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Water battles with painted elephants kick off Thai New Year

AYUTTHAYA (Thailand): Elephants with hearts and flowers painted on their bodies sprayed water at revellers celebrating Thailand’s traditional new year yesterday, in an annual...

Modi favourite as India’s incredible election begins

NEW DELHI: The scion of the Gandhi dynasty told Indians that the country’s “soul” was at stake yesterday, as millions braved the hot sun...

Carlos Ghosn’s wife questioned in Tokyo

TOKYO: Japanese authorities investigating alleged financial misconduct by former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn questioned his wife Carole at a closed-door hearing on Thursday, his...

Young star Leclerc eyes victory in 1,000th race

SHANGHAI: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc is gunning for his first win this week in China after cruelly missing out in Bahrain as Formula One’s 1,000th...

Rahm promises passion, not perfection in Masters bid

AUGUSTA (United States): Jon Rahm won’t apologise for his passion on the golf course, but the fiery Spaniard may find it easier to stay...

Koepka eyes Masters green jacket after US Open, PGA wins

AUGUSTA (United States): Brooks Koepka could become only the third modern-era golfer to capture three of four consecutive majors this week, teeing off at...

What is a black hole? Searching for what can’t be seen

Massive, ravenous, powerful beyond measure – physicists are convinced that black holes exist, even if no one has directly observed one. But that’s about to...

Dire future etched in the past: CO2 at 3-million year-old levels

Planet-warming carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere — at its highest level in three million years — is poised to lock in dramatic temperature and...

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