Sultan Qaboos of Oman dies aged 79: State media

Sultan Qaboos of Oman dies aged 79: State media

A three-day period of official mourning for the public and private sectors has been declared, and flags are to be flown at half mast for 40 days, state media said. Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said died on Friday evening, state media said early on Saturday without mentioning a cause of death, and a three-day period […]

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino on Wednesday “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” “The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery are now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops […]

MAJOR! Salman Khan’s Eid 2020 release ‘locked and loaded’ and it has lots to do with Radhe

MAJOR! Salman Khan’s Eid 2020 release ‘locked and loaded’ and it has lots to do with Radhe

Salman Khan is proving true to his Wanted dialogue ‘ek baar jo maine commitment kar li phir toh main apne aap ki bhi nahi sunta.’ The actor had announced that he will be appear in Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial Inshallah co-starring Alia Bhatt. Despite his announcement, things did not work out between Sanjay Leela Bhansali […]

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of Bengali poet-activist Kamini Roy

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of Bengali poet-activist Kamini Roy

Google Doodle on Saturday honoured the celebrated Bengali poet, educator, and activist, Kamini Roy on her 155th birth anniversary. Born at a time when women were expected to focus on household activities and marriage, Kamini Roy went on to become a prominent feminist advocate in the subcontinent. Kamini Roy was born in 1864 in the […]

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea. Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought a border war from 1998 to 2000, restored relations in July 2018 after years of hostility. The prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns, or around $900,000, will be presented […]

Xi assures Modi that Beijing is ready to take sincere action to reduce trade deficit

Xi assures Modi that Beijing is ready to take sincere action to reduce trade deficit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Beijing is ready to take “sincere action” to reduce the trade deficit. Addressing the media following the conclusion of Mamallapuram Summit, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said, “The two leaders held a “good discussion” on trade. As you know this has been the issue which […]