Welcome to war.A day before iconic street artist Banksy opens Walled Off -- his hotel in Bethlehem, a few feet away from the Israel-Palestine Wall -- Monali Sarkar takes you inside on a tour. If anyone can set up an entire hotel in secrecy it is the elusive street artist Banksy. But we readily admit that we couldn't have imagined that even he could pull it off in Bethlehem -- right under Israel's nose! (According to Reuters, 'Israeli military authorities in the West Bank did not immediately ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths. In Gangiova, a village in Romania, a doctor places her stethoscope to the chest of a newborn baby, listening intently for the beating of his tiny heart. These are just some of the moments that have been picked by the judges for the Sony World Photography Awards. For the 2017 competition, photographers ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
[Pakistan], Feb. 18 (ANI): The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Government in Pakistan has started offering Chinese language courses to its people for free of cost in order to secure them a job in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. According to Pakistan ...Sify, 2 months ago
Posted by Equitymaster Global markets ended the week on a weak note with most of the markets ending in the negative territory. The Indian market was the biggest gainer, with gains of 1.3%. On the other hand, Japan and Brazil markets were down by 2.8% and 1.6% ...Equitymaster.com, 2 months ago
'We need to put aside our anxieties about the Budget for now and possibly for long, and carry on as best as we can,' advises Shreekant Sambrani.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Big News about the Budget for 2017-18 that Mr Arun Jaitley presented in Parliament on February 1 is that there is no Big News. Sure, it broke some new ground, such as advancing the date of presentation to the start of February from the end of the month, took into its fold the hitherto separate Railway Budget ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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