Day: February 25, 2021

El Chapo’s wife goes from obscurity to celebrity to arrest

CULIACAN, Mexico — Despite her status as the wife of the world’s most notorious drug boss, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Emma Coronel Aispuro lived mostly in obscurity — until her husband went to prison for life. Then, suddenly, she was a presence on social media. There was talk […]

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants? By tweaking their vaccines, a process that should be easier than coming up with the original shots. Viruses constantly mutate as they spread, and most changes aren’t significant. First-generation COVID-19 vaccines appear to be working against today’s variants, but makers […]

India, Pakistan militaries agree to stop cross-border firing in rare joint statement

The militaries of India and Pakistan said in a rare joint statement on Thursday that they had agreed to observe a ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir, having exchanged fire hundreds of times in recent months. The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a ceasefire agreement along the Line of […]

India unveils tougher rules for social media such as Facebook, Twitter

India announced new rules on Thursday to regulate big social media firms, such as Facebook (FB.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N), the latest effort by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to tighten control over Big Tech firms. The rules come after Twitter ignored orders to drop content on farmers’ protests, fuelling the government’s […]

SPECIAL REPORT In Germany’s Black Forest, Putin critic Navalny gathered strength and resolve

Just over two weeks after his poisoning with a military-grade nerve agent in Siberia, Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny began to respond to the words of his wife Yulia and wake from a drug-induced coma. As he emerged from what he would later describe as days of appalling hallucinations, […]

PM to inaugurate The India Toy Fair 2021 on 27th February

DELHI, FEBRUARY 25: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate The India Toy Fair 2021 on 27th February at 11 AM via video conferencing. Toys play a significant part in the development of a child’s mind and also help improve psychomotor and cognitive skills in children. In his […]

PM inaugurates and lays foundation stone of various development projects in Coimbatore

India’s commitment to port-led development can be seen through the Sagarmala Scheme: PM Development works launched today will benefit Coimbatore and the entire Tamil Nadu: PM DELHI, FEBRUARY 25: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project and […]

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurates the latest technology Integrated Bamboo Treatment Plant near Guwahati

MDoNER is encouraging Start-Ups and new entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities through bamboo: Dr Jitendra Singh DELHI, FEBRUARY 25: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the latest […]

CBI arrests two Customs officials for bribery

Mumbai, Feb 25:  Two officials of the Customs department have been arrested here for allegedly demanding bribes in order to release seized silver, the CBI said on Thursday. Assistant Commissioner A P Bandekar and Superintendent Niraj K Singh were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), an […]

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