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Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand conferred the First World Sanskrit Award

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand has been conferred the first ‘World Sanskrit Award’ by the government of India for her contribution towards promotion of the Sanskrit language. The award is expected to give a fillip to the strong cultural ties that have existed since ancient times between the two countries. The award is instituted by ..

Ban Ki Moon urges world leaders to halt Syria killings

The U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has urged to world leaders to put a halt on the killings in Syria. UN has pulled out more than half of its observers from Syria.The number of international aid workers deployed in the country has also reduced to half. The UN Observer mission has suspended its operations ..

Jordan: Awn Khasawneh led Fresh Government sworn in

Awn Khasawneh led fresh Government sworn in Jordan by Jordan’s King Abdullah II in. Khasawneh is a 61-year-old international judge at the International Court of Justice. He substitutes PM Maaruf Bakhit, who was fired a week ago allegedly for the mis-management of the domestic crisis. One of the major challenges before the new Government would ..