• June 29, 2017
    Last updated 16 minutes ago

Articles by Balaram Menon

  • A look at Bollywood’s best and brightest stars in action this week
  • Top 10 pictures of the day: Thursday
    Jun 08, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Gulf News brings you the best images from around the world within the past 24 hours
  • Apple debuts the HomePod speaker and shows off new Siri, iPad Pro, a music speaker and home assistant at the Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose
  • Pride at stake as regional rivals India and Pakistan clash at Birmingham in the Group B match of Champions Trophy
  • The Moscow metro: A mix of old and new
    Jun 01, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Moscow’s metro is one of the busiest and most visually stunning underground systems in the world. It is a tourist site in its own right.
  • Meet the ant-hunters of Singapore
    Jun 01, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Shining their flashlights into the darkest corners of Singapore, a small group of ant hunters searches for an elusive winged insect. With luck, they will find a queen ant to lay eggs and start a colony under the watchful eye of a collector.
  • An Indonesian hamlet dubbed ‘the rainbow village’ after being given a makeover in a kaleidoscope of colours is attracting hordes of visitors and has become an internet sensation
  • Pictures: Narendra Modi in Germany
    May 30, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Modi, on a Berlin visit kicking off a four-nation Europe tour, pledged India’s commitment to democracy and a strong European Union
  • The month of Ramadan around the world
    May 30, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Muslims across the world mark the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and prayers
  • The life of John F. Kennedy
    May 30, 2017 Balaram Menon
    A look at the life of the 35th president of United States as the country marking the centennial of his birth
  • Obama and Merkel reunite
    May 26, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Former US President Barack Obama meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a discussion on democracy in Berlin, making his first speech in Europe since leaving office
  • Inside India’s new luxury train
    May 26, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Indian trains are notorious for being rickety but Tejas, with wifi and entertainment, hopes to change all that
  • Viyan Amir wins Miss Iraq 2017 crown
    May 26, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Viyan Amir from Baghdad is crowned as the Miss Iraq 2017 during the pageant held in the country’s capital
  • Ramadan preparations around the world
    May 26, 2017 Balaram Menon
    More than 1.5b Muslims around the world from Syria to Indonesia and Egypt to Pakistan get ready to mark the holy month
  • Sachin: A Billion Dreams is a film based on the life of cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar
  • Taiwan forces simulate an invasion by China as part of live-fire war games against a backdrop of rising tensions with Beijing