Day: March 26, 2021

Maritime traffic jam grows outside blocked Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt — A maritime traffic jam grew to more than 200 vessels Friday outside the Suez Canal and some vessels began changing course as dredgers worked frantically to free a giant container ship that is stuck sideways in the waterway and disrupting global shipping. One salvage expert […]

Trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32

CAIRO — Two trains collided on Friday in southern Egypt, apparently after someone activated the emergency brakes, killing at least 32 people and leaving 108 injured, Egyptian authorities said. Two passenger cars flipped on their side from the force of the collision, the latest in a series of […]

Indian farmers squat on railway tracks to mark four months of protests

Dozens of farmers squatted on railway tracks in northern India on Friday, disrupting traffic to mark four months of a campaign against the opening up of agriculture produce markets to private players. Tens of thousands of farmers have been camped on the outskirts of the capital New Delhi […]

Prime Minister Visits National Martyrs’ Memorial, Bangladesh

DELHI, MARCH 26: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, soon after his arrival on a two day visit to Bangladesh visited the National Martyrs’ Memorial (JatiyoSritiShoudho), the National monument of Bangladesh to pay tributes to the valour and the sacrifice of those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh […]

Prime Minister Meets Opposition Leaders in Bangladesh

DELHI, MARCH 26: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, as part of his two-day visit to Bangladesh, met and interacted with opposition leaders from various political parties of Bangladesh. The engagement involved discussions on wide gamut of issues pertaining to the two countries’ bilateral relations.

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh calls on Prime Minister

DELHI, MARCH 26: Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr A.K. Abdul Momen called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, during the historic two-day visit of Prime Minister to Bangladesh. Both the Leaders reflected on deepening the fraternal ties and strengthening the all-encompassing partnership based on sovereignty, equality, trust and […]

Arrival of Prime Minister to Dhaka

DELHI, MARCH 26: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi arrived in Dhaka for his visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. This is the historic visit to celebrate Mujib Borsho- the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ; 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic […]

General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal & Puducherry-Ban on Exit Poll

DELHI, MARCH 26: Election Commission of India, in exercise of the powers under sub-section(1)of Section 126A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 has notified the period between 7:00A.M  on 27th March, 2021 (Saturday) and 7.30 PM on 29thApril, 2021 (Thursday), as the period during which conducting any exit […]

Some people in Delhi preparing to form UPA-II, claims Raut

Mumbai, Mar 26:  Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that “some people in Delhi” are preparing to form UPA-II, which is why the existing UPA needs to be strengthened if the opposition is to fight the BJP. He made the statement while speaking to reporters in […]

CBI seeks custody of Binay Mishra’s brother in coal scam

Kolkata, Mar 26:  CBI on Friday sought the permission of a designated ED court in Delhi the custody of Trinamool Youth Congress leader Binay Mishra’s brother in the multi-crore rupees coal smuggling scam, sources in the central investigating agency said. Mishra’s brother Bikash is now in the custody […]

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