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Who Will Be the Next UN Secretary-General?

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Who Will Be the Next UN Secretary-General?

Three days of informal briefings came to an end Thursday after nine candidates for the position of the next United Nations Secretary-General answered all together some 800 questions from the UN membership and the public on how, if selected, they would lead the world body. The current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was appointed for a second [...]

Exhibition of Presidential Cars Opens at National Mall

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Exhibition of Presidential Cars Opens at National Mall

The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced Monday that its second Cars at the Capital exhibition on the National Mall in Washington, DC will feature two iconic presidential automobiles. These are: President Taft’s 1909 White Steam Car, the first White House limousine; and the 1962 Willys ‘Jeep’ CJ-6 President Reagan used at the Reagan Ranch in [...]

John Kerry to Discuss Trans-Pacific Partnership

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John Kerry to Discuss Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Pacific Council on International Policy will host a foreign policy address by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on April 12, 2016, at an event in downtown Los Angeles. Secretary Kerry will discuss the national security opportunities of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. “Those of us in Los [...]

India to Record Over 7% Economic Growth: Arun Jaitley

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India to Record Over 7% Economic Growth: Arun Jaitley

The Finance Minister of India, Arun Jaitley, says that despite adverse global headwinds, India is all set to record a growth of 7–7.5%. Jaitley was speaking at The Growth Net event that started in New Delhi Thursday. In his remarks at the opening plenary session, Jaitley said that India is a high growth market and [...]

NATO Secretary General to Meet Barack Obama

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NATO Secretary General to Meet Barack Obama

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg will visit the United States from Monday 4 April to Thursday 7 April 2016. On Monday, according to a NATO statement, Stoltenberg will meet with the President of the United States, Barack Obama at the White House. He also will have meetings with other senior U.S. Government officials. On Tuesday, [...]

What Narendra Modi Says About Nuclear Terrorism

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What Narendra Modi Says About Nuclear Terrorism

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, made an intervention Friday during the dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama, on the theme of nuclear security threat perceptions. Appreciating the US President for putting the spotlight on nuclear security, Modi said he had, by doing so, done great service to global security. Referring to the [...]

What Narendra Modi Tells the People of Bihar

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What Narendra Modi Tells the People of Bihar

After facing a crushing defeat in the recent assembly election in Bihar, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is still trying to woo the Bihar voters. Today, Modi greeted the people of Bihar, on Bihar Diwas. “बिहार के स्थापना दिवस पर बिहार के सभी लोगों को मेरी शुभकामनाएं। Bihar Diwas greetings to the people of Bihar,” [...]

Is Narendra Modi Scared of Rahul Gandhi?

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Is Narendra Modi Scared of Rahul Gandhi?

By Rakesh Raman Those who have seen the formidable image of India’s Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat would find it difficult to digest the Congress claim that Modi is scared of Rahul Gandhi. Congress said Friday that Modi seems to be in the grip of ‘Rahul phobia,’ [...]

President Obama Dances with a 106 Year Old Woman

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President Obama Dances with a 106 Year Old Woman

Virginia McLaurin, 106 years old and a Washington, D.C. resident, had always dreamed of visiting the White House. Last week, the White House reports, her dream came true. She not only visited the White House, but also had the chance to dance with the President and First Lady. “I thought I would never live to [...]

Is Arvind Kejriwal an Enemy of Delhi?

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Is Arvind Kejriwal an Enemy of Delhi?

As Arvind Kejriwal and his team of ministers lack administrative skills, they have completely failed to manage the government affairs. By Rakesh Raman As Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is a highly incompetent and morally corrupt man, he has failed to do anything good for the people of Delhi. During the past about one year [...]

What Is India’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy?

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What Is India’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy?

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, inaugurated the Counter-Terrorism Conference 2016 Tuesday at Jaipur, a city in India. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that terrorism is undoubtedly the single gravest threat that humanity is facing today. Terrorism is a global threat which poses an unprecedented challenge to all nations. No cause can justify [...]

Exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi Opens in India

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Exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi Opens in India

On the 68th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Saturday, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State for Tourism and Culture in India inaugurated a 25-panel Exhibition titled ‘Mohan se Mahatma Tak.’ It is based on the evolution of Gandhi from a mere ‘Monia,’ his childhood name to Mahatma highlighting his experiences and struggles that [...]