China, India call for negotiated way out of Ukraine war | Russia-Ukraine war News

China, India call for negotiated way out of Ukraine war | Russia-Ukraine war News

China and India have called for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war at the United Nations, stopping well short of robust support for traditional ally Russia. After a week of pressure at the UN General Assembly, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov delivered a fiery rebuke at Western nations on Saturday for what he called … Read more

‘Lisa Mausi?’ Desi Mona Lisa Portraits are Stealing the Show on Twitter

‘Lisa Mausi?’ Desi Mona Lisa Portraits are Stealing the Show on Twitter

Mona Lisa, a painting brought to life by the famous painter, Leonardo da Vinci, is one of the most valuable paintings in the world. The masterpiece is also one of the most parodied works of art. One such parody version of Mona Lisa is gaining traction on social media. Presented to netizens in the form … Read more

Indian international students warned of hate crimes in Canada, but Sikh group says it’s political

Indian international students warned of hate crimes in Canada, but Sikh group says it’s political

Students walking in a hallway between two buildings at Sheridan College’s Davis Campus in Brampton, Ont., on Sept. 29, 2021.Fred Lum/the Globe and Mail Indian students in Canada are being warned to be vigilant in the face of what the Indian government calls a rising threat of hate crimes, sectarian violence and “anti-India activities.” But … Read more

Bridgerton unveils first look image of Queen Charlotte for the much-anticipated prequel spin-off

Bridgerton unveils first look image of Queen Charlotte for the much-anticipated prequel spin-off

Bridgerton has unveiled a first look image at Queen Charlotte ahead of the much-anticipated prequel spin-off series. It was announced last year that a spin-off series charting the younger years of the flamboyant and gossip-hungry monarch would be in the works, with the show written and produced by Bridgerton creator Shonda Rhimes.  And Netflix has … Read more

EU plans new sanctions after Putin’s nuclear escalation threat – POLITICO

EU plans new sanctions after Putin’s nuclear escalation threat – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe is drawing up plans to hit Russia with fresh sanctions amid demands for a swift response, after Vladimir Putin threatened to use nuclear weapons in his war against Ukraine.  The Russian dictator announced a major escalation on Wednesday, including the mobilization of 300,000 Russian reservists and a warning … Read more

5 things to know for September 21: Russia, Hurricane Fiona, Mar-a-Lago, Social media, India

5 things to know for September 21: Russia, Hurricane Fiona, Mar-a-Lago, Social media, India

CNN  —  Right now, you’re using at least one of your five human senses: sight, smell, hearing, touch, or taste. Animals, of course, have senses too – including a bunch that we don’t have. The senses that exist in the animal kingdom are often a mystery to us, so if you’ve ever wondered what it’s … Read more

As Europe Gets Ready for Embargo, Russia Plans Dramatic Oil Sales to Asia – Firstpost

As Europe Gets Ready for Embargo, Russia Plans Dramatic Oil Sales to Asia – Firstpost

As Europe Gets Ready for Embargo, Russia Plans Dramatic Oil Sales to Asia  Firstpost EU Willing To Pay Up For Russian Diesel Ahead Of Ban  OilPrice.com Russia to flood Asia with fuels as Europe ramps up sanctions: Report  Business Standard Surging Shipping Costs Threaten Next Energy Crunch  gCaptain Europe’s Scramble For Oil And Gas Is Causing A Tanker Shortage  OilPrice.com … Read more

US in talks with India about rethinking reliance on Russian arms and energy

US in talks with India about rethinking reliance on Russian arms and energy

CNN  —  The United States is in “deep” talks with India over its reliance on Russian arms and energy, a US State Department official said Tuesday, in a development that could further isolate Moscow on the international stage. Russia “is no longer a reliable weapons supplier” and Indian representatives are “coming to understand that there … Read more

Anthony Bourdain’s unrealized dream comes to life

Anthony Bourdain’s unrealized dream comes to life

Anthony Bourdain traveled the world, ate everything from silkworm larvae soup in Seoul to seal eyes in Quebec, and broke bread with presidents and prime ministers. But he had one notable food dream that was never realized: opening a global market. In 2013, he first met with Singapore food expert K.F. Seetoh about working together … Read more

India and Pakistan wade into ‘dark episode’

India and Pakistan wade into ‘dark episode’

The governments of India and Pakistan have demanded immediate action by British authorities to tackle ongoing disorder between Hindus and Muslims in Leicester. A series of increasingly violent clashes between youths from the two communities recently has resulted in 25 police officers being injured and has led to 47 arrests. Trouble initially flared after a … Read more