US President Joe Biden Says He Is Ready To Speak To Putin “If He’s Looking For Way To End War”

Joe Biden said he had no immediate plans to contact Putin but left open the possibility. Washington: US President Joe Biden said Thursday he would be willing to speak to Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine invasion if the Russian leader truly wants to end the war. Biden was speaking during a […]

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PT Usha Elected As President Of Indian Olympic Association

PT Usha is one of the greatest Indian athletes.© Twitter Legendary athlete PT Usha has been elected as the President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, previously the Union Sports Minister, congratulated the athlete on her election. “Congratulations to legendary Golden Girl, Smt. P T Usha on being elected as […]

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Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election loss

TAIPEI: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses suffered by her party. Tsai offered her resignation on Saturday evening, a tradition after a major loss, in a short speech in which she also thanked supporters. She said she will shoulder the responsibility as she […]

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Trouble for Congress in Tamil Nadu as members seek state president ouster | India News

CHENNAI: A week after violent clashes in Sathyamurthy Bhavan, the party headquarters in Chennai, fissures have widened in Tamil Nadu Congress with a group of top leaders demanding a change of guard in the state. Senior leaders EVKS Elangovan, KV Thangkabalu and M Krishnaswamy as well as Tamil Nadu Congress legislative party leader K Selvaperunthagai […]

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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar Joins Emir Of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani To Inaugurate FIFA World Cup 2022

The Vice President is visiting Doha at the invitation of Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad. (File) Doha: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday joined the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and other dignitaries in the inauguration of FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Vice President Dhankhar is in Doha for a […]

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“Just Hypocrisy”: FIFA President Gianni Infantino On World Cup Critics

FIFA World Cup will get underway on Sunday© AFP FIFA president Gianni Infantino hit back at criticism of Qatar’s human rights record on Saturday, blasting the “hypocrisy” of Western critics on the eve of the World Cup kick-off. Infantino, speaking at his opening press conference of the tournament in Doha, also expressed support for the […]

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Sri Lanka must use its ports for economic growth: President Ranil Wickremesinghe

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka must use its ports and strategic location for its economic growth, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Friday while expressing regret over scrapping of the country’s trilateral deal with India and Japan to develop the Colombo Port’s Eastern Container Terminal. Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s office said on February 1 last year that […]

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PM Modi and US President Biden reviewed India-US ties in meeting in Bali | India News

BALI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday reviewed the state of India-US strategic partnership including in sectors like critical and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence. The two leaders also discussed topical global and regional developments in their meeting that took place on the margins of the G-20 summit in this […]

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Kolkata CM Mamata Banerjee apologises for TMC minister’s remark on President Droupadi Murmu’s looks | India News

KOLKATA: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday apologised for state minister Akhil Giri‘s comments about President Drupadi Murmu‘s looks and said TMC condemned the statement, which was “not in keeping with the party’s culture.” “We respect the President of India. She is a highly respected lady. We condemn the statement made by Giri; what he […]

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US President Biden discusses security pact, Taiwan Strait with Australian PM

United States President Joe Biden on Sunday met Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and discussed their security pact and issues surrounding the Taiwan Straitthe White House said. The AUKUS security pact between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia is seen as an effort by the Western allies to push back against China’s growing […]

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Ukraine’s president accuses Russia of ‘energy terrorism’

KYIV: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russia of engaging in “energy terrorism” after Russian strikes on Ukraine‘s energy network left millions of residents without power. About 4.5 million people were without electricity across the country, Zelenskyy said in his nightly address. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said 450,000 apartments in the capital alone did not […]

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World Cup Will Help Qatar Battle “Prejudice”: FIFA President

The upcoming football World Cup is a chance for the Gulf region to push back against “prejudice”, FIFA’s president said Thursday, defending host Qatar from criticism of its rights record. Gianni Infantino was speaking via video-link at an investor conference in neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which is reportedly in talks with Greece and Egypt about a […]

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Mallikarjun Kharge formally takes over as Congress national president | India News

NEW DELHI: Mallikarjun Kharge formally took over as the national president of the Congress party on Wednesday. The veteran leader was handed over the certificate of election to the top post at an event at the AICC headquarters in New Delhi. Kharge’s marks the first election of a non-Gandhi to the post in 24 years. […]

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US President Biden knocks UK PM Truss’s economic plan, says not concerned about dollar strength

PORTLAND: United States President Joe Biden on Saturday criticized British Prime Minister Liz Truss‘s original economic plan as a mistake and said he was not concerned about the strength of the soaring U.S. dollar. Truss on Friday fired her finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng and scrapped parts of their economic package after it sparked financial market […]

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Congress President Polls: Flaws In Party System As Elections Didn’t Happen For 22 Years: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor amis to bring back the voters who didn’t vote for Congress in Lok Sabha polls. New Delhi: Congress presidential candidate Shashi Tharoor today lamented that some leaders had openly come out in support of his poll opponent Mallikarjun Kharge and even summoned meetings in his favour, saying it disturbed the level-playing field. The […]

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‘Dharti Putra’ Mulayam Singh Yadav’s demise irreparable loss to country: President Murmu | India News

NEW DELHI: President Droupadi Murmu termed the demise of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday an “irreparable loss” to the country. She said the achievements of Mulayam Singh Yadav, who came from an ordinary environment, were extraordinary. Mulayam, 82, died in Medanta hospital in Gurugram where he was undergoing treatment. The death of […]

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Roger Binny Likely To Replace Sourav Ganguly As BCCI President: Report

Former India cricketer Roger Binny is likely to replace Sourav Ganguly as BCCI President.© Twitter Former Indian cricketer and member of the 1983 World Cup winning team Roger Binny is likely to be the next BCCI President replacing Sourav Ganguly as per the sources in BCCI. Binny has previously served as a member of the […]

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From Sleeping In Caves To Becoming China’s President: Who Is Xi Jinping?

Xi Jinping’s application for Chinese Communist Party membership was rejected multiple times.(File) Beijing: When Xi Jinping took power in 2012, some observers predicted he would be the most liberal Communist Party leader in China’s history, based on his low-key profile, family backstory and perhaps a degree of misguided hope. Ten years later, those forecasts lie […]

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Saddened by loss of lives in bus accident in Uttarakhand: President Droupadi Murmu | India News

NEW DELHI: President Drupadi Murmu on Wednesday condoled the loss of lives in a bus accident in Uttarakhand‘s On you district and offered deepest condolences to the bereaved family members. At least 25 people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus carrying around 45-50 members of a marriage party fell into a gorge […]

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No G23 camp now, says Mallikarjun Kharge as he begins ‘campaign’ for Congress president post | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday declared that there was no longer a G23 camp within the party, referring to a section of leaders seeking drastic organisational overhaul. “There is no G23 camp now. All leaders (of G23) want to work together to stay united and fight against the BJP-RSS. This is […]

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