Jared Kushner adds to glitter of desert town Jaisalmer
Saturday, November 24, 2018, 8:21 AM
US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner arrived in Jaisalmer on Thursday for the high-profile wedding of an Indian magnate he met at Harvard, adding to the glitter of the tourist town known for its 'golden' fort and luxury campsites in the Thar desert. Suryagarh's website offers top-end accommodation for about Rs 1lakh per night. The fund focuses on Latin America, India and China.
Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 5:36 PM
Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan passed away on Saturday aged 80 at a hospital in Switzerland. The diplomat from Ghana had worked to combat HIV, especially in Africa, and had advocated the expansion of the UN Security Council. He also served as a UN special representative tasked with resolving the conflict in Syria.