Day: November 14, 2021

Julian Assange given permission to marry partner in prison

LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been granted permission to marry his partner, Stella Moris, in prison, British authorities say. Assange has been held in London’s high-security Belmarsh Prison since 2019 as he fights a U.S. attempt to extradite him on espionage charges. The couple began their […]

Japan’s former princess leaves for US with commoner husband

TOKYO — A Japanese princess who gave up her royal status to marry her commoner college sweetheart left for New York on Sunday, as the couple pursued happiness as newlyweds and left behind a nation that has criticized their romance. The departure of Mako Komuro, the former Princess […]

Lt Governor inaugurates 68th Cooperative Week

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 14: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the 68th All India Cooperative Week across the J&K UT at the Teacher Bhavan, Jammu. While inaugurating the celebrations of the 68th National Cooperative Week, the Lt Governor extended his best wishes to all the members of cooperative societies, […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh immediate challenge is prevention of Diabetes among the youth and pregnant women

Delivers keynote address at a Webinar on the occasion of World Diabetes Day DELHI, NOVEMBER 14: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, who is also […]

India’s Modi holds talks on criminal risks related to cryptocurrencies

MUMBAI, Nov 13 – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chaired a meeting to discuss the future of cryptocurrencies, sources said on Saturday, amid reports the government is considering modifying a bill that would have led to a ban. “It was strongly felt that attempts to mislead the […]

Indian police kill 26 Maoist militants, including a senior leader-minister

MUMBAI, Nov 14 – Police in India’s western state of Maharashtra have killed at least 26 Maoist militants, including a top leader, in an ambush operation in dense forest, a top government official said on Sunday. The Maoists, also known as Naxals, have waged an armed struggle against […]

Russia starts missile supplies to India despite U.S. sanctions risk

MOSCOW, Nov 14 – Russia has started supplying India with S-400 air defence missile systems, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday citing Dmitry Shugayev, the head of the Russian military cooperation agency. The supplies put India at risk of sanctions from the United States under a 2017 U.S. […]

Pakistan hosts US, Russia, China for talks on Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Thursday hosted talks with special envoys from the United States, Russia and China on the path forward for Afghanistan, where a deepening humanitarian crisis has forced many Afghans to migrate to neighboring countries since the Taliban takeover in August. The international community has not […]

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