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100th anniversary of Amritsar massacre remembered in India

Asia Pacific Apr 13, 2019

100th anniversary of Amritsar massacre remembered in India

India on Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of British colonial rule and one for which London has yet to apologize. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, as it is known in India, saw British troops fire on thousands ...

Breaking the internet: New regulations imperil global network

Business / Tech Apr 13, 2019

Breaking the internet: New regulations imperil global network

Is the dream of one global internet still alive? Increasingly, moves by governments to filter and restrict content are threatening to fragment the system created with the promise of connecting the world with a largely unified body of content. China for years has walled off some ...

Editorials Apr 13, 2019

Keeping convenience sustainable

Moves are afoot among major convenience store chains to review the uniform 24-hour operation of their stores, the standard industry practice since Seven-Eleven Japan Co. started it a year after it opened its first outlet in 1974. The sustainability of 24-hour operations came under ...

Pictograms for 2020 Paralympics unveiled

More Sports Apr 13, 2019

Pictograms for 2020 Paralympics unveiled

The organizing committee of the Tokyo Games on Saturday unveiled a set of pictograms to be used to represent the different Paralympic sports, as Japan marked 500 days to go until the games. Organizers revealed the 23 pictograms created by a team led by graphic ...

Rui Hachimura wins Julius Erving Award

Basketball Apr 13, 2019

Rui Hachimura wins Julius Erving Award

Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura was named the recipient of the Julius Erving Award as the best small forward in the nation at the College Basketball Awards on Friday night in Los Angeles. The top honors went to Duke forward Zion Williamson, who won the John R. ...