The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Mughlai food has a history of over 500 years of delicious dishes. When Babur came to India, he was fascinated by the country’s cuisine and the large variety of spices available.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ‘The rules of diplomatic law constitute a self-contained régime which, on the one hand, lays down the receiving State’s obligations regarding the facilities, privileges and immunities to be accorded to diplomatic missions and, on the other, foresees their possible abuse by members of the mission and specifies the means at the disposal of the receiving State to counter any such abuse.’ — United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran (United States of America v. Iran)(Iranian Hostages Case) (ICJ,1980)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will pay a two-day visit to Mongolia from 25 April at the invitation of her Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Thursday. 

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - There are more than a dozen pensioners among my dear ones whose yearly anxiety begins from about the time of Durga Puja. Yes, November approaching, they’ll have to submit life certificates to their banks, in order to keep their livelihood uninterrupted.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The obsession with GNP-maximising model of development has led to the neglect of important social, ecological and spiritual issues which can prove very costly and harmful.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - As the peace-wind starts sweeping across the Korean Peninsula with the first of the formal Inter-Korean summit talks scheduled to be held on April 27 at the border village of Panmunjom, expectations are high for an enduring peace in the peninsula after an ominously disturbing phase in 2017 in the wake of North Korea’s serial missile blasts.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev has stirred up a hornet’s nest by virtually giving a clean chit to Pakistan on the issue of terrorism, much to the disbelief of policy-makers and strategic experts in India.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) -  The global warming is not only causing melting of glaciers in the uninhabited cold desert of Antarctica but it is also gradually pushing several living organisms towards extinction. This is what experts observed during the 13-day Antarctica Expedition hosted by Robert Swan, Climate Force and The Explorer’s Passage.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The first laser was in the microwave region, and was called the maser. Lasers, which are the same thing in the optical region, were developed soon after, but they outpaced the maser in applications and specialisation.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The recent spate of bank scams has brought the top management of many banks ~ both private and public ~ into the crosshairs of investigative agencies.