Day: February 2, 2021

Rohingya refugees fear returning to Myanmar after coup

DHAKA, Banglades — Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in camps in Bangladesh condemned the military coup in their homeland and said it makes them more fearful to return. A counterinsurgency operation by Myanmar’s military in 2017 involving mass rape, murders and the torching of villages drove more than […]

Kremlin foe Navalny slams court that may jail him for years

MOSCOW — Opposition leader Alexei Navalny denounced a Moscow court hearing Tuesday on whether he should be sent to prison for years, calling it a vain attempt by the Kremlin to scare millions of Russians into submission. The 44-year-old Navalny, an anti-corruption investigator who is the most prominent […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi detained again — without her old support

BANGKOK — A day after Myanmar’s military pulled off a well-choreographed coup, the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, finds herself right back where she was just over a decade ago — under house arrest. But this time, her standoff with the military comes after she has […]

Pakistan court orders release from prison of mastermind in Daniel Pearl case

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the release from prison on Tuesday of a British-born militant who had been convicted in the kidnapping and murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl by al Qaeda and Pakistani Islamist militants in 2002. In a decision that is expected to draw criticism […]

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination & National Polio Immunization Drive

More than 41 lakh Healthcare Workers Vaccinated across the country against Covid-19 11.04 crore children vaccinated for Polio till today COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: DELHI, FEBRUARY 2:The countrywide COVID-19 vaccination program was conducted successfully on the eighteenth today. The Prime Minister launched the countrywide COVID 19 Vaccination drive on 16th Jan 2021. […]

Build bridges, not walls: Rahul to Centre

New Delhi, Feb 2: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government over barricades and road blocks set up at farmer agitation sites on Delhi’s borders, and asked the Centre to “build bridges and not walls”. Farmers’ protest sites at Delhi’s borders have turned into fortresses with police […]

RS proceedings adjourned twice over farmers’ issue

New Delhi, Feb 2: Congress and other opposition parties on Tuesday forced adjournments of Rajya Sabha proceedings twice in the pre-noon session as they insisted on taking up a discussion on the issue of farmers’ protest over the three new farm bills The House was first adjourned for about […]

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