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Portugal's Antonio Guterres officially elected as UN secretary general

Portugal's former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was on Thursday appointed as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations by the General Assembly. The 193 member states of the powerful......

New UN chief has an Indian connection

'Antonio Guterres takes over as the UN secretary-general with tremendous goodwill as the process of his election was without the usual horse trading and compromises.''We have every reason to......

Is Canadian PM the COOLEST world leader ever?

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal party won the general election in October in a conclusive victory. Since then, the 43-year-old has been busy showing the world why he's the best......

Rahul ropes in master strategist to get rid of '3M's in UP 2017

Political strategist Prashant Kishor, who played a key role in victories of Narendra Modi-led BJP in general elections and the Janata Dal-United-Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress alliance in Bihar, on......

Modi, Kejriwal to face-off in Varanasi again

Just as they did during the general elections of 2014, Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal will clash in Varanasi on February 22 when the two of them will attend the celebrations of the birth......

Builders sitting on Rs 70k-cr unsold inventory

Experts attribute this to new launches in anticipation of a demand revival after the 2014 general elections The country’s top listed real estate companies reported nearly Rs 70,000 crore (Rs......

In blow for Cairn, court rules no exporting of crude till India turns self-sufficient

In a blow to Cairn India Ltd, a plea of the UK-based Vedanta group company to export its share of crude oil from Barmer oil field in Rajasthan was on Tuesday rejected by the Delhi high court......

The 3 factors holding back Modi's 'Achche Din' for all

India’s rising GDP may have propelled the middle class to become richer, buy new cars, travel around the world and build assets, but it further pushed the economically disadvantaged and poor......

Why Modi is batting for GST roll-out

The prime minister is aware that whatever be its consequences, a new taxation regime cannot be launched closer to the general elections in 2019. Thus, any date after April 2017 for the launch of......

Shirke set to be elected unopposed as BCCI secretary

Current secretary Ajay Shirke is all set to be elected unopposed at the 87th Annual General Meeting of the BCCI scheduled to be held on Wednesday. In fact a senior BCCI functionary confirmed that......

Thakur set to become youngest BCCI President

Anurag Thakur is set to be unanimously elected as the BCCI's youngest President in the Board's Special General Meeting (SGM) in Mumbai on Sunday, replacing Shashank Manohar who quit the position to......

BCCI calls SGM to elect new chief on May 22

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has called for a Special General Meeting on May 22 in Mumbai to elect its new president following the resignation of Shashank Manohar. "Yes, we have the......

Quote-unquote: Infantino promises 'to bring FIFA back to football'

Selected quotes from Swiss Gianni Infantino's first news conference after the former UEFA general secretary was elected president of scandal-hit world soccer's governing body FIFA on Friday:......

FIFA election to go ahead but Blatter told to stay away

IMAGE: Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou (centre) and acting secretary general Markus Kattner (right) arrive for the CONCACAF meeting in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday. Photograph: Arnd......
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Samajwadi stares at split as Yadav power struggle worsens

Akhilesh Yadav Lucknow, Oct 23 In dramatic tit-for-tat in Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party on Sunday, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ousted... ...

Telugu Desam leader and former legislator Sithakka today lashed out at TRS Chief K Chandrasekhar Rao and his family members for amassing wealth... ...
Family feud out in open, Akhilesh sacks Shivpal; Mulayam expels Ramgopal Yadav

Shivpal Yadav said he was not worried about being dropped from the government and declared that the state Assembly elections would be fought under... ...
Pak court releases 3 'R&AW agents' for lack of evidence

23 October 2016, Karachi, Agencies Three Pakistani men, alleged to be 'spies' of India's external intelligence agency R&AW, have been... ...
Here is why the state of voting in the US is a complete mess

Voting equipment used in the US include optical scan paper ballot systems, direct recording electronic systems, ballot marking devices and systems... ...

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