Chinese-American pride celebrated in 150th anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad

Chinese-American pride celebrated in 150th anniversary of Transcontinental Railroad

The historic Big Boy No. 4014 steam locomotive idles before the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad at Ogden Union Station in Ogden, Utah, U.S. May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester PROMONTORY, Utah, May 11 (Reuters) – Connie Young Yu says that when her parents joined a delegation of fellow Chinese-Americans attending a […]

Temple Run: Tirupati temple sits on over 9,000 kg gold reserves

Temple Run: Tirupati temple sits on over 9,000 kg gold reserves

Facade of Tirumala Venkateshwar garbhagriha in the background. (Photo Courtesy: Nikhil B/Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)) Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The worlds richest Hindu temple at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh is sitting on pure gold reserves of over 9,000 kg, officials said. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of the famous Sri […]

The real ‘King and I’ – the story of new Thai king’s famous ancestor

The real ‘King and I’ – the story of new Thai king’s famous ancestor

A statue of Thailand’s 19th century King Mongkut or Rama IV, who is the great-great grandfather of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, is pictured near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand May 1, 2019. King Maha Vajiralongkorn is scheduled to be officially crowned as Thailand’s monarch in a grand coronation ceremony. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar BANGKOK, May 3 (Reuters) […]

In Thailand, a white elephant fit for a new king

In Thailand, a white elephant fit for a new king

A family have a photo taken with Plai Ekachai, 33, who will become first “white” elephant to be discovered under the reign of King Rama X, also known as Maha Vajiralongkorn, in Maha Sarakham, Thailand April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun MAHA SARAKHAM, Thailand, May 1 (Reuters) – A large portrait of Thailand’s King Maha […]

Debt resolution process should aim at keeping a company alive

Debt resolution process should aim at keeping a company alive

A Jet Airways passenger aircraft takes off from the airport in Ahmedabad, August 12, 2013. REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo By Amit Kapoor IANS As Jet Airways temporarily suspended its operations after its debt resolution plans hit a roadblock and lenders refused to disburse emergency funds, the airline joined a litany of Indian businesses that have gone belly […]

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