Ethiopia Appoints Its First Female President

Ethiopia Appoints Its First Female President

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A week after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia filled half of his new cabinet with women in a radical overhaul, the country’s Parliament took another step toward gender parity on Thursday by appointing the country’s...
read more
Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov awarded Sakharov prize

Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov awarded Sakharov prize

News Top stories France Africa Middle East Americas Europe Asia/Pacific Business/Tech Sports Culture Oped On TV France 24 live Accessibility Shows Documentaries In The Press Podcasts Beyond the news The Observers Webdocumentaries In depth Mashable FR Online se...
read more
The Court Case That Inspired the Gilded Age’s #MeToo Moment

The Court Case That Inspired the Gilded Age’s #MeToo Moment

For five weeks in the spring of 1894, a scandalous trial captured Americans’ attention. Crowds formed outside the courthouse, and across the country, readers followed the story in their local newspapers. Madeline Pollard, a woman with little social standing,...
read more
What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See

What Makes the Flint Hills of Kansas a Sight to See

This might be the most beautiful place in America. Walk with me. Walk awhile up and down these Kansas hills, where the tallgrass prairie rolls out deep green on every side, the land rising and falling to a faraway horizon,...
read more
IB says no snooping outside Alok Verma’s home; Congress claims BJP put CBI chief on surveillance to guard ‘secrets’

IB says no snooping outside Alok Verma’s home; Congress claims BJP put CBI chief on surveillance to guard ‘secrets’

The four people caught lurking outside the official residence of Alok Verma, Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) who has been sent on leave, were on “routine duty”, according to sources in the Intelligence Bureau (IB). Sources sai...
read more
Made to pay for welfare schemes, aBundelkhand village protests against years of corruptadministration

Made to pay for welfare schemes, aBundelkhand village protests against years of corruptadministration

Bhadehdu village in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh has been riddled with drastic levels of corruption for the past several years, and residents insist that they see no respite in the near future either. Bhadehdu locals finally took matters into...
read more
The Girl in the Spider’s Web review roundup: Claire Foy’s film is a ‘cross between superhero flick and James Bond’

The Girl in the Spider’s Web review roundup: Claire Foy’s film is a ‘cross between superhero flick and James Bond’

The Girl in the Spider’s Web is based on the book by new author David Lagercrantz who took the series on after the death of Stieg Larsson, the author of the original best-selling trilogy. Here is a review round up...
read more
Sensex plummets 344 points to close at 33,690 on global meltdown, F&O expiry; Nifty ends below 10,200-mark

Sensex plummets 344 points to close at 33,690 on global meltdown, F&O expiry; Nifty ends below 10,200-mark

Mumbai: Benchmark BSE Sensex slumped about 344 points on Thursday to settle at 33,690.09 on across-the-board selling on prevailing liquidity crunch and fresh weakness in the rupee amid a global sell-off. October futures and options (F&O) expiry added to th...
read more
Desirée Mariottini murder: Migrants held in Italy over girl’s death

Desirée Mariottini murder: Migrants held in Italy over girl’s death

Image copyright AFPImage caption The victim’s body was found in a squat in the San Lorenzo area of Rome known for drug trafficking Two migrants have been arrested by police investigating the rape and murder of a girl whose death...
read more
Rana Daggubati, Bejoy Nambiar join MAMI board of trustees

Rana Daggubati, Bejoy Nambiar join MAMI board of trustees

The 20th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival has added southern star Rana Daggubati and filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar to its board of trustees Rana Daggubati The 20th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival has added southern star Rana Daggubati and...
read more
1 2 3