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President Barack Obama Not Welcomed in India

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President Barack Obama Not Welcomed in India

The U.S. President Barack Obama may be coming under the title of a chief guest in India, most are not ready to welcome him here. By Rakesh Raman The U.S. President Barack Obama, who will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi on January 26, had to cancel his visit [...]

Peña Nieto’s First White House Visit as the President of Mexico

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Peña Nieto’s First White House Visit as the President of Mexico

President Obama met Mexican President Peña Nieto and his delegation in the White House on Tuesday. The meeting marked Peña Nieto’s first White House visit as the President of Mexico. “It’s appropriate that our first meeting of the year is with one of our closest allies, neighbors, and friends,” President Obama said. The two Presidents [...]

India’s Top Award for Atal Behari Vajpayee. So What?

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India’s Top Award for Atal Behari Vajpayee. So What?

Indian government has handpicked a former Prime Minister (PM) of India Atal Behari Vajpayee, 90, for the country’s top civilian award Bharat Ratna (Jewel of India). President of India Pranab Mukherjee said today from the official Twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan that he is pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. After holding [...]

Indian PM Narendra Modi Plans to Quit. अब अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं

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Indian PM Narendra Modi Plans to Quit. अब अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं

While at present India doesn’t have any political leader in any political party who is suitable to run the country as Prime Minister, Modi’s retirement will be a sign of solace for Indians. By Rakesh Raman Achhe din anne wale hain (Good days are coming) was a Hindi-language slogan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) [...]

Who Will be the Next Dalai Lama?

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Who Will be the Next Dalai Lama?

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama believes that no one is currently suitable to replace him after his death. Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, led a movement in the 1950s for Tibet’s independence from China. But China had crushed the attempt in 1959 and Dalai Lama escaped to find refuge in India. Today, in [...]

Portraits in Leadership: Interviews with Congresswomen

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Portraits in Leadership: Interviews with Congresswomen

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), a girl leadership development organization, announced Monday the release of a new video series called Portraits in Leadership. In an intimate and candid series of profiles, Girl Scouts across the country conducted interviews about leadership and life lessons with their female representatives in the United States Congress. They asked [...]

Arun Jaitley Opens India Economic Conclave

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Arun Jaitley Opens India Economic Conclave

Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister of India, inaugurated ET NOW’s 2nd India Economic Conclave Saturday. The day long conclave themed – ‘India: The Giant Awakens’ had four sessions that brought together people from the Indian industry, policy makers, institutional investors, and civil society leaders. They included Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, and [...]

Hillary Clinton Speaks About the Deaths of African-American Men

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Hillary Clinton Speaks About the Deaths of African-American Men

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered the keynote address at the 10th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. Speaking at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Secretary Clinton discussed the importance of continued economic and social progress for women, calling for paid leave, equal pay for women, and affordable childcare. “To chart a path [...]

President Obama to Light the National Christmas Tree

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President Obama to Light the National Christmas Tree

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation have announced that President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 4 at the 92nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President’s Park, one of America’s 401 national parks. Co-hosted [...]

Hillary Clinton Goes Live for Women’s Conference

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Hillary Clinton Goes Live for Women’s Conference

The 10th annual Massachusetts Conference for Women has announced that a keynote address by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be streamed live on the Conference website, on December 4, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST. The 2014 Conference will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The nonpartisan, [...]

Green Growth Strategy for Developing Countries

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Green Growth Strategy for Developing Countries

Former Indonesian President and current President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, brought to agreement a shared strategy for GGGI’s approach to green growth in developing countries for 2015-2020. Prior to adopting the new GGGI strategy, Dr. Yudhoyono was officially elected by the GGGI Assembly and Council to [...]

President George W. Bush to Sign a Portrait of My Father

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President George W. Bush to Sign a Portrait of My Father

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, President George W. Bush will visit Bentonville’s Walmart Supercenter to sign his new book titled 41: A Portrait of My Father. Stated to be a unique and intimate biography, 41 covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush’s life and career and shines new light on him. You can [...]

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