India completes nuclear triad as INS Arihant finishes deterrence patrol; Narendra Modi congratulates crew

India completes nuclear triad as INS Arihant finishes deterrence patrol; Narendra Modi congratulates crew

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the crew of the INS Arihant for completing its first deterrence patrol and, thus, completing the country’s nuclear triad. INS Arihant is India’s first nuclear ballistic missile submarine. “With the increase in nuclear arms, a...
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Sabarimala row: Who will discipline political parties for failing to uphold a Supreme Court verdict or the Constitution?

Sabarimala row: Who will discipline political parties for failing to uphold a Supreme Court verdict or the Constitution?

Once the Supreme Court allowed women of all ages entry into the Sabarimala temple citing the constitutional morality and values, one would have expected the political parties across the spectrum to honour it and lend their support to the Kerala...
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Camila Cabello sweeps MTV EMAs; Janet Jackson honoured with lifetime achievement award

Camila Cabello sweeps MTV EMAs; Janet Jackson honoured with lifetime achievement award

Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the big winner at the MTV EMAs gala in Spain on 4 November, while Janet Jackson used her acceptance speech for a life-time achievement award to take a stand for women’s rights. Jackson was honored...
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Iran president warns of ‘war situation’ as U.S. sanctions kick in

Iran president warns of ‘war situation’ as U.S. sanctions kick in

Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with air defence drills and an acknowledgement from President Hassan Rouhani the nation faces a “war situation,” raising Mideast tensions as America’s maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic ...
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A blue or red wave? On eve of U.S. midterm elections ‘everything is at stake’

A blue or red wave? On eve of U.S. midterm elections ‘everything is at stake’

The day of reckoning for American politics has nearly arrived.Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between U.S. President Donald Trump’s take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party’s super-charged campaign to end the GOP’s monopol...
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Afghan forces killed in Taliban attack on Ghanzi checkpoint

Afghan forces killed in Taliban attack on Ghanzi checkpoint

A Taliban attack on a checkpoint in the eastern province of Ghazni has killed at least 13 soldiers and policemen, officials said. Afghan reinforcements were dispatched to the site after Monday’s attack in Khogyani district – located on the main...
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US reinstates tough Iran sanctions amid anger in Tehran

US reinstates tough Iran sanctions amid anger in Tehran

The United States has reimposed oil and financial sanctions against Iran, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its alleged missile and nuclear programmes. The move on Monday will restore US sanctions that were lifted under a...
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In Senegal, Female Empowerment, Prestige and Wealth Is Measured in Glittering Gold

In Senegal, Female Empowerment, Prestige and Wealth Is Measured in Glittering Gold

In Dakar, Senegal, a woman goes into a dark, small room called an m’bar, a goldsmith studio. The walls are covered with black dust, and she is there to commission an intricate piece of gold jewelry that will be part...
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German Jews propose anti-Semitism lessons for Muslim migrants

German Jews propose anti-Semitism lessons for Muslim migrants

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn April, a young Jewish man was attacked in Berlin Germany’s foremost Jewish organisation has called for special classes for Muslim immigrants to help stop the spread of anti-Semitism. Its vice-p...
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Radhika Apte shares her delight on Short Film Awards

Radhika Apte shares her delight on Short Film Awards

Radhika Apte expresses her happiness over the upcoming Critics’ Choice Short Film Awards Radhika Apte Bollywood actress Radhika Apte expresses her happiness over the upcoming Critics’ Choice Short Film Awards. While the actress is ruling the year w...
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