Day: March 28, 2021

Expelled from US at night, migrant families weigh next steps

REYNOSA, Mexico — In one of Mexico’s most notorious cities for organized crime, migrants are expelled from the United States throughout the night, exhausted from the journey, disillusioned about not getting a chance to seek asylum and at a crossroads about where to go next. Marisela Ramirez, who […]

India’s Modi pushes to win West Bengal against formidable opposition

The populous Indian state of West Bengal has emerged as a key battleground for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, which is looking to extend its national domination and dislodge one of Modi’s sharpest critics. To win power in the eastern state, where a month-long election begins on Saturday, […]

Five killed, dozens injured in anti-Modi protests in Bangladesh

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in police gunfire in eastern Bangladesh on Saturday, a hospital doctor said, as security forces tried to quell protests against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Hundreds of students from madrasas, or Islamic religious schools, clashed with […]

Bangladesh violence spreads after Modi’s visit, attacks on Hindu temples, train

Hundreds of members of a hardline Islamist group attacked Hindu temples and a train in eastern Bangladesh on Sunday, police and a local journalist said, as violence spread across the country in the wake of a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Local police and doctors have […]

Thousands flee to Thailand after Myanmar army’s air strikes on villages – activist group, media

About 3,000 villagers from Myanmar’s southeastern Karen state fled to Thailand on Sunday following air attacks by the army on an area held by an ethnic armed group, an activist group and local media said. Myanmar’s military launched air strikes on five areas in Mutraw district, near the […]

English rendering of PM’s address in the 75thEpisode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on 28.03.2021

DELHI, MARCH 28: My dear countrymen, Namaskar. This time when I was perusing the letters, comments; the varied inputs that keep pouring in for Mann ki Baat, many people recalled a very important point. On MyGov, Aryan Shri – Anup Rao from Bengaluru, Devesh from Noida, Sujeet from […]

Joint Statement issued on the occasion of the visit of Prime Minister of India to Bangladesh

DELHI, MARCH 27: At the invitation of Prime Minister of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, H.E. Shri Narendra Modi, paid a State Visit to Bangladesh from 26 to 27 March 2021 to join the celebrations of the […]

Over 4 cr old vehicles on Indian roads, Karnataka tops list at 70 lakh

New Delhi, Mar 28: Over four crore vehicles older than 15 years are plying on roads pan-India and fall under the ambit of green tax, with Karnataka occupying the top slot with more than 70 lakh such vehicles. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has digitised the […]

Two held with 250 grams of heroin in Jammu

Jammu, Mar 28: The police have arrested two people, including a woman, and recovered 250 grams of heroin from their possession, officials said on Sunday. Javed Ahmad Lone and Fatima Javed, both residents of Asrarabad-Sidhra here, were arrested when police recovered the narcotic substance from their vehicle during checking […]

Three dead, one missing in separate accidents in J-K

Kathua/Doda (J&K), Mar 28: Three people, including a woman, were killed and one other went missing in two separate road accidents in Kathua and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. While two-motorcycle borne youths were crushed to death by a truck in Kathua, a woman […]

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