Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday tore into the Congress over its leader P Chidambaram’s remarks on autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir, which he said, was an “insult to our soldiers” and lends voice to separatist forces in the state.
A solemn but colour-splashed procession streamed through Bangkok’s historic heart yesterday as Thailand bade farewell to King Bhumibol Adulyadej in an elaborate, ritual-laden funeral that gripped a nation mourning the loss of its chief unifying figure.
As Russia’s second-biggest private bank implodes, its billionaire owners have been conspicuous by their absence.
Though Saudi Arabia's latest move allowing Qataris to use the Saudi-Qatar land border for Haj has been considered a positive development by many, a cross-section of Qataris feel there is still more to be done to guarantee the well-being and comfort of the pilgrims.
Parents, please take some time out from your busy schedule to read books to your kids and also engage them in the process. Researchers have found that engaging with children while reading books to them gives their brain a cognitive boost.
Rwanda said yesterday that crop-devouring caterpillars known as fall armyworms had damaged 17% of its maize crop and the military had joined the fight to halt their spread.
V M Sudheeran, the Congress party president in Kerala, has resigned on health grounds amidst talk of organisational polls, exactly after two years in office.
A Hong Kong court on Friday found five Uber drivers guilty of illegally offering ride-hailing services, the latest clampdown against Uber Technologies Inc's operations in Asia and a rare case where drivers have been found criminally liable.