World's oldest man dies at 112 in Japan
Jul 07, 2015 at 09:17 | Source:
Tokyo:The world's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died in Japan at the ripe old age of 112, an official said on Tuesday.Momoi, born months before the Wright brothers made their first successful flight, passed away late Sunday, said the official at Sait...
In Ecuador, Pope Francis appeals for more inclusive Church| Reuters
Jul 07, 2015 at 03:30 | Source:
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Pope Francis used his first Mass in Ecuador on Monday to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned by the Church when the world's bishops gather at the Vatican in October.Speaking to 800,000 people o...
Pope draws half million to outdoor Mass in Ecuador| Reuters
Jul 07, 2015 at 01:16 | Source:
GUAYAQUIL Pope Francis said Mass for more than half a million Ecuadoreans on Monday and hinted he wanted a major Vatican gathering this year to find ways to reach out to Catholics who feel excluded by the Church.On the first full day of a three-natio...
India thump Sri Lanka to win South Asian Basketball Championship
Jul 06, 2015 at 08:26 | Source:
Defending champions India notched up an emphatic 93-44 win over Sri Lanka in the finals of 4th South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) at the Kanteerava Stadium here today.Both the sides came into this all-important last league match with perfect ...
Gold prices in India at deep discounts on sluggish demand| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
MUMBAI/SINGAPORE Gold prices in major consumer India were quoted at deep discounts to the global benchmark this week on tepid demand and adequate levels of inventory, dealers said.Prices were quoted at a discount of $8 to $15 an ounce over London pri...
China hunts for manipulators as stocks tumble| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
SHANGHAI Chinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation and announced a slew of measures aimed at heading off a full-blown ...
Sponsored: Singapore at 50 - Here are places you must visit
Jul 02, 2015 at 13:28 | Source:
The spectacular, innovative and pro-business city, the city of Singapore will be celebrating fifty years of freedom this year. From simply being a potpourri of several cultures to being worlds one of the most expensive cities to live in, Singapore ha...