Category: World

EAM S Jaishankar and others pay respect to former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj on her death anniversary

“Fondly remember Sushma Swaraj ji on the anniversary of her passing away. In our thoughts, so many times in so many ways,” EAM S Jaishankar wrote on Twitter and shared a heartwarming picture. Several Union ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Assam chief Himanta Biswa Sarma among others on Saturday paid tributes to former Union

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak wins over voters in TV debate

Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak confided in an audience of Conservative Party members in a face-to-face televised debate with rival Foreign Secretary Liz Truss in a leadership contest to elect a new Tory party leader and British prime minister. 10 on “Sky News” brought the finalists face-to-face with Conservative members who are entitled to vote in

Union Cabinet approves country’s NDC, converts PM’s ‘Panchamrit’ into climate goals

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved India’s Nationally Determined Contributions or Updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for reporting to the United Nations Climate Change Framework Convention (UNFCCC). The updated NDC seeks to enhance India’s contribution towards strengthening global action to combat the threat of climate change as mutually agreed under

World Bank: Indermeet Gill will be the second Indian to become the Chief Economist after Kaushik Basu

New Delhi: Indermit Gill will be the second Indian after Kaushik Basu to become the Chief Economist of the World Bank, the international financial institution that provides loans to middle and low-income countries. . Basu headed the World Bank’s premier post between 2012 and 2016. Two other prominent Indian economists – Raghuram Rajan and Gita

Protests across the country in Bangladesh over attack on Hindus

Hindu Sangbad, a Bangladesh news agency, wrote on Twitter, “There was a peaceful protest by Shahbagh and various Hindu organizations across the country against the barbaric radical jihadi attack on Hindus in Narail Sahapara.” Earlier, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said that the government will ensure strict action against those who disturb communal harmony in

Know who’s Dinesh Gunawardene, the new PM of Sri Lanka, whose parents fought in India’s freedom struggle

Seventy-two-year-old Dinesh Gunawardene is the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. The Leader of the House in Parliament took oath as the Prime Minister on Friday. He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Education in the previous Gotabaya-Mahinda government. President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is facing heavy public opposition to his elevation as head of