Day: September 7, 2021

Guinean junta replaces provincial governors after coup, media say

CONAKRY, Sept 7 – The soldiers who seized power in Guinea over the weekend have consolidated their takeover with the installation of military provincial governors, Guinean media reported on Tuesday. West African leaders have threatened sanctions over the overthrow of President Alpha Conde, who was serving a controversial […]

Myanmar resistance movement calls for nationwide uprising

BANGKOK — The main underground group coordinating resistance to Myanmar’s military government called for a nationwide uprising on Tuesday. The National Unity Government views itself as a shadow government composed of elected legislators who were barred from taking their seats when the military seized power in February. The […]

US-built databases a potential tool of Taliban repression

BOSTON — Over two decades, the United States and its allies spent hundreds of millions of dollars building databases for the Afghan people. The nobly stated goal: Promote law and order and government accountability and modernize a war-ravaged land. But in the Taliban’s lightning seizure of power, most […]

Angry Indian growers gather outside Delhi to protest farm laws

NEW DELHI, Sept 7 – Thousands of Indian farmers gathered in a large grain market outside New Delhi on Tuesday, protesting new agricultural laws they say threaten their livelihoods and actions by police during similar demonstrations last week. “A large number of farmers are attending the meeting to […]

Taliban fire in air to scatter Kabul protesters; no reports of injuries

Summary Marchers shout slogans such as “Long live the resistance” Blinken says U.S. working to get charter flights out safely Opposition official rejects Taliban victory claim Panjshir Valley the last region resisting Taliban Taliban pledge not to retaliate against Panjshir residents Sept 7 (Reuters) – Taliban gunmen fired […]

India administered more than 1.13 Cr vaccine doses in last 24 hours

Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 69.90 Cr Recovery Rate currently at 97.48% 31,222 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload (3,92,864) is 1.19% of Total Cases Weekly Positivity Rate (2.56%) less than 3% for last 74 days DELHI, SEPTEMBER 7: In a landmark achievement […]

Leopard dies of old age in MP’s Van Vihar National Park

Bhopal, Sep 7:  A 19-year-old leopard died of age-related complications in Van Vihar National Park in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal city, an official from the facility said on Tuesday. The leopard, who was named Panna after the state’s Panna Tiger Reserve from where it was rescued in 2011, had […]

Mehbooba Mufti says she is under house arrest

Srinagar, Sept 7:  PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday claimed that she has been placed under house arrest, and said the move has exposed the government’s claims of normalcy. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also posted on Twitter pictures of a security force vehicle blocking the […]

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