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FIIs pull out $2 billion hot money from India in 2016

December 15, 2016

India is headed towards losing its safe haven status among foreign portfolio investors after a nearly USD 2-billion pullout of so-called ‘hot money’ 2016. This has made it the last period in the last 8 years in case of foreign investments. The debt instruments have taken the major setback...

PM Modi ranked 9th in World’s Most Powerful People list

December 15, 2016

Forbes has ranked Prime Minister Narendra Modi among the top 10 most powerful people in the world.  PM Modi has been ranked 9th on the list of 74. The list is topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin consecutively for the fourth straight year. The magazine has said that PM Modi...

Donald Trump chooses Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

December 13, 2016

US President-elect Donald Trump has selected ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his Secretary of State. Rex Tillerson is expected to replace John Kerry as the Secretary of State once his appointment is confirmed by the United States Senate. Trump has praised Tillerson as a successful international dealmaker who...

Donald Trump: TIME Person of the Year

December 8, 2016

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...

James Mattis to be appointed US Defence Secretary

December 3, 2016

President elect Trump has picked up retired Marine General James Mattis for the coveted post of Secretary of Defence. Mattis had retired as Chief of US Central Command in 2013 has often quoted that US lacks an overall and effective strategy in middle-east. Mattis has often stood against the...

Nikki Haley to be US Ambassador to U.N.

November 24, 2016

US President-elect Donald Trump has named well-known Indian-American and Governor of South Carolina State, Nikki Haley for the high-profile post of US ambassador to the United Nations. This marks Trump’s first female appointment to a Cabinet-level post. Haley is the sixth appointment announced by Trump. It is believed that...

Australian PM: Refugees will not be sent to US this year

November 14, 2016

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has clarified his stance on refugees i.e. 1200 asylum seekers being held in prisons on Papua New Guinea and Island of Nauru in Pacific. He stated that they will be sent to US only after inauguration of Donald Trump in January. The refugees were to...

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