Day: November 20, 2021

Photos of missing Chinese tennis star posted online

BEIJING — An employee of Chinese state TV has posted photos of missing tennis star Peng Shuai online in a new effort to dispel concern about her disappearance after she accused a senior leader of sexual assault. The photos appeared Friday on Twitter, which cannot be seen by […]

Arif Khan qualifies for Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 20: Kashmir Alpine skier, Arif Khan, has qualified for the upcoming Winter Olympics 2022 to be held in Beijing. Arif secured his place in the games during the qualifying alpine skiing event in Dubai. Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, has congratulated Arif Khan , Sports […]

More than 33099 works Placed in Public Domain; one-click access to district/village-wise details

‘Janta Ki Scheme-Janta ki Bhagidari’ to accentuate Jan Bhagidari in the overall Project Implementation Framework Every citizen can now access details about the type & extent of work under execution in their area or any part of the UT at the click of a button: LG I want […]

Union Minister Mrs Meenakshi Lekhi visits Khadi Pavilion in IITF

DELHI, NOVEMBER 20: Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Mrs Meenakshi Lekhi on Saturday visited the “Khadi India Pavilion” at the ongoing India International Trade Fair 2021, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Mrs Lekhi took to a traditional Charkha and spun Pashmina wool at the […]

Indian farmers in no mood to forgive despite Modi’s U-turn on reforms

MOHRANIYA, India, Nov 19 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have caved in to farmers’ demands that he scraps laws they say threaten their livelihoods. But reaction to the shock U-turn in India’s rural north, where Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faces key elections next year, has been less […]

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases involving political dissidents, entertainers, business leaders and others who have run afoul of the authorities. A look […]

US seeks balance as fears grow Russia may invade Ukraine

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Friday it scrambled fighter jets to respond to a group of Russian and Chinese warplanes that entered its air buffer zone unannounced. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected seven Russian and two Chinese military aircraft in the country’s […]

US seeks balance as fears grow Russia may invade Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine has left U.S. officials perplexed, muddying the Biden administration’s response. Some Republican lawmakers have been pressing the U.S. to step up military support for Ukraine. But that risks turning what may be mere muscle-flexing by Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

Hungarian Filmmaker Istvan Szabo conferred with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award at IFFI 52 Inaugural Ceremony

I am deeply moved to realize that Indians know my films and that some of them even love them: Istvan Szabo Radiant charisma of Satyajit Ray will be etched in my memory forever: Istvan Szabo Panaji, 20 November, 2021 Noted Hungarian Filmmaker Istvan Szabo has been conferred the […]

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