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Spain too good for Ireland


World Cup and European champions Spain defeated Ireland 2-0 on Tuesday in a friendly football match at Yankee Stadium that served as Spain’s last tune-up for the Confederations Cup.

In Big Burst theory, ancient India is younger

Modern humans did not enter the Indian subcontinent until after the eruption of Mount Toba in Sumatra nearly 75,000 years ago, according to new research which dispels a previous idea that humans arriv

Kinky Boots wins 6 Tony Awards

Cyndi Lauper poses with her award for best musical score for Kinky Boots at the awards ceremony in New York on Sunday. 	— AP

With lots of big stars on hand showing Hollywood can do Broadway, ’80s rocker turned musical-maker Cyndi Lauper won her first Tony on Sunday for Kinky Boots at the 67th Tony Awards.

‘Alien-hunting telescope in 5 yrs’

Astronomers are planning a massive 250-foot telescope that will search for extraterrestrial life by detecting the heat that alien civilisations may produce.

Future humans to look like Pokemon?

Humans may look like Pokemon characters, 100,000 years from now, sporting larger heads, bigger eyes and improved night vision, researchers believe.

Did US Indian kid spell word wrong?

Spelling Bee spells it wrong?

US TV icon Jean Stapleton, 90, dies

Jean Stapleton, whose shrill-voiced housewife in the trailblazing All in the Family sitcom was one of US television’s defining and most beloved characters, has died at the age of 90, media reports sai

US colleges offer discounts for fall semester

Many leading US colleges and universities face a shortfall in enrolment for fall classes and will offer price discounts as they compete for students in an ever expanding higher education market, accor

YouTube launches paid channels

YouTube on Thursday unveiled its first paid subscription channels as the Google-owned video service made a long-anticipated move to challenge streaming services like Netflix.

With bags of cash, CIA seeks influence in Afghanistan: Report

For more than a decade, wads of American dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on occasion, plastic shopping bags have been dropped off every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan’s President — courtesy of the CIA, a media report today said.

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Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.