Day: October 20, 2021

New airstrikes hit capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region

NAIROBI, Kenya — New airstrikes hit the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, residents said Wednesday, as video showed injured people with bloodied faces being rushed to vehicles and thick black smoke rising in the sky. Ethiopia’s government said it targeted facilities to make and repair weapons, which a spokesman for […]

PM delivers video message to Joint Conference of CVC and CBI

“In the last 6-7 years, the government has succeeded in instilling the confidence that it is possible to contain corruption” “Today there is political will to attack corruption and continuous improvement is also being carried out at the administrative level” “New India Innovates, Initiates and Implements. New India […]

PM inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport

“Kushinagar International Airport is a tribute to the devotion of Buddhist society around the world” “There is a special focus on the development of the places associated with Lord Buddha through better connectivity, and the creation of facilities for the devotees” “Under UDAN Scheme more than 900 new […]

PM lays the foundation stone of Rajkiya Medical College, Kushinagar

Also inaugurates and lays foundation stones of various development projects in Kushinagar “When basic facilities are available, then the courage to dream big and the spirit to fulfil those dreams are born” “Uttar Pradesh Cannot be confined to 6-7 decades. This is a land whose history is timeless, […]


DELHI, OCT 20: 99.12 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 14,623 new cases in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently at 98.15%; Highest since March 2020 19,446 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,34,78,247 Active cases account […]

India floods block roads, sweep away bridges; 46 dead

NEW DELHI, Oct 20 – Floods unleashed by days of unseasonal heavy rain have wrecked crops, blocked roads and washed away bridges in northern India, killing at least 46 people, officials said on Wednesday, as they mounted rescue efforts for those stranded. Aerial images gave glimpses of engorged […]

In Kabul clinic, Taliban and the soldiers they fought confront wounds of war

KABUL, Oct 20 – Former Taliban fighter Mohammad Ishaq, who spent years battling Western troops and local forces in Afghanistan, lost his leg in combat and is now learning to walk with a new limb. Standing near him at a Kabul clinic is one of the soldiers he defeated. In the […]

Militants using new modus operandi to kill targets: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Srinagar, Oct 20: Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said militants in Jammu and Kashmir have adopted a new modus operandi of killing their targets by using pistols from close range, instead of grenades and landmines. In this month so far, 11 civilians, including non-residents of Jammu […]

Priyanka Gandhi allowed to proceed to Agra by UP police

Agra/Lucknow, Oct 20: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was stopped by the Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday from going to Agra to meet the family members of a man who died in police custody, was allowed to proceed in the evening. The police have allowed Priyanka Gandhi to […]

Samajwadi Party has deviated from ‘samajwad’ to ‘pariwarwad’: PM

Kushinagar (UP), Oct 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at the Samajwadi Party, saying it has deviated from the ideology of Ram Manohar Lohia with its leaders promoting ‘pariwarwad’ (dynasty) instead of practising ‘samajwad’ (socialism) and people suffered when its government was in power […]

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