The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been a flashpoint in partisan politics and a focus of Wall Street's ire since its inception a decade ago.
Often described as austere and even robotic, Social Democrat Olaf Scholz nonetheless managed to inspire German voters in this year's election with a campaign that played on his reputation as a safe pair of hands.
Eminent Indian-American mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, has been jointly selected for the inaugural Ciprian Foias Prize in Operator Theory by American Mathematical Society (AMS).
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, in his book, tells the dramatic story of his life and work including the extraordinary events that took place during his tenure as a judge in the Supreme Court and subsequently the Chief Justice of India.
Twitter's new chief executive Parag Agrawal has tweeted a photo of him and his predecessor Jack Dorsey, on the day the social media giant announced it has appointed a new CEO.
Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform's technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.
Parag Agrawal, 37, an IIT-Bombay graduate, has replaced Jack Dorsey as the new Twitter chief executive officer, becoming the youngest CEO in top 500 companies. The Board of Directors unanimously appointed him as the new CEO.
Virgil Abloh had been battling a rare, aggressive form of cancer for over two years.
Social Democrat Magdalena Andersson, who quit just hours after becoming first woman elected Sweden's prime minister, is a "bulldozer" who faces tough battle fending off an unprecedented challenge by right-wing and far-right in next year's election.
Noted historian-writer and Padma Vibhushan Babasaheb Purandare died on Monday. He was 99.
Two teenage brothers from India urged world leaders to act against climate change after winning a prestigious global children's award on Saturday for tackling pollution from household waste in New Delhi.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and her partner Asser announced their wedding on social media today.
"I find old people to be very negative and I am the person who always likes to be amid positive people. So, all my friends are aged between 18-45 years," 67-year-old Mohinder Singh Bharaj says over phone while on his way from Kanyakumari to Nashik
He was matinee icon Rajkumar's son, of course, but Puneeth Rajkumar was also the "Powerstar" who moved out of his father's long shadows to glitter in the arclights as Kannada cinema's most bankable, highly paid actor.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday received a standing ovation from EU counterparts at her final European summit after 16 years as the bloc's most influential leader.