Day: February 26, 2022

Analysis: Putin’s end-game? Split Ukraine and install ‘tame’ leadership, analysts say

Summary Control of all of Ukraine probably not part of plan Russian tactics suggest ‘flanking movement’ Western Ukraine could be under Belarus-like regime Splitting Ukraine would reduce costs of occupation BRUSSELS/MOSCOW, Feb 25 – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine looks designed to take Kyiv and create a land corridor […]

Drive launched for doorstep distribution of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Policies

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 26: As part of Nationwide launch of drive for distribution of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) Policies to the farmers, a programme was organised today at Kisan Kendra, Talab Tillo, under the chairmanship of Director Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, Jammu, K. K. Sharma who […]

Smartphone in hand, Ukraine’s president takes centre stage in a capital under attack

LVIV, Ukraine, Feb 26 – The morning after Russian missiles rained down on Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addressed the nation in his favourite style: the selfie video. Unshaven, wearing a khaki jacket and flashing a smile, he told the nation that contrary to reports of him trying […]

Stranded in Ukraine’s bunkers, thousands of Indian students desperate for rescue

NEW DELHI, Feb 25 – All through the night, as Russian forces drove deeper into Ukraine, a small group of Indian medical students in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv cowered in a dark basement under their apartment building, hearing a barrage of explosions. The bombardment was unabated in […]

Europe at war: Six charts to know in financial markets

LONDON, Feb 26 – Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine this week, sparking a slew of sanctions and turmoil in global financial markets. Below are six charts showing the week’s dramatic moves in financial markets: ENERGY SURGE Fears of a potential supply disruption on oil markets from […]

War via TikTok: Russia’s new tool for propaganda machine

The Russian TikTok video has it all: a cat, puppies and a pulsing background beat. It’s cute, watchable and hardly seems the stuff of state propaganda. In 2014, Russia flooded the internet with fake accounts pushing disinformation about its takeover of Crimea. Eight years later, experts say Russia is […]

Russians push toward Ukraine’s capital; residents take cover

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian troops pressed toward Ukraine’s capital Saturday after a night of explosions and street fighting sent Kyiv residents seeking shelter underground. The country’s leader refused an American offer to evacuate, insisting he would stay. “The fight is here,” President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. Ukrainian officials reported […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, ideal public administration must be competitive, efficient, cost effective and accountable to deliver good governance

The Minister addresses a Capacity Building Commission meet on Civil Services Reforms Increasing Transparency, Accountability and People-Centric Delivery mechanisms must become cornerstones of New Generation Reforms for the New Generation Civil Servants: Dr Jitendra Singh The Minister says, Civil Servants for a New India need to keep pace […]

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