Pedestrians walk past the BBC logo at the Broadcasting House in London, Britain. Reuters
Volodymyr Zelensky had no experience of serious politics when he launched his bid for power in Ukraine. It hasn’t stopped the former actor and comedian from becoming a respected world leader. But surely a former sports star could not do likewise? Wrong again. The second most prominent politician in Ukraine is Vitali Klitschko, ex-boxing
Britain’s treasury chief on Wednesday announced an additional 65 billion pounds ($91 billion) of support for an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, extending job support programs and temporary tax cuts to help workers and businesses in his
Britain’s government plans to launch the world’s first sovereign green bonds for retail investors as part of its push to create a net-zero-carbon economy by 2050.
French President Emmanuel Macron seems to have scored a costly victory when he survived the no-confidence motion by nine votes in the National Assembly and he has managed to push his pension reform, pushing the retirement age up from 62 to 64. When the legislation failed to pass in the legislature, Macron resorted to Article 49.3 in the Constitution
Thailand’s general election set for May 14 will bring new faces into the fray but is likely to be over-shadowed by old animosity between the military-royalist establishment and popular opposition parties challenging the status quo. The confrontation in the kingdom has shaped a tumultuous two decades of street protests, judicial intervention and coups
A recent resolution by the Indian Ministry of Power (MoP) has introduced a new concept of ‘Renewable Generation Obligation (RGO)’ for power producers. Any upcoming coal or lignite-based commercial thermal power plant will have to produce a portion of its total energy from renewable sources. According to the new RGO mandate, the upcoming
Varanasi will soon get Uttar Pradesh’s third international cricket ground after Lucknow and Kanpur. I was really excited to read the news online on Monday. The construction of the stadium is expected to start this year. As per authorities, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would receive the property