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    • 2 Bangladeshi infiltrators arrested by BSF at West Bengal's Petrapole border September 6, 2020 1:57 am Arrested Bangladeshi infiltrators &nbsp BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier apprehended two illegal Bangladeshi infiltrators today Both the infiltrators were hiding in a goods train coming from Bangladesh BSF handed over both the infiltrators to …
    • After India and Nepal, relentless China now triggers border disputes with Bhutan July 3, 2020 10:46 pm Representational Image of Bhutan.&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspIANS During a virtual meeting of the Global Environment Facility early June, China raised objections to the grant issued for the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern Bhutan’s …
    • Covid Live: Global cases top 5.5 million May 28, 2020 8:37 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 10 farm workers, stuck in Delhi because of the coronavirus forced lockdown, belong to Samastipur in Bihar. They had never dreamed they would get on a plane but they did thanks to Pappan Singh, a mushroom farmer in …
    • Covid Updates: Domestic flights to resume today May 24, 2020 7:52 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Lockdown may not end by May 31, need time to resume flights: Uddhav Thackeray Government issued new guidelines for international arrivals UP govt withdrew order which banned use of mobile phones in isolation wards …
    • Covid Live: New guidelines issued for int'l arrivals May 24, 2020 1:53 pm !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Flights to restart under UDAN Ministry of Civil Aviation decides to operate flights under UDAN scheme. Details to be announced later. 2,818 Shramik Special trains have ferried around 37 lakh migrants since May 1: …
    • Culinary nomad: Christine Manfield leads the way – again November 30, 2018 2:47 am Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Christine Manfield blows through the door on the first hot day of spring like the breeze that's been missing. It's a sweltering 35°C Sydney day, but she looks fresh as a daisy in a baby-doll …
    • India's diplomat shortage leaves it far behind Asian rival China August 31, 2018 4:06 am People walk past the Indian Mission to the United Nations building in New York December 18, 2013. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, Aug 31 — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis are heading to New Delhi next week for an inaugural …
    • Trion Global Launches a Series of Smart LED TVs in India October 27, 2017 12:54 pm <HTML> <head> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"> <meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type"> <style type="text/css…
          • India COVID-19 Cases Drop to Around 80,000 June 15, 2021 2:57 am India's new coronavirus cases are diminishing, including a 31% decline in one week, as the Asian nation closes in on the United States with the most infections in the world. On Sunday, the pandemic worldwide has caused the deaths of 3,819,403 people …
          • Delhi restaurants start operations after 2 months June 15, 2021 2:34 am Installing protective screens, conducting temperature checks, contactless ordering, and visible cues to ensure physical distancing are among the various measures taken by restaurants in the national capital which reopened with 50 per cent capacity on …
          • U.S. officials worry about Russia’s growing links to China June 15, 2021 2:26 am Hyperbole? To some degree, yes. Hypocrisy? On some fronts, for sure. But to the Biden administration, such lovey-dovey rhetoric between Moscow and Beijing cannot be ignored. In fact, U.S. wariness over the Russia-China relationship has grown to the point …
          • India, South Korea Steer Clear of Making Direct References to China During Their G7 Meetings June 14, 2021 8:58 pm India 11:37 GMT 14.06.2021Get short URL The final G7 Communiqué has been blasted by China, with its embassy in the United Kingdom outright rejecting the “system and order advocated by a handful of countries”. The Chinese mission further warned that “the …
          • Private facilities spread unevenly, getting Covid shot in Delhi also depends on where you live June 14, 2021 3:49 pm The uneven distribution of private healthcare facilities across Delhi shows that every time government vaccination centres have been closed after running out of vaccines, administration of Covid shots to those in the 18-44 age bracket has largely been …
          • Audit Advisory for Tuesday, June 15, 2021 June 14, 2021 2:30 pm   For Immediate Release:                                                       June 14, 2021                                                             Audit Advisory for Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber’s office is …
          • Honeywell to supply adsorbents to help setting up of oxygen plants in India June 14, 2021 12:21 pm NEW DELHI: Honeywell on Monday said it was partnering India’s premier Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) besides the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR–IIP) for supply of molecular sieve …
          • Monsoon runs into roadblock just ahead of Delhi June 14, 2021 11:18 am A day ahead of its anticipated but earlier-than-schedule arrival over Delhi, the monsoon has run into a roadblock from dry westerlies associated with an approaching western disturbance from the opposite direction and preparing to cross in from the …
          • Monsoon likely to hit Delhi in next 24-36 hours, light showers expected for 2 days June 14, 2021 6:20 am With monsoon expected to hit Delhi in the next 24-36 hours, light showers and below-normal temperatures are expected in the national capital over the next two days. The mercury is likely to remain below normal throughout the week. Monsoon usually hits …
          • Sanjaya Baru | India’s Great Helmsman: Salute to Narasimha Rao June 14, 2021 4:33 am Rao lent his prime ministerial imprimatur to the sweeping industrial and trade policy reforms that set India on a new growth path It was interesting that the day after Congressman Jitin Prasada joined the BJP, the political future of Rajasthan’s Sachin …
          • View: A closer reading of GoI’s new view on FTAs June 14, 2021 4:01 am India’s foreign trade officials will once again return to negotiating tables to craft a series of free or preferential trade agreements (FTA/PTAs). Recent news reports suggest that India and the EU will finally resume their long-interrupted discussion …
          • Delhi: The last among unequals envy the ‘better-off’ poor June 13, 2021 11:16 pm People line up outside schools to avail of Delhi government’s monthly rationNEW DELHI: The economically disadvantaged are not equally poor in Delhi’s districts. Those in East and North-East districts have had to sometimes resort to begging to stave off …
          • Monsoon to reach Delhi in two days, early by a fortnight June 13, 2021 10:40 am A rampant monsoon may check into the national capital Delhi within the next two days, or at least two weeks earlier than schedule. On Sunday, it covered a wide swath of East and North-East India and parts of North-West India only next door to Delhi, India …
          • Mercury may dip as light showers expected in Delhi on Sunday June 13, 2021 8:51 am Light-to-moderate rainfall coupled with strong winds is expected in Delhi on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. With monsoon expected to arrive around June 15 in the city, the IMD expects cloudy skies and light showers till Thursday. …
          • Current fiscal may see highest number of model launches: Royal Enfield June 13, 2021 7:29 am Mid-sized motorcycle maker Royal Enfield expects the current fiscal to be one of the best for the company in terms of new model launches as it looks to drive in an array of new products for domestic and international markets, according to a top company …
          • Over 50 shanties of Rohingya refugees gutted in fire in Delhi; no casualty June 13, 2021 5:38 am By PTI NEW DELHI: More than 50 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a Rohingya refugee camp near Kalindi Kunj Metro station in south east Delhi, officials said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday and the fire department received …
          • Chandni Chowk to DND-Ashram: Deadlines for key Delhi projects revised June 13, 2021 4:42 am The deadlines of most ongoing infrastructure projects across Delhi have been revised by over 2 months owing to the Covid-induced lockdown that forced a pause in work as labourers started leaving for their hometowns. Although work has resumed, the pace …
          • For the first time in India, bridge to be built in 20 days June 13, 2021 4:29 am 75% of work on the road overbridge in Valsad has already been completed and the bridge will be ready by June 22 If all goes according to the plan, the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) will finish building a road overbridge (ROB) in 20 days, a …
          • From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1971: Fifty Years Ago: India to move 25 lakh DPs June 13, 2021 3:45 am NEW Delhi: India yesterday [June 11] announced plans to move 25,00,000 East Pakistan displaced persons away from border areas to 50 new camps with the help of an international airlift by planes of the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain and Australia. …
          • Water supply likely to be hit in parts of Delhi June 13, 2021 3:25 am NEW DELHI:  The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday said that the ‘pressure’ of water will be low in parts of the city in the coming days as production at the Chandrawal plant has been reduced. Water production at the plant has been reduced due to the “high …
          • Three-hour-long battle puts out major fire in Lajpat Nagar’s Central market June 13, 2021 3:25 am NEW DELHI:  A major fire broke out inside a four-storey building in Lajpat Nagar’s Central market in South East Delhi on Saturday morning. No casualty was reported even as 30 fire tenders, several ambulances and more than 70 firefighters battled for hours …
          • Corporations yet to finish survey of all dangerous buildings in Delhi June 13, 2021 12:02 am North Delhi Municipal Corporation’s survey has identified 424 dangerous structures while 78.5% of the annual exercise has been completed (Representative image)NEW DELHI: The advancement of monsoon arrival date has put the dangerous building survey exercise …
          • No heat wave conditions likely in next five days: IMD June 12, 2021 3:49 pm In a sign of relief from the sweltering summer heat prevailing in most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) on Saturday also forecast “no heat wave conditions likely over any part of the country during the next five days”. As …
          • “Global forces” need to come together in terror fight with Islamic State in Africa June 12, 2021 2:48 pm New Delhi, June 12 : The ghastly terror attacks in Mozambiques Palma town on March 24, which received a rather muted response across the world, is a wake-up call for global civil society as well as the business community. According to Vision for Humanitys …
          • Where can I swim in Greater Lansing? Your guide to public pools reopening in summer 2021 June 12, 2021 2:15 pm June is coming in hot in Greater Lansing, but swimmers will have a chance to cool off as pools reopen in the region.  Saturday's high at the Capitol Region International Airport is projected at 86 degrees with a chance of thunderstorms, according to …
          • Algae in Yamuna, water supply in Delhi to be affected June 12, 2021 1:36 pm Due to high growth of algae in the Yamuna river, water supply in some parts of the city would be affected Saturday onwards and will be available on low pressure until the situation improves, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said in a statement on Saturday. The …
          • Why Delhi will see an early monsoon this year June 12, 2021 9:35 am Relief may be around the corner from Delhi’s soaring temperatures as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced an early onset of monsoon in the city, much ahead of its normal arrival date. Pre-monsoon showers are forecast to begin in the city …
          • Delhi weather forecast: Pre-monsoon showers expected this weekend June 12, 2021 7:26 am Delhi is likely to see light to moderate intensity rain on Saturday accompanied by gusty winds, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Pre-monsoon showers are expected to continue in Delhi until the arrival of the southwest monsoon around June …
          • UN: India desires 'neighbourly' relations with Pak June 12, 2021 12:54 am New York [India], June 12 (ANI): India on Friday said it desires "normal neighbourly relations" with Pakistan and the onus is on Islamabad to create a conducive atmosphere by taking "credible, verifiable" action to not allow any …
          • He could sing before he could speak June 11, 2021 9:05 pm Singer and musician Agney Mulay performing at the Anti-CAA rally held in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass. January 2019. Photo courtesy Agney MulayAgney Mulay, 30, was once a shy child. Though today, he lives up to his name which means ‘Born from fire’. But …
          • Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 15, nearly two weeks ahead of schedule June 11, 2021 7:47 pm Monsoon is likely to cover the remaining parts of the country, including Delhi, in the next 3-4 days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday. The normal onset date of monsoon in Delhi is June 27, however, IMD officials said conditions are …
          • Facilitators & spoilers June 11, 2021 4:52 pm Afghanistan is an important state approximately situated in Central Asia. It has its borders in the east and south with Pakistan and uses the sea route via Pakistan. Both countries have about 2600 km long border, fencing of which is nearing its completion …
          • Global shortage of health personnel, says WHO June 11, 2021 2:57 pm New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has observed a global shortage of health personnel and is seeking solutions for challenges faced in international mobility. In 2013, that shortage was estimated to be 12.9 million …
          • Pacy monsoon may cover most of the country next week June 11, 2021 2:36 pm The monsoon, which is running ahead of time over parts of Central India and catching up fast over the East, may advance over the entire country (outside South Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat) during the next 5-6 days, India Meteorological Department …
          • Southwest monsoon advances further into North Arabian Sea a June 11, 2021 11:46 am New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): The Southwest monsoon advanced further into parts of north Arabian Sea, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday. It has also advanced into most parts of the north …
          • Companies offer freebies to boost India's covid vaccination drive June 11, 2021 7:33 am Businesses ranging from Celio and McDonald’s to and Reliance General Insurance have jumped on the national effort to vaccinate the domestic population by offering freebies, including loyalty points, discounts and higher rates of interest on fixed deposits. …
          • ZEE5 to launch in the US on 22 June June 11, 2021 6:19 am NEW DELHI: ZEE5, the video streaming service owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, will launch in the United States on 22 June, the company said in a statement. The OTT service is already present in international territories such as the UK and the …
          • 90 per cent builders say impact of second COVID wave far more intense than first one: Survey June 11, 2021 5:09 am By PTI NEW DELHI: Around 90 per cent of real estate developers feel that the second wave of the COVID-19 has been more "devastating" on their business than the first one, as new sales and collections have fallen drastically since April this year, …
          • Digital transactions total Rs 131 lakh crore in Q1 June 10, 2021 9:54 am New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI): Digital transactions in the country during January to March stood at 93.7 crore in volume terms and Rs 131 lakh crore in value terms, Worldline India said on Thursday. The total number of debit cards at the end of Q1 CY21 …
          • Heat, humidity and relaxed lockdown norms keep power consumption on the rise in Delhi June 10, 2021 8:04 am By Express News Service NEW DELHI:  With humidity and temperature rising, Delhi’s peak power demand clocked 6,185 MW on Wednesday, the highest so far this summer. The power demand is 21 per cent more than the corresponding peak power demand of 5,119 MW …
          • Water solutions approved in Port Dover, Simcoe June 10, 2021 1:08 am Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News New development on hold in Port Rowan Author of the article: Monte Sonnenberg Norfolk County will pipe raw water from Bloomsburg into Simcoe as a part of a near-term solution to urban water shortages in the east part …
          • Yaas damage: Central team visits Budge Budge, meets Bengal officials June 10, 2021 12:42 am Kolkata: A central team on Wednesday visited Pujali area in Budge Budge to gauge the damage caused by cyclone Yaas. Following this, the team led by S K Shahi, a joint secretary of the home ministry, went to Nabanna to hold a meeting with top state …
          • 'The evil empire'- Is China on its way to world domination&amp;quest;- The New Indian Express June 10, 2021 12:40 am On March 8, 1983, American president Ronald Reagan named the Soviet Union the Evil Empire. He said that the Soviets “must be made to understand we will never compromise our principles and standards [nor] ignore the facts of history and the aggressive …
          • The World Needs a Breakthrough Year June 9, 2021 5:16 pm LONDON – This year must mark a global turning point. Whereas international cooperation often failed in 2020, we now have an opportunity – and the responsibility – to usher in a new era in which a healthier, greener, safer, and fairer world is possible. The …
          • A Chinese Company Reshaping the World Leaves a Troubled Trail June 9, 2021 3:38 pm (Bloomberg Businessweek) -- Christopher Fernando knows the price of rapacious development. It has eaten his kitchen.Only the sink remains along what was once an outer wall of Fernando’s seafront home on the west coast of Sri Lanka, about 20 miles north of …
          • Basmati to saffron, cherry to strawberry – the story of peace and development in Kashmir June 9, 2021 2:21 pm New Delhi, June 9: As much as 60,000 hectares of Basmati agricultural land will be converted into a more productive one as the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) administration has decided to provide good quality seeds at cheaper rates to around 7.5 lakh farmers …
          • FREO - India's first credit-led Neobank is here June 9, 2021 12:44 pm New Delhi [India], June 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): FREO is a first of its kind, credit-led Neobank in India that is designed to serve the banking needs of millennials in India and Southeast Asia. For many of its offerings, the company has partnered …
          • History, uploaded: Crowdsourcing a South Asian archive of memory June 9, 2021 8:30 am Can a sepia-tone photograph capture hues of identity, longing, nostalgia and home? Consider this. It is the spring of 1982. Twenty-five-year-old Tahzeeb has just landed in Riyadh after taking her maiden flight from Pakistan to reunite with her husband …
          • Heat wave likely over northwest Rajasthan June 9, 2021 7:53 am Heat wave condition is expected over isolated pockets of northwest Rajasthan, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday. The weather office made the forecast based on maximum temperature in the region that was noted 45.1 degrees Celsius at …
          • From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1971: Fifty Years Ago: Five AL leaders sentenced June 9, 2021 6:14 am DACCA: The Special Military Court No 1 has sentenced five persons, including prominent leaders of the defunct Awami League, to 14 years’ rigorous imprisonment each, and also ordered the confiscation of 50 per cent of their property. They were tried in …
          • Delhi records 316 new COVID cases, 41 fatalities; marked decline in funerals in last one week June 9, 2021 2:48 am By Express News Service NEW DELHI:  The national capital recorded 316 fresh Covid-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.44 per cent, and 41 fatalities, according to the health bulletin released on Tuesday. The number of new coronavirus cases and the …
          • MCD polls: Caste balance in BJP’s pick for top posts June 9, 2021 2:47 am Express News Service NEW DELHI:  The BJP has sought to strike a caste and regional balance by nominating councillors from diverse social groups for top positions mayor, deputy mayor, chairman of the standing committee, and leader of the House in three …
          • Entrepreneur Rohit Khosla Is A True Messiah As He Makes A Massive Contribution Amidst Covid-19 Crisi; Read To Know June 9, 2021 1:08 am The concept of entrepreneurship is not just to rake in the moolah but also to transform social problems into solutions. Very few individuals take up this challenge to uplift society. With a primary goal of eradicating social problems in India, entrepreneur …
          • Softball: Mahopac's Lauren Zecca voted lohud Player of the Week June 9, 2021 12:23 am After nearly 40,000 votes, a week that featured an exciting end to the regular season, plus a thrilling start to the first playoff action in two years, it's time to crown the lohud Softball Player of the Week. Here's more on this week's winner: …
          • Corpn to rope in school principals to check crowding at foodgrain centres June 9, 2021 12:13 am This pandemic has wreaked havoc in the lives of migrants and poor of the capital, who've found it extremely hard to make both ends meet. Obtaining ration has been the biggest battle they've had to fight all these months. Many of them have hardly …
          • 16 mango varieties exported to Bahrain: Govt June 8, 2021 10:36 pm New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): In a major boost to mango exports potential from the eastern region, exports of as many as 16 varieties of mangoes from West Bengal and Bihar to Bahrain commenced on Tuesday, the Commerce Ministry said. The fruits have been …
          • The “Armenia Alliance” Electoral Platform and the Parliamentary Elections June 8, 2021 5:13 pm Former president of Armenia and head of Armenia Alliance Robert Kocharyan speaking at May 29 event The political coalition “Hayastan Dashinq” (hereinafter “Armenia Alliance”) held its founding ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia on May 9, 2021 with the signing of …
          • Coronavirus latest news- Antibodies can protect against Covid for at least 10 months, study finds June 8, 2021 5:07 pm The number of people in England with Covid-19 has increased by around three quarters in a week, figures suggest. The Office for National Statistics estimates that 85,600 people in England had the virus in the week to May 29 - around one in 640 people in …
          • Delhi mayoral polls: BJP strikes caste, regional balance in candidate selections June 8, 2021 2:43 pm By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The BJP has sought to strike a caste and regional balance by nominating councillors from diverse social groups for top positions -- mayor, deputy mayor, chairman of the standing committee, and leader of house -- in three …
          • Bicycle Market Size to Reach USD 147.24 Billion by 2027; Rising Urbanization & Rising Health Awareness in Consumers to Augment Market Growth, Reports Fortune Business Insights™ June 8, 2021 2:15 pm Pune, India, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global bicycle market size is likely to hit USD 147.24 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast timescale. Bicycles are commonly used for commuting, exercising, hiking, and sports by …
          • No cremation of Covid-19 bodies over weekend in East Delhi June 8, 2021 1:28 pm By Gaurav AroraNew Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): For the first time in nearly two months, no bodies of Covid-19 victims were brought to the crematoriums in east Delhi last weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The crematoriums in the city had witnessed a large …
          • Akali councillor is Mayor of BJP-ruled North Delhi Municipal Corporation June 8, 2021 1:23 pm The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) councillor from GTB Nagar, Raja Iqbal Singh, is set to be the mayor of North Delhi even though his party has severed its alliance with the BJP over the three farm laws. The BJP is in power in all three civic bodies — North, …
          • Hundreds of criminals arrested worldwide after unknowingly using app run by FBI June 8, 2021 10:49 am Hundreds of criminals have been arrested around the world after they were tricked into using a messaging app secretly run by the FBI. Australian police said criminal gangs thought the encrypted app called ANOM was safe from snooping when, in fact, …
          • The World Logistics Passport (WLP) Welcomes Ten New Countries at Inaugural Global Summit June 8, 2021 9:33 am DUBAI, UAE, Jun 8, 2021 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- The World Logistics Passport (WLP), a global, private sector-led initiative designed to smooth the flow of international trade and unlock market access, today welcomes ten new countries at its …
          • BJP nominates candidates for Delhi municipal corp polls June 8, 2021 8:54 am The elections to various posts of the three corporations are scheduled for June 16. The last date of filing nominations is June 8. Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta (In pic) — PTINEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with a clear majority in three …
          • BJP declares candidates for mayoral polls in 3 Delhi corporations June 8, 2021 8:33 am Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta on Tuesday announced the names of candidates for the mayor post on the last day of filing of nominations for the June 16 elections. BJP candidates Raja Iqbal Singh, Mukesh Suryan and Shyam Sunder Aggarwal are expected to be …
          • BJP nominates three candidates for Delhi civic bodies election June 8, 2021 7:12 am By PTI NEW DELHI: The BJP, with a clear majority in three municipal corporations in Delhi, on Tuesday nominated its candidates for various posts in the civic bodies. The list of candidates issued by Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta included the names of …
          • BJP replaces all three Mayors in Delhi June 8, 2021 5:55 am In a surprise move ahead of next year’s civic polls in the national capital, the BJP on Tuesday replaced all the three mayors in the three party ruled municipal corporations. Civic polls in Delhi will be held in April next year. The BJP also replaced …
          • For India, G-7 is an opportunity to expand ties with West June 7, 2021 10:08 pm This week’s summit of the Group of Seven industrial countries hosted by the United Kingdom in the picturesque Cornwall region promises to be a definitive moment in the political evolution of the West. The summit, which will see the digital participation of …
          • ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK- David McMurray - The Asahi Shimbun June 7, 2021 9:08 pm a woodpecker’s knocking punctures the wind --Jacob Blumner (Flint, Michigan) * * * gust of wind pecking at the stars the flamingos --Francoise Maurice (Draguignan, France) * * * Vaccine shot into my skinny arm summer chill --Satoru Kanematsu (Nagoya) * * * …
          • Covid-19 news: Matt Hancock announces vaccine roll-out to under-30s June 7, 2021 7:46 pm By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Tamara, 25, centre, holds the hand of Gianella, 24, as she receives her first Pfizer vaccine. Hollie Adams/Getty …
          • Beijing’s belligerence and Dhaka’s pushback June 7, 2021 7:07 pm As the Quad gains momentum, states in the Indo-Pacific and South Asia are more likely to resist Chinese largesse In May, in another brazen display of its ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy, China issued a strange warning to Bangladesh, a nation that it has tried to …
          • Coronavirus latest news: 'Watershed moment' as over-25s called up for vaccine June 7, 2021 6:35 pm Twenty-somethings will be called up for coronavirus vaccines in England this week as the Government warns the race between jabs and variants is growing "tighter". Young people aged between 25 and 29 will receive texts from the NHS and invitations …
          • No Covid funerals for two straight days at East Delhi crematoriums June 7, 2021 8:33 am For the first time in nearly two months, no bodies were cremated or buried as per Covid protocols for 2 consecutive days — Saturday and Sunday— in Delhi’s East Delhi Municipal Corporation. There are 164 spaces for cremation and two burial grounds in the …
          • Opinion: On The Israeli-Hamas Conflict, May 10 – May 21, 2021 June 7, 2021 7:56 am Courtesy of Dr. Eynat Gutman/THE REVIEW As I was listening to the news, I felt the heartbreak.  Here we go again.  Another round of violence is unfolding.  Many innocent lives lost and others injured, on both sides, while expressions of hatred mount. …
          • A photographer named Fritz Kapp June 7, 2021 3:54 am Waqar A KhanJune 07, 2021 Rangamati River View, Chittagong Hill Tracts, 1907. Photo : Fritz Kapp, Dhaka It was in the early 1980s, that I became aware of Frederick Fritz Kapp popularly known as Fritz Kapp, a German photographer through his photographs …
          • A tale of 2 vaccine cities: 100 in slum, nearly 4-fold in mall drive-through June 6, 2021 10:48 pm EARLY LAST week, a two-day drive-through Covid vaccine camp was held at The Chanakya, a high-end mall in South Delhi. Started by Max Hospital-Saket, it offered Covishield for Rs 1,100, and saw 376 people roll up in their vehicles to get the shot. Roughly …
          • Nineteen arrested after crowds clash with police in Dublin for second night June 6, 2021 7:40 pm Nineteen people have been arrested in Dublin as crowds clashed with police for a second consecutive night. People in Ireland have been told to enjoy an “outdoor summer” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but ahead of pubs and restaurants reopening on …
          • Belgium’s top virologist in hiding from far-right soldier says people ‘waging bets on when he will murder me’ June 6, 2021 3:31 pm Belgium’s top virologist, who has been forced into hiding by an armed far-right soldier thought to be hunting him, is reported to be even more concerned by the man’s newfound supporters. Shooting instructor Jurgen Conings disappeared from his barracks on …
          • Anonymous accuses Elon Musk of ‘destroying lives’ with cryptocurrency tweets June 6, 2021 12:06 pm An individual claiming to represent the Anonymous hacking collective has accused billionaire Tesla owner Elon Musk of having liquidated dreams and “destroyed lives” with his tweets about cryptocurrencies. With just a few words, memes, emojis and likes, the …
          • G7 tax deal ‘sets bar far too low’, say campaigners June 6, 2021 9:38 am A “historic” agreement by G7 leaders that aims to force internet giants to pay more tax sets the bar far too low, campaigners have warned. Finance ministers from the group of seven wealthy nations struck a deal to establish a minimum global corporation tax …
          • Delhi: 42 cops died due to Covid-19 in second wave June 6, 2021 7:57 am At least 42 personnel of the Delhi Police, including four women police personnel, lost their lives to the novel coronavirus during the second wave of the pandemic, while 5,981 cops tested positive. A total of 77 police personnel died due to Covid-19 in the …
          • Small Sri Lanka harbours big maritime ambitions June 6, 2021 7:39 am COLOMBO: The dramatic recent fire on a container ship off Sri Lanka highlighted the risks involved in the island nation's ambitions to become one of the world's busiest maritime transport hubs. The MV X-Press Pearl burned for 13 days, releasing …
          • To Build Or Not To Build, That Is The Question June 6, 2021 6:58 am India’s population has increased four times from 34 crore in 1947 to 139 crore in 2020. The number of ministries in the Central government has also increased from 18 to 51 and the number of government employees has risen from a single figure in lakhs to 66 …
          • Recipe: Goat biryani June 5, 2021 7:17 pm A somewhat nervous inquiry about goat at my butchers (Grey Lynn Butchers, if anyone is wondering; they’re wonderful) elicited the broadest of smiles. “It’s sorely underrated in this country.” I couldn’t agree more. It’s lean, delicious, flavourful, and by …
          • ‘The Modis, the Trumps, the Bolsonaros Come Out of the Wreckage of Neoliberal Policy’ June 5, 2021 6:20 am   Janine Jackson interviewed author and editor Vijay Prashad about India, Covid and Modi for the May 28, 2021, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.       CounterSpin210528Prashad.mp3   Janine Jackson: If you read recent US corporate …
          • Nearly 6,500 calls have been placed on SDMC Covid helplines so far June 5, 2021 5:25 am Image Source : PTI SDMC on Friday informed that the civic body has received around 6,500 calls on its COVID helpline so far. Helpline numbers launched by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to provide psychological support to COVID-19 patients …
          • Comments to avoid in long-standing ties June 4, 2021 8:50 pm Some actions of political figures in India are detrimental to the consolidation of cordial bilateral ties The Chief Minister of Delhi last month warned the Union government about a new strain of the novel coronavirus that has been observed in Singapore …
          • ‘Neighbourhood first’ policy: Dreams and realities June 4, 2021 8:28 pm The term ’Neighbourhood First’ came to the fore when the present Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, became prime Minister of India in May 2014 and invited the South Asian neighbours who also happen to be the members of the South Asian Association of Regional …
          • Dancing to the beat of their own drum June 4, 2021 6:29 pm Amiya Chaudhury, AIF Clinton Fellow 2020-21 (Photo courtesy of Amiya Chaudhury)One of the aspects of my work at Prajwala Sangham is to join the team in weekly playback theatre practice sessions and performances. As a novice in the world of playback, I have …
          • Dragon's La'ffaire Image Nirvana June 4, 2021 5:23 pm After "Wallet" diplomacy and "Wolf Warrior" diplomacy, President Xi Jinping is kick starting "Lovable Dragon" diplomacy. Clearly, he is looking for an image makeover in his quest to become the new strong international voice. …
          • Unlike Boris Johnson, Pope is refusing to meet Hungary’s Viktor Orban, reports suggest June 4, 2021 5:21 pm With Boris Johnson recently having fielded intense criticism for hosting Viktor Orban at Downing Street, reports suggest that Pope Francis is now facing pressure over his apparently staunch desire to avoid the autocratic Hungarian prime minister completely …
          • From Non-aligned to One Aligned June 4, 2021 8:25 am Civil Society, Development & Aid, Global, Global Geopolitics, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations Opinion The implications of Colombo’s foreign policy shift under Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, …
          • HBO Max appoints managing director for south east Asia, India June 4, 2021 6:05 am NEW DELHI: In what may be a prelude to the launch of video-on-demand service in India, media and entertainment company WarnerMedia has announced the appointment of Amit Malhotra as managing director for its streaming service HBO Max in southeast Asia and …
          • Covid hits anti-mosquito operations in Delhi as MCDs report fall in house visits, legal notices June 3, 2021 2:29 pm For around 3,500 domestic breeding checkers (DBCs) employed by the three municipal corporations, the pandemic has posed fresh challenges in checking the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. Even as Delhi has recorded 29 dengue cases between January 1 and May …
          • COVID diplomacy 2.0, a different order of tasks June 2, 2021 9:01 pm Indian diplomacy will have to handle the fallout of the vaccine collapse and bio-research regulations Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words on Buddha Purnima, that in times to come the planet will remember events as either “pre-Covid or post-Covid” could …
          • Harsh Vardhan accuses media of circulating false narratives June 2, 2021 5:59 pm New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday successfully completed his tenure as the Chairperson of Executive Board of World Health Organization. On the last day of his tenure serving as the …
          • Delhi’s AAP government shutting COVID-19 vaccination centres run by MCDs: BJP June 2, 2021 1:16 pm The BJP on Wednesday accused the Delhi government of trying to paralyse the party-led municipal corporations in the city by using means such as stopping release of funds, reducing financial allocation or shutting Covid vaccination centres run by them. In a …
          • K-Pop in India- South Korean cultural wave hits Indian millennials India Group May 31, 2021 6:56 am K-Pop in India: South Korean cultural wave hits Indian millennials Hallyu whirlwind of Korean food, fashion and famous idols Korean bands such as BTS are taking over the hearts of Indian K-Pop lovers (Photo: Youtube – BigHit Ent) What makes India’s youth …
          • Dog mercilessly beaten to death in Delhi's Okhla; police arrest accused May 27, 2021 6:10 pm Image Source : DELHI POLICE Dog mercilessly beaten to death in Delhi's Okhla; police arrest accused The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested two men accused of beating up a dog mercilessly to death in Okhla. The video widely surfaced on social media …