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Swachch Bharat Abhiyan gets PM Modi the Global Goalkeeper Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to be honored by a special honor given by the Gates Foundation for his exceptional leadership and dedication to the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan (SBA). The SBA is a nationwide program endeavor which aims to motivate the people to clean up the public spaces of the nation. What has happened? ..

Meryl Streep to become first ever recipient of Tribute Actor Award at TIFF 2019

Veteran star Meryl Streep will become the first-ever recipient of the TIFF Tribute Actor award at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF-2019). She will receive the award in person on 9th September for her tremendous contribution to cinema, television and the stage spans five decades. Streep is a 3-time Oscar winner for ‘The Iron ..

Boris Johnson takes over charge as new British Prime Minister

Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and London Mayor, has officially took over the charge as new British Prime Minister after Theresa May handed in her resignation to the Queen at Buckingham Palace. He promised to leave the European Union (EU) on 31st October 2019 under a “new deal, a better deal” with the 28-member ..

Russia dismisses findings of long-awaited report by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Russia has recently dismissed the findings of the long-awaited report by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said that it failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections. The report titled “Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election” details extensive contacts between Donald Trump’s 2016 ..

President Trump threats to close Mexico border next week

The President of United States of America, Donald Trump has reiterated his threat that he will shut down the southern border of US with Mexico or huge sections of it if the latter does not put an end to passage of undocumented immigrants across the border with immediate effect. The President clearly stated that the ..

Ursula K. Le Guin, renowned science fiction author passes away

Ursula K. Le Guin (88), the award-winning science fiction and American author, has passed away in Portland, Oregon on January 22, 2018. She explored feminist themes and her best-known works are the 1969 science fiction novel “Left Hand of Darkness”, which explore themes of gender by featuring characters with no fixed sex, and the 1968 ..

David Cassidy, noted singer passes away

David Cassidy (67), the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom ‘The Partridge Family’, and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, has passed away in Florida, United States on November 21, 2017.

Donald Trump: TIME Person of the Year

President-elect Donald Trump has been honoured with the title TIME Person of the Year for his unusual way of doing business and rewriting rules of politics and defying all expectations. Trump welcomed the move by the magazine as a very great honour. As per Nancy Gibbs the managing editor of TIME, “When have we ever ..