Archives for May 2014
By Surekha Vijh
WASHINGTON DC: A literary voice, who showed the world the beauty and power of words, admired globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights became silent on May 28. Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Angelou’s first name Maya means “illusion” or the material world in Sanskrit and the name was shared by Gautama Buddha’s mother,
LAYYAH (Pakistan): A cross-border friendship that started on the Internet soon turned into love, making an Indian lady doctor to come to Layyah and marry the love of her life after leaving everything behind.
The couple tied the knot after the bride-to-be converted to Islam, the religion of the groom-to-be,
By Subhash K Jha
MUMBAI: Super-rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is on to another league, literally. On Thursday evening, he kick-started his Global Fighting Championship (GFC) which Yo Yo, with his habitual enthusiasm described as the “mother of all boxing events.”
The who’s who of Dubai descended on World Trade Center for the event.