Travel  /  Published 21.03.20

Enchanting Egypt

While the entire city gives the distinct impression of being a living museum, the Egyptian museum is a storehouse of history, carefully preserved and catalogued. Our next day began with the visit to t...
By Shikohi Agarwal in

World  /  Published 25.02.20

Egypt’s modern-day ‘pharaoh’ dies

Hosni Mubarak, the former autocratic President of Egypt, whose hold on power was broken and place in history upended by a public uprising against the poverty, corruption and repressive police tactics ...
By New York Times News Service/Michael Slackman in Cairo

North East  /  Published 20.02.20

No takers for Egypt onions

The Assam food and civil supply department is in a quandary over 1,000 metric tonnes of onion it has received from the Centre.The department is offering onions at maximum Rs 20 per kg as against Rs 50...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

World  /  Published 16.11.19

In Cairo, not everything is as it seems

Cairo. October 6. It is a special date for Egyptians. On this day, in 1973, Egypt and Syria had launched a surprise attack on Israel; it came to be known as the Yom Kippur War. Though Israel won, Egyp...
By Abahan Datta in

Sports  /  Published 27.09.19

Oh Gad, what a save

An Egyptian goalkeeper has gone viral after pulling off one of the most astonishing saves in the history of football.Mahmoud Gad, who plays for ENPPI SC, originally made a strange decision to come out...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

Social media can make and break a movement

Pay attention to Hong Kong. The three months of protests here speak volumes about the state of democracy today — how the human quest for freedom can’t be snuffed out, even by the most powerful aut...
By Thomas L. Friedman / New York Times News Service in

Travel  /  Published 07.09.19

London in 3 Acts

‘Purpose of visit?’, the lady (wo)manning the immigration booth at Heathrow asked sternly. For an inexplicable reason the nursery rhyme “Pussycat, pussycat where have you been; I have been to Lo...
By Tota Roy Choudhury in

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

The chequered history of military occupations

The month of August is named after the Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar. Augustus had an illustrious pedigree: he was the grand-nephew of Julius Caesar. But the christening of an entire month after Augu...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

World  /  Published 18.06.19

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi buried after death in courtroom

Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom, ...
By AP in Cairo

World  /  Published 23.04.19

Egypt extends President Sissi’s rule until 2030

Voters in Egypt approved constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in power until 2030, election officials said Tuesday, a move that critics fear will cement his aut...
By AP in Cairo


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