Explained: What is the Hagia Sophia?

News: Turkey’s highest court has allowed for the conversion of the nearly 1,500 year-old Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque. Facts: Hagia Sophia: It is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum located in Istanbul,Turkey. It was built in 537 AD(Byzantine architecture) during the… Continue reading Explained: What is the Hagia Sophia?

Sushma asks U.S. for Iran oil import waiver

The Government of India has urged the United States to continue waiver on sanctions for India on import of Iranian crude oil after the May 2 deadline was imposed by the U.S. administration. India has also emphasised that it would not be easy for India an alternative source for 23.5 million tonnes of oil,which is… Continue reading Sushma asks U.S. for Iran oil import waiver