As they get ready to celebrate Independence Day, our TV actors tell us ways to make India the best country in the world. They also talk about their favourite freedom fighter as well as their favourite patriotic number
21:15 pm Etihad Airways flight EY243 carrying Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz has landed in Lahore: Geo News
The world at large should celebrate that Saudi Arabia, the presumed leader of the Islamic world, at least of its preponderant Sunni component, is, at last, shedding its medieval ways. One of them was to treat women as inferior to men. Though in matters of inheritance, marriage, and work, they still have to gain gender equality, after much cogitation, they have allowed women to drive. Ten women were issued driving licenses to
United Nations: India is among almost 90 countries in the world without national policies in place that ensure new fathers get adequate paid time off with their newborn babies, according to a new UNICEF analysis.
The world might be staring at the return of the Cold War. The alleged chemical attack by the Assad regime on the rebel fighters in a suburb of Damascus last week has set off fresh hostilities between the leaders of the West and the Russians. President Donald Trump ratcheted up the rhetoric, tweeting that US missiles were ready to rain on Syria in retaliation of the poison attack which killed children, women
Tokyo: Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday asked China for explanations on the visit of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping. “We want to receive a complete explanation from China,” Abe said during a speech in the Japanese Parliament, Efe news reported.
The world is beginning to take note of the double-and triple-dealing of Pakistan on fighting terror. All along while helping itself to the American billions in the name of combating the Taliban and other terrorist groups in Afghanistan, it has double-crossed the US, sheltering and even instigating attacks against the US and Afghani targets in that godforsaken country.
You cannot stop the march of modernity, can you? No, you cannot. The world is changing and, therefore those still living in the past, wistfully reminiscing of a golden era long gone by, must revise their social, cultural and even political worldview. It is nobody’s case that we have to abandon our roots, over social and cultural heritage. No. It is a plea for harmonising that perception of ourselves with the fast
Yangon: A petrol bomb was thrown into Myanmar State Counsellor and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s residential compound here on Thursday, an official said.
New Delhi: None of the D-day predictions of huge slide in economic growth, rampant joblessness and stubborn inflation have come true. According to the Economic Survey for 2017-18, India remains the second fastest growing economy in the world and will again regain its stature as the fastest growing next fiscal.
Kolkata: Amid a rise in cyber attacks across the world, ensuring the security of devices linked to the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem will be a key focus of companies in 2018, say experts.
“Sahaja Yoga has evolved for the benefit of whole world, And you all are its medium. Your responsibilities are too many because you all are its medium. No one else is the medium for it. Only by your working out and your determination, it is going to spread. Then, we have to understand that there is one demerit in Sahaja Yoga. Although, it is Sahaj (spontaneous) and you get it very easily.
The rare 37.3-carat stone was among several lots that did not find buyers at the sale in Geneva on Wednesday.
They say you don’t need a silver fork to enjoy a good meal. For a normal person, a good meal need not be very expensive. But there are people who don’t mind paying a little extra for a really good dish, especially if it’s made from rare and expensive food items.
As cultures change demographically so do traditions. Boshika Gupta finds how Diwali is celebrated differently in different parts of the world.
United Nations: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says it’s unacceptable and appalling that more than 8,000 children were killed and injured in conflicts across the world last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.
Deepika Padukone has always been known as one of the most popular actresses of the Indian Film Industry. Due to her popularity, she has now become the highest paid actress of Bollywood. However, on the global stage, Deepika is way behind Emma Stone and other Hollywood actresses.
Manila: An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted the island of Luzon in the Philippines on Friday although no casualties were reported, officials said. The quake struck at 1.28 p.m., 2.5 km to the northeast of Putol, some 73 km to the south of Manila, at a depth of 168 km, reports Efe news.
Jakarta: A team of researchers announced on Thursday that early humans were living in the rainforests of Indonesia over 70,000 years ago, 20,000 years before what was previously believed. Researchers from the Australian Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) collaborated with an international team on the discovery in the Sumatran rainforest, with the results suggesting that early humans could have migrated to Australia even earlier than expected.
SOLAR POWER IS GRADUALLY DISPLACING COAL AS AN ENERGY SOURCE INTHE ASIAN COUNTRY: WORLD BANK
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AGONY AUNT— Aug 12, 2018 06:44 am Clash of work cultures I completed my studies in the US last year and returned straight after graduation.
Where is Great Wall of China? Game show contestant uses 2 lifelines, and gives the most bizarre explanation for it!— Aug 09, 2018 03:05 pm In the Turkish version of the popular game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? aka Kaun Banega Crorepati?
WEB SPECIAL— Aug 16, 2018 01:17 am Kalki Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Kalki, the tenth and last incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
PERSONAL FINANCE— Jul 25, 2018 05:30 pm A credit card is one of the most convenient options available to make purchases on credit today. However,
EDUCATION— Aug 01, 2018 10:13 am The recent announcement by the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar, has ushered in changes, which I believe
TECHNOLOGY— Aug 15, 2018 03:42 pm Washington D.C.: Interestingly, ordinary Wi-Fi can easily identify weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals
HOROSCOPE— Aug 16, 2018 07:34 am Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find
NaMo RaGa Toons: 5 reasons why Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi are the Tom and Jerry of Indian Politics— Jun 19, 2018 04:14 pm Today is Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s 48th birthday. On this occasion, his nemesis Indian Prime