Published on Apr 22 2019 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
Anti-American comedian Volodymyr Zelensky elected Ukraine’s President
Exit polls predicted that anti-American Volodymyr Zelensky, a former television actor and comedian is near victory as Ukraine’s presidential elections. Citing results of the exit polls, Al Jazeera reported that the comedian will defeat incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with 73.2 per cent of...

Published on Apr 22 2019 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Indian elections 2019: Congress announces candidates for Delhi
Head of the ongoing multi-phases polls, the Indian Congress Monday declared names of its candidates for six out of seven seats in capital New Delhi. However, the party has not announced a candidate for South Delhi. The probable names for the seat are Rajkumar Chauhan and Sushil Kumar, according to Indian...

Published on Sep 19 2018 // Business, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Yuan not a weapon in trade row: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
China has no intention of weakening its currency to help exporters and will not engage in any form of “competitive devaluation” of its exchange rate, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday, a day after the latest tit-for-tat measures in the US trade war, South China Morning Post reported. Li...

Published on Sep 19 2018 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Prachanda and Chief of IDCPC Song Tao meet in Nanjing
Nepal’s former Prime Minister and co-chairman of Communist Party of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and Minister of the International Liaison Department of the CPC Central Committee Song Tao met in Nanjing on Tuesday. Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal and former Prime Minister...

Published on Sep 11 2018 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
Snakes on a plate: Vietnam’s coiled cuisine
With their meat served up in a wide array of dishes and blood added to rice wine, snakes make a reputedly satisfying — and nourishing — meal in Vietnam. Caught in the jungles of the north of the country, snake flesh is traditionally believed to help with cooling overheated body temperatures,...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Interview, Opinion, Slideshow, World News
Is Trump likely to face impeachment?
This latest hectic week in Donald Trump’s presidency, which saw new leaks from insiders about his madcap leadership style, has revived questions about whether his is the most scandal-plagued administration in the history of the United States. The 45th president is fighting several fires at once,...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Featured, Interview, Opinion, World News
Hyperinflation in Venezuela
By Manuel Sutherland Few people can deny that Venezuela is going through the deepest crisis in its history. For the fifth year running, the country will have had the world’s highest inflation (estimated at 25,471% for the period between May 2017 and May 2018). In May 2018, monthly inflation reached...

Published on Sep 05 2018 // Education, Featured, Slideshow, World News
‘Don’t commit the mistake I made’: India now embarks on saving more girls
When Mukesh Sherma’s wife was pregnant with their second child, the pressure to deliver a son was almost too much. Friends and family told the couple from Chandigarh, a city in north India, to have an illegal ultrasound to find out the sex of the unborn child. Another girl, they were told, and they...