Day: February 3, 2021

‘Mank’ leads all Golden Globe nominees with 6

NEW YORK — David Fincher’s “Mank” has topped Golden Globe nominations with 6 nods, while Netflix dominated Wednesday’s announcement thanks to both its films and television series. The nominees for best motion picture drama are: “The Father”; “Mank”; “Nomadland”; “The Trial of the Chicago 7”; “Promising Young Woman.” […]

Myanmar charges Suu Kyi, giving legal basis to detain her

YANGON, Myanmar — Police leveled their first formal charge against Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, members of her party said Wednesday, giving military authorities who staged a coup a legal reason to detain her at least through the middle of the month. The charge — that […]

Over 300 million Indians may have COVID-19 – source citing government study

NEW DELHI – About one in four of India’s 1.35 billion people may have been infected with the coronavirus, said a source with direct knowledge of a government serological survey, suggesting the country’s real caseload was many times higher than reported. India has confirmed 10.8 million COVID-19 infections, […]

Indian farmers to scale up protests as Rihanna weighs in

KANDELA, India – Indian farmers’ leaders on Wednesday outlined plans to scale up months of protests against agricultural reforms, as their cause gained high-profile supporters in the West. Demanding the repeal of three new farm laws that they say will hurt them to the benefit of large corporations, […]

Myanmar police file charges against Aung San Suu Kyi after coup

Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for illegally importing communications equipment and she will be detained until Feb. 15 for investigations, according to a police document. The move followed a military coup on Monday and the detention of Nobel Peace laureate Suu […]

Space Activities in India

DELHI, FEBRUARY 3: Government today said that ISRO has got a structured technology transfer mechanism to transfer the identified technologies developed by ISRO for spin-off and other commercial applications on non-exclusive basis. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State (Independent […]

National Rail Plan

DELHI, FEBRUARY 3: The Government has issued the Draft Final Report of the National Rail Plan and the same is available on the official web site of Ministry of Railways. National Rail Plan aims at providing a long term perspective planning for augmenting the Railway Network. Suggestions and […]

Rs. 48,000 Contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas handed over to HAL at the Inaugural Ceremony of Aero India 2021

DELHI, FEBRUARY 3: Today at Inaugural Ceremony of Aero India 2021, in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, the Contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was handed over to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The Cabinet Committee on Security under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri […]

SC refers to PM’s statement, refuses to entertain pleas on tractor rally violence

New Delhi, Feb 3:  The Supreme Court Wednesday referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that law will take its own course on the Republic Day violence here and refused to entertain pleas for time-bound probe by an apex court-appointed panel, saying it doesn’t want to “interfere at […]

Delhi govt to help trace farmers missing from protest sites: CM Kejriwal

New Delhi, Feb 3:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his government will help trace the farmers missing since the January 26 violence and if the need arises, he will approach the Lieutenant Governor and the Centre. Kejriwal said that the Delhi government has also released […]

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