ACTIVE REHABILITATION: Yoshiaki Kawamura, president of Japanese nursing home Kaikaya Ltd., demonstrates a game at a home for the elderly in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo. (AFP)
Trundling across the Afghan-Pakistani border in a handcart, Shayma dismisses militant threats and conspiracy theories about polio vaccinators while her four children receive drops that could finally e
Two-year-old Mia traces out a letter on the screen with her forefinger, then claps with joy when the computer chants “wonderful!” and emits a slightly metallic round of applause.
At a nursing home in suburban Tokyo, 88-year-old Saburo Sakamoto darts his fingers energetically to catch characters that appear on a touch screen in front of him.
TOKYO: Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world’s oldest person, turned 116 on Wednesday and celebrated by tucking into a white cake decorated with strawberries and candles.
LOS ANGELES: Samsung says the Oscars selfie that went viral was a “surprise for everyone,” after reports it was part of a pre-planned marketing stunt by the company, a sponsor of the Academy Award
NEW DELHI: Actresses Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla’s film ‘Gulaab Gang’ will release as scheduled on Friday, decided the Delhi High Court on Wednesday
LONDON: Actress Cameron Diaz has irked anti-smoking charities after confessing at a chat show that “one cigarette once in a while is not going to kill you”.
PARIS: Upstaging a Louis Vuitton show is hard, but somehow Miuccia Prada managed it, thanks to Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto.
NEW YORK: Tony-winning Idina Menzel — or Adele Dazeem if you’re John Travolta — is enjoying massive success with “Let It Go” from the animated film “Frozen,” but the entertainer is still
JERUSALEM: It’s only the size of a dishwasher and weighs as much as giant panda, but its inventors are hoping this spacecraft will go where no other Israeli vessel has gone before — to the moon.
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