Day: February 13, 2022

British defence minister cancels holiday as Ukraine crisis deepens

LONDON, Feb 13 – British defence minister Ben Wallace is returning from a holiday overseas to deal with what he called the “worsening” crisis in Ukraine as he warned that Russia could invade within days. Wallace had planned to spend a long weekend abroad with his family after […]

Himalaya yogi ran India’s top bourse as puppet master, regulator says

MUMBAI, Feb 13 – The former head of India’s largest stock exchange shared confidential information with a yogi and sought his advice on crucial decisions, a probe by the market regulator has found, ahead of the bourse’s much-awaited public listing. In a case of “bizarre misconduct” that was […]

Man lynched by villagers over blasphemy allegation in Pakistan – police

LAHORE, Pakistan, Feb 13 – A mob lynched a man because he had allegedly burnt pages of Muslim holy book the Koran in central Pakistan and dozens of people have been arrested, police and officials said on Sunday. Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered action against the mob and […]

Ukraine sees no point closing airspace amid Russia standoff -top aide

KYIV, Feb 13 – Ukraine sees no point closing its airspace in response to Moscow’s troop build-up, asenior official said on Sunday, as some carriers reviewed their services to the country after the United States warned that Russia could invade at any time. read more Dutch airline KLM – […]

India files complaint against ABG Shipyard alleging $3 billion bank fraud

NEW DELHI, Feb 13 – India’s federal investigation agency has filed a police complaint against ABG Shipyard Ltd and its promoters accusing it of defrauding banks of 228.42 billion Indian rupees ($3.03 billion). The report, posted on the Central Bureau of Investigation’s website, said a forensic audit report […]

U.S. says diplomacy still open to end Ukraine standoff with Russia

Summary Blinken held talks with Asian allies Russia calls U.S. warnings ‘hysteria’ U.S. OSCE observers start leaving east Ukraine U.S. and others withdraw embassy staff HONOLULU/DONETSK, Ukraine, Feb 13 – The United States said diplomacy could still resolve a standoff with Moscow over Ukraine but added that the […]

Hungarian PM warns of refugee wave if Russia invades Ukraine

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s nationalist prime minister warned Saturday that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could send hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing across the border into his country. Right-wing populist leader Viktor Orban, speaking in an annual address that this year kicked off his political campaign […]

US, Japan, South Korea meet in Hawaii to discuss North Korea

HONOLULU — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met his Japanese and South Korean counterparts Saturday in Hawaii to discuss the threat posed by nuclear-armed North Korea after Pyongyang began the year with a series of missile tests. Blinken said at a news conference after the meeting that […]

PM greets radio listeners and those who enrich this outstanding medium on World Radio Day

DELHI, FEBRUARY 13: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted all radio listeners and those who enrich this outstanding medium with their talent as well as creativity on World Radio Day. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; “World Radio Day greetings to all radio […]

PM invites citizens for ideas for Mann ki Baat on 27th February, 2022

DELHI, FEBRUARY 13: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has invited citizens for ideas and suggestions for Mann ki Baat on 27th February, 2022. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “This month’s #MannKiBaat programme will take place on the 27th. Like always, I am eager to get […]