Jokha Alharthi becomes the first Arabic-language writer to win Man Booker International Prize 2019

Jokha Alharthi from Oman became the first Arabic-language writer to win the Man Booker International Prize this year for her novel Celestial Bodies, translated by Marilyn Booth. Jokha Alharthi has written two novels, two short story collections and a children’s book besides Celestial Bodies, which is originally written in Arabic. Her works have been translated…

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Is Ghee healthier than Butter

Right from a food connoisseur to a homemaker, one question that often pops up while cooking is what is better ghee or butter. No wonder, it seems like a small question, but can often change the entire nutritional aspect of the dish. So, we thought of comparing the nutritional value of both butter and ghee….

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Simple Habits That Helps You Become Happier

Simple Habits That Helps You Become Happier Never miss a great story. Get updates on exclusive stories of the day. Okay, I’m in No need to share your contact details Darielle Britto | Last updated on – May 21, 2019, 13:30 ISTShare fbsharetwsharepinshare 01/8Here’s how you can be happy every day Happy is an emotion…

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Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands

ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay (Reuters) – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself. Community leader Cornelia Flores (C) poses for a photograph with community…

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Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times

(Reuters) – I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102. Pei, whose portfolio included a controversial renovation of Paris’ Louvre Museum and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

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