• March 24, 2018
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Articles by Balaram Menon

  • Pakistanis are celebrating the National Day with a military parade that’s showcasing short- and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones and other hardware. Troops, including female soldiers, marched past a stand with political and military leaders.
  • Hundreds of Pakistani expatriates gather in their consulate and embassy premises in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to celebrate the country's 78th National Day
  • Iraq faces the titanic task of rebuilding its second largest city from the ruins of war
  • Two astronauts, a cosmonaut and a ball set to be used in the forthcoming football World Cup in Russia blast off for a two-day flight to the International Space Station
  • Fourth snow storm hits US Northeast
    Mar 22, 2018 Balaram Menon
    The fourth significant snow storm in three weeks slams the US Northeast, canceling thousands of flights, closing schools and shutting federal offices just as spring begins
  • Former Pakistan opener Kamran Akmal knocked a quickfire half century to take defending champions Peshawar Zalmi into the Pakistan Super League final with a 13-run victory over Karachi Kings in Lahore
  • An expedition to magical Antarctica
    Mar 21, 2018 Balaram Menon
    Reuters photographer Alexandre Meneghini travels to Antarctica to get a close-up look at seals, penguins and the glacial beauty
  • US President Donald Trump welcomes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman as a friend and great investor
  • Russian forces distribute aid to residents evacuated from Ghouta
  • Title-holders Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators in the first eliminator by one run with a last-ball thriller in Lahore as the third edition of the Pakistan Super League returned home. The first 31 matches of the league were held in Dubai and Sharjah.
  • A passenger bus careened off a winding, dirt road and fell into a ravine south of the Philippine capital, killing 19 people and injuring 21 others
  • Top 10 pictures of the day: Tuesday
    Mar 20, 2018 Balaram Menon
    Gulf News brings you the best images from around the world within the past 24 hours
  • What's new at UAE cinemas this week
    Mar 20, 2018 Balaram Menon
    A sneak peek into what's showing in theatres across the UAE this weekend
  • Pictorial: Putin through the years
    Mar 19, 2018 Balaram Menon
    A pictorial look into the life and times of Russian President Vladimir Putin as he extends his 18-year rule with a sweeping victory
  • Hundreds of spectators watch as buildings are illuminated during the official opening of the ‘Luminale’ light festival in Frankfurt
  • The Pantanal is the largest wetland on the planet located in Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, spanning across 170,500 square kilometers of area and is home to more than 4,000 species of plants and animals. But with industrialised agriculture encroaching deeper and deeper into former wilderness, that fragile water network is now under serious threat.