Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicFirst lady

Topic: First lady

Joe Biden supporters Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to perform at presidential inauguration

The ceremony on 20 January will be taking place under tight security after rioters stormed the Capitol last week in a rampage that left five dead, including a police officer.

All about Douglas Emhoff — lawyer husband of Kamala Harris & US’ first Second Gentleman

Douglas Emhoff, a 56-year-old Jewish entertainment lawyer, is the first male spouse of a US vice president. In August, he took a leave of absence to campaign alongside Harris.

Three of Africa’s First ladies have been particularly powerful

Africa's first ladies are influential political actors who are active domestically, regionally and internationally. Even more so since none of the constitutions of these countries referred to the position.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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