International

  • UAE and India discussing settling non-oil trade in Rupees

    The United Arab Emirates is in early discussions with India to trade non-oil commodities in Indian rupees, Minister for Foreign Trade Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi said in World Economic Forum, Davos. The minister said other countries, including China, had also...

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • Vietnam President Nguyen Xuan Phuc announces resignation

    Vietnam President Nguyen Xuan Phuc resigns The continuous anti-corruption campaign has prompted President Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam to announce his resignation. In Vietnam, the anti-corruption campaign has resulted in the dismissal of several ministers. Two of President Phuc's deputy...

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • India-Bangladesh Friendship pipeline to begin supplying diesel

    India-Bangladesh Friendship pipeline to begin supplying diesel The India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline (IBFPL) would begin supplying diesel to Bangladesh on an experimental basis in June of this year, according to State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid. Buy Prime Test Series for...

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • Indian-American attorney Janani Ramachandran becomes first LGBTQ woman of colour city council

    First LGBTQ woman of colour city council A 30-year-old Indian-American attorney, Janani Ramachandran has emerged as the youngest and the first queer woman of colour to take oath as the Oakland City Council member in the U.S. state of California....

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • Aruna Miller becomes Maryland’s first Indian-American Lieutenant Governor

    Aruna Miller has scripted history by becoming the first Indian-American politician to be sworn in as the Lieutenant Governor in the state of Maryland, adjoining the US capital. Aruna, 58, a former delegate to the Maryland House, made history when...

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • UN General Assembly adopts Indian Co-sponsored Resolution on ‘Education For Democracy’

    The United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) adopted a resolution titled ‘Education for Democracy’ that reaffirms the right of everyone to education. The resolution, which was co-sponsored by India, recognises that “education for all” contributes to the strengthening of democracy. The resolution...

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern announces resignation

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, a global figurehead of progressive politics, shocked the country. She was re-elected for a second term in 2020, the victory buoyed by her government’s “go hard and go early” approach...

    Published On January 19th, 2023
  • India announced the donation 12,500 doses of pentavalent vaccines to Cuba

    Pentavalent vaccines to Cuba India has announced donation of 12,500 doses of pentavalent vaccines to Cuba. Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi announced this during her official visit to Cuba. This was her first visit to Cuba. During...

    Published On January 18th, 2023
  • IMF Bailout, India to back Sri Lanka’s Debt Restructuring Plan

    India will support Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring plan as the island nation looks to trim its huge public expenditure to win approval for a crucial bailout from the International Monetary Fund. India formally notified that it would support Sri Lanka’s...

    Published On January 18th, 2023
  • UN Declares Pakistan Based Abdul Rehman Makki a Global Terrorist

    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has listed Pakistan-based terrorist Abdul Rehman Makki as a global terrorist. Makki is the brother-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. The development comes after India last year slammed China after...

    Published On January 17th, 2023