, as it seeks to build its presence in automated driving technology. A filing to the German cartel office on ...

LUDHIANA: The ill-preparedness of municipal corporation in making arrangements for the recovery of the cow cess has left automobile dealers in the lurch. Whereas dealers are demanding online payment options, the MC ...

Most people want the UK’s press regulator to be funded by newspaper industry, a poll has found. Just four per cent of people think the body that handles complaints about the press should be funded by donations from ...

A FORMER official with China’s Food and Drug Administration has been jailed for taking bribes from vaccine manufacturers, a case with echoes of a major scandal that rocked the country last year. Yin Hongzhang, the ...

LONDON: London Stock Exchange Group has agreed to sell its French clearing business to Euronext for 510 million euros ($534 million), as it seeks to win regulatory approval for its proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse . ...