66 year old Angela Merkel, first female Chancellor of Germany from 2005, will step down in September 2021. Merkel has been synonymous with Germany and the EU. We look at her achievements.
Trump Lost, Is there a Winner? by Bhamy Shenoy Usually the winner of the US presidential election is known within few hours of the closing of voting. But during the 2020 election, the clear winner emerged only after five days because of razor-thin margins in the battleground states. US Electoral College : The Electoral
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Four ministers in the British cabinet! Are Indians on their way to changing the world? Where is India heading in this new era of globalisation? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has chosen a new neighbour. Rishi Sunak, Conservative party MP who will take over as the first Indian origin Chancellor of
“All the world’s a stage,” said Shakespeare. For nearly four years, President Donald Trump treats the world as his stage. " The start of the New Year witnessed the assassination of Iran’s top military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, by a US drone strike on 3 January 2020. Soon after, thousands of people
Railway development received high priority under the NDA II government. First under Suresh Prabhu and subsequently under Piyush Goyal, the railway portfolio gained weight. While the dedicated freight corridor initiated earlier by the UPA government was a major milestone, it has been taking long years to make an impact. The handsome
Another year passed. And along, with it, another set of memories – good, bad and ugly. Here are ten events that had, in my opinion, the most widespread repercussions globally. Trump’s amazing ability to dominate world headlines continues No review covering the world’s major news items can ignore Donald Trump and
US President Trump’s calls to reject immigrants from poor, non-white nations such as Haiti in favour of those from Norway have sparked widespread outrage. Trump also went on to roil the controversy surrounding the publications of Fire and Fury, a tell-all tale which featured incendiary comments by his former advisor, Steve