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Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

‘We were chosen because we represent diversity’ – New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern on terrorist attacks at Mosques Jacinda Ardern, PM of New Zealand, photo supplied Our Web Desk By making a historic statement after the brutal terrorist attacks at two mosques in her country, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has become cynosure … Continue reading Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Mr. Sunil Arora today assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. The new CEC sought support from “all the stakeholders” for conducting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. President Ram Nath Kovind had on November 27 appointed Arora in the post. He will have a nearly two … Continue reading Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

The former cricket hero, Imran Khan, who rose to shine winning the cricket World Cup title for Pakistan in 1992, is now the Pakistan’s new Prime Minister. He is the 22nd PM of Pakistan Once popular for his exceptional fast bowling and great all-rounding talent, Imran, 65, has made a mark at the political pitch, … Continue reading Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

Khan the King,  A New Innings

By AJ Philip The success of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in the just-concluded elections in Pakistan is proof that, ultimately, it is perseverance that pays. Twenty-two years after he formed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice), he has emerged as the hope of Pakistan (Land of the Pure). True, Khan did not get a clear … Continue reading Khan the King,  A New Innings

Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

  Our Correspondent Renowned Indian classical musician in the Hindustani classical music tradition, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan has been selected for prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. Ghulam Mustafa Khan is among three personalities who have been chosen for the prestigious award which is announced today. Others are Illaiyaraja musician from Tamil Nadu and Parameswaran Parameswaran (Literature … Continue reading Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

RAHUL GANDHI, a Profile

Rahul Gandhi has taken the mantle of Congress party at crucial juncture. It has to be seen how he emerges victorious facing onslaught of communal forces. By Andalib Akhter Marking a generational change Rahul Gandhi on Saturday ( December 16,2017) took over as the new President of India’s oldest political party, the Congress. The process … Continue reading RAHUL GANDHI, a Profile

ARJAN SINGH: END OF A GLORIOUS ERA

THE MARSHAL OF THE INDIAN AIR FORCE ARJAN SINGH     The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh breathed his last today (Sep 16) at he Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi. He was 98. He was admitted to the hospital following a cardiac arrest. Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC … Continue reading ARJAN SINGH: END OF A GLORIOUS ERA

Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani A Akhter On August Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services appointed Mr. Nandan Nilekani as the Non Executive Chairman of the Board. Nilekani, a successful entrepreneur and investor has played a pivotal role in India’s transition to a digital economy. Among his many achievements, Mr Nilekani … Continue reading Nandan Nilekani

PROFILE- NEW PAK PM SHAHID ABBASI

AMN Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of PML-N’s was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 1, 2017. He was elected by the lawmakers of Pakistan national Assembly bagging 221 votes to become the successor to ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Though he will be an interim PM for 45 days, he will have … Continue reading PROFILE- NEW PAK PM SHAHID ABBASI

Profile of President of India Ram Nath Kovind

Mr Ramnath Kovind was sworn in as the 14th President of India on July 25, 2107. He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Justice J S Khehar at a special function held at the Central hall of Indian Parliament. A lawyer, veteran political representative and long-time advocate of egalitarianism and … Continue reading Profile of President of India Ram Nath Kovind

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

Accusing the BJP of only playing politics over the Ram Mandir issue, the West Bengal chief minister said her g ...

J&K: Former IAS Shah Faesal launches political party

The new party has been named Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement and its dominant slogan would be Ab Hawa Ba ...

BJP’s Pramod Sawant to be sworn in as Goa CM today

2 Allies Get Deputy Posts     Panaji Former Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly and BJ ...

SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

Biratnagar (Nepal) A confident India is fully geared up to face Bangladesh in the semi final of the SAFF Wo ...

PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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