If Donald Trump, the Republican nomination hopeful of the GOP – Grand Old Party – can maintain the momentum that he has been steadily building up in the past few months, on Super Tuesday, when more states vote and more delegates are at stake than any other day in the campaign of the US presidential primaries, his bumpy ride towards the pinnacle of the Republican political career seems to be unstoppable by any mechanism of conventional political wisdom.
Zeid el Hussein is no ordinary man even if he looks a bit like Indian born English cricket captain Nasser, but distinguished by a beard. He was the first Muslim to head UNHRC (2014). This was no little wonder to the whole world. This was no little wonder to the whole world. Saudi Arabia, the world’s most repressive (41 ‘dissidents’ executed in one day) and inhuman state from where the majority of Al Qaida and ISIL terrorists originate, has become a member too.
The Supreme Court of India on February 25 adjourned hearing on the J Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case to March 10th, providing some breathing space for the Tamil Nadu chief minister who may still hope for another “miracle” to stay in power.
Queensland has passed some of the toughest smoking laws in the country. Thus from September 1, smoking will be banned near childcare facilities, bus stops and taxi ranks, public pools, children’s sporting venues, skate parks and outdoor malls.
Christina Fonfé was presented with the British Empire Medal in recognition of her work with the Sri Lanka Women’s Swimming Project (WSP) by the British High Commissioner, HE James Dauris on 25 February 2016.
The talk of the coalition era coming to an end at the Centre is an illusion created by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party after it won an impressive majority in the last Lok Sabha poll. It was an image building exercise when the BJP agreed to continue the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) though it did not need support of any other party when it formed the government under the leadership of Narendra Modi in May 2014.
The spouse of Pakistan’s High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, Mrs. Syeda Asghari Shakeel, said that the foundation of any successful society is based on sound education as it brings economic and social prosperity, which consequently enables them to run a modern society.
Go anywhere in urban India we come across the question: Is Radio relevant in the present age of communication explosion and social media. But ask the sane question in rural areas, people tell you how radio continues to be useful in their daily life – informing, educating, entertaining and helping to build their capacities. Radio programmes reach people on site. What all you need is a small transistor set.