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Winners And Losers From UK Government Reshuffle

Winners And Losers From UK Government Reshuffle

Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 15, 2021, London

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday carried out a major reshuffle of his government, replacing his foreign secretary and giving his former nemesis a key role.

Everything About SpaceX's All-Civilian Space Crew Headed For Orbit

Everything About SpaceX's All-Civilian Space Crew Headed For Orbit

Reuters | Wednesday September 15, 2021

The quartet of private citizens who make up the Inspiration4 team, poised to make history aboard a SpaceX rocketship as the first all-civilian crew launched into orbit, may appear at first glance to be everyday people, but they are far from ordinary.

Who Is Bhupendra Patel? 5 Points On New Gujarat Chief Minister

Who Is Bhupendra Patel? 5 Points On New Gujarat Chief Minister

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday September 12, 2021, New Delhi

Fifty-nine-year-old MLA Bhupendra Patel was named the next Gujarat Chief Minister at a meeting of BJP legislators on Sunday, a day after the unexpected resignation of Vijay Rupani.

Taliban's Mohammad Hasan Akhund New Afghan PM, Abdul Baradar Deputy

Taliban's Mohammad Hasan Akhund New Afghan PM, Abdul Baradar Deputy

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 07, 2021, Kabul

Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday announced key posts for their new government, after the hardline Islamists seized control of the country and ousted the previous regime last month.

Swedish Pop Group ABBA Are Back With A New Album After Nearly 4 Decades

Swedish Pop Group ABBA Are Back With A New Album After Nearly 4 Decades

Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 02, 2021, London

Swedish pop icons Abba on Thursday announced that they are releasing a new album as well as putting on a show featuring digital avatars.

"I Was Lucky": Afghan Pop Star Breaks Down, Recounts Kabul Escape

"I Was Lucky": Afghan Pop Star Breaks Down, Recounts Kabul Escape

Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Tuesday August 24, 2021, New Delhi

Afghanistan pop star Aryana Sayeed, who fled from Kabul after her country was taken over by the Taliban, said she is "heartbroken" to see the condition of all those left behind and "disappointed because Afghanistan has been let down by the world."

Kalyan Singh, BJP Veteran Under Whose Watch Babri Masjid Was Demolished

Kalyan Singh, BJP Veteran Under Whose Watch Babri Masjid Was Demolished

Press Trust of India | Saturday August 21, 2021, Lucknow

The defining moment in Kalyan Singh's life was the fall of Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992. Just hours after mobs of kar sevaks demolished it, Singh quit as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh owning moral responsibility.

On Rajiv Gandhi's Birth Anniversary, Interesting Facts About The Former Prime Minister

On Rajiv Gandhi's Birth Anniversary, Interesting Facts About The Former Prime Minister

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday August 19, 2021

Rajiv Gandhi's 77th Birth Anniversary: Rajiv Gandhi liked Western and Hindustani classical music, and was passionate about photography. Read on for more such interesting facts.

Ashraf Ghani, Expert On Failed States Who Watched His Government Collapse

Ashraf Ghani, Expert On Failed States Who Watched His Government Collapse

Reuters | Sunday August 15, 2021, Kabul

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani prided himself on being one of the foremost global experts on failed states, only to watch his administration collapse.

"We're More Than One Team...": Twitter India Head's Farewell Post

"We're More Than One Team...": Twitter India Head's Farewell Post

Sunday August 15, 2021

Twitter India chief Manish Maheshwari, who has been given a new US-based role, posted several photos with his colleagues at the social media giant's office in a farewell thread.

"Musical Ambassador" Carnatic Maestro's Journey Recalled At US Congress

"Musical Ambassador" Carnatic Maestro's Journey Recalled At US Congress

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 10, 2021, Washington

Describing Avasarala Kanyakumari as a wonderful musical ambassador, a top Indian-American lawmaker has said the top-ranking violinist shared the beauty of the Carnatic tradition with music lovers all over the world.

Louis Vuitton's Bernard Arnault Unseats Jeff Bezos As World's Richest

Louis Vuitton's Bernard Arnault Unseats Jeff Bezos As World's Richest

Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is no longer the world's richest person - that spot has been taken by Bernard Arnault, Chairman and Chief Executive of Louis Vuitton, according to Forbes real-time billionaires list.

Grit, Guavas, <i>'Chak De'</i> Songs: Meet 'The Wall' Of Indian Women's Hockey

Grit, Guavas, 'Chak De' Songs: Meet 'The Wall' Of Indian Women's Hockey

Written by Shonakshi Chakravarty | Friday August 06, 2021, Jodkhan, Haryana

Driving out around five hours north-west of Delhi, when the landscape sheds all pretence of the urbane and starts resembling something straight out of the movie Dangal or Sultan, is the home of one of India's newest sports stars.

"Gave Arjuna Award Money To Treat Mother": The Lovlina Borgohain Journey

"Gave Arjuna Award Money To Treat Mother": The Lovlina Borgohain Journey

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday August 03, 2021, Baromukhia (Assam)

"She gave her Arjuna Award prize money for the treatment of her mother's kidney transplant," Tiken Borgohain told NDTV as he recounted his daughter Lovlina's fights outside the ring that were far tougher than those inside it.

"Glass Ceilings Will Disappear": Woman Cop Rises To Top Rank In Rajasthan

"Glass Ceilings Will Disappear": Woman Cop Rises To Top Rank In Rajasthan

Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Monday August 02, 2021, Jaipur

Nina Singh, a 1989-batch IPS officer of Rajasthan cadre, has become the first woman in the state to rise to the Director General rank, the highest in the police force.