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Indian American Manisha Singh becomes first woman to become Assistant Secretary of State in Trump administration

Indian American Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for economic and business affairs in the Trump administration. She is the first woman appointed to the post.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:52 PM IST

Indian-American Manisha Singh is US's first woman economic diplomacy chief

She had been nominated by the Donald Trump administration in September.

Nov 29, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Trump nominates Indian-American as economic diplomacy head

US President Donald Trump has nominated Manisha Singh, a prominent Indian-American lawyer, to a key administration position in the State Department that would make her in charge of the country's economic diplomacy, as per a report in the Hindustan Times.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

2017 UP Assembly Elections: When Narendra Modi painted the state saffron...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi won back the prized state of Uttar Pradesh after 14 years in more than grand style, propelling his party to a stunning landslide victory just like he did in 2014 Lok Sa

Mar 11, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

When Roger Federer won 2017 Australian Open...

Prayers of many were answered on a beautiful and sunny Sunday afternoon in Melbourne when five years after his last major triumph, Roger Federer stunned his nemesis Rafael Nadal.

Jan 30, 2017, 00:23 AM IST

JNU row, Rohith Vemula's suicide: Decoding HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s speech in Lok Sabha

Just before the Budget Session of Parliament, it was reported in the media, though not officially confirmed, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted his party colleagues to go all out and be aggre

Mar 03, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

2015 Bihar Assembly Elections: An Overview

“Mother of all elections” – This is how Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi termed the upcoming Assembly Elections in Bihar.

Oct 12, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

Yakub Memon’s hanging: Here's why Shashi​ Tharoor’s ‘state-sponsored killing’ comment is off the mark

It was not surprising that in a democratic country like India, opinions were divided on whether Yakub Memon should have been hanged for his complicity and his active participation in the 1993 Mumba

Jul 31, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Classical art changes us from within and makes us finer human beings: Bharatanatyam dancer Geeta Chandran

A renowned artist, Geeta Chandran, is celebrated not only for her composite understanding of Bharatanatyam, but also for her Carnatic music, her work in television, video and film,

Mar 31, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

SC ruling on Section 66A must be hailed but abuse on social media is not acceptable

Supreme Court of India’s recent ruling on 2009 amendment to the IT Act, which curbed free speech on social media, as being in contravention of the spirit of the Indian Constitution is something tha

Mar 31, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Did Congress err in not conferring Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee? 

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first non-Congress PM to complete a full term in office.

Mar 30, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

The most satisfying feeling is to see your disciples doing well: Kathak dancer Shovana Narayan

One of the best Kathak dancers of present times Shovana Narayan is passionate about training young dancers and organises festivals to widen the reach of Indian classical dance.

Mar 23, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

Kathak is the only dance form that celebrates full potential of life: Shovana Narayan

Shovana Narayan is one of the best Kathak danseuses not just in India but in the world.

Mar 23, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Can BJP-PDP alliance give a stable government to Jammu and Kashmir?

On March 01, 2015, Jammu and Kashmir finally got an elected government after more than two months of Assembly polls when PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of the s

Mar 04, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Why the Delhi Assembly Elections were not a referendum on PM Narendra Modi

Politics is like sports. It’s a great leveller. And politics is also an arena, akin to sports, where the victor will become vanquished one day and vice versa.

Feb 18, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Barack Obama’s comment on ‘religious intolerance in India’ was unwarranted

A section of people in India suffer from a certain kind of affliction.

Feb 09, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Delhi Assembly Elections 2015: Can Kiran Bedi counter Arvind Kejriwal?

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed his first rally in the national capital in the Ramlila Maidan on January 10, 2015, the crowd was modest compared to what is generally witnessed at his ra

Jan 16, 2015, 23:28 PM IST