Day: January 22, 2022

Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions

MOSCOW — With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. Amid fears of an imminent attack on Ukraine, […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh virtually interacts with NCC cadets taking part in Republic Day Camp 2022

Exhorts them to dream big & take the country to newer heights NCC is doing a yeoman service by transforming the youth into a cohesive & disciplined force: RM DELHI, JANUARY 22: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh virtually interacted with the cadets of National Cadet Corps (NCC), taking […]

India strikes hard on Pakistani Fake News Factories

Ministry of I&B blocks Pakistan funded fake news networks 35 YouTube channels, 2 websites blocked for spreading anti-India fake news DELHI, JANUARY 21: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has ordered blocking of 35 YouTube based news channels and 2 websites which were involved in spreading anti-India fake […]

PM interacts with DMs of various districts on the implementation of key government schemes

“When the aspirations of others become your aspirations and when fulfilling the dreams of others becomes the measure of your success, then that path of duty creates history” “Today Aspirational Districts are eliminating the barriers of the progress of the country. They are becoming an accelerator instead of […]

How a Russian-Ukraine conflict might hit global markets

LONDON, Jan 21 – A potential invasion of Ukraine by neighbouring Russia would be felt across a number of markets, from wheat and energy prices and the region’s sovereign dollar bonds to safe have assets. Below are four charts showing where a potential escalation of tensions could be […]

First part of $200 mln U.S. defence aid arrives in Ukraine

KYIV, Jan 22 – The first shipment of the United States’ $200 million security support package for Ukraine arrived in Kyiv, the U.S. Embassy said on Saturday. The delivery followed U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Kyiv this week amid concerns from Kyiv and its Western […]

Fire kills two in high-rise building in Mumbai, 15 injured

MUMBAI, Jan 22 – At least two people were killed and over 15 injured when a large fire broke out in a multi-storey residential building in India’s financial capital Mumbai on Saturday, authorities said. Dozens of fire fighting trucks rushed to douse the flames and rescue hundreds of […]

Exclusive: U.S. opposes plans to strengthen World Health Organization

Summary Major funding reform supported by Europe, Africa, South Asia White House proposes separate fund for health emergencies Biden administration sceptical about WHO, sources say BRUSSELS, Jan 21 – The United States, the World Health Organization’s top donor, is resisting proposals to make the agency more independent, four […]

US, Russia to try more diplomacy amid tensions over Ukraine

GENEVA — Top U.S. and Russian diplomats agreed Friday to keep talking in the standoff over Ukraine, even though their meeting produced no movement in the crisis that has seen Moscow mass tens of thousands of troops at the border and the West ramp up supplies of weapons […]

Union Minister of Home and Cooperation Shri Amit Shah will virtually release India’s First “District Good Governance Index”, in Jammu today

The DGGI represents Next Generation Administrative Reform in Benchmarking Governance at District level prepared after extensive stakeholder consultations The District Good Governance Index helps identify the impact of various governance interventions at district level Provides a futuristic roadmap for improving district level governance with targeted interventions DELHI, JANUARY […]

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