Indian High Commissioner in UK presents credentials to Queen

London Feb 16 : India’s High Commissioner Yash Sinha presented his credentials to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on February 15. He was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Girija Sinha, the Deputy High Commissioner and senior officers of the High Commission.

High Commissioner Sinha is the 26th High Commissioner…

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Warning system for 'Policy Makers' in India flags global financial crises

London,  February 15 2017:  Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new ‘early warning system’ that could help policymakers in India take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.

Existing prediction systems failed to forecast the global crash of 2008, which led to several governments…

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UN Chief extends mandate of top UN peacekeeping official

United Nations, Feb 15 (PTI) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has extended for a year the mandate of top peacekeeping official and senior Indian diplomat Atul Khare.

The mandate for Khare, the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, will be extended till April 1, 2018.

The mandates of senior officials…

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US may try new tactic to fight 'currency manipulation' by China

Washington, Feb 14 (PTI) The Trump administration is exploring a new tactic to discourage China from undervaluing its currency that falls short of a direct confrontation, a media report said, signaling softening of America’s stance against China on the issue.

Under the plan, the commerce secretary would designate the…

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Adele Kick-starts 59th Grammy Awards With 'Hello'

Los Angeles, California Feb 13 : British singer Adele kick-started the 59th annual Grammy Awards by performing her hit track “Hello”.

Adele, who is nominated in categories like “Record Of The Year”, “Album Of The Year” and “Song Of The Year”, took the centre stage in red and black gown…

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