The 12-feet pillar at the entry gate of the Taj Mahal referred to as Darwaza-e-Rauza, along with some stone minarets on the south, collapsed in the thunderstorm which saw winds at speeds over 130 km per hour.
Nehru was clear that China was not an ordinary power. In 1950, he had stated in the Indian parliament: “Can anyone deny China at the present moment the right of a Great Power from the point of view of strength and power?…she is a Great Power, regardless of whether you like or dislike it.”
New Delhi, April 7 (PTI): The US Defense Department has confirmed it is concerned about the rumors of China influencing and possibly exploiting the Maldives. Speaking to Press Trust of India, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, Dr. Joseph H. Felter, said there has been growing concern in the […]
Cows in a conservative Malaysian state could be played Quranic recitals in the hope it will help them relax and improve the quality of their beef, a senior official said Thursday.Che Abdullah Mat Nawi, a member of the executive council in Kelantan state, put the idea forward in the hope that it will be taken up by cattle farmers in the rural state.
Seoul, April 6 (The Guardian) – South Korea’s former president, Park Geun-hye, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for abuse of power and corruption, in a scandal that exposed webs of double-dealing between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates, and the power of a Rasputin-like figure at the top of government. The 66-year-old was […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart command what’s often considered the world’s secodn and the third most powerful armed forces, respectively, behind the U.S. While the Pentagon has managed to retain a comfortable lead against its leading competitors, Moscow and Beijing have coordinated closely as they both aim to close this gap and check U.S. influence abroad.
San Francisco police said 39-year-old Nasim Najafi Aghdam from San Diego was behind Tuesday’s shooting at YouTube’s offices in Silicon Valley. The Iranian woman was a vegan and campaigning for veganism through Facebook.Her grievance was that Facebook was blocking her.
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Wednesday convincingly defeated the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against him tabled in parliament by the Joint Opposition (JO) led by Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Seventy six MPs voted for the motion, 122 against, and 26 abstained. The House has a total strength of 225 members including the Speaker.
A woman opened fire injuring three persons at the headquarters of YouTube in San Francisco on Tuesday, before shooting herself to dead, local police said.Police did not release any further information on the suspect or speculate on her motives for the shooting at the offices of the Google owned YouTube.
Indian farmers are agitated over their condition with the problem of indebtedness leading to suicides in many Indian states. successive governments including the incumbent Modi regime have only tinkered with the minimum support price, leading to inflation but ignoring the basic issue of poor productivity and wastage. Agriculture accounts for 53% of the labor but only 17.5% of GDP.