Day: October 28, 2020

Turkey hits at ‘crusades’ against Islam in cartoons row with France

ANKARA – Turkey’s leader said on Wednesday that Western countries mocking Islam wanted to “relaunch the Crusades”, heightening a confrontation with France over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad that have stirred anger in Muslim-majority countries. In a speech to lawmakers of his AK Party in parliament, President Tayyip […]

Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N. nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran is building an underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant after its last one exploded in a reported sabotage attack last summer. The […]

3 social media CEOs face grilling by GOP senators on bias

WASHINGTON — The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing […]

China bought nearly 30% of Indian steel exports in April-Sept – data

NEW DELHI – China was the top foreign buyer of Indian steel between April and September, government data showed on Wednesday, marking a rare rise in bilateral economic activity at a time of political tensions that have triggered some trade curbs. China bought 1.9 million tonnes, cornering 29% […]

India changes controversial land laws in disputed Kashmir

SRINAGAR,India – India has amended a law in Jammu and Kashmir allowing Indian citizens to buy land in the disputed territory, said officials, sparking opposition criticism about a steady erosion of the rights of Kashmiri people. A notification issued on Tuesday stated that the term “being permanent resident […]

Millions vote in India’s first election in shadow of coronavirus

LUCKNOW, India – Health authorities in one of India’s most populous states faced a big test on Wednesday with the country’s first state assembly election being held since the novel coronavirus epidemic began, despite calls to postpone it. The world’s biggest democracy has one of its worst outbreaks […]

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman leads Indian delegation in 10th Round of Ministerial UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue

DELHI, OCTOBER 28: Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian Delegation in the 10th Round of Ministerial UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD), held here today in virtually through video conferencing. The Indian delegation included representatives from Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India […]

Prime Minister to participate in the Ekta Diwas Celebrations at Kevadia, Gujarat on 31st October

To Administer Ekta Pledge and participate in the Ekta Diwas Parade Shri Narendra Modi to interact with Officer Trainees of Indian Civil Services in the second edition of the Integrated Foundation Course, ”Aarambh” To inaugurate various projects under Integrated Development of Kevadia on 30th and 31st October DELHI, […]

CSIR-CDRI Scientist, Dr Satish Mishra bags “DrTulsi Das Chugh Award-2020”

Award in recognition of his research work on Malaria parasite’s life cycle             DELHI, OCTOBER 28: The Orations & Awards Committee of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India), has selected Dr Satish Mishra, Principal Scientist, Division of Molecular Parasitology and Immunology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow for “Dr.Tulsi Das Chugh Award” for the year […]

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