Day: March 1, 2022

Biden steps to State of the Union lectern at fraught moment

WASHINGTON — Facing disquiet at home and danger abroad, President Joe Biden will deliver his first State of the Union address at a precipitous moment for the nation, aiming to navigate the country out of a pandemic, reboot his stalled domestic agenda and confront Russia’s aggression. The speech Tuesday night had initially […]

Russian column bears down on Kyiv, raising fear for civilians

Summary Companies Western-led sanctions on Russia mount Ukraine says 70 servicemen killed by artillery in Okhtyrka Turkey seals straits to warring countries warships KYIV/MOSCOW, March 1 (Reuters) – A Russian armoured column bore down on Ukraine’s capital Kyiv on Tuesday and invasion forces fired rocket barrages into the […]

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy tells EU: ‘Prove that you are with us”

Summary Treat us as equals, Ukraine tells EU EU says to consider Ukraine candidacy, but will be ‘difficult’ EU lawmakers set to call Russia “rogue state” – draft EU lawmakers call for tougher sanctions BRUSSELS, March 1 – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the EU on Tuesday via […]

Indian student killed in Ukraine shelling, thousands more trapped

NEW DELHI, March 1 – An Indian student was killed by shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday, India’s foreign ministry said, and Delhi stepped up demands for safe passage to evacuate thousands of its nationals trapped in the war zone. Russian forces are laying […]

Russia seeks to halt investor stampede as sanctions hammer economy

Summary Companies Man and abrdn cut Russia positions Liontrust suspends dealing in Russia fund Visa, Mastercard block many in Russia German watchdog keeps close eye on VTB’s Europe arm LONDON, March 1 – Russia said it was placing temporary curbs on foreigners seeking to exit Russian assets on […]

Russia eyes sanctions workarounds in energy, gold, crypto

WASHINGTON — The harsh sanctions imposed on Russia and the resulting crash of the ruble have the Kremlin scrambling to keep the country’s economy running. For Vladimir Putin, that means finding workarounds to the Western economic blockade even as his forces continue to invade Ukraine. Former Treasury Department officials and […]

Big tech grapples with Russian state media, propaganda

WASHINGTON — As Russia’s war in Ukraine plays out for the world on social media, big tech platforms are moving to restrict Russian state media from using their platforms to spread propaganda and misinformation. Google announced Tuesday that it’s blocking the YouTube channels of those outlets in Europe “effective immediately” but […]

Russia pummels Ukraine’s No. 2 city and convoy nears Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian shelling pounded the central square in Ukraine’s second-largest city and other civilian targets Tuesday and a 40-mile convoy of tanks and other vehicles threatened the capital — as Ukraine’s embattled president accused Moscow of resorting to terror tactics to press Europe’s largest ground war in generations. […]

President of India Inaugurates Arogya Vanam at President’s Estate

DELHI, MARCH 1: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated today (March 1, 2022) a newly developed Arogya Vanam at the President’s Estate in the presence of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.    Spread in 6.6 acres, the Arogya Vanam has been developed in the shape […]

PM Narendra Modi’s Vision and Proactive Government Policies , ecosystem of Performing Entrepreneurs are defining factors for growth of VLSI & Semi conductor ecosystem in India

During Covid Pandemic, India leveraged technology for building resilient Economy, resilient Government & resilient Citizenry Post Covid, policies by Narendra Modi Government have created new opportunities in ESDM, embedded design, and semiconductor innovation – Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar  DELHI, MARCH 1: “India represents today tremendous market for […]

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