Iran's deputy foreign minister Ali Baqeri Kani has claimed that 22-year-old Mahsa Amini - whose death in police custody in September triggered large-scale protests across the country - was not killed, but passed away, news agency ANI reported on Thursday. The minister, who is visiting India as part of political consultations between the two countries, told NDTV that Iran has formed a panel under its interior ministry to investigate deaths due to recent protests.
Cash-strapped Pakistan's currency depreciated to its lowest against the US dollar on Friday in the interbank and open market and closed at Rs 262.6. According to the State Bank of Pakistan, when the market opened on Friday the currency fell by Rs 7.17 or 2.73 per cent from Thursday's close.
Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari has been nominated by US president Joe Biden for the post of Air Force brigadier general, the US State Department said on Thursday. Read Indian-American Aruna Miller becomes Maryland lieutenant governor, a 1st Here are five points know about Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari: 1) Chari was born in the United States's Milwaukee but considers Cedar Falls, Iowa, as his hometown. He attended Columbus High School in Waterloo, Iowa.
As the world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday, historians, activists, survivors and their families are all preparing for the time when there will no longer be living witnesses to share first-person accounts of the horrors of the Nazi genocide during World War II. In the Holocaust, 6 million Jews were wiped out by the Nazis and their allies.
Addressing the US-India Alliance for women's economic empowerment Shatter Summit on Thursday, Deputy Secretary of the US Department of State Wendy Sherman said that the US is helping equip female entrepreneurs in India and South Asia with the digital skills needed to compete in the 21st century, and added that women are critical for rapid, sustainable growth not only in India but everywhere.
The United Nations designated January 27 as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in honour of six million Jews killed in the Holocaust and millions of other Nazism victims under the Hitler regime between 1933 and 1945. Read here: US special forces kill senior Islamic State terrorist Al-Sudani in Somalia The Holocaust, also called as the Shoah, was Hitler's “Final Solution” for eliminating Jews within Germany's grasp.
It's not just truck drivers and nurses. Assignments for CFO appointments across Europe, the Middle East and Africa are up almost a third on this time last year, according to executive-search firm Spencer Stuart. Now that businesses are looking to upgrade, there's been a series of job swaps. No longer dull number-crunchers, CFOs now occupy the hottest seat in the boardroom. Nestle SA's Francois-Xavier Roger's job is to “stay calm” and take a long-term view.
As part of the new startup act, Spain is planning to launch its Digital Nomad visa for international remote workers in January 2023, reported schengenvisainfo. The minimum requirement will be between €2,000 and €3,000 monthly, it has been reported. The decision has been taken to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country and comes after Spain's Congress of Deputies approved the Law for the Promotion of the Emerging Companies Ecosystem.