New Delhi (Sputnik): Priyanka Chopra Jonas – who from being an ordinary middle class Indian girl went on to become one of the most popular women in the world, has once again encouraged girls to stop fitting into glass slippers, when they can go and shatter glass ceilings.
New Delhi (Sputnik): In 2019 on 14 February, a suicide bomber belonging to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad rammed a convoy of troops on a main highway in Jammu and Kashmir, killing 40 members of India's paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
New Delhi(Sputnik): Usain Bolt, who has been one of the fastest athletes on the planet, still holds the world record in the 100m, 200m and 4X100 Relay races. The Jamaican sprinter won as many as 8 medals at the Olympics while emerging as world champion 11 times.
It emerged on Thursday that British regulators are probing the chief executive of Barclays –one the country’s largest banks – over his relationship with the disgraced millionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of trafficking hundreds of young women and underage girls for sex.
The EU uses its financial wealth as a means to meddle in Israel's politics by financing left-wing NGOs, says an Israeli think-tank. While Brussels' conduct is legal, the attention it gives Israel raises questions as to the European Union's true intentions.
In a twist of grim irony, the 59-year-old Iraqi immigrant and father of seven, who instituted a sadistic reign of religious terror within his family, was previously praised for “fighting extremism” and running his mosque with “zero tolerance for extremism”.
The January equestrian competitions in Amsterdam have prompted fierce criticism from Dutch animal welfare activists. Dutch equestrian sport legend Albert Voorn and longtime horse trainer and clinician Hector Carmona have explained what's behind the sport's degeneration and how the problem should be addressed.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A financier of the Daesh terror group*, who has raised over 25 million rubles ($3.94 million) for the needs of terrorists, has been detained in the Moscow region, the Russian Federal Security Service said on Friday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Unmanned aerial vehicles are being increasingly used for a variety of purposes, for security reconnaissance to farm operations and even to provide relief to natural calamity-hit areas. The Indian Air Force, which is often pressed into relief operations, has been weighing its options amid various manufacturers of UAVs.
Artist Shane Balkowitsch's plans to make a 210 cm tall mural of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg in the capital of North Dakota, Bismarck, were previously put on ice following social media threats of boycotts and possible vandalism.
Lexus and Vovan, a duo of Russian YouTubers, are notorious for their pranks of Western politicians and celebrities. They’ve recently launched a show called ‘Stars Save the Earth’, in which they play tricks over the phone posing as Greta Thunberg and her father.
India witnessed widespread protests against a controversial citizenship law, in some cases violent, as in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, 18 people lost their lives during protests. The government had vowed to invoke stringent provisions of the law to deal with protesters.
Small-time Angolan-born celebrity Isabel Pereira has effectively ended her career in two seconds in a conversation involving Jews.
The US president’s comments come as Democratic presidential hopeful and former Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has risen to second place in his party’s nomination race, following Senator Bernie Sanders in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.
US President Donald Trump is reportedly seeking to strike a much-anticipated trade deal with the post-Brexit United Kingdom before the final stage of his 2020 presidential re-election campaign kicks off.
As of Thursday, the number of registered Wuhan coronavirus infections topped 63,851 while the death toll from the disease outbreak has risen to 1486.
CAIRO (Sputnik) – The Sudanese Prosecutor General’s Office said that several members of the Egypt-based Muslim Brotherhood group had been detained over plotting terror attacks across the country, media reported.
The incident reportedly occurred earlier this week in the eastern part of Russia's capital city. A local tech staffer, working at a state-run municipal company, was apparently outraged by the boss's extreme financial underestimation of his professional skills.
The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has presented a large-scale, highly-elaborate and extremely expensive plan envisaging a mammoth effort to refocus the nation's military for new types of combat challenges.
Tensions between former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and US President Donald Trump escalated again this week after the former criticized the president’s handling on a number of issues, including the questionable legal maneuver of firing Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman for his testimony in Trump's impeachment.