Category archives: Place

Sci-fi lovers, Beijing’s new airport priced at almost Rs 79,000 crore will catch your fancy

Do picturesque locales from new travel destinations catch your fancy? Well, the new international airport in Beijing seems to have gotten into the same league with its fantastical space fiction-like looks. And for sci-fi lovers, it might just be a dream come true. Yet to start its operations, the pictures of the airport in China’s capital have created quite a buzz on social media. Located 46 km south of downtown […]

Trusted Donald Trump aide Hope Hicks quits as White House communications director

Hope Hicks, one of US President Donald Trump`s longest-serving, most trusted aides, is resigning from her job as White House communications director. The White House announced she was leaving a day after Hicks, 29, spent nine hours in a closed hearing of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Hicks` decision to leave […]

Teenager 14, From Indonesia lays an EGG in front of baffled doctors

A teenager from Indonesia claims to have laid 20 eggs in the past two years. On Monday, the teenager laid two eggs in front of the doctors, which has baffled medical experts. The 14-year-old has been repeatedly hospitalised for his condition, and recently laid two eggs in front of doctors. A team of doctors in Syech Yusuf Hospital has examined the eggs and said that they are chicken eggs. “Our […]

Giant 40 ton mosaic unveiled in world’s second largest Orthodox church

A four-million-euro mosaic depicting Jesus Christ inside the world’s second largest Orthodox church was unveiled in Belgrade on Thursday. The giant mosaic, which weighs 40 tons and was worked on by 70 Serbian and Russian artists, decorates the central dome of the city’s Saint Sava Orthodox cathedral. The unveiling was attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who arrived in the capital on Wednesday for a two-day visit, alongside Serbian […]


Dubai airport retains position as world’s No. 1 for international passengers

Leaving behind world’s international airports, Dubai airport has retained the top position among international airport by being the busiest for international passengers in 2017. This is the fourth consecutive time when the Dubai international airport has retained its top position. According to a report, 88.2 million travellers were recorded who travelled to and through Dubai airport. Dubai has made international headlines for its hospitality and infrastructure growth and emerging a […]

Florida high school shooter identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz: What we know so far

At least 17 people died after a former student opened fire at a South Florida high school on Wednesday, sending students running out into the streets and SWAT team members swarming in before authorities took the shooter into custody. Authorities have identified the suspect in the shooting as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz. “My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting. No child, teacher or […]

Dubai opens world’s tallest hotel

Dubai beat its own record on Sunday as it announced the opening of the world’s new tallest hotel. The gleaming gold 75-storey Gevora Hotel towers above the Dubai skyline, standing at 1,168 feet (356m), or nearly a quarter of a mile, tall. The city-state, one of seven sheikhdoms that make up the energy-rich United Arab Emirates, aims to attract 20 million visitors annually by 2020 when it hosts the global […]

Japan sitting on top of massive lava dome, supereruption may endanger over 11 crore people

A volcano in Japan that erupted approximately 7,300 years ago, burying most of the archipelago in thick ash, has been silently preparing to make a powerful comeback, it appears. The Akahoya eruption – known as the strongest volcanic explosions – took place when the Kikai Caldera in Kyūshū, Japan, erupted, spewing about 150 cubic kilometers (36 cu mi) of volcanic material. The blast was so powerful it caused the volcano’s […]

Something You want to know about first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today flag off the foundation stone laying ceremony for the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. It will be a historic event as the temple will not only be the first traditional temple in the Arab world  Some Important features of the Temple: The temple will be completed by 2020, and open to people of all religious backgrounds. It will be the first traditional Hindu […]

US imposes sanctions on three individuals with alleged links to Pakistan-based terror networks

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three individuals believed to be working with terrorist networks based in Pakistan. The US administration called on the governments of Pakistan and other South Asian countries to deny sanctuary to dangerous individuals and organisations. The US has listed Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam Khan and Dilawar Khan Nadir Khan as Specially Designated Global Terrorists and prohibited American citizens from engaging […]