Gorilla with ice cream

75 ViewsWestern lowland gorilla Richard licks ice cream, prepared from fruits, for the gorillas to cool down during a heat wave at Prague Zoo,  AP Photo/Petr David  Gorilla tries ice cream to cool down during a heatwave, Santa Claus enjoys snow on a hot day, a statue of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is hosed down in Moscow and other photographs […]

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Nobel price winning author Naipaul dies.

47 Views British author V S naipaul has dies at his home in london his family have annaunced Lady Naipaul confirmed that her husband had died peacefully aged 85. “He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful […]

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Wedding of Japanese princess delayed .

55 ViewsPrincess Mako will lose royal status when she marries Kei Komuro, a lawyer, whose mother is reportedly in debt over his education The parents of Japan’s Princess Mako have said that her marriage cannot go ahead until her fiance’s mother has resolved a reported financial scandal. Mako, the eldest grandchild of Emperor Akihito, caused […]

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For exiled novelist, Turkey ‘like 1930s Germany’

54 Views Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan, living in exile in Germany as she risks a life sentence on terror charges at home, thinks the writing is on the wall: her country is sliding into fascism. The award-winning author, still traumatised by the four months she spent in an Istanbul prison, warns that Turkey’s institutions are […]

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When Kamal and Vadivelu met Rajinikanth

30 Views “My eyes are just like yours,” G Thiyagu tells a boisterous little boy who tries to pull his sunglasses. He maintains his calm — imagine a random kid doing this to a strapping 40-year-old. Thiyagu is dressed like comedian Vadivelu — he’s in the famous ‘Dubai dress’ the actor sported in the movie Vetri […]

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