It has been reported from US media that, the 63 year old former Pepsico CEO based out of India Indra Nooyi is in contention for the role of president of World Bank. Indra Nooyi had for 12 years lead beverage company Pepsico before she had stepped down last year. US President Donald Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka Trump who is a part of the selection committee that decides nominees
New York sources reported that Indra Nooyi "has been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump"Ms Nooyi stepped down as PepsiCo's chief in August 2018 Not clear whether she will accept nomination if chosen and India born Indra Nooyi, the former CEO of global beverage giant PepsiCo, is being considered by the White House for the new World Bank president, according to a leading American daily.
Washington sources stated that US President Donald Trump personally ordered an "all American" feast of burgers, pizza and fries for a visiting college football champions as the White House chefs are among those furloughed due to the ongoing partial government shutdown, the longest in the history.
Washington sources reported that a judge in California partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women's birth control from taking effect. Meanwhile US District Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland granted a request by 14 Democratic attorneys general for a preliminary injunction.
Jakarta sources stated that Navy divers have located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air Jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, Indonesian officials said, in a possible boost to the accident investigation. Meanwhile Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died in the crash were also discovered at the seabed location.
Washington sources reported that former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka are among possible US candidates to replace outgoing World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. Meanwhile Kim abruptly announced he was cutting short his tenure as the bank's president more than three years before his second term was due to end.
Sources from Paris stated that French Interior Ministry said Spanish female tourist was killed in a powerful explosion in the centre of Paris on Saturday morning, bringing the blast's death toll up to three. Meanwhile the Spanish national, who was among the ten seriously, wounded people, succumbed to her injuries in the afternoon.
New York sources reported that US stocks closed lower as the United States government shutdown dragged on and key economic data came out weak. Meanwhile the Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased 5.97 points, or 0.02%, to 23,995.95 on Friday. Accordingly the S&P 500 fell 0.38 points, or 0.0%, to 2,596.26. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 14.59 points, or 0.21%, to 6,971.48.
Washington sources reported that US President Donald Trump has halted his plan to declare a national emergency over immigration at the southern border, saying it was an "easy way out", but he remained open to declaring it at a later time. CNN quoted the President saying "It's the easy way out”.
Las Vegas sources stated that a police spokeswoman said as Vegas police investigating a rape allegation against Cristiano Ronaldo have sent a warrant to Italian authorities for a sample of the Portuguese football superstar's DNA. Meanwhile spokeswoman Laura Meltzer as saying on Thursday "The LVMPD (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department) is taking the same steps in this case as in any other sexual assault to facilitate the collection of DNA evidence”.
Beijing sources reported that woman woke up to realize that she is suffering from a rare hearing disorder. Meanwhile this strange case was reported in China and the patient identified as Chen from the city Xiamen, on the east coast of China, is being diagnosed with a rare kind of hearing loss, as a result of which she can hear only high frequency tones that are mostly of females and she cannot hear male voices.
Washington sources reported that Reggie Singh, the brother of Indian origin policeman Ronil "Ron" Singh killed in California and described a national hero by Donald Trump, has said he supported the US president's efforts on border security so that others do not experience what his family has been going through since the incident. Accordingly Corporal Ronil Singh, 33, of the Newman Police
Sources from New York stated that Chrysler Building, the art deco skyscraper that has been a key part of the New York City skyline for nearly 90 years, is up for sale. According to sources the building has been owned by Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi investment fund, and real estate firm Tishman Speyer since 2008.
Washington sources reported that Mysore born Gita Gopinath's joined last week at a time, when she believes the world is experiencing a retreat from globalization, posing challenges to multilateral institutions. Meanwhile the John Zwaanstra professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University, Gopinath, 47, succeeds Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld as Economic
Washington sources reported that Trump's tweet on January 7 night comes on the heels of recent reports that indicate that the US is not as close to withdrawing troops from strife-torn Syria as the president indicated last month. Meanwhile in the tweet, Trump did not specifically name any particular war, but certainly he was referring to the current ongoing wars in Syria and Afghanistan.
Jakarta sources stated that Indonesia on Tuesday resumed the search for one of the two black boxes of the Lion Air aircraft, which had crashed into the Java Sea in October killing all 189 people on-board. Meanwhile Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) chief Soerjanto Tjahjono said that a military ship, KRI Spica, will sail towards Karawang, which is near the area where the accident occurred, if weather conditions were favorable.
According to sources Super Blood Moon 2019, is a rare event which amateur astronomers look forward to this one is due to occur in January. Meanwhile notably, this particular Super Blood Moon is actually going to be a trifecta of lunar events a total lunar eclipse, super blood moon, and a “Wolf Moon” and is also being called the Super Blood Wolf Moon and based on your time zone you can see the Moon.
Sources from Dhaka stated Sheikh Hasina that will be sworn in as Bangladesh's prime minister for a record fourth term on Monday after her Awami League's landslide victory in the December 30 election. Meanwhile Hasina's ruling alliance won more than 90% of the seats contested in the election, which was marred by accusations of ballot stuffing, voter intimidation and violence.
Washington sources reported that newly sworn-in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week invited President Trump to deliver the customary State of the Union (SOTU) address before a joint session of Congress on January 29. Meanwhile Trump told reporters at the White House "He will be making the State of the Union on January 29th and he looks forward to it. He look forward to speaking, really, before the world. We have
Washington sources reported that an elementary school teacher in the US has allegedly been sent on paid administrative leave after she compared her students to monkeys in a Facebook post. The teacher from the Watson Elementary School wrote on Facebook after school resumed after the winter break, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported "The monkeys to my zoo came back today”.
According to sources Netflix's 'Bird Box' series, which released on 21 December, 2018, has had more than 45,037,125 accounts viewing its psychological thriller which features Sandra Bullock in the lead role and directed by Susanne Bier. Reportedly things got too far when fans started the #BirdBoxChallenge, where one had to perform everyday tasks blindfolded.
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, known for the popular Kingfisher brand, had escaped from India to London, without repaying the loans he had obtained from Indian public sector union banks, and now he's been declared as fugitive economic offender by court.
Beijing sources stated that China's population will peak in 2029 at 1.44 billion before beginning a period of "unstoppable" decline. Accordingly the study by China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) warned that the country must implement policies to handle a smaller workforce and an older population.
Washington sources reported that White House officials and congressional aides emerged from talks aimed at ending a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demands for border wall funding without a breakthrough on January 5, though they planned to return to the table the following day. Meanwhile Trump tweeted "Not much headway made today."
Washington sources reported that US President Donald Trump said he had received a "great" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and would probably meet him again in the not too distant future as part of efforts to persuade him to give up his nuclear weapons. Meanwhile when speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump defended stuttering US negotiations with Kim, saying that if it had not been for his administration
According to sources Queen Elizabeth has eight grandchildren, who she loves dearly. But as much as she adores all of them, the Queen reportedly has a favorite. Furthermore many may assume Prince William is an obvious choice as he is set to be the future King of England and work very closely with his grandmother, but her favorite is said to be someone else. Apparently the Queen apparently has a special place in her heart for Prince Harry.
Washington sources reported that Ms Trump and Mr. Kushner were both high profile business people before Donald Trump came to power. Meanwhile after the Republican firebrand was sworn in as President they were installed as his advisors. But how did the White House fixtures come into their eye-watering fortune? Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are worth an estimated $1.1billion (£864million) combined.