India-Israel ties much stronger than one UN vote: Envoy

New Delhi, Jan 12 : The India-Israel relationship is much stronger than one vote in the UN, Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said on Friday, referring to New Delhi’s vote against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “The question is if it will influence our relationship or if it […]

Cigar box autographed by Fidel Castro sells for $27,000

Miami, Jan 12 : A box of premium Cuban cigars autographed by Fidel Castro was sold at auction for $26,950, Boston-based RR Auction said on Thursday. The box contains 24 hand-made Trinidad Fundadores cigars and retains the original seal, the auction house said. Castro (1926-2016) presented the box in March 2002 to philanthropist Dr. Eva […]

SC notice to Kerala CM in graft case

New Delhi, Jan 11 : The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and others on a CBI plea against their discharge in the SNC-Lavalin corruption case. A bench of Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer also stayed trial in the case pertaining to an agreement with Canadian firm […]