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Former Maldives President to embark on a solidarity visit to Sri Lanka from today

The delegation include Vice President Faisal Naseem, cabinet members and MPs of Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) of which Nasheed is the leader. MDP won the parliamentary elections in April with three-fourth majority and Mr. Nasheed was chosen the speaker last month. The visit is primarily aimed at showing solidarity with Easter Sunday attacks and is being arranged upon the invitation ... Read More »

PM Modi holds delegation level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Bishkek to participate in the 19th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. Prime Minister Modi, left on Thursday morning for Kyrgyzstan not flying through Pakistan airspace. Prime Minister Modi will be addressing the plenary session of the SCO Summit where he will presenting his vision for the regional cooperation and development through the SCO fourm.   ... Read More »

Greek PM to ask President Pavlopoulos for early election

Tsipras’ office said the prime minister would visit President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday afternoon. After his left-wing party’s poor performance in the European Union election two weeks ago, Tsipras said he would request the dissolution of the Greek parliament to trigger a vote for its replacement. The government wants it held on July 7. A regularly scheduled election is not ... Read More »

U.S. President Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP

The Generalized System of Preference (GSP) is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries. “I have determined that India has not assured the US that it will provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets. Accordingly, it is appropriate to ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari sworn in for second term as president

The 76-year-old leader was sworn in on Wednesday amid tight security in the Nigerian capital Abuja. He did not make a speech during the low-profile event attended by members of the diplomatic community. Buhari, a former military ruler, won 56 percent of the votes to defeat his main challenger, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in ... Read More »

PM Modi seeks blessings of Former President Pranab Mukherjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met former President Pranab Mukherjee and sought his blessings during a meeting. Prime Minister said that meeting Pranab Da is always an enriching experience. His knowledge and insights are unparalleled. He is a statesman who has made an indelible contribution to our Nation. WhatsApp Facebook Twitter PM Modi seeks blessings of Former President Pranab ... Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Narendra Modi as PM 

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister of India. President requested Narendra Modi to advise him about the names of others to be appointed members of the Union Council of Ministers and indicate the date and time of the swearing-in-ceremony to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.   PM Narendra Modi was formally ... Read More »

Cyril Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s President

Cyril Ramaphosa, the head of the African National Congress, was sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president after being elected unopposed by Parliament following the sixth general elections this month. The 66 year old Ramaphosa swore allegiance to the Constitution in the presence of thousands of dignitaries and citizens at the swearing in ceremony in the capital, ... Read More »

President invites NDA parliamentary party leader Narendra Modi to form Govt

He requested PM Modi to advise him about the names of others to be appointed members of the Union Council of Ministers and indicate the date and time of the swearing-in-ceremony to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. WhatsApp Facebook Twitter President invites NDA parliamentary party leader Narendra Modi to form Govt appeared first on Udaipur News | Udaipur Latest News | ... Read More »

Joko Widodo elected President of Indonesia for second term

The elections commission has said Widodo and his vice-presidential running mate Ma’ruf Amin won the election by a 55.5 percent to 44.5 percent margin over Subianto and Sandiaga Uno.  The commission was expected to announce the official results of the April 17 poll tomorrow. But amid fears about unrest and street demonstrations in response to the final count, the final tally ... Read More »

Indonesian President, wins 2nd term

New Delhi, May 21 (Udaipur Kiran): Indonesia’s Joko Widodo has been re-elected as president of the world’s third-largest democracy, beating his rival Prabowo Subianto, a retired general. The commission was expected to announce the official results of the April 17 poll on Wednesday in the Southeast Asian nation of 260 million.Tensions have been high in Jakarta, as police have arrested ... Read More »

U.S. President Trump unveils merit based immigration system

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans. Trump’s plan is aimed at trying to unite Republicans ahead of the November 2020 presidential and congressional elections. In new policy, Trump proposed a shift to a “merit-based” system ... Read More »

Cannes Film festival: Indian delegation meets President of Film France

The Cannes Film Festival is the star attraction for film buffs all over the world. This edition is also witnessing the efforts by the Indian delegation to project India as a preferred destination for foreign film makers. The Indian delegation held a meeting with film officials from across the globe. The delegation, headed by Amit Khare, the information and broadcasting ... Read More »

Vice President urges world leaders to promote dialogue, harmony & justice

Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu undertook an official visit to Vietnam from 9-12 May. During  the visit,  Vice President Naidu held delegation level talks with Vice President Thinh and held discussions with Prime Minister H.E Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairperson of the National Assembly H.E. Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urged the world leaders to ... Read More »

Vice President urges world leaders to promote dialogue, harmony and justice

Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu undertook an official visit to Vietnam from 9-12 May. During  the visit,  Vice President Naidu held delegation level talks with Vice President Thinh and held discussions with Prime Minister H.E Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairperson of the National Assembly H.E. Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urged the world leaders to ... Read More »

Vice President addresses annual Vesak Day in Vietnam

Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu undertook an official visit to Vietnam from 9-12 May. During  the visit,  Vice President Naidu held delegation level talks with Vice President Thinh and held discussions with Prime Minister H.E Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairperson of the National Assembly H.E. Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. In his keynote address at the Vesak Day, Vice ... Read More »

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrives in Hanoi on 4-day visit to Vietnam

Naidu arrived in Vietnam on his four-day official visit to the Southeast Asian nation. The visit is expected to enhance India’s comprehensive strategic partnership with the Vietnam. The Vice President will be holding one-on-one interaction and delegation level talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh. He will also hold meetings with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairperson ... Read More »

Vice President to embark on 4-day official visit to Vietnam

Apart from holding one-on-one talks with the leaders of Vietnam, the Vice President will participate in the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak at Tam Chuc pagoda in Vietnam’s northern Ha Nam province. During the visit, Vice President will also deliver the keynote address at the inaugural session of the event themed as “Buddhist Approach to Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities ... Read More »

Lankan President appeals international community to lift travel warning

In a meeting with the diplomatic community in Colombo on Tuesday, the President said that tourists are returning to Sri Lanka and he urged the foreign missions to eliminate any hurdles preventing others from also visiting the country. He said security in the country has been strengthened and he has taken steps with the security forces to ensure the security of ... Read More »

BJP President to hold rallies in West Bengal

Addressing a rally in Bishnupur, he said that the BJP will crackdown against illegal migrants in the state. At the same time, the party will also ensure the protection of rights of migrants from persecuted communities in neighbouring countries via the citizenship amendment bill. Shah addressed his second rally of the day at Belda in East Medinipur in West Bengal. ... Read More »

J&K: BJP District Vice President for South Kashmir’s Anantnag shot dead

According to sources, unidentified gunmen suspected to be terrorists shot and injured a BJP worker at Nowgam Verinag area of Anantnag district. The injured person Ghulam Mohammad Mir was a 60 year old working as BJP’s district vice president for Anantnag district. He succumbed to grievous injuries at hospital. No terrorists outfit claimed responsibility for the attack. Raj Bhavan Spokesperson ... Read More »

EC gives clean chit to PM Modi, BJP President Amit Shah

The Election Commission has given another clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to a complaint concerning alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct in a speech at Nanded, Maharashtra. In a statement, the commission said, the matter has been examined in detail and after examination of complete transcript of speech sent by the Returning Officer, Nanded Parliamentary ... Read More »

EC issues show cause notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Citing his speech made in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh on April 23, the commission pointed at a provision of the model code, which bars “unverified” allegations to be levelled against political opponents. Congress president has been given 48 hours to respond to the notice, failing which, it will take action without further reference to him. Two BJP workers had approached the ... Read More »

President, VP and PM condemn Naxal attack in Maharashtra

In a tweet, President Ram Nath Kovind said, his thoughts and prayers are with the families of police personnel killed. President said that the entire nation stands united in the fight against such violence. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has condemned the dastardly attack on the security personnel in Gadchiroli.  In a tweet, VP Venkaiah Naidu said, the senseless attack on ... Read More »

EC issues a show cause notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Citing his speech made in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh on April 23, the commission pointed at a provision of the model code which bars “unverified” allegations to be levelled against political opponents. Congress president has been given 48 hours to respond to the notice, failing which it will take action without further reference to him.  Two BJP workers had approached the ... Read More »

Sri Lankan bombers had clear links to ISIS: President Sirisena

President said in an interview to a news channel that the terror group had provided training to the perpetrators of last week’s attacks, and that links between ISIS and extremists in Sri Lanka could be traced back to 15 years. President had earlier said that there could be upto 140 ISIS sympathisers in the country and hunt is on to nab ... Read More »

Lankan President suspends Police Chief; Veils banned

Sri Lankan government on Monday appointed a former army commander General S. H. Shantha Kottegoda as new Defense Secretary while police chief has been sent on compulsory leave following Easter Sunday attacks in the country. Meanwhile, daily life in Colombo and other parts of the country is returning  back to normal though security alert of more such attacks remain.  Security ... Read More »

Sri Lankan President bans all types of face coverings to aid identification process

The order coming into effect on Monday, said any garment or item which obstructs the identification of a persons face would be barred.  It follows last Sunday attacks in which more than 250 people were killed. Some Muslim organisations had also come forward and suggested ban on burqa to help stabilize the security situation. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe has urged parliament to speed ... Read More »

BJP President addresses public meeting in Palamu, Jharkhand

Slamming the Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his frequent absence from the country, the BJP chief said that for the last 20 years Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not taken a single day off and has devoted himself to the nation.  The BJP President also addressed an election meeting at Mayurbhanj in Odisha. He said that BJD leaders siphoned off thousands ... Read More »

U.S. President Trump rejects UN arms trade treaty

Trump said the US Senate had never ratified the 2013 Arms Trade Treaty despite his predecessor Barack Obama having endorsed it, and said he would never ratify it. While 130 countries originally signed the treaty, only 101 have ratified and joined it. Those include major powers like France, Germany and the United Kingdom. The treaty, which entered into effect in ... Read More »

Russian President Putin, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold first ever Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands in Vladivostok before and after the first ever Summit level talks. The talks lasted longer than expected…for nearly two hours. The focus was on denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, strengthening bilateral relations and developing robust ties to meet the demands of a new century. President Putin told ... Read More »

Sri Lankan President calls for all party conference in wake of Sunday’s attacks

Earlier, country’s police chief and defence secretary were asked to resign following the President’s statement that he will make immediate changes in the high security positions as there was negligence in carrying out responsibilities.   Meanwhile, security situation is slowly returning to normalcy as no major incident was reported on Wednesday. Security forces have taken control of all sensitive and ... Read More »

Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari leaves for 9-day China visit

President Bhandari will also hold delegation level bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping followed by signing of agreements in various areas. She will meet senior Chinese leaders and address a joint meeting of business community from Nepal and China. On her way to Beijing, Nepali President will also visit Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province. While returning ... Read More »

Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari leaves on 9 day China visit

President Bhandari will also hold delegation level bilateral talks with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping followed by signing of agreements in various areas. She will meet senior Chinese leaders and address a joint meeting of business community from Nepal and China. On her way to Beijing, Nepali President will also visit Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province. While returning ... Read More »

SL President Sirisena assures action against terrorism

At least 18 people were arrested overnight for suspicion in involvement in Sunday attacks which has killed 321 people so far.  President Sirisena said he will make immediate changes in the high security positions as there was negligence in carrying out responsibilities. He said although there was an intelligence report about these attacks, he was not informed about them. Addressing ... Read More »

Congress president Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Chhattisgarh

Making a statement on NYAY Scheme, he said that NYAY scheme will not just help poor but will also provide employment and will boost the Indian economy. PRIYANKA GANDHI ADDRESSES PUBLIC RALLY IN WAYANAD Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today addressed a public rally in Wayanad in Kerala from where his brother and congress president Rahul Gandhi is contesting ... Read More »

Peru’s Former President kills himself ahead of arrest

Garcia, 69, fatally shot himself in the head on Wednesday at his home in Lima as police waited in another room to arrest him in the Odebrecht case, which has ensnared three other former Peruvian presidents. Garcia had denied the corruption allegations that had long dogged him until the end, saying he was victim of political persecution. “Others might sell ... Read More »

Maldivian President to visit Bengaluru for IPL match

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is flying to Bengaluru on Sunday to attend an IPL match on the invitation of BCCI.  He is being accompanied by two of his cabinet members including foreign minister Abdulla Shahid and will be watching today’s match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings.  The Foreign Minister told our Colombo correspondent that President ... Read More »

Army Chief, President AWWA visits Andaman & Nicobar Command

On arrival at INS Utkrosh, General Bipin Rawat was received by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN). Thereafter, the Army Chief left for Cellular Jail for wreath laying ceremony at Amar Jyoti. The Army Chief, accompanied by AWWA President, also called on Lt Governor Andaman & Nicobar Islands Admiral DK Joshi. Later, at Headquarters of Andaman ... Read More »

President Kovind pays tributes to martyred CRPF men at National Police Memorial

President Kovind paid his respects to the martyred security personnel and laid a wreath at the memorial during a remembrance service that marks the annual “Valour Day” event of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The National Police Memorial, a 30-foot-tall and 238-tonne black granite structure, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 21 last year on the ... Read More »

President Kovind pays tributes to martyred CAPF men at National Police Memorial

President Kovind paid his respects to the martyred security personnel and laid a wreath at the memorial during a remembrance service that marks the annual “Valour Day” event of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The National Police Memorial, a 30-foot-tall and 238-tonne black granite structure, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 21 last year on the ... Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind visits National War Memorial in New Delhi

The memorial salutes thousands of brave soldiers, who fought and made the supreme sacrifice to protect the sovereignty of our nation. President tweeted he was Honoured to have visited the Monument and that India will remain ever grateful to them. Jai Hind! WhatsApp Facebook Twitter President Ram Nath Kovind visits National War Memorial in New Delhi appeared first on Udaipur ... Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind releases India rankings for Higher education institutions 2019

He also released the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) and presented the ARIIA awards to the top two institutions. INDIA’S TOP INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING   — IIT-Madras topped the national ranking of higher institutions followed by IISc-Bangalore & IIT-Delhi in 2nd & 3rd place — IIM-Bangalore ranked first among country’s management institutes — 7 IITs among ... Read More »

Maldives President Solih says his govt coalition remains intact

MDP has secured 66 out of 87 Parliament seats in the preliminary results declared so far. The opposition led by former President Abdulla Yameen could get only 8 seats. President Solih said in a message that he hasn’t forgotten the hard work by coalition partners to bring the country back from the brink of President Yameen’s disastrous rule. He said ... Read More »

Maldives elections: Early results show victory for president’s party

Maldives Democratic Party has got overwhelming majority in the parliamentary elections held on Saturday. Preliminary results showed that the party led by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and former President Mohamed Nasheed have won more than 60 seats in the 87 member parliament. The party had a big celebration in capital Male which was participated by President and ministers from ruling ... Read More »

U.S. Treasury official David Malpass named World Bank President

Senior US Treasury official David Malpass has been selected as President of the World Bank. The World Bank’s executive board unanimously selected 63-year-old Malpass as the bank’s 13th President for a five-year term last night. The World Bank President is Chair of Boards of Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association. Malpass has served ... Read More »