Day: August 19, 2021

Russia was ready for Taliban’s win due to longtime contacts

MOSCOW — When the Taliban swept over Afghanistan, Russia was ready for the rapid developments after working methodically for years to lay the groundwork for relations with the group that it still officially considers a terrorist organization. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized this week that Moscow was […]

Ex-Nissan exec Kelly wants boardroom, not criminal, trial

TOKYO — Nearly three years later, former Nissan executive Greg Kelly is still wondering why the questions that led to his arrest and trial in Japan weren’t simply taken up in the automaker’s corporate boardroom. Kelly, an American lawyer who worked for three decades for Nissan Motor Co., […]

Afghans protest Taliban in emerging challenge to their rule

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan protesters defied the Taliban for a second day Thursday, waving their national flag in scattered demonstrations that were met with renewed violence by the militants who are facing growing challenges to their rule. A U.N. official warned of dire food shortages in this nation […]

Taliban’s return clouds long-delayed plans for Afghanistan’s resources

Aug 19 – China is warily eyeing the resumption of some Afghan resource projects but it will take years before the infrastructure is ready while security issues threaten to once again stall projects, according to state media and industry sources. Afghanistan’s vast mineral wealth – including large reserves […]

Several killed in flag-waving protests against Taliban in Afghanistan

Summary Protests in Kabul and eastern cities, several killed Leader of anti-Taliban opposition supports protests More than 8,000 evacuated since Sunday – security official Taliban tell people with no travel documents to leave airport KABUL, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Flag-waving protesters took to several Afghan cities on Thursday […]

The President underwent cataract surgery today at Army Hospital (Referral & Research)

DELHI, AUGUST 19: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind underwent cataract surgery today morning (August 19, 2021) at the Army Hospital (Referral & Research), New Delhi. Surgery was successful and he has been discharged from the Hospital.

Notification for Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety

DELHI, AUGUST 19: Ministry of Road transport and Highways has issued notification G.S.R. 575(E).11th August, 2021- Rule 167A regarding Electronic Monitoring and Enforcement of Road Safety. The rules specify the detailed provisions for placement of electronic enforcement devices (speed camera, closed-circuit television camera, speed gun, body wearable camera, […]


DELHI, AUGUST 19: 56.64 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 36,401 new cases in the last 24 hours Active cases account for 1.13% of total cases; lowest since March 2020 India’s Active caseload stands at 3,64,129; lowest in 149 days Recovery Rate […]

President of India Pays Homage to Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma on his Birth Anniversary

  DELHI, AUGUST 19: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 19, 2021).  The President and officials of Rashtrapati Bhavan paid floral tributes in front of the portrait of […]

Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra interacts with ITS probationers of 2018 & 2019 batch

delhi, august 19: Chief Election Commissioner of India Shri Sushil Chandra interacted with the trainee officers of the Indian Telecommunications Service of 2018 and 2019 batch today in Nirvachan Sadan, New Delhi. The interaction was part of a two day training program of Indian Telecommunications Service (ITS) officers […]

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