May 2020

Donald Trump

Coronavirus came from China, US is not going to take it lightly, says Donald Trump The deadly coronavirus came from China and the US is not going to take it lightly, President Donald Trump said. “It came from China. We…

KP Sharma Oli

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli raises border dispute with India to repay China for saving his government New Delhi: India and Nepal share a unique relationship of friendship and cooperation by open borders and people to people contact. Nepal, however, has…

Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand’s prime minister floats ‘four-day week’ as a way to help the economy The four-day workweek has been touted as a way to improve work-life balance. Now it’s getting a boost from New Zealand’s leader, who recently raised the idea as…

Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President Abbas says accords with Israel, US are void Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday that his administration considers all agreements signed with Israel and the United States null and void, after Israel declared it would annex parts…

Tsai Ing-wen.

Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule, asserts independence Taipei: Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its “one country, two systems” offer of autonomy, president Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China’s sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage…

Jyoti Kumari

Girl, Who Pedalled 1200 km in 7 Days During Lockdown, to be Called For Trial by Cycling Federation In what could be a life-changing opportunity, the cycling federation will invite 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari to appear for a trial next month,…

Rajiv Gandhi

Remembering former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 29th death anniversary, PM Modi pays tribute May 21 marks a sad day in the history of Indian politics. A day that will never be forgotten. On this day, twenty-nine years back,…

Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan is India’s nominee for lead role in WHO, takes over on Friday Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is leading the country’s battle against Covid-19 in the country, will be India’s nominee to be the next WHO Executive Board chairman, people familiar with the…

Nikki Haley

US should end reliance on China: Nikki Haley The coronavirus pandemic has underscored the need for the United States to move away from its reliance on communist China, Indian American Republican politician Nikki Haley said on Tuesday. “While Beijing has…

David Malpass

World Bank says Covid-19 to push 60 mn into poverty; announces $160 bn assistance to 100 countries WASHINGTON: The coronavirus pandemic is expected to put over 60 million people into extreme poverty globally, the World Bank has said as it…