Gitanjali ‘Song offerings”

Rabindranath Tagore Translated by the Author from the original bengali The India Society, London, 1912 Song Offerings A collection of prose translations made by the author from the original Bengali With an introduction by W. B. YEATS to WILLIAM ROTHENSTEIN INTRODUCTION A few days ago I said to a distinguished Bengali doctor of medicine, ‘I know no German, yet if a translation of a German poet had moved me, I would go to the British Museum and find books in English that would tell me something of his life, and…

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Israel demands to ceasefire against Hamas

Israel has reportedly accepted an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Hamas after the latest round of violence in Gaza. At least two Palestinian teenagers were killed by Israeli air raids on Saturday after Israel launched what it called the most powerful daytime attack on Gaza since the 2014 war. The attacks were in response to border protests and rocket fire into Israel by Hamas. Israel’s government has demanded a halt to flaming kites flown by Palestinians that have burned thousands of hectares of Israeli land but have not caused any deaths. The mentioned deal was…

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Bangladesh : Islamists Fired lovers for kissing in public

The photo — a dreamy scene of two lovers kissing in the monsoon rain — went viral in Bangladesh almost immediately after photojournalist Jibon Ahmed posted it on his Facebook page Monday. Many on social media reacted positively to the photo’s moment of unselfconscious joy — something rare these days on the campus where it was taken, the University of Dhaka, roiled by protests and violent incidents in recent months. Three conservative students were suspended this month for allegedly assaulting two students for holding hands. But others in Bangladesh —…

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Rank of the countries by GDP growth rate in 2018

This article includes a list of countries and dependent territories sorted by their real gross domestic product growth rate; the rate of growth of the value of all final goods and services produced within a state in a given year. The statistics were compiled from the IMF World Economic Outlook Database with the vast majority of estimates corresponding to the 2018 calendar year.  Rank Country Real GDP growth rate (%) 1  Bangladesh 9.938 2  Ethiopia 8.464 3  China 8[3] 4  Cote d’Ivoire 7.632 5    Nepal 7.499 6  Iraq 7.234 7  India 7.2[4] 8  Canada 7.146 9…

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Europe faced most hottest weather for first time

Scorching temperatures in Portugal and southern Spain aided by a wave of heat from North Africa are expected to rise even further this weekend. Portugal’s heatwave is expected to bring temperatures close to Europe’s record of 48C (118F). The temperature hit 44C (112,F) in the tourist attraction town of Evora in Portugal, where Sky’s Katie Spencer has been reportng from. She said the central square was a “ghost town” with people staying out of the sweltering sun. Eight places across the centre, south and east of the country have already…

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