Day: February 5, 2022

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, Budget 2022 carves out a vital global role for India

Says, futuristic in approach and aims to tap unexplored potential in various sectors of the economy Union Budget 2022-23 shows consistency, conviction and courage in Government’s approach: Dr Jitendra Singh DELHI, FEBRUARY 5: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth […]

Kashmir journalist arrested under India’s anti-terror law

SRINAGAR, India — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said they arrested a prominent journalist on accusations of publishing “anti-national content,” in a widening crackdown against media in the disputed region. Fahad Shah, the editor of news portal Kashmir Walla, was summoned for questioning in southern Pulwama town on Friday and […]

Olympic Updates: China wins 1st gold of Winter Olympics

BEIJING — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ China has won its first gold of the Beijing Games, emerging victorious in the mixed team relay at short track speedskating in the event’s Olympic debut. Wu Dajing edged Italy’s Pietro Sighel by .016 seconds. That’s half a skate […]

J&K Sport Policy 2022 accords importance to vibrant incentivized sports ecosystem in UT

Transforming J&K J&K Sport Policy 2022 accords importance to vibrant incentivized sports ecosystem in UT ‘Scout’, ‘Engage’, ‘Facilitate’, and ‘Recognise’ are its basic cannons JAMMU, FEBRUARY 05: In order to make the sports lucrative for youth, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has sanctioned the implementation of Jammu & […]

World Wetland Day commemorated at Pampore

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 05: A function was today organized by the Department of Wildlife Protection, Wetlands Division Kashmir at Government Degree College, Pampore (Pampore Wetland Conservation Reserve) famous Wetlands of Jammu & Kashmir to commemorate the Week of World Wetland Day (WWD). On the occasion, Tehsildar, Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi […]

Australia Deputy PM apologises for calling PM Morrison ‘hypocrite and liar’

Feb 5 – Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce apologised on Saturday to Prime Minister Scott Morrison for calling him “a hypocrite and a liar” and said that Morrison had rejected his offer to resign. Morrison said in a statement that he accepted Joyce’s apology. In a leaked […]

Moroccan rescuers get within metres of reaching child trapped in well

RABAT, Feb 5 – Rescuers on Saturday dug to within a few metres of reaching a young boy who has been trapped for five days in a well in northern Morocco, a delicate and dangerous operation constantly delayed by rocks and imperilled by the threat of landslides. Workers […]

UN experts: Darfur rebel groups make money in Libya

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say rebel groups in Darfur that signed a peace agreement with the Sudanese government in 2020 continue to operate in Libya and profit from opportunities provided by the civil war and lack of government control in the oil-rich north African nation. In a […]

EXPLAINER: Ukraine not joining NATO so why does Putin worry?

WASHINGTON — At the core of the Ukraine crisis is a puzzle: Why would Russian President Vladimir Putin push Europe to the brink of war to demand the West not do something that it has no plan to do anyway? Russia says NATO, the American-led alliance that has […]

PM kickstarts 50th Anniversary Celebrations of ICRISAT and inaugurates two research facilities

“Your research and technology have helped making agriculture easy and sustainable” “Pro planet people movement is not limited to just words, but is also reflected in the actions of the Government of India” “India’s focus is on the fusion of ‘back to basic’ and ‘march to future’ to […]

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