West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.21

Malda youth found dead in a flat in Egypt

Musharraf Hussain, 34, a research scholar from Malda studying in Egypt, was found dead in his Cairo flat on Saturday. Musharraf, whose family lives in the Madia Shovabajar area under Englishbazar pol...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Sports  /  Published 10.02.21

Egypt courts history

Qualifier Mayar Sherif made a bit of history in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday when she became the first Egyptian woman to win a main draw match at a Grand Slam. The 24-year-old, w...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.20

Unique problem with Arab World

Ten years ago this month, Mohamed Bouazizi, a street vendor in Tunisia, set himself alight in front of a government building in rage at the corrupt dictatorship that had ruined his young life. His sac...
By Gwynne Dyer

Technology  /  Published 20.07.20

Google makes understanding hieroglyphics fun

Ancient Egypt means pyramids, pharaohs and hieroglyphics. The last mentioned holds a special place in many hearts as the thirst for more knowledge about Egypt remains. In the quest to read and deciphe...
By Mathures Paul

World  /  Published 27.02.19

25 dead in Cairo railway station fire

A locomotive crashed into a barrier at the Egyptian capital's main train station on Wednesday, causing its fuel tank to explode and triggering a huge fire, killing at least 25 people, officials said.R...
By AP 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

World  /  Published 29.12.18

Bomb strikes tourist bus in Egypt, kills 4

A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Friday near the Giza Pyramids, killing three Vietnamese and their Egyptian guide, officials said.The bus was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids wh...
By AP in Cairo

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

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


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