Behrouz Boochani, a Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker detained in Manus Island, Papua New Guinea has won Australia’s richest and most prestigious literary prize, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award 2019. The Guardian columnist has won the top prize for his non-fictional work “No Friends But the
On Friday, 22nd Feb 2019, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the distinguished 2018 Seoul Peace Prize in recognition to his efforts in international cooperation and promoting the economic growth in the world’s fastest growing large economy.
The award committee had assessed over a hund
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles with all its glam and glitz on 10th Feb 2019. The largest and star-studded music awards show celebrates and honors the best in the music industry. Proclaimed as the most distinguished musical night, international singers, enthusiasts, and fans g
Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award for 2019 was conferred upon Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017, Shri Bhupen Hazarika, and Shri Nanaji Deshmukh, Social Activist, and a member of RSS.
Padma Awards 2019, one of the highest civilian awards were also distr
Mrs. Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush, daughter of legendary actor and noteworthy film-maker Rajinikanth was recently appointed United Nations Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India. This proud announcement was made by Ms. Lakshmi Puri, U.N. Assistant Secretary Gener
It was an occasion of great celebration for many when on 4th September 2016, the catholic nun Mother Teresa was proclaimed as a saint in a mass gathering. The canonization ceremony commenced at St Peter’s Square in Vatican City. At the event, Cardinal Angelo Amato addressed Pope Francis and read o
The gala evening of the 90th annual Academy Awards on 4 March, 2018 was marked with scintillating presence of celebrities from the Hollywood. “The Shape of Water” ruled the charts, winning best picture and best director (for Guillermo del Toro) and also nabbed prizes for production design and or
Cycling is an activity that most of us used to enjoy in our childhood. However, as we grew up recreational activities like this paused, for we became more inclined towards the changing lifestyle of the new technological era. This decrease in the outdoor activities has led to various health issues.
In a yet another outstanding achievement, Dubai is crowned as the second-largest in the list of worlds’ most important retail hubs. This is the fifth time that city has achieved this honor.
Dubai has 57 percent of international retailers, while the topper in the list London has 57.9 percent of
SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, non-governmental, social development organization which is internationally recognized. They provide safe and secure homes to the homeless and orphaned children across the nations. The organization functions in 133 countries across the world.
It has be
In 2011, African Innovation Foundation (AIF) started an initiative known as Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) to honor and encourage people who work towards the development of new and innovative products that will become a breakthrough in various fields such as manufacturing & service industry, hea
All living things eat to survive. Some people like to savour what they eat and in the process satisfy their appetite and senses both. Yet there is a different genre of people, who consider food as art and fashion. For them, eating something is not enough, until it was also presented in a fashionable
Do you want to achieve more than your current success? Do you feel your life is ordinary? Have a relook at your life and things around. Maybe you are not steering your life yourself. Maybe your life is on auto-pilot like the majority of people in this world. Life on auto-pilot means you have already
The popularity of foreign language in Indian curriculum is at its peak. Students and parents alike seek a global connection to their education. However, if one has to move abroad for a year or two for a course in a foreign lanugage, most find it unaffordable or unmanageable.
On the international
These are competitive times and the way shopping centres are mushrooming, the future looks fierce! So, what’s there round the corner for shopping centres? A perpetual war of prices, prime spaces and footfall? Maybe; however, diversification may help.
First of all, let’s get some things straig
Dubai’s esteemed Jumeirah Group, the Global luxury hospitality brand is celebrating the most serene destinations that encourage the guests to indulge in the magnificient surroundings and gorgeously adorned interiors
While the guests enchant their wanderlust, a lavish accomodation plays an importa
With an increase in per capita income and growing aspirations, people are eventually taking shine to beautiful homes and better living. Nowadays consumers prefer customized furniture and recliners are becoming their favourite pick. Any room filled with recliners automatically attracts eye-balls as t
It’s an established fact that it’s a big bad world you are living in and at almost every step you face, and would continue to face, obstacles. They may come from your enemies, or your friends or families or strangers, or even from inanimate objects or the circumstances, but they will be there. I
Is your work killing you? Or, do your wife and kids eat away your energy? Experts say you can simply smile through your stress and be healthy in the long-term. Minor stresses attack every person throughout the day; however, some people fail to maintain cheerfulness or calmness and live in a state of
We all want to have happy happenings in our life, and when something good happens we want to preserve that feeling or emotion for as long as possible to prolong our positive attitude for other things we do in life. We want to forget negative experiences and be positive in the hope that all our furth