Day: January 20, 2022

India’s richest state set to reopen schools as Omicron cases fall

MUMBAI, Jan 20 – India’s wealthiest state will reopen schools next week, its education minister said on Thursday, as new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus fell sharply, even though it had the highest tally of infections nationwide. Over the last 24 hours, India hit a fresh […]

Blinken holds Ukraine talks with allies after Biden says attack likely

Summary Russia has massed troops near Ukraine’s border Russia also has troops in Belarus for drills Top U.S. diplomat Blinken is in Berlin for talks President Biden warns Russia of response if it invades Kremlin says U.S. threats risk destabilising situation BERLIN, Jan 20 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary […]

EXPLAINER: What are US military options to help Ukraine?

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is not planning to answer a further Russian invasion of Ukraine by sending combat troops. But he could pursue a range of less dramatic yet still risky military options, including supporting a post-invasion Ukrainian resistance. The rationale for not directly joining a Russia-Ukraine […]

BHU starts postgraduate course on ‘Hindu Dharma’

Varanasi, Jan 20: The Banaras Hindu University has started a postgraduate programme in ‘Hindu Dharma’ and according to the varsity, the course is the first of its kind in the country. Professor V K Shukla, who is the varsity’s rector, said that this programme will help in making […]

Fresh snowfall in Gulmarg, Pahalgam in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 20: The minimum temperature dropped slightly in most parts of Kashmir where the tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam received fresh snowfall, officials said on Thursday. The minimum temperature in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, settled at a low of 2.2 degrees Celsius […]

Rahul slams PM over abduction of teenager from Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi,? Jan 20: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the reported abduction of a teenager from Arunachal Pradesh by China, and said his silence shows he does not care Gandhi said he is with the family of the missing boy Miram […]

Bronx-raised Cardi B offers to pay fire victim burial costs

NEW YORK — Cardi B has offered to pay the burial costs for all 17 people killed in a fire that ripped through a New York City high-rise. New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning rapper had offered the financial relief for victims of the […]

Cut off by volcano, Tongans relieved as contact restored

BANGKOK — As the massive undersea Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on Saturday, Tongans from around the world gazed on as their relatives livestreamed images of billowing clouds of ash, gas and steam emerging from beneath the depths. Then darkness. The eruption severed Tonga’s single fiber-optic cable, […]

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with enhanced capability, successfully test-fired off Odisha coast

DELHI, JANUARY 20: BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with increased indigenous content and improved performance, was successfully test-fired from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha at 1030 hrs on January 20, 2022. The launch was conducted by Brahmos Aerospace in close coordination with the teams of […]

PM delivers the keynote address at the national launch ceremony of ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ke Ore’

“We are witnessing the emergence of an India whose thinking and approach are innovative and whose decisions are progressive” “Today we are creating a system in which there is no place for discrimination, we are building a society that stands firmly on the foundation of equality and social […]

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