German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes’ 2019 edition of 100 World’s Most Powerful Women for the ninth consecutive year. She was joined in top spots by fellow prominent female political leaders. The 65-year-old German leader has made 14 ..
The Union Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has been ranked 34th in the Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the World list. Nirmala Sitharaman also served as the Defence Minister of India from 3rd September 2017 to 30th ..
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been appointed the new chief of the European Central Bank (ECB). She will succeed Mario Draghi (Italy) from November 1. Her confirmation for a non-renewable term of 8 years comes after EU leaders nominated ..
Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named as the new Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She is the first person from an emerging market economy to lead the IMF. Georgieva will succeed Christine Lagarde for a ..
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde has been confirmed as new head of European Central bank (ECB). Her appointment would make her 1st woman to lead powerful institution of ECB. Key Highlights Following Lagarde’s nomination as President of ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
The 2nd edition of BRF (Belt and Road Forum) was held in Beijing, China from April 25th to April 27th, 2019. Around 37 heads-of-state and 159 countries participated in the forum along with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and International ..