Along with being at the forefront of domestic political controversy surrounding reports of cronyism last year that threatened his prime ministership, Abe has also had to deal with worsening relations with neighbour South Korea. However, Abe has managed to survive it all.
Kolkata’s decision to rename Park Street after Mother Teresa is a perplexing one, since she had little to do with the thoroughfare and its environs, but the street’s name change is hardly a new occurrence.
In 1961, the borders between East and West Germany were closed, and the division cost common people their homes, families, jobs and changed their lives irrevocably, creating two separate nations built on different socio-political and economic ideologies, separated by blocks of concrete that were collectively 140 km long.
Sulli was one of the few Korean pop stars who had found the courage to break out from the confines of traditional roles for female artistes in Korean pop music and actively spoke on issues that she felt strongly about.
Film and Television Institute of India graduate Rahul Rabha and freelance photographer Supriya Sundaresan showcased their films The Perfect Wife and Lipstick, respectively, at the 24th Busan International Film Festival 2019.
While accepting his award on the Busan stage, Pradip Kurbah thanked his producer Shankar Lal Goenka, a Guwahati-based producer who has produced two National Award-winning films and his first Khasi film with ‘Market’.
During his first visit as a young lawyer in 1896, Gandhi tried mobilising support for the Indians oppressed in South Africa, but received little attention. His last visit was when India gained Independence.
The Gandhi Peace Garden is a combined initiative of the Consulate-General of India in New York, the State University of New York-Old Westbury (SUNY-Old Westbury) and the Shanti Fund, a New York-based NGO.