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Rising School in Dubai implements ‘no homework’ rule

Dubai: Homework can negatively impact the learning process, Rising School in Dubai, which is implementing a ‘no homework’ rule, has said. The American curriculum school has cited research, including a Stanford University study, which looked into the benefits of removing ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired by Yemen rebels

RIYADH: Saudi air defence forces on Saturday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Huthi rebels at the kingdom’s southern city of Najran, state media reported. State-run Al-Ekhbariya television gave no further details but did not report any casualties or ...

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Qatar is taking strong steps to fight terror: US

Qatar has taken very strong steps in recent months to assist the international community and the US in their campaign against IS, Al Qaeda and other transnational terrorist groups, a senior official from the US Department of State has said. ...

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Relief, after two decades in Oman jail

After languishing in an Oman jail for two decades, Santhosh Kumar, 46, a native of Kakkazham, near Ambalappuzha, returned home on Friday. A jubilant mood prevailed at Kakkazham, with lots of people, including his extended family members, flocking to the ...

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