.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden reassured President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of his administration's support towards Ukraine. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Joe Biden highlighted concerns about Russian aggression
  • He informed of US committing up to $60 million in aid 
  • Ukraine agreed to join a secure communications line 

Shilpa Nag is a 2014 batch IAS officer. (Photo credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • Mysore Corporation Commissioner Shilpa Nag says she has resigned citing that it is suffocating to work with the DC in Mysuru
  • The office of the Chief Secretary said that they have not received any resignation letter as of Thursday evening. 
  • Nag states that Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri is to be blamed for the COVID situation in the state.

.United States
Ned Price, State Department spokesperson of United States. (Photo credit- ANI)

  • The engagement between India and United States during this period reflects a global comprehensive partnership, says Ned Price
  • There has been a concentrated focus on India over past 100 days, says Ned price state department spokesperson
  • Lloyd Austin, Defense Secretary was in India to discuss element of India- US security cooperation,says Price

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Lindsey Boylan first spoke up because she heard Cuomo was being considered as President Biden's pick as Attorney General. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • Lindsey worked as an economic advisor for his administration for nearly three years
  • She has written about her experience in a blog on the website, Medium
  • Boylan had first tweeted about this is December but did not elaborate on the details

.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
D Roopa, an IGP-rank officer, has been transferred as the managing director of the Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@D_Roopa_IPS)

  • IAS officers Kapil Mohan, Gaurav Gupta have been elevated to the rank of additional chief secretary
  • IGP central range Seemanth Kumar Singh has been promoted to ADGP (Anti-Corruption Bureau)
  • M Chandra Sekhar has been transferred from the anti-corruption bureau and is now the IGP (Central Range)

Chouhan represented the Burnaby-Edmonds constituency five times in British Columbia legislature. (Photo: Unsplash)

  • Chouhan immigrated to Canada in 1973 from Punjab
  • Former NDP cabinet minister Moe Sihota called it a historic day for British Columbia
  • Chouhan will be replacing retiring Darryl Plecas as the Speaker