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Prime Focus to sell 100% stake of Gener8 India Media Services

Prime Focus has received an approval to sell 100% equity shares by the company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Gener8 India Media Services, to DNEG Creative Services, a subsidiary of the company. The Board of Directors of the company at their meeting held on October 30, 2018, approved the same. ... Read More »

Sri Lanka : New cabinet sworn in as Rajapaksa assumes charge as new Prime Minister

Rajapakse has retained the finance portfolio while Sarath Amunguma has been appointed new foreign minister. Several ministers supporting President in the earlier cabinet have retained their portfolios. However, ousted PM Ranil Wickremesinghe has demanded immediate convening of Parliament claiming he has the majority support.  Wickremesinghe called on their supporters to ... Read More »

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister

He was sworn in late evening by President Maithripala Sirisena at his office in Colombo. Earlier, the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) led by President Sirisena has decided to leave the unity government led by Ranil Wicremsinghe. President Sirisena’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the main constituent party of the UPFA, ... Read More »

Iraq names new President and Prime Minister

State TV said Barham Salih, of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, won 220 votes out of the 273 lawmakers who attended Tuesday’s session. He was among 20 candidates for the post, including one from the rival Kurdistan Democratic Party. The two parties have dominated Kurdish politics for decades. Under an ... Read More »

Scott Morrison is new Australian Prime Minister

Morrison, the current treasurer, won an internal ballot 45-40 over former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. Turnbull did not stand in the leadership contest. He had agreed to hold the ballot after a majority of party MPs signed a letter calling for it to take place. Turnbull had been under ... Read More »

Imran Khan becomes the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples Party led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari with 54 seats abstained from voting following a rift over Sharif’s candidature. Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), secured 176 votes while his only rival and the ... Read More »

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples Party led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari with 54 seats abstained from voting following a rift over Sharif’s candidature. Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), secured 176 votes while his only rival and the ... Read More »

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

President Ram Nath Kovind in Tweeted: Extremely sad to hear of the passing of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, our former Prime Minister and a true Indian statesman. His leadership, foresight, maturity and eloquence put him in a league of his own. Atalji, the Gentle Giant, will be missed by one and ... Read More »

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Uzbek Prime Minister

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is on her first visit to Uzbekistan called on President of Uzbekistan. Sushma Swaraj called on Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov and held discussion on bilateral relations. MEA spokesperson in a tweet said that Possible outcomes in connection with the visit of President ... Read More »

People getting covered under Prime Minister Social Security schemes

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, aim to provide social security to this uncovered segment of the population. Be it urban areas or rural India, thousands of people and families are now being covered under these schemes. Osmanabad district in Maharashtra generally has a dry ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Uganda’s Parliament

On the second day of his Uganda visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the Parliament in capital Kampala, the first Indian Prime Minister to do so. PM said that India and Africa stand on the threshold of a future of great promise as confident, secure, youthful, innovative, and ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Ugandan Parliament

“Our people are among many threads that connect Uganda and India together. The story of India’s own freedom struggle is intimately linked to Africa. It is not just the 21 years that Gandhiji spent in Africa, or the First Non- Cooperation Movement he led. For India, the moral principles of ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Ugandan Parliament shortly

Getting straight down to business, Prime Minister Modi held a one on one meeting with President of Uganda on Tuesday. Delegation-level talks between the two leaders followed. PM Modi announced two Lines of Credit worth nearly $200 mn. PM Modi thanked President Museveni for his long association with India and for ... Read More »