Day: April 5, 2021

A new ‘Kung Fu’ debuts at a crucial time for Asian Americans

NEW YORK — Up-and-coming actors will sometimes claim to know a variety of skills to be considered for roles, but Olivia Liang set a boundary early in her career. “When I started off in the industry, people would ask me why martial arts wasn’t on my resume because […]

Israel’s Netanyahu sees prospects fade as his trial resumes

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial resumed Monday, with a key witness painting a picture of an image-obsessed Israeli leader forcing a prominent news site to flatter his family and smear his opponents. The testimony came as Netanyahu’s chances of securing another term in office following […]

India’s daily virus cases breach 100,000; politicians still hold huge rallies

India reported a record rise in COVID-19 infections on Monday, becoming the second country after the United States to post more than 100,000 new cases in a day, as politicians stage massive election rallies raising fears of further spreading the virus. Hospitals in the worst affected state, Maharashtra, […]

Taiwan reports new incursion by Chinese jets into defence zone

Taiwan’s Defence Ministry on Monday reported a new incursion by China’s air force into the island’s air defence identification zone, made up of eight fighter jets and two other aircraft, one of which flew through the strategic Bashi Channel. Chinese-claimed Taiwan has complained over the last few months […]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to interact with students, teachers and parents during ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ on 07th April, 2021

DELHI, APRIL 5: The 4th edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha, the unique interactive program of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with students, teachers and parents is being held for the first time in virtual mode while adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. The programme will be aired at 7 PM […]

Centre writes to Delhi Government on Irregularities in Identification of COVID Vaccination beneficiaries below the age of 45 years

Show Cause notice issued to Private COVID Vaccination Centres seeking explanation DELHI, APRIL 5: The Vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level. The Union Health Ministry has […]

SP MP Jaya Bachchan stumps for TMC in Bengal election

Kolkata, Apr 5: Hailing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a fighter who is single-handedly battling against all atrocities, veteran actor and Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Monday took a swipe at the BJP, saying no one has ever succeeded by “intimidating” Bengalis. The wife of Bollywood […]

Chhattisgarh anti-naxal operation was poorly designed: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Apr 5:  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that the operation against naxals in Chhattisgarh, in which 22 security personnel were killed, was “incompetently” executed and “poorly designed”. “Our jawans are not cannon fodder to be martyred at will,” Gandhi said on Twitter. Out of […]

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