• July 23, 2017
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Articles by Balaram Menon

  • Top 10 pictures of the day: Thursday
    Jul 20, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Gulf News brings you the best images from around the world within the past 24 hours
  • Will and Kate’s pre-Brexit charm tour
    Jul 20, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Prince William and his wife Kate embark on a three-day visit to Germany billed as a “charm offensive” by local media
  • Afghan girls compete at Robot Olympics
    Jul 20, 2017 Balaram Menon
    A team of Afghan girls competed in an academic robotics competition in the US after American officials agreed to allow them to enter the country despite initially denying them visas
  • Top 10 pictures of the day: Wednesday
    Jul 19, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Gulf News brings you the best images from around the world within the past 24 hours
  • Where hyenas spark admiration, not fear
    Jul 18, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Hyenas roam the streets of the ancient walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia every night, seeking scraps of meat to drag to the nearby caves. But residents are not afraid. A family chosen by the town to feed the animals is not daunted by the task despite the dangers that are associated with coming into close quarters with such wild animals.
  • Tourists flock to Cambodia’s newest world heritage site, the 16th and 17th century forest temple of Sambor Prei Kuk after it was recently added to the U.N. cultural organisation’s heritage list
  • Counting the swans on the River Thames
    Jul 18, 2017 Balaram Menon
    The annual count of swans belonging to Queen Elizabeth II has begun on the River Thames
  • Big films to hit UAE cinemas this week
    Jul 18, 2017 Balaram Menon
    A sneak peek into what's showing in theatres across the UAE this weekend
  • UAE top 10 movie countdown
    Jul 17, 2017 Balaram Menon
    A look at the top 10 movies showing across the UAE during the weekend as provided by VOX Cinemas
  • Heart-warming images show a wild lioness nursing a baby leopard, a first of a kind sighting deemed as an extremely rare event
  • Top 10 pictures of the day: Monday
    Jul 17, 2017 Balaram Menon
    Gulf News brings you the best images from around the world within the past 24 hours
  • Running of the bulls, Thai style
    Jul 17, 2017 Balaram Menon
    The race is the highlight of an annual rice planting festival in Chonburi province
  • Roger Federer cruised to his record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday, beating Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 in a one-sided contest
  • It’s a race of laughter, false starts and wild bottle waving: New York’s Diaper Derby sees 30 infants battle it out for glory in a three-metre crawling contest
  • Protests that started 50 years ago in a west side Detroit neighbourhood would grow into a riot and later a conflagration that threatened to swallow entire city blocks
  • Elephants being translocated in Malawi
    Jul 16, 2017 Balaram Menon
    About 500 elephants are being translocated from Majete Game Reserve and Liwonde to Nkhotakota Game Reserve to increase the animal population in the reserve which officials say will boost tourist attraction in the country’s Central region