Ex-AAP Uttarakhand CM face: ‘AAP has a one-man decision-making policy, a single model it expects to work across country. It’s not possible’

In the election, the AAP failed to win a single seat. With 3.31 per cent of the votes, it finished fourth and Kothiyal lost his deposit from the Gangotri constituency, garnering just 6,161 votes. In an interview to The Indian Expressthe decorated former soldier, mountaineer, and philanthropist talks about his decision to leave the AAP … Read more

Naresh Patel interview: ‘If a face like I join any party, not only Cong but any party, wouldn’t I be a CM face? I’d be.’

The Patidar leader and industrialist, Naresh Patel, the chairman of the Shree Khodaldham Trust (SKT), the leading organization of Leuva Patels in Gujarat, declared Thursday that he was not joining politics “for now”, adding that Khodaldham will instead set up an academy to train youths for politics. In an interview with The Indian Express, he … Read more

Protests over Agnipath rage, NDA-ruled UP, Bihar face the brunt

As violent protests against the Agnipath recruitment scheme continued across the country for the second day on Friday, a youth from Telangana became the first casualty, killed in police firing in Secunderabad. The protests were most violent in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, where the protesters set ablaze a train, buses and a police outpost, and NDA-ruled … Read more

Once Crowned As Pandemic Heroes, Central Banks Now Face Uneasy Crowd

Once feted for pandemic heroics, world’s central banks now face an uneasy crowd WASHINGTON: Global central bankers, who shared the limelight for skirting a pandemic-driven depression with quick action two years ago, are now stumbling through the aftermath as they try to quell an inflation surge none predicted or have been able to forestall. If … Read more

Diipa Büller Khosla on attending Cannes 2022 with ‘swollen face, bloated body’: I choose to show the power of being ‘you’

A lifestyle influencer, model, and public speaker, Diipa Büller Khosla dons many hats. And she recently added another feather to her cap by becoming the first Indian female influencer to speak at the ‘The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting at Davos, 2022’. “It was an absolute honor to be invited,” she said. Just before … Read more

ED raids, books Sena min; 3rd in Maha Cabinet to face action | India News

MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering against senior Shiv Sena minister Anil Parab and carried out raids on premises in Mumbai, Pune and Dapoli in Ratnagiri which are linked to him and two business associates. Parab is the third minister in the Maharashtra cabinet to be booked under the stringent … Read more

1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition

In Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year, according to the UN, as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children are brought into hospital wards. UN and other aid agencies were able to stave off outright famine after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan … Read more

Parents in the US face a haunting question: Is any schoolchild safe?

Written by Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, CNEW YORK — Late Tuesday night, Luz Belliard sat on the edge of her bed in upper Manhattan in the room she shares with her 9-year-old granddaughter, Victoria, and thought about what to say. Victoria, a third grader, was sitting on her own bed, which was covered in stuffed animals; … Read more

Pay ‘With a Smile or a Wave’: Why Mastercard’s New Face Recognition Payment System Raises Concerns

Mastercard’s “smile to pay” system, announced last week, is supposed to save time for customers at checkouts. It is being trialled in Brazil, with future pilots planned for the Middle East and Asia. The company argues touch-less technology will help speed up transaction times, shorten lines in shops, heighten security and improve hygiene in businesses. … Read more

Ukraine’s Last Soldiers In Port City Mariupol Face Final Showdown

Russia-Ukraine War: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has entered day 74. Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine: Ukraine’s last soldiers in the port city of Mariupol face a brutal final showdown Sunday with besieging Russian forces, who are hoping to deliver a critical win ahead of the country’s victory day. President Volodymyr Zelensky is also set to hold talks with … Read more