Meeting Of Senior Officials Of BIMSTEC Held
A special meeting of Senior Officials of the Bay of Bengal Initiatives for Multi-Sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was held in Kathmandu today. The meeting also agreed to recommend a theme “Towards a peaceful, Prosperous and Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region” for the Summit.
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul: Nobel Prize Winner Dies At 85
Nobel Prize-winning British author V S Naipaul has died at the age of 85. Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul who was born in Trinidad wrote more than 30 books and won the Nobel Literature Prize in 2001.
Israel Opens Visa Application Centre In Kolkata
Israel has opened a Visa Application Centre in Kolkata for tourists from West Bengal and the northeastern states to encourage more Indian travelers to visit that country. It recently announced a reduction in visa fees to INR 1,100 rupees from its previous 1,700 charged from Indians.
Nasa Launches Parker Solar Probe To ‘Touch Sun’
On Sunday,The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) blasted off a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.