Day: January 26, 2021

Trump impeachment goes to Senate, testing his sway over GOP

WASHINGTON — House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. It’s an early sign […]

Biden walking a high wire with Russia ahead of Putin call

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has been quickly thrown into a high-wire balancing act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration’s stance against Vladimir Putin while preserving room for diplomacy in a post-Donald Trump era. The relationship is sure to be different from the one Putin […]

Angry farmers storm India’s Red Fort in huge tractor rally

NEW DELHI — Tens of thousands of protesting farmers drove long lines of tractors into India’s capital on Tuesday, breaking through police barricades, defying tear gas and storming the historic Red Fort as the nation celebrated Republic Day. They waved farm union and religious flags from the ramparts […]

Indian farm protesters battle police to plant flags at historic Red Fort

NEW DELHI – Thousands of Indian farmers protesting against agricultural reforms breached barricades on Tuesday to enter the historic Red Fort complex in the capital and hoist flags after clashing with police, who fired tear gas to scatter them. Growers, angered by laws they say help large, private […]

WHO issues new clinical advice on treating COVID-19 patients

GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) issued fresh clinical advice on Tuesday for treating COVID-19 patients, including those displaying persistent symptoms after recovery, and also said it advised using low-dose anti-coagulants to prevent blood clots. “The other things in the guidance that are new are that COVID-19 […]

India records lowest New Cases after 8 months; 9,102 found positive in the last 24 hours

Active Cases now 1.66% of Cumulative Positive Cases Daily Fatalities drop to 117 after more than 8 months Number of vaccinated healthcare workers crosses 20 lakhs DELHI, JANUARY 26: India has crossed a crucial milestone in its fight against the global pandemic. The daily new cases have touched a […]

Distinguished Service and Gallantry Award Winners on Republic Day 2021

DELHI, JANUARY 26: Following naval personnel have been conferred with distinguished/service/gallantry awards on the occasion 26 Jan 2021:-   PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL V ADM R HARI KUMAR, AVSM, VSM V ADM  MS PAWAR, AVSM, VSM V ADM  SR SARMA, AVSM, VSM ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL R ADM PHILIPOSE […]

India records 9,102 fresh COVID-19 cases, 117 fatalities in a day

New Delhi, Jan 26: India reported 9,102 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, the lowest in around eight months, as the infection tally reached 1,06,76,838, according to Union Health Ministry data on Tuesday. During the same period, 117 fatalities were recorded, also the lowest in over eight months, taking […]

Protesting farmers enter Red Fort, man climbs flagstaff to hoist flag

New Delhi, Jan 26: Deviating from the designated route for the proposed tractor parade, a section of protesting farmers entered the Red Fort on Tuesday and hoisted flags from some domes of the iconic monument in the national capital. Pushed back by the police form the ITO in Central […]

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