Dilip Tirkey elected Hockey India President

New Delhi [India]September 23 (ANI): Former India hockey captain and three-time Olympian Dilip Tirkey was on Friday elected unopposed as Hockey India President. The 1998 Asian Games gold medallist was declared elected after his opponents Rakesh Katyal, Uttar Pradesh Hockey chief and Bola Nath Singh, Jharkhand Hockey chief, withdrew their nominations. The Hockey India elections … Read more

IMF bailout discussion on Sri Lanka debt restructuring still on lower pedestal as China keeps mum

columbus [Sri Lanka], September 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Funds (IMF) regarding debt restructuring which will start only after all Sri Lankan creditors agree to restructure their existing loans to the island nation. On the other hand, while China keeps mum over the issue, IMF bailout discussions still … Read more

Australian tourism industry waiting for international market to rebound

CANBERRA, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) — Australian tourism operators have revealed the international market still need time to rebound about half a year after the country’s border reopened. It recently marked six months since Australia opened up to international visitors almost two years after the border was closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to … Read more

Scott Styris in favour of expansion of Indian Premier League

New Delhi [India]August 19 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris on Friday extended his support to the two-month long window for the Indian Premier League in the new Future Tour Programs cycle. The International Cricket Council on Wednesday released the Men’s Future Tours Program (FTP) 2023-27, confirming the international calendar for all Full Members … Read more

Japanese PM Kishida at Quad Summit

Tokyo [Japan]May 24 (ANI): While stating that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has “fundamentally shaken ruled-based international order”, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in his opening remarks at the Quad summit on Tuesday called upon the international community to listen to the voices of the Asean, South Asian and Indo-Pacific countries. Kishida stressed the broad-based … Read more

ARPI, CUTS and IIITB to work together on ethical framework for 6G technology

New Delhi [India]May 5 (ANI): Public policy think-tank CUTS International said on Thursday that it has signed agreements with the Australian Risk Policy Institute and the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, to develop an ethical framework for 6G technology. CUTS International said it has bagged a grant under the second round of the Australia-India … Read more