Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. Laszlo Krasznahorkai was announced the winner at an award ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London last night. The judges praised Krasznahorkai for his extraordinary intensity and the vocal range of his work. Krasznahorkai, who writes in Hungarian, was … Read more

PM Modi leaves for Nepal tomorrow to attend SAARC summit

The Prime Minister is leaving for Kathamandu tomorrow afternoon to attend the 18th South Asian Association of Regional Countries, SAARC, Summit on 26th and 27th. Mr Narendra Modi’s delegation consists of the External Affairs Minister Mrs Sushma Swaraj, National Security Advisor Mr Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Mrs Sujatha Singh. The Summit will focus on … Read more

IMF urges Dubai to avoid property bubble

The International Monetary Fund, IMF has urged the Dubai Government to take stronger measures to avoid yet another property bubble. The IMF regional director Masood Ahmed told in Dubai that the authorities in Dubai have taken measures, which are effective. However, there is a need to put in place stronger measures to dampen the speculative … Read more

No sign of MH 370 from Bluefin-21 underwater search

The underwater vessel searching for traces of the missing Malaysian jet resurfaced Wednesday to fix a technical issue, but then redeployed again. While on deck, its data were downloaded, the Australian Joint Agency Coordination Centre said. “Bluefin-21 … is currently continuing its underwater search,” it said in a statement. “Initial analysis of the data downloaded … Read more

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