Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigned after being embroiled in a scandal over the use of a credit card to buy luxury personal items. She will leave office on 23rd of this month. It has been alleged that Gurib-Fakim made personal purchases, buying jewelry and clothing using a credit card provided by London-based Planet Earth Institute. Africa’s only female head of the state, Gurib-Fakim is an internationally renowned scientist and...Read More
Day: March 19, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin stormed to victory in presidential election, giving him another six years in power. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, won more than 75% of the vote according to preliminary results. He is well ahead of his nearest rival Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin at 13.2%. About 107 million Russians were eligible to cast ballots and turnout was 60% before polls closed in...Read More
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates a Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and present Gandhian Young Technological Innovation awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The five-day festival is an initiative to recognize, respect, showcase, reward innovations and to foster a supportive ecosystem for innovators. It is being organized by Rashtrapati Bhavan in association with the Department of Science and Technology and the National Innovation...Read More
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