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  • Know About Maldives' New President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
    With flags raised high and dancing on the streets, Maldives cheers for its new President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who defeated Abdulla Yameen in the 2018 presidential election to claim the title. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the elections with 134,616 votes. He registered the victory with the backing of a united opposition trying to oust Abdulla Yameen. His party struggled for visibility with the electorate and the media, but the outcome turned out to be favourable. Abdulla Yameen on Monday conceded defeat in elections, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in Maldives. The Indian External Affairs Ministry called for deepening country's partnership and ties with Maldives with a change in the leadership. "This election marks not only the triumph of democratic forces in the Maldives, but also reflects the firm commitment to the values of democracy and the rule of law," the statement said.
  • Mukesh Ambani Walks Daughter Isha At 'Fairytale' Engagement Party
    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha's reported engagement ceremony in Italy saw many candid moments of India's richest family, photos and videos of which are being widely shared on social media. The stunning lakeside venue in northern Italy's Lake Como, with mountains in the backdrop, set stage for what looked a fairy-tale event.
  • Top Scientist KN Vyas Appointed As Atomic Energy Commission Chief
    Renowned scientist Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas has been appointed the secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy and chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, according to an official order issued on Tuesday.
  • Yusaku Maezawa: Former Wannabe Rock Star With A Love For Art And Travel
    Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, confirmed as SpaceX's first Moon tourist, is a former wannabe rock star now worth $3 billion with a penchant for pricey modern art as well as space travel.
  • Top Court Verdict Has Brought Me Peace Of Mind, Says Ex-ISRO Scientist
    Hours after the Supreme Court ordered that a former ISRO scientist be given Rs 50-lakh compensation for the harassment and mental torture meted out to him in a purported case of espionage, he accused certain Kerala police officers of fabricating the charges against him without getting any of the -fundamentals- right.
  • Justice Ranjan Gogoi: From Dibrugarh To The Next Chief Justice Of India
    Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is all set to become the next Chief Justice of India, has come a long way from Dibrugarh in Assam to reach the top position of judiciary - the first person from the Northeast to do so.
  • Alibaba's Next Boss: Man Who Turned Jack Ma's "Tractor" Into "Boeing 747"
    Both in personality and skillset, Alibaba's Daniel Zhang will herald a new era for the Chinese e-commerce giant when he takes over full leadership from charismatic founder Jack Ma
  • Jack Ma: From English Teacher To One Of The World's Richest Men
    Jack Ma was a cash-strapped Chinese entrepreneur and former English teacher when he convinced friends to give him $60,000 to start a Chinese e-commerce firm called Alibaba in 1999
  • Pakistan's New President Has An India Connect - Jawaharlal Nehru
    Pakistan's newly elected President Dr Arif Alvi shares an interesting connection with India as his father was a dentist to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, according to the short biography of the President on the website of his Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party.
  • Satyadev Narayan Arya: Journey From RSS Activist To Haryana Governor
    Satyadev Narayan Arya was sworn in as the Governor of Haryana in a simple ceremony held at Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on August 25. Krishna Murari, the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, administered the oath of office to Satyadev Narayan Arya, according to an official release.
  • Satya Pal Malik, 1st Career Politician To Be J&K Governor Since 1967
    New Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik will be the first career politician to be appointed to the position in the last 51 years, indicating a change in the strategy of the centre which has so far relied on former bureaucrats to run show in the troubled state.
  • Watch Master Orator Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Five Memorable Speeches
    Former Prime Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at Delhi's AIIMS hospital on Thursday. One of India's most charismatic politicians, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was known for his oratory and speeches that were known for their poetic flourish and dry wit.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Mission In Life Was Said To Be Building Peace With Pakistan
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a statesman and pragmatist, orator and poet, a man of peace and conviction. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a towering nationalist who softened the often sharp edge of his party's politics with sophisticated inclusiveness, earning him the sobriquet "ajaat shatru" or the man with no enemies.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee: The 3-Time PM Who Captivated India With His Oratory
    In 1957, a first-timer's debut speech in parliament so impressed then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru that he predicted, while introducing the young politician to a foreign dignitary, "this young man will one day become prime minister". Atal Bihari Vajpayee did so, thrice.
  • As Pop Star Madonna Turns 60, A Look At Her Scandalous Moments
    Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence.

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