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Grain ship to dock in Ukraine, leave for Africa 

The ship, Brave Commander, would take more than 23,000 metric tons (27,500 short tons) of grain and export it to Ethiopia through Djibouti.

published on : 12th August 2022

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong granted special presidential pardon

Lee is currently standing trial in a separate accounting fraud case involving the 2015 merger of Samsung affiliates.

published on : 12th August 2022

Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Singapore for Thailand after short-term visit pass expires: Report

It did not say where the former leader was headed but the Thai foreign ministry, as well as a source in Colombo, said Wednesday he was seeking a new safe haven in Thailand.

published on : 11th August 2022

Sri Lanka introduces bill to clip presidential powers

He said the text of the draft of the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution was changed after the ouster of former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

published on : 11th August 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar sworn in as 14th Vice President of India 

BJP president J P Nadda described Dhankhar as a first-generation lawyer fully equipped in administrative capacity.

published on : 11th August 2022

Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar visits Raj Ghat ahead of swearing in 

Dhankar's oath ceremony will take place at 12.30 pm in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

published on : 11th August 2022

Bandi cites RTI replies, says TRS govt not allowing BCs to prosper

In a statement here, Sanjay cited the replies to the RTI queries raised by him on the funds spent on the welfare of BCs.

published on : 11th August 2022

CoA files contempt petition against Patel, pleads to bar him from football-related activities

The petition also said that the "government has been misled by the state associations, as have FIFA-AFC who are ignorant of the duplicitous role being played by Mr Patel".

published on : 10th August 2022

Sri Lanka's anti-govt protest that ousted President Rajapaksa ends after 123 days uprising 

"Our campaign for a system change would continue, although we ended our campaign here at this site," Vidarshana Kannangara, another activist said.

published on : 10th August 2022

FBI raid on former US president Donald Trump's home ignites political firestorm

The FBI move marked a stunning escalation of legal probes into the 45th president and comes as he is weighing another White House run.

published on : 10th August 2022

US inflation likely to stay high even as gas prices fall  

President Biden has already pointed to falling gas prices as a sign that his policies such as releases of oil from the nation's strategic reserve are helping combat the higher costs. 

published on : 10th August 2022

Reduce prices of fuel and essentials, get our vote, women tell BJP State president

The educated youth in Lingojigudem informed Sanjay that pharma firms were polluting the land, water and air in the village, rendering agricultural lands unsuitable for farming.

published on : 10th August 2022

Blinken meets South Africa leader Ramaphosa, heads to Congo 

The cordial meeting did not mask the differences between the US and South Africa over Russia's war in Ukraine. South Africa has remained neutral on the war.

published on : 9th August 2022

Biden to sign USD 280 billion CHIPS act in bid to boost US over China

"We are going to invest it in America," Biden said on Friday. "We're going to make it in America. We're going to win the economic competition of the 21st century in America."

published on : 9th August 2022

Kenya in close presidential election amid prayers for peace 

The election is considered close, and East Africa's economic hub could see a presidential runoff for the first time.

published on : 9th August 2022

Witty one-liners of Venkaiah Naidu are famous: PM Modi says in farewell speech to Vice President

Narendra Modi on Monday said that the outgoing Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu's term in office may end but his experience will continue to guide the nation for years to come.

published on : 8th August 2022

Ex-rebel Gustavo Petro takes oath as Colombian president in historic shift

Gustavo Petro, a former member of Colombia’s M-19 guerrilla group, won the presidential election in June by beating conservative parties that offered moderate changes to the market-friendly economy.

published on : 8th August 2022

Colombia's first-ever leftist president Gustavo Petro swears in

The former senator, 62, takes over from the deeply unpopular Ivan Duque for a four-year term during which he will enjoy support from a left-leaning majority in Congress.

published on : 7th August 2022

Taiwan president appeals for international support to halt escalation of Chinese military drills

Multiple Chinese planes and ships were detected around Taiwan Strait and some of them have crossed the median line, said the defence ministry on Saturday.

published on : 7th August 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes, becomes India's new Vice President

Defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes; two TMC MPs defy party decision to abstain, cast vote

published on : 7th August 2022
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