Droupadi Murmu: Former Teacher, Tribal Leader, Now Presidential CandidateAsian News International | Friday June 24, 2022, New Delhi
Droupadi Murmu, the first woman tribal leader to file her nomination for the top constitutional post of the country, is a seasoned politician from Odisha coupled with an extensive background in the field of academics.
10 Years After "Gangnam Style", South Korean Rapper Psy Reflects On LifeAgence France-Presse | Wednesday June 08, 2022, Seoul
Ten years after "Gangnam Style" became a global phenomenon, South Korean rapper Psy is living his best life - proud of his "greatest trophy" and free from the pressure of repeating that unprecedented success.
Texas Gunman Was Bullied At School, "Lashed Out Against Peers": ReportsEdited by Akhil Kumar | Wednesday May 25, 2022, New Delhi
Ramos reportedly dropped out of school after repeated bullying. "He missed long periods of high school, classmates said, and was not on track to graduate with them this year," a report said.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Child Of War To Two-Term WHO ChiefAgence France-Presse | Tuesday May 24, 2022, Geneva
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is guaranteed to secure a second term as WHO chief, describes himself as a man of peace, shaped by a childhood in war.
Delhi's New Lt Governor's Is First Non-Bureaucrat To Get The Job: 5 PointsEdited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday May 23, 2022, New Delhi
Vinai Kumar Saxena was named Delhi's new Lieutenant-Governor on Monday, days after Anil Baijal resigned from the post citing "personal reasons".
Meet Australia's New PM "Albo": A Pragmatic With Working-Class CredentialsReuters | 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'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 AheadPress 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 MinisterAgence 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 SchoolPress 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 PointsPress 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 HousePress 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 PMEdited 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"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 PoliticsPress 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.