UNITED KINGDOM:A research conducted in the University of Cambridge states that women get fewer chances than men to speak about their work at scientific conferences, largely because those in the upper tiers of academia are male. While speaking at conferences is a key part of academic life, not only does it help raise the profile of researchers but also provides them with a platform to share ideas and find job and funding opportunities. The latest study confirms what many scientists have long suspected to be true: men…
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will on Friday speak by telephone with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, the White House said. The midday (1700 GMT) phone call will be the first between the two leaders. Trump received Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in mid-February. At that meeting, Trump said he was not bound to the two-state solution for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, distancing himself from a position held by his predecessors for years. He said he would back…
KARACHI: The legendary qawwal Amjad Fareed Sabri has left us, leaving behind a legacy of Sufi music and so are the painful memories of his tragic passing. His mother has not spoken in length with the media, but she has left a hint of clues implying her son may have some enmity in her recent brief statement.
WASHINGTON: Immigrants to the United States should "speak American," former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said on Sunday, adding her voice to a controversy triggered by Donald Trump's criticism of fellow Republican White House hopeful Jeb Bush's use of Spanish.
RIMINI, ITALY: China's economic slowdown and a sharp fall in its stock market herald not a crisis but a "necessary" adjustment for the world's second biggest economy, a senior International Monetary Fund official said on Saturday.