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President Bill Clinton to Accept Legacy Award

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President Bill Clinton to Accept Legacy Award

President Bill Clinton will accept the Legacy Award at City Year’s 25th Anniversary Gala on May 22 at Boston Symphony Hall. City Year is honoring President Clinton for his extraordinary leadership of national service, his longtime support of City Year in the U.S. and his role in the founding of City Year South Africa. [ [...]

Former U.S. President Bush Honored with Ansary Prize

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Former U.S. President Bush Honored with Ansary Prize

George Washington’s Mount Vernon has awarded former President George H.W. Bush a new honor, the Cyrus A. Ansary Prize for Courage and Character. The award was presented to President Bush at a ceremony in Houston on March 28. The Ansary Prize recognizes a modern-day “Washington”—a leader whose record of service calls to mind the qualities [...]

Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Malala Yousafzai… Because Of Them We Can

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Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Malala Yousafzai… Because Of Them We Can

By releasing a series of images of children depicting these iconic women, past and present, a new campaign’s goal is to introduce young people to examples of excellence, while building their self-esteem. In commemoration of Women’s History Month, Because Of Them We Can announces its expansion by honoring women of achievement such as Susan B. [...]

President Obama Praises SciTech Kids at White House

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President Obama Praises SciTech Kids at White House

Gabrielle Nafie and Miles Pilchik, both 8, and their film Full S[T]EAM Ahead: How Technology Rocks the Classroom, were featured at the inaugural White House Student Film Festival, Friday. The film, narrated by Gabrielle and Miles shows how SciTech Kids afterschool, weekend and summer programs are rocking the classroom with STEAM programming. The kids along [...]

What Was Hillary Clinton’s Role in the Benghazi Attack?

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What Was Hillary Clinton’s Role in the Benghazi Attack?

A new OPSEC report announced Tuesday combines for the first time in a single document the findings of multiple official investigations and media reports about Hillary Clinton’s role before, during and after the attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi – an attack a bipartisan committee of U.S. senators called “preventable.” Breach of Duty: Hillary [...]

Corruption Case Against India’s Richest Man

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Corruption Case Against India’s Richest Man

The Delhi Government under a new political party – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) – today directed the Anti-Corruption Branch of the state government to register a report against the chairperson of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani, along with others. Ambani – who is the elder son of businessman Dhirubhai Ambani – is said to [...]

How It Was a PR Failure with Rahul Gandhi

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How It Was a PR Failure with Rahul Gandhi

By Rakesh Raman Meet Rahul Gandhi – the son of Sonia Gandhi, the son of Rajiv Gandhi, the grandson of Indira Gandhi, and the great grandson of Jawahar Lal Nehru. This is the only identity that Rahul Gandhi carries. And now with this identity, he is willy-nilly trying to become the Prime Minister of India [...]

Bill O’Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama

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Bill O’Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama

FOX News Channel’s (FNC) Bill O’Reilly will conduct a live sit-down interview with President Barack Obama during the FOX Super Bowl Sunday pregame show on Sunday, Feb. 2nd, beginning approximately at 4:30PM/ET. The interview will take place at the White House and cover an array of topics. Following the live interview, O’Reilly will conduct an [...]

10 Reasons I Like Sir Arvind Kejriwal

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10 Reasons I Like Sir Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal is being pooh-poohed by every aam aadmi (common man) of India for whom he formed his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). But I still like Kejriwal. By Rakesh Raman While explaining his law of gravity, the great scientist Sir Isaac Newton once said: “What goes up must come down.” But how much? Newton didn’t [...]

Mr. Obama, Will You Invite Narendra Modi to the U.S.?

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Mr. Obama, Will You Invite Narendra Modi to the U.S.?

A petition urges President Obama to look into the matter, as the U.S. government’s stand of denying visa to Narendra Modi is based on biased media information and contorted facts. By Rakesh Raman An online petition is urging President Barack Obama to invite the Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of an Indian political party BJP [...]

India’s Prime Minister Inaugurates Mumbai Airport

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India’s Prime Minister Inaugurates Mumbai Airport

After announcing his retirement from the post of Prime Minister (PM) after the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, India’s PM, Manmohan Singh seems to be on an inauguration spree. Close on the heels of inaugurating TCS Learning Centre in Thiruvananthapuram, he inaugurated Friday the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) Terminal 2 in Mumbai. He was supported [...]

Aam Aadmi Party or Too Many Crooks?

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Aam Aadmi Party or Too Many Crooks?

In all his harangues to woo the gullible voters of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal always maintained that he will never have any political tie-up with Congress and BJP because both the parties are equally corrupt. But see what he has done. By Rakesh Raman In India, politicians from all political parties belong to three breeds: Bad, [...]