The United States' government on Thursday sanctioned 17 Saudi Arabian officials for their alleged role in the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was last seen entering the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul early last month. Among those sanctioned by the US Treasury Department is Saud al-Qahtani, one of the chief advisers
US President Donald Trump on Thursday accused on Twitter that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team was «threatening» people to cooperate in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections. «The inner workings of the Mueller investigation are a total mess. They have found no collusion and have gone absolutely nuts,» Trump tweeted
CBI Director Alok Verma was on Friday asked by the Supreme Court to respond to the Central Vigilance Commission’s (CVC) inquiry report on allegations of corruption brought against him. The allegations were levelled by his deputy, Special Director Rakesh Asthana. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Krishan Kaul and Justice K.M.
Popular belief has it that the Ramayana is idealistic while the Mahabharata is realistic but these two epics have «identical building blocks, themes, and history,» says writer-mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik, whose new book «Ramayana Versus Mahabharata: My Playful Comparison» is all set for release later this month. In the book, New Delhi-based
The United Nations Children’s Fund-India (Unicef-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country’s first ever youth ambassador. Meet our Youth Ambassador, Hima Das! The Asian Games medallist is @UNICEF India’s first ever youth ambassador as part of #WorldChildrensDay celebration.#GoBlue pic.twitter.com/4WYieI6MhB — UNICEF India (@UNICEFIndia)