Day: February 16, 2022

NATO sees no sign Russia is pulling back troops near Ukraine

MOSCOW — Russia said Wednesday it was returning more troops and weapons to bases, but NATO declared it saw no sign of a drawdown as fears that Moscow could invade Ukraine soon persisted. Russia has massed about 150,000 troops east, north and south of Ukraine, sparking Western concerns it was […]

Senior schools reopen in India’s Karnataka state amid hijab row

UDUPI, India, Feb 16 – Senior schools reopened in the Indian state of Karnataka on Wednesday a week after authorities closed them in the face of protests against a ban on female students wearing the hijab Muslim head covering in class. A court is deliberating the recent ban […]

Indian tax authorities search premises of China’s Huawei

BENGALURU, Feb 16 (Reuters) – India’s income tax authorities have conducted searches at multiple premises of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) as part of a tax investigation, a government source told Reuters, confirming local media reports. The searches were conducted at Huawei’s office premises in New […]

UK police to probe cash-for-honours allegations at Prince Charles’s charity

LONDON, Feb 16 – British police said on Wednesday they had begun an investigation into allegations contained in media reports that honours were offered to a Saudi national in return for donations to one of Prince Charles’s charities. The Sunday Times newspaper reported in September that a Saudi […]

Dr. JitendraSingh: 38 Ministries in Govt of India have sought technology support in different sectors

Over 200 proposals received from 38 Line Ministries/Departments for Scientific Applications and Technological Support & Solutions The Minister presides over a high – level joint meeting of all the Science Ministries and Science Departments at Prithvi Bhawan Start-ups in Space Sector working on software solutions for debris management […]

PM condoles demise of veteran singer and music composer Shri Bappi Lahiri

DELHI, FEBRUARY 16: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the demise of veteran singer and music composer Shri Bappi Lahiri. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “Shri Bappi Lahiri Ji’s music was all encompassing, beautifully expressing diverse emotions. People across generations could […]

PM visits Sri Guru Ravidas Vishram Dham Temple in Delhi on Ravidas jayanti

DELHI, FEBRUARY 16: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has visited Sri Guru Ravidas Vishram Dham Temple in Delhi and paid his obeisance on the occasion of Ravidas jayanti. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; “रविदास जयंती के पुण्य अवसर पर आज मैंने दिल्ली के […]

Risk of a Ukraine war spreading in Europe rests on unknowns

WASHINGTON — A Russian invasion of Ukraine would be devastating, and a wider European war even worse. Whether a larger war happens would depend partly on President Vladimir Putin’s ambitions, partly on the West’s military response, and partly on plain luck. Although U.S. and European officials have said […]


DELHI, FEBRUARY 16: 173.86 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 3,70,240 Active cases stand at 0.87% Recovery Rate currently at 97.94% 82,988 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,18,43,446 30,615 new cases recorded […]

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