Day: January 25, 2021

Witnesses: Eritrean soldiers loot, kill in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya — The Eritrean soldiers’ pockets clinked with stolen jewelry. Warily, Zenebu watched them try on dresses and other clothing looted from homes in a town in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region. “They were focused on trying to take everything of value,” even diapers, said Zenebu, who arrived […]

Indian farmers ride caravan of tractors into capital ahead of Republic Day

NEW DELHI – Caravans of tractors clogged a key highway in northern India on Monday as tens of thousands of farmers protesting against agriculture reforms streamed into the capital ahead of Republic Day, and police said they were prepared to deal with the crowds. India marks its founding […]

India and China say military talks on border dispute “positive”

BENGALURU – India and China said on Monday that the ninth round of talks between military commanders to resolve a months-long border confrontation in the Himalayan region of Ladakh had been “positive, practical and constructive.” “The two sides agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline […]

U.S. House to bring Trump incitement charge to Senate, launching second impeachment trial

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday will formally charge ex-President Donald Trump with inciting insurrection in a fiery speech to his followers before this month’s deadly attack on the Capitol, signaling the start of his second impeachment trial. Nine House Democrats who will serve as […]

PM interacts with recipients of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2021

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees today via video conferencing. Union Women & Child Development Minister, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani was also present on the occasion. The Prime Minister said that this year’s awards are special as the recipient […]

Joint Press Release of the 9th Round of India-China Military Commander-Level Meeting

DELHI, JANUARY 25: On January 24, the 9th round of China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting was held on the Chinese side of the Moldo-Chushul border meeting point. The two sides had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in the […]

Not sexual assault if there is no ‘skin to skin’ contact: HC

Mumbai, Jan 24:  Groping a minor’s breast without “skin to skin contact” cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the Bombay High Court has said. Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court, […]

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