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Jay-Z’s The Story of O.J. is the top song of last year

Jay-Z’s The Story of O.J. is the top song of last year

Considering how tumultuous times inspire great art, it should be no surprise that 2017 was a banner year for great songs. Here’s a look at some of the best:

Kathmandu rebuilds with an eye on preserving Unesco sites’ status

Kathmandu rebuilds with an eye on preserving Unesco sites’ status

The reconstruction of Kathmandu following a huge earthquake in 2015 has been slow-going – not for lack of money, but rather bureaucracy, as officials aim to keep sites on Unesco’s coveted heritage list.

From 1.9mn to just 300

From 1.9mn to just 300

The crowd that filed into the International House at the University of Chicago already had books for signing, and their books were uniform and large.

Does Valletta’s culture capital title provide right stage for Malta?

Does Valletta’s culture capital title provide right stage for Malta?

Europe’s smallest capital – Valletta – is a conspicuous backdrop to some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters.

Virat and Anushka give grand receptions

Virat and Anushka give grand receptions

If their marriage was a low key secret private affair, the reception of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma was every bit as grand as it promised to be.

Lessons from Jinnah

Lessons from Jinnah

Syed Bilal Qutab, a well-known scholar from Pakistan, on Saturday evening gave an inspiring lecture on Pakistan’s founder Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the ideology of the country at the auditorium of Pak Shamaa School.

“We are developing a Sidra way of working”

“We are developing a Sidra way of working”

Morag Gates is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sidra Medical and Research Center — a role she was appointed to in January 2016.

Important tips for taking examinations

Important tips for taking examinations

From the kindergarten to Grade 12, for a student, the academic journey is gruelling and strenuous. They go through a maze of experiences, experiments, ordeals, heartburns, fear, anxieties and sniffles, yet no one quits! Tests and examinations become part of their life.

Playing outdoor games may boost your kid’s eyesight

Playing outdoor games may boost your kid’s eyesight

Worried that your kid’s eyesight might deteriorate because of endless hours spent on smartphones, gaming consoles, computers and tablets? Take heart, spending just two hours a day outdoors, playing any sport in the sunlight, might help, experts suggest.

Cleaning up beaches with a sense of joy

Cleaning up beaches with a sense of joy

A group of around 100 volunteers from different countries joined hands on Friday and went to the Sealine area to clean the beach and the nearby sand dunes.

Warning people against falling into shirk

Warning people against falling into shirk

Allah, subhanahu wa ta’ala, sent the prophets and the messengers with glad tidings and warnings to humanity. Their main duty has been to call people to worship Allah Alone, ie to the faith of tawheed, and warn them against shirk, or associating partners with Allah.

Sense of foreboding Stacey Burling

Sense of foreboding Stacey Burling

Last year, Barbara’s husband thought it would be fun to learn more about their family’s history, so he bought 23andMe gene-testing kits for himself, Barbara and their three daughters for Christmas.

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