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Seven eminent Hollywood actors who are also highly educated

08 Aug 2019

Seven eminent Hollywood actors who are also highly educated

The entertainment industry demands you to start young, so that you become a star by the time you reach your late 20s.

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

13 Apr 2019

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.

Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President

07 Feb 2019

Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President

US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a vocal critic of the World Bank, to head the international financial institution, sparking concerns that he may seek to reduce the role of the global lender.

Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018

21 Dec 2018

Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018

Three Indian-origin students - Kavya Kopparapu, Rishab Jain, and Amika George - have been named among TIME magazine's list of 25 most influential teens of 2018.

TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him

15 Nov 2018

TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him

In what serves as a reminder that actions on the web have an impact on the real world, the concert of renowned Carnatic singer TM Krishna was called off in the national capital after right-wing trolls targeted him.

Indian-Americans donate $1bn every year, one-third of their giving potential

18 Jul 2018

Indian-Americans donate $1bn every year, one-third of their giving potential

Indian-Americans, who are among the ethnic groups with highest per capita income, donate about $1 billion/year, far less than their potential of $3 billion philanthropy in the US, revealed a first-of-its-kind survey.

Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis

15 Jun 2018

Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis

Maharashtra is aspiring to make the state the first trillion-dollar economy by 2025, CM Devendra Fadnavis said in Washington.

Trump praises Putin for not retaliating on diplomats' expulsion

31 Dec 2016

Trump praises Putin for not retaliating on diplomats' expulsion

Donald Trump praised Vladimir Putin for not retaliating over the US expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies by President Barack Obama.

US sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hack

30 Dec 2016

US sanctions Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hack

In response to their allegations of Russia having tampered with the US elections, the Obama administration sanctioned the GRU and the FSB, Russia's intelligence agencies.

US to retaliate against Russia's vote-tampering

29 Dec 2016

US to retaliate against Russia's vote-tampering

The Obama administration is set to announce a slew of retaliatory measures against Russia's alleged involvement in tampering with the US elections.

NBC says Putin personally involved in US-election hack

15 Dec 2016

NBC says Putin personally involved in US-election hack

US television network NBC has stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in the alleged hacking of servers to manipulate the US election.

Putin, Trump vow to improve US-Russia relations

15 Nov 2016

Putin, Trump vow to improve US-Russia relations

President Trump and Russian President Putin acknowledged the "low-point" in Russia-US relations and vowed to work together to improve the shaky bilateral equation.