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Course corrections in United States policies for President-Elect Joe Biden

Course corrections in United States policies for President-Elect Joe Biden

November 8, 2020

the President-Elect of United States Joe Biden said he would immediately reverse the ban on travel from 13-odd Muslim majority nations

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This contribution of Trump is not much talked about

This contribution of Trump is not much talked about

November 2, 2020

When 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Al Gore, former vice President of USA, there was a global appreciation of the work done by the winners in bringing climate change issue at the centre of the current and future ...

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On its 75th anniversary, UN missing from COVID19 action

On its 75th anniversary, UN missing from COVID19 action

September 29, 2020

Two years ago United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres flew into New Delhi to bestow the ‘Champions of the Earth’ award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had won it alongside French President Emmanuel Macron. In 2015, India and France had launched the Internationa...

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Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in US

Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in US

September 14, 2020

Sixty-one-year-old Jay Chaudhry, CEO of cybersecurity firm ZScaler, has been named the richest Indian American in the rankings for 2020 released by Forbes magazine, which goes on to list six other Persons of Indian Origin amongst the 400 richest persons in the United States. Inte...

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Suffrage centennial but wait for a female US President goes on

Suffrage centennial but wait for a female US President goes on

August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020 marks a century of voting rights for women in the United States. Yet, unlike many other developed or even developing countries, the US is yet to elect a woman as its President or even vice president. While the likelihood of getting a female vice president is still...

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Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

August 12, 2020

Almost seven months after her efforts to win Democratic Party’s nomination for presidential election failed, Kamala Harris, a Person of Indian Origin (PIO), gets back into electoral fray as potential vice president on Democratic ticket. After weeks of deliberations, Democrats...

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Indian diaspora to play key role in US elections 2020

Indian diaspora to play key role in US elections 2020

August 2, 2020

Indian diaspora in US accounts for over 1.5 million registered voters. Little wonder then that both the Republicans and Democrats are wooing Indian Americans for November’s Presidential elections. In September last year, when over 50,000 Indians gathered for the hyped up Howdy ...

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Trump’s trade terror tactics

Trump’s trade terror tactics

March 13, 2020

Hundreds of millions of the world’s poor could be badly hit by Donald Trump’s distorted vision of the global economy and trade. Last month, United States President Donald Trump abruptly ‘reclassified’ over half a dozen nations in terms of their economic status. Overnight,...

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Kem chho, planet earth?

Kem chho, planet earth?

February 24, 2020

In the high profile media coverage of the visit of the United States President Donald Trump, that starts today, a number of issues have dominated the headlines. But perhaps the most significant one has escaped the media glare. However, Narendra Modi must ask Trump about climate c...

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India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

January 29, 2020

At the recently concluded Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the usual star of the show, India, was on the defensive, unlike the previous years and notably in 2018 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the plenary speech, becoming the first Indian leader to del...

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Modi, Xi Jinping to meet for informal summit

Modi, Xi Jinping to meet for informal summit

October 10, 2019

The second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping is an opportunity to strengthen the bilateral relationship.

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Haro sur le vapotage !

Haro sur le vapotage !

September 19, 2019

On assiste à une vague d’interdictions touchant la cigarette électronique à travers le monde et l’Inde ne fait pas exception. Le gouvernement Modi a annoncé, le 18 septembre, sa décision d’interdire, par ordonnance, l’importation, l’exportation, la production, la f...

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