By Miscellaneous | Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:15
Samia Nakhoul and Nick Tattersall/Reuters
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, whose fate was in the balance as rebel soldiers tried to topple him, has triumphed against his enemies and quickly reasserted his grip on power. But the failed military coup is further polarising a nation in turmoil.
By Miscellaneous | Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:12
Andrew RC Marshall and Wa Lone/Reuters
Mong Yaw: The first and second bodies pulled from the shallow grave in northern Myanmar didn`t belong to Aik Chin`s missing son. Nor, he prayed, did the third, whose face was unrecognisable from a severe beating.
By Miscellaneous | Friday, July 22, 2016 - 09:55
Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia
For Nahid Parween, a first year nursing student of two-year diploma course in Revised Auxilliary Nurse and Midwifery (RANM), learning through a Virtual Classroom is a novel experience. The digital mode of learning from a remote centre is very useful because of its novelty and interactive nature.
By Miscellaneous | Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 11:53
What makes certain economies relatively prosperous and others relatively poor has been a question of debate among economic scholars and public policy practitioners for a long period of time.
By Miscellaneous | Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:16
It has as many people as Punjab, and its people are three times poorer. But Narendra Modi became the first prime minister to visit Mozambique in 34 years because the impoverished South African country has something every Indian wants.
Dal. Or Pulses.
By Miscellaneous | Monday, July 18, 2016 - 13:11
Congress leader Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life. In an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, Priya Dutt says that segregation of LGBTs is a dangerous trend and they should not feel caged in our society.
Excerpts from the interview:
By Suyash Srivastava | Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 13:35
Considering the amount of limited-overs cricket India have played since the beginning of this year, it seems we haven't seen them in whites since ages. For the record, India last played a Test against South Africa at home in December, in a four-match series, which they comprehensively won 3-0.
By Miscellaneous | Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 13:32
While high-end jewellery shops in Mumbai`s Zaveri bazaar are scratching for customers after a jump in local gold prices, Jitendra Jain, a scrap gold buyer in India`s biggest bullion market, is doing brisk business.