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October 9, 2017 10:03 AM Off to Botswana on a pilgrimage

Durban - Just under 400 South African pilgrims crossed the South African border recently bound for the Thirupathi Balaji Temple of Botswana to observe Purattasi. The temple, which resembles a scaled down version of the original Thirupathi Temple in India, is believed to be the only Balaji temple in the southern hemisphere. This third annual Purattasi 159

August 7, 2017 11:13 AM Tesla wants to raise $1.5 billion as it gears up for 'manufacturing hell'

Tesla Inc. on Monday said it intended to raise about $1.5 billion in a bond offering as the US automaker seeks to ramp up production of its newest electric sedan, the Model 3. The debt offering comes as Tesla receives thousands of advance reservations for the Model 3, which were averaging at about 1,800 a day since the car's launch in late July. Tesla 70

July 25, 2017 8:20 PM Shaheen Air commences Hajj flights

KARACHI: Shaheen Air International (SAI) began flying pilgrims to the holy cities of Saudi Arabia for the Annual Hajj pilgrimage. A statement on Tuesday said that the airline kicked off this year's Hajj operation with the first flight NL 1003 that departed from Faisalabad to Madinah, followed by another flight NL 1001 from Karachi to Jeddah. NL 1005 departed 55

July 17, 2017 4:12 PM Artificial sweeteners may not be risk free

People hoping to lose a few pounds by substituting artificial sweeteners for regular sugar may end up disappointed, suggests a fresh look at past research. The review of 37 studies suggests the use of so-called non-nutritive sweeteners could be linked to weight gain and other undesirable outcomes like high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. "From all that research 66

July 1, 2017 1:25 AM Paws for thought: Taking pets to work can relieve stress in frenetic Hong Kong

Pet-friendly offices aren’t a thing in Hong Kong. But maybe they should be, according to Dr Fiona Woodhouse, director of welfare at the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Woodhouse said pets could enhance well-being in the office environment. “Animals are therapeutic. They could have a positive impact.” Leading the charge on the corporate 56

June 22, 2017 3:02 PM Qatar Airways interested in buying 10 percent stake in American Airlines

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) said on Thursday that Qatar Airways, the Gulf country's state-owned airline, had expressed interest in buying as much as a 10 percent stake worth at least $808 million in the U.S. airline. The potential investment comes against a background of diplomatic and competitive turbulence for Qatar Airways, its home country 49

June 22, 2017 1:08 PM American Airlines says Qatar Airways interested in buying 10 percent stake

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) said on Thursday that Qatar Airways, the Gulf country's state-owned airline, had expressed interest in buying a 10 percent stake worth at least $808 million in the No.1 U.S. airline. Shares of American Airlines rose 5.5 percent to $51.08 in premarket trading. The news comes just weeks after Qatar was engulfed in a diplomatic 71

May 3, 2017 5:20 PM Weak iPhone sales hit shares of Apple's suppliers

LONDON Shares of U.S. and European suppliers of microchips, sensors and circuitry to Apple Inc fell on Wednesday, after the company's much-awaited iPhone sales missed expectations in its second quarter. Suppliers rely on strong iPhone sales for part of their profits, and in some cases Apple's announcement on Tuesday reawakened concerns about excessive 46

April 27, 2017 11:14 PM Microsoft Surface sales sink, shares dip

Microsoft Corp slightly missed Wall Street's average revenue estimate for the latest quarter on Thursday, as sales of its Surface tablets and laptops slumped in the face of revamped competition in the personal computer market. Shares of the world's largest software company fell 0.6 percent to $67.85 in trading after the bell. Under Chief Executive Satya 48

March 11, 2016 10:49 AM Aung San Suu Kyi’s Handpicked Nominee Step Closer to Presidency

In Myanmar’s lower house of parliament Friday an unelected retired bureaucrat from the National League for Democracy (NLD), Htin Kyaw, trounced the country’s incumbent vice president, Sai Mauk Kham of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), 274 to 29 in first-round balloting to move a step closer to the presidency. It is the latest exercise 22