Picasso Painting Sells For $103 Mn In New York: Auction House

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Five works by the Spanish painter have now crossed the symbolic threshold of $100 million. New York, United States: Pablo Picasso’s “Woman sitting by a window (Marie-Therese)” sold Thursday for $103.4 million at Christie’s in New York, the auction house said. The painting, completed in 1932, was sold for $90 million, which rose to $103.4 … Read more

Poland wants to buy Marie Curie’s vacation house in France – Times of India

Poland wants to buy Marie Curie's vacation house in France - Times of India

Premier Mateusz Morawiecki said on Twitter this week that the house, on the southwest outskirts of Paris, is “part of Poland’s history.” AP Photo SAINT-REMY-LES-CHEVREUSE: Poland‘s prime minister says he’s given instructions for the government to buy a house in France where the Nobel-winning scientist couple Marie Sklodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie spent holidays and weekends … Read more

House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post – Times of India

House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post - Times of India

Liz Cheney. AP Photo WASHINGTON: House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. GOP lawmakers gathered privately in … Read more

US Working Closely With India On Covid Crisis: White House Official

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Continuing to work closely with Indian officials to identify continued needs, the official said. Washington: The US is working closely with India on its continued and emerging needs during the unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a top State Department official has said. While the assistance from the US government has been worth USD … Read more

California governor proposes $12 billion to house state’s homeless – Times of India

California governor proposes $12 billion to house state's homeless - Times of India

The nation’s most populous state county has an estimated 161,000 people experiencing homelessness, which is more than any other state. AP Photo SAN FRANCISCO: California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to “functionally end family homelessness” within five … Read more

Nepal Prime Minister Oli loses vote of confidence in House of Representatives

Image Source : PTI Nepal Prime Minister Oli loses vote of confidence in House of Representatives Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli lost a trust vote in the House of Representatives on Monday, in a fresh setback to the embattled premier seeking to tighten his grip on power after the CPN (Maoist Centre) led … Read more

Darjeeling’s Famous Glenary’s Opens Up Space For COVID-19 Safe House

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‘Queen of the hills’ Darjeeling has played host to momentous historical changes, having lived through the colonial times of days past to the perils of modern India. Through it all, one humble confectionery called Glenary’s has managed to create a confectionery stronghold that has maintained its charm for a mammoth 120 years and counting. The … Read more

Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

Image Source : AP Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer Former President Barack Obama’s dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media. News of Bo’s passing was shared by Obama and his wife Michelle on Instagram, where both expressed sorrow at the passing … Read more

Teachers union bosses visited White House for Jill Biden event ahead of CDC lobbying effort

Teachers union bosses visited White House for Jill Biden event ahead of CDC lobbying effort

The nation’s leading teachers unions were among the Biden administration’s first visitors to the White House, visitor logs show. First lady Jill Biden hosted American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president Randi Weingarten and National Education Association president Becky Pringle for a virtual event the day after President Biden’s inauguration – signaling the close ties between the administration and the unions. … Read more

Kashmir Charity Group Athrout Converts Haj House into 100-bed Covid Centre within 3 Days

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In view of covid-19 surge, Kashmir’s leading philanthropic organisation, Athrout, has set up a 100-bed Covid facility in a record three days’ time. Athrout collaborated with the Srinagar administration, and converted the Haj house building into a spacious 100- bed plus Covid facility in Srinagar, almost in tune with a new practice of using religious … Read more

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