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Russia conducts anti-satellite test; blows up own satellite in low Earth orbit

China Constructs Second Enclave In Arunachal

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Noted Kashmiri physician, writer, Dr Kundan Lal Chowdhury, is no more

UN peacekeeping missions operating in challenging circumstances: Jaishankar at UNSC

UN Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution On Peacekeeping

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Afghan foreign minister dials Jaishankar, calls for emergency UNSC session

DGCA extends ban on international flights till August 31

IFUNA VP Harcharan Singh Ranauta Honors Pritam Singh

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Maldives Foreign Minister elected next General Assembly President

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Blinken honours Tiananmen massacre martyrs

Jaishankar, Blinken Review Indo-Pacific, Quad, Vaccines

Japanese PM Suga refers to Taiwan as country, China hits back

G7 nations pledge over 1 bn Covid vaccine doses to poor nations: Johnson

India’s External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar, with UN Secretary-General António GuterresIndia supports António Guterres for second term as Secretary General

Indian Govt announces 5 big tax reliefs for taxpayers

COVID crisis to push global unemployment over 200 million mark in 2022

Great Granddaughter Of Mahatma Gandhi Sentenced To Seven Years Jail For Fraud And Forgery In South Africa

UN chief underlines need to step up COVID-19 vaccine production, equitable distribution

UN salutes ‘dedication and bravery’ of peacekeepers; recognizes contributions of youth toward peace

UK Approves Single Shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

Pfizer doses could come to India in July

IFUNA V-P Harcharan Singh Ranauta Honours Cricketer Harbhajan Singh

Taiwanese suppliers for Apple to invest US$900 million in India

India considering trade talks with Taiwan

Modi calls for reforms at UN

India, Japan looking at working together in Bangladesh and Myanmar: Jaishankar

Omron BP machine sales surge by as much as 30 pc in COVID-19 months

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India joins US, Russia, China in hypersonic Missile club


Bill To Cancel Farm Laws Passed In Indian Parliament, No Discussion

NEW DELHI: A bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws that had the farmers up in arms was passed in record time in both houses as parliament's Winter Session started today. The government plans to get it signed by the President by tonight, sources said. The Farm Laws Repeal bill was passed in Lok Sabha within four minutes - it was tabled at 12:06 pm and passed by 12:10 pm amid opposition demands for a discussion....moreMore

India offers vaccines, medical supplies to support African countries hit by Omicron variant

NEW DELHI: India on Monday offered to supply Covid-19 vaccines, life-saving drugs, test kits and medical equipment to African countries to fight the new Omicron variant of the Coronavirus. Omicron has been designated a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organization (WHO), based on evidence that it has several mutations that may impact how easily it spreads or the severity of illness it causes....moreMore

Omicron Risk 'Very High', WHO Warns Of 'Severe Consequences'

NEW DELHI: The new Omicron variant of Covid poses a "very high" global risk and could have "severe consequences" where there are surges, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, adding that it is not yet known how contagious and dangerous it is. The Omicron variant is likely to spread internationally, the WHO said, urging countries to prepare by accelerating vaccinations and put mitigation plans in place to maintain essential health services....moreMore

India to resume international flights from December 15

NEW DELHI: India will resume scheduled international flights from December 15 after the coronavirus-induced suspension, the Aviation Ministry informed on Friday. The Civil Aviation Ministry, in a statement, said the matter of resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services has been examined in consultation with the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare....moreMore

Secretary-General Appoints Shombi Sharp as the UN Resident Coordinator in India

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary‑General António Guterres appointed Shombi Sharp of the United States as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in India, with the host Government’s approval. Sharp will serve as the representative of the Secretary-General for development at the country level. He will lead the work of the UN team on the ground, including ongoing UN India support to the national COVID-19 response plans to recover better for the Sustainable Development Goals....moreMore

US To Terminate Trade Retaliation Case Against India After Digital Tax Agreement

NEW DELHI: The U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Wednesday it is moving to terminate its trade retaliation case against India after Washington and New Delhi agreed on a global tax deal transition arrangement that will withdraw India's digital services tax. USTR said the agreement between the U.S. Treasury and India's Finance Ministry applies the same terms agreed to with Austria, Britain, France, Italy, Spain and Turkey, but with a slightly later implementation date....moreMore

Indian firm gets US FDA’s ‘breakthrough designation’ for breast cancer detection blood test

NEW DELHI: A Nashik-based cancer research company has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted ‘Breakthrough Designation’ for its blood test to detect early-stage breast cancer. The blood test uses proprietary technology developed by Datar Cancer Genetics to detect circulating tumour cells and clusters specific to breast cancer with very high accuracy. Data from clinical trials has shown that the test can detect stage 0 (DCIS) and stage I breast cancers with accuracy of over 99 per cent without any false positives....moreMore

Crypto Prices Crash As India Plans Bill To Bar Private Cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI: Crypto markets crashed following news of the government introducing a Bill in the Parliament to prohibit all private cryptocurrencies in India, barring a few exceptions to "promote the underlying technology of cryptocurrency and its uses". As of 11:15 PM on November 23, all major cryptocurrencies saw a fall of around 15 per cent or more, with Bitcoin down over 17 percent, Ethereum falling by close to 15 per cent, and Tether down by almost 18 per cent....moreMore

India, US, China To Release Oil Together To Tame Prices

NEW DELHI: India has decided to release 5 million barrels of crude oil from its strategic petroleum reserves (SPRs) simultaneously with countries like the US, Japan, China, Britain and Republic of Korea with the aim of bringing down its prices. In an official statement, the petroleum ministry said that the crude oil release will take place in consultation with these countries, which are also major global energy consumers. India holds about 26.5 million barrels of oil in is reserves....moreMore

12 Of 17 Congress MLAs Join Trinamool In Meghalaya In Late Night Coup

NEW DELHI: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, along with 11 of the 17 Congress MLAs in the state, has joined the Trinamool Congress in a huge coup for Bengal's ruling party in the northeast. The Meghalaya MLAs have already written to the assembly speaker Metbah Lyngdoh regarding this. The assembly has 60 seats. The induction -- which made Trinamool the principal opposition party in the state -- came as the party chief Mamata Banerjee is in Delhi and candidly spoke of her plans for a united opposition....moreMore

Bihar, Jharkhand, UP among poorest states; Kerala, Goa have lowest poverty: Niti Aayog

NEW DELHI: Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the poorest states in India, according to Niti Aayog’s first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report. As per the index, 51.91 per cent population of Bihar is poor, followed by 42.16 per cent in Jharkhand, 37.79 per cent in Uttar Pradesh. While Madhya Pradesh (36.65 per cent) has been placed fourth in the index, Meghalaya (32.67 per cent) is at the fifth spot....moreMore

US warship transits Taiwan Strait

BEIJING: China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) deployed surveillance ships and aircraft to tail a US warship which sailed through the narrow strait dividing the mainland and Taiwan on Tuesday morning. It was the first such passage through the Taiwan Strait after President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Joe Biden held a video summit earlier this month, and where the Chinese President warned Biden that encouraging Taiwanese independence would be “playing with fire”....moreMore

For 1st time, number of fully jabbed surpasses partially vaccinated in India

NEW DELHI: For the first time since the start of India’s vaccination programme, the number of people in the country who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 has surpassed those who are partially vaccinated, data shows. The development comes on the back of several weeks of the administration of second doses outstripping that of first doses, a trend that became very clear through October and November as the vaccine coverage reached 80% of the eligible population (at least one dose), a level at which experts expect it to hit a ceiling....moreMore

Days ahead of Putin’s visit, deal to jointly manufacture rifles in India gets DAC nod

NEW DELHI: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has finally cleared a long-pending proposal for a deal to manufacture six lakh AK-203 assault rifles for the Indian Army jointly with Russia, sources confirmed. The deal had been stuck over several points for nearly two years, including negotiations over technology transfer. The DAC also cleared a proposal to acquire two satellites for the Air Force to help them communicate beyond the line of sight....moreMore




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Mario Bellini Honoured With Lifetime Award At Salone del Mobile.Milano

Mario Bellini, a multifaceted and innovative Milanese designer, has been awarded a Special Lifetime Award during the Salone del Mobile.Milano. The life time award to Mario Bellini is celebration for one of Italy’s most versatile and iconic architects and designers.


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Just continue to help, sustain, wipe tears, listen attentively and carefully repair all the 'leaks' you find

A man was asked to paint a boat. He brought with him paint and brushes and began to paint the boat a bright red, as the owner asked him. While painting, he noticed that there was a small hole in the hull, and quietly repaired it.When finished painting, he received his money and left.

Scientists make a major breakthrough in breast cancer treatment

A group of scientists say they are "thrilled" at the results of a breast cancer treatment clinical trial, which has identified a possible new treatment for women with early-stage breast cancer who have BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations.

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