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- Sharp right turn of poll trends
Who would have thought that Geert Wilders, one of the longest sitting members of the Dutch parliament, would one day be in a pole position to aspire to the post of prime minister of the Netherlands? But that's precisely the perch to which last Wednesday's snap election elevated the far right, vocally Islamophobic weirdo.
- I feel responsible, motivated to bring back England to where it has been for a long time, says skipper Buttler
Ahead of England's first ODI against West Indies, England skipper Jos Buttler said that there is a lot of exciting new talent in the team and he will personally take the responsibility to bring back the Three Lions to the previous days of glory following a disastrous World Cup campaign in India.
- First Woman officer takes command of an Indian Navy ship
On Friday, Admiral R Hari Kumar, the Chief of the Naval Staff, announced a historic milestone as the Navy appointed its first woman commanding officer for a naval ship. Speaking at a press conference ahead of Navy Day, Admiral Kumar highlighted the significant impact of the Agnipath scheme, emphasizing its transformative role.
- New Zealand: 3 Khalistan supporters sentenced for plot to kill Kiwi radio host Harnek Singh
Three Khalistan supporters have been sentenced for the attempted murder of popular Auckland-based radio host Harnek Singh, who has been vocal against the ideology of Khalistan, The Australia Today reported.
- "Thank you, Dubai": PM Modi shares glimpses of COP28 Summit
After participating in the Conference of Parties-28 (COP28) in Dubai on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a video of the COP28 and reiterated his commitment to work together for a better planet.
- US appeals court rejects broad immunity claim for Trump in Jan 6 violence case
A federal appeals court in the US has rejected a broad assertion of immunity for former President Donald Trump over the January 6 violence at the White House, where his supporters attempted to thwart the certification of his election loss to Joe Biden, The New York Times reported on Friday.
- Congress President Kharge directs in-charges, observers to monitor vote counting in five election states
Ahead of the five state assembly election results, All-India Congress Committee (AICC) president Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday directed all five incharges and observers of the election states to keep an eye on the counting of votes.
- Tamil Nadu cops search ED office after officer 'caught red-handed' while taking bribe
A team of Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) officers conducted raid at the Enforcement Directorate sub-zonal office in Madurai after an ED officer named Ankit tiwari was caught "red-handed" while taking bribe. The raids continued throughout the Friday night and expected to continue on Saturday as well.
- "Gujarat key to $5 trillion goal"
Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the first time on 13 September 2021. After the massive victory of the BJP in the assembly elections of 2022, he was sworn-in as Gujarat's 17th Chief Minister on 12 December 2022.
- Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hits Bangladesh
An earthquake, of magnitude 5.6 on the richter scale, struck Bangladesh on Saturday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) reported.
- India may become the leader of the renewed International Non-Aligned Movement
In the context of growing military and political instability in the world, many states and governments are facing the problem of national security, sovereignty, and non-involvement in military conflicts. The invasion of the Russian Federation into Ukraine is probably a marker not only of the lack...
- Misplaced Muscularity
Two key negotiators had signed a Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements or the 'Oslo Accord' on 13 September 1993. They were Israeli Prime Minister Yitzak Rabin and the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) representative, Mahmoud Abbas. Rabin conceded that they had...
- Prez, VP, Shah, Dalai Lama, others greet PM Modi on his 71st birthday
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Amit Shah, Cabinet ministers, state governors, chief ministers and opposition leaders to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama and BJP president JP Nadda, all greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of his 71...
- Day after family of 4 burnt in Jodhpur, Cong MLA Divya Maderna questions own govt about law and order
A day after a family of four, including a six-month-old child were killed and their bodies put on fire by unidentified persons in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, none other than a Congress MLA Divya Maderna tweeted, in which she can be heard saying her convoy has been attacked and she feels uncomfortable....
- A Roundtable on the War
The war in Ukraine started four months ago. According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, it has already caused the death of more than 4,500 civilians and forced almost five million people to leave their homes and become refugees. These numbers do not include...
- "As Simple..as Extraordinary" and a "Symbol of Resilience", PM Modi writes an emotional note on mother Heeraben's 100th birthday
PM Modi writes for his mother: On his mother, Heeraben's 100th birthday the Prime Minister penned an emotional blog expressing how his mother has been his greatest teacher who gave him the biggest lessons for his lifetime. By penning an emotional note on the occasion of his mother's birthday, the...
- Anatomy of Research~I
The term, research, has of late come in tremendous vogue globally. A staunch admirer of the present times would surely view this as a clear testimony in support of the populist branding of the present age as a 'knowledge society'. Likewise, while the whole world used to know the word, university,...
- Education Derailed
The recent Health Ministry directive reducing the cut-off qualifying percentile for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET )-Post Graduate (PG) 2023, from fifty to "zero" across all categories, exposes the sorry state of medical education because the affected students, who had scored 'zero'...
- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launches Global Movement for peace & togetherness
Amidst rousing welcome in foreign countries since last month, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation which began its mission on May 2nd in Miami, Florida announced to hold a global movement for peace and togetherness across cities and countries including 24 cities of the US till May 19....
- Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away after prolonged illness, PM Modi and other leaders express condolences
Senior BJP leader and two-time Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh passed away at a Lucknow hospital on Saturday....