Day: February 27, 2022

Putin puts nuclear forces on alert

Summary Oil terminal and gas pipeline set ablaze 368,000 refugees have fled Ukraine, U.N. says SWIFT curbs to be imposed on some Russian banks Ukraine president says Russian forces being repelled Russia says its troops are advancing KYIV/MOSCOW, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his […]

JK’s Wushu player Sadia makes Nation proud by winning Gold at Moscow Wushu Stars Championship

PM Modi congratulates player, says her success will inspire budding athletes ‘I don’t want to be a doctor or an engineer, my dream is to represent country at International events, win gold for JK, India in Olympics’: Sadia SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 27: India’s star Wushu player Sadia Tariq has […]

Notification issued for rigid vehicles and trailers for having maximum of three decks to transport two wheelers

DELHI, FEBRUARY 27: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification on  25th February 2022 to amend Rule 93 of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989, whereby rigid vehicles and trailers can have a maximum of three decks to transport two wheelers, with the load […]

Notification issued for compensation of victims of Hit and Run motor accidents

DELHI, FEBRUARY 27: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways  has  notified a new scheme for compensation of victims of Hit& Run motor accidents vide notification dated 25th February, 2022 to cater to enhanced compensation ( from Rs 12,500 to Rs 50,000 for grievous hurt and from Rs […]

Ukraine and Russia agree to talks without preconditions, Zelenskiy says

LVIV, Ukraine, Feb 27 – Ukrainian and Russian officials will meet for talks at a venue on the Belarusian border with Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s office said on Sunday. The talks, the first since Russia unleashed a full scale invasion of Ukraine last week, would be held without […]

Analysis: SWIFT block deals crippling blow to Russia; leaves room to tighten

LONDON/NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) – A decision by Western allies on Saturday to block “selected” Russian banks from the SWIFT payments system will inflict a crippling economic blow, but also cause much pain to their own companies and banks. And the allies still have room to do […]

US sanctions on Russian oligarchs miss richest of rich

WASHINGTON — The term Russian oligarch conjures images of posh London mansions, gold-plated Bentleys and sleek superyachts in the Mediterranean, their decks draped with partiers dripping in jewels. But the raft of sanctions on oligarchs announced by President Joe Biden this week in response to the invasion of […]

Sanctions vs. neutrality: Swiss fine-tune response to Russia

GENEVA — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put Switzerland’s much-vaunted neutrality to the test — and along with it, the country’s traditional role as international intermediary and reputation as a safe haven for the assets of Russia’s richest and most powerful. The Swiss executive branch stopped short of […]

Live updates: EU ministers to discuss helping Ukraine troops

The latest on the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers are holding emergency talks later Sunday to discuss ways to help Ukraine’s armed forces fight back against the Russian invasion. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will chair the videoconference, starting at 1700 GMT. Borrell […]

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