Day: September 22, 2021

Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app

BERKELEY, Calif. — Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business. But when Apple and Google capitulated to Russian demands and removed a political-opposition app from their local app stores, it raised worries that two […]

Myanmar town near India border sees exodus as thousands flee fighting

Sept 22 – Most of the population of a Myanmar town near the Indian border have fled after buildings were set ablaze by artillery amid fighting between militia forces opposed to military rule and the army, according to residents and media reports. About 10,000 people normally live in […]

India must work towards sustainable growth in post-pandemic era – Das

MUMBAI, Sept 22 – India must seek sustainable growth through medium-term investments and sound financial and structural reforms once the global pandemic is over, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday. “As we recover, we must deal with the legacies of the crisis and create […]

Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections

Summary Reuters examined all 15 Republican candidates for secretary of state in five battlegrounds. Ten still question whether Trump lost the 2020 election. Democrats intensify fundraising as pro-Trump candidates aim to capture control of elections oversight in key states Sept 22 (Reuters) – One leading candidate seeking to […]

National Webinar on Empowering Women, Building Gender Parity

Smt Anupriya Patel says Prime Minister envisions an India with larger role for women She underscored the importance of increasing women’s access to resources, her control over life and her decision-making rights DELHI, SEPTEMBER 22: Ministry of Education and University Grants Commission today organised National Webinar on Empowering […]

Joint Press Statement on the Launch of Negotiations for the India – United Arab Emirates Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 22: H.E. Shri Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution and Textiles, and H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Trade, have formally launched negotiations on the India-United Arab Emirates Comprehensive Economic […]

PM’s Departure Statement ahead of his visit to USA

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 22: I will be visiting USA from 22-25 September, 2021 at the invitation of His Excellency President Joe Biden of the United States of America During my visit, I will review the India-U.S. Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with President Biden and exchange views on regional and […]


DELHI, SEPTEMBER 22: 82.65 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.90%; lowest since March 2020 India’s Active caseload stands at 3,01,989; lowest in 186 days 26,964 new cases in the […]

Civilian injured after soldier opens fire in J-K

Srinagar, Sep 22 (PTI) An auto-rickshaw driver was injured on Wednesday after a soldier allegedly opened fire at him in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Mohsin Ahmad received injuries in his leg when the soldier of a patrolling party in Azadgunj opened fire at him, they […]

45 BJP MPs belong to political dynasties, claims Cong MP

New Delhi, Sep 22: Congress Rajya Sabha member Ripun Bora on Wednesday claimed 45 BJP MPs belong to political dynasties and that it is the “highest” in any party in the country. Attacking the BJP that has often accused the Congress of dynastic politics, Bora alleged the saffron party […]

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