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Meet Australia's New PM "Albo": A Pragmatic With Working-Class Credentials

Meet Australia's New PM "Albo": A Pragmatic With Working-Class Credentials

Reuters | Saturday May 21, 2022, Sydney

Anthony Albanese, who is set to be Australia's next prime minister, is a pragmatic leader from a working-class background who has pledged to end divisions in the country.

Boxer Nikhat Zareen's Journey From Spat With Mary Kom To 'World Champion'

Boxer Nikhat Zareen's Journey From Spat With Mary Kom To 'World Champion'

Press Trust of India | Friday May 20, 2022

None other than legendary MC Mary Kom had asked in 2019, 'who is Nikhat Zareen'? Cut to 2022, the Telangana boxer is a world champion.

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Back As Lanka PM, Has Major Challenges Ahead

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Back As Lanka PM, Has Major Challenges Ahead

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 12, 2022, Colombo

Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka's new prime minister, who has been in Parliament for 45 years, has made a remarkable come back nearly two years after his United National Party (UNP) was routed and failed to win a single seat.

Ranil Wickremesinghe Returns As Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Ranil Wickremesinghe Returns As Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 12, 2022, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka's prime minister for the sixth time on Thursday, though the veteran politician has never completed a full term in office.

Indian-American Named Dean Of Stanford University's Climate Change School

Indian-American Named Dean Of Stanford University's Climate Change School

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 11, 2022, Houston

Arun Majumdar, Indian-American material scientist, engineer and professor, has been named the inaugural dean of Stanford University's new school that focuses on climate change and sustainability.

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande Is First Engineer To Be Army Chief: 10 Points

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande Is First Engineer To Be Army Chief: 10 Points

Press Trust of India | Monday April 18, 2022, New Delhi

Lt General Manoj Pande will take charge as the next Army Chief after incumbent General MM Naravane retires on April 30. Currently serving as the Vice Chief, he will become the first officer from the Corps of Engineers to take charge of the Army.

"Super-Talented" Vedant Patel "Helps President Every Day": White House

"Super-Talented" Vedant Patel "Helps President Every Day": White House

Press Trust of India | Friday April 08, 2022, Washington

In a rare gesture, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday praised her Indian American assistant Vedant Patel, describing him as "super-talented".

A Profile Of Shehbaz Sharif, Who May Become Pak PM

A Profile Of Shehbaz Sharif, Who May Become Pak PM

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday March 31, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif tabled the no-confidence motion against Khan's government in the National Assembly on Monday.

Jada Pinkett Smith: Key Facts About Star Who is Among "100 Most Powerful"

Jada Pinkett Smith: Key Facts About Star Who is Among "100 Most Powerful"

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday March 28, 2022

Since May 2018, Jada Pinkett Smith has been hosting talk show Red Table Talk on Facebook Watch. She was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2021.

Baby Rani Maurya: Former Uttarakhand Governor Enters Active Politics

Baby Rani Maurya: Former Uttarakhand Governor Enters Active Politics

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

An influential Jatav leader, Baby Rani Maurya last year resigned from the Uttarakhand governor's post, taking a plunge into active politics.

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Danish Azad Ansari is the only Muslim face in new Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath.

Yogi Adityanath Leads 'Under 50' Chief Ministers, 5 Out Of 6 Helm States Without Dynasty

Yogi Adityanath Leads 'Under 50' Chief Ministers, 5 Out Of 6 Helm States Without Dynasty

Asian News International | Friday March 25, 2022, New Delhi

The flock of 'under 50' Chief Ministers is growing in size, with the monk-turned-politician Yogi Adityanath leading the pack of the younger generation of leaders at the helm of as many as six states in the country.

'Congress' The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

'Congress' The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

An influential OBC leader and currently the BJP Uttar Pradesh unit president, Swatantra Dev Singh was named Congress Singh by his parents.

"Bulldozer Baba" Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

"Bulldozer Baba" Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

A poster boy for Hindutva, saffron-robed Yogi Adityanath was considered a rabble-rouser and often accused of making provocative remarks against Muslims.

AK Sharma: A Close Confidante Of PM Modi, Now A Minister In Yogi Adityanath Government

AK Sharma: A Close Confidante Of PM Modi, Now A Minister In Yogi Adityanath Government

Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2022, Lucknow

Considered a close aide of PM Narendra Modi, Arvind Kumar Sharma kicked off his political innings after taking voluntary retirement from the Indian Administrative Service and became a member of the UP Legislative Council.