Author: Shobhan Mittal

Donald Trump taps Nikki Haley as US ambassador to UN

Donald Trump taps Nikki Haley as US ambassador to UN

WASHINGTON: A daughter of Sikh immigrants to the United States has become President-elect Donald Trump’s first female cabinet-level nominee. South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, born Nimrata Randhawa, will be the Trump administration pick for ambassador to the United Nations, his transition team announced Wednesday morning. Continue reading “Donald Trump taps Nikki Haley as US ambassador to UN”

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Toyota plans to sell more hybrid cars in India

Toyota plans to sell more hybrid cars in India

NEW DELHI: Toyota Motor Corp expects hybrid cars to make up 20 percent of its total vehicle sales in India by 2020 from less than 2 percent today, a senior company official told Reuters. Continue reading “Toyota plans to sell more hybrid cars in India”

Facebook said to create censorship tool to get back into China

Facebook said to create censorship tool to get back into China

SAN FRANCISCO: Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has cultivated relationships with China’s leaders, including President Xi Jinping. He has paid multiple visits to the country to meet its top internet executives. He has made an effort to learn Mandarin. Continue reading “Facebook said to create censorship tool to get back into China”