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Isha Ambani recognised as ‘Gennext Entrepreneur’ at Forbes India Leadership Awards 2023
A leading player in India’s 800-billion-dollar retail market, Isha Ambani strives to dominate every aspect of the country’s retail space and works to make the most of opportunities to take Reliance Retail’s digital commerce initiative AJIO.com to greater heights
Russia presses along Ukraine front after reports of Bakhmut slowdown
The front lines have barely budged since November, despite intense fighting. Ukraine recaptured swathes of territory in the second half of 2022, but has since kept mostly to the defensive, while Russia has attacked with hundreds of thousands of freshly called-up reservists and convicts
Pakistani professionals struggle to buy basic items amid economic crisis
Pakistan is no stranger to economic crises - this is its fifth IMF bailout since 1997 - but economists say the latest measures, which include higher taxes and fuel costs, are hurting educated professionals. Many say they are cutting down on necessities to make ends meet
EU chief to accompany France's Macron during China visit
Macron is set to travel to China early next month for talks with President Xi Jinping, as Western leaders are urging Beijing to pressure Russia over the war in Ukraine
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US working to assist Americans who want to leave Afghanistan, says Antony Blinken
Blinken was speaking before the Congress when members of the opposition Republican Party went on the offensive on the US exit from Afghanistan in 2021 and requested the release of a State Department internal dissent cable
Joe Biden says China 'hasn't yet' delivered arms to Russia
'I don't take China lightly. I don't take Russia lightly,' Biden added, while also suggesting that reports of their rapprochement had probably been 'exaggerated'
Man pleads guilty to role in Haiti president's assassination
Rodolphe Jaar, 50, pleaded guilty in Miami to conspiring to provide material support, providing material support and conspiring to kidnap and kill President Jovenel Moïse, according to court records
Humanity must chart new course on water use: UN chief
Water is 'the most precious common good,' and 'needs to be at the center of the global political agenda,' Guterres said at the end of a three-day UN conference that experts said held a measure of promise
US will 'forcefully' protect personnel in Syria, says Joe Biden
According to US officials, two simultaneous attacks were launched at US forces in Syria Friday. Officials said that based on preliminary information, there was a rocket attack at the Conoco plant, and one US service member was injured but is in stable condition
UN accuses Russia, Ukraine forces of 'summary executions' of prisoners
The allegations come shortly after Kyiv accused Russian forces of killing a captured Ukrainian serviceman who was filmed saying 'Glory to Ukraine' before being shot dead
Donald Trump protest call foiled by fears of FBI 'trap'
Republican heavyweights such as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have urged against protests while backing Trump's claims that an indictment would be unjust. But other lawmakers have joined in promoting baseless theories
Little room for manoeuvre as ties between US, China slide further
Blinken did meet with China's top diplomat Wang Yi at the Munich Security Conference last month after the balloon incident, but this did not soothe tensions. A source familiar with that conversation called it the most antagonistic U.S.-China engagement since contentious talks in Alaska
US, Canada strike deal on illegal migration during Biden trip
Biden signalled a resolution to one irritant in the close relationship, with a deal on managing the growing issue of undocumented migration on their lengthy border
Greece, Italy to discuss rail 'restart' after tragedy
Mitsotakis said Italian counterpart Giorgia Meloni had accepted an invitation to talks in Athens before the Greek general election in May
Russia puts ex-Putin speechwriter on wanted list
Abbas Gallyamov wrote speeches for Putin during the Russian leader's 2008-12 stint as prime minister. Gallyamov later became an outspoken political consultant and analyst who was frequently quoted by Russian and foreign media. He has lived abroad in recent years
US-Canada migration deal aims to end walk-around crossings
Trudeau's government is expected to announce as part of the agreement that 15,000 migrants from the Western Hemisphere will be given slots to apply to enter Canada
Manchester United: British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe revises offer to buy Premier League giants
A second bid from Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber AI Thani, the chairman of Qatar Islamic Bank, is also expected to be lodged with merchant bankers Raine, who are overseeing the sale of the club.
Eric Garcetti sworn in as US Ambassador to India
The US Senate confirmed Garcetti's nomination earlier this month, ending a protracted hiatus of over two years to fill the key diplomatic position
WPL 2023: Issy Wong, Nat Sciver-Brunt power Mumbai Indians into final with lopsided win over UP Warriorz
Wong decimated the UP batting lineup with her haul of 4/15, becoming the first bowler in the WPL to collect a hat-trick, after Sciver-Brunt made the most of an early reprieve to smash an fiery 72 not out as MI hammered UPW by 72 runs in the Eliminator.
Bayern Munich hire Thomas Tuchel as coach after parting ways with Julian Nagelsmann
Tuchel, who has been without a job since getting sacked by Chelsea in September, takes over from Julian Nagelsmann with a contract that is set to run till the end of the 2024-25 season.