Day: March 2, 2022

Dramatic call with Ukraine leader prompted historic EU move to provide arms

BRUSSELS, March 2 – Early on Saturday morning, some 48 hours after Russian military forces had pushed into his country, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy put in a call from Kyiv to Brussels with a plea for military assistance. During the Feb. 26 phone call with the head of […]

Boeing, Exxon, Apple join Western firms spurning Russia over Ukraine

Summary Companies Ford suspends operations in Russiaew Apple stops iPhone sales in Russian market ESG investors press Western firms to act March 2 (Reuters) – Boeing (BA.N) suspended maintenance and technical support for Russian airlines and U.S. energy firm Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) said it would exit Russia, joining a growing list of […]

Live updates: Malta halts ‘golden passports’ for Russians

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war: ROME — European Union member Malta says it is suspending the processing of applications from Russian and Belarusian nationals for its so-called “golden passport” program in the wake of EU sanctions on Russia. The much-criticized program, which grants citizenship or official residence […]

State of the Union: Biden vows to halt Russia, hit inflation

WASHINGTON — Addressing a concerned nation and anxious world, President Joe Biden vowed in his first State of the Union address Tuesday night to check Russian aggression in Ukraine, tame soaring U.S. inflation and deal with the fading but still dangerous coronavirus. Biden declared that he and all members of […]

Russia takes aim at urban areas; Biden vows Putin will ‘pay’

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s leader decried Russia’s escalation of attacks on crowded cities as a blatant terror campaign, while U.S. President Joe Biden warned that if the Russian leader didn’t “pay a price” for the invasion, the aggression wouldn’t stop with one country. “Nobody will forgive. Nobody will forget,” Ukraine’s […]

Vice President expresses confidence that every stranded Indian in Ukraine will be brought back home safely

India adopting calibrated approach to protect national interests, says VP ‘India always believed in peaceful coexistence with all countries’ VP deplores misinformation campaigns against Indian democracy British rule not only looted our wealth, but dented our self-respect: VP VP calls for more translations of historical works into Indian […]

India & US hold 19th Military Cooperation meeting in Agra to strengthen defence cooperation

The 19th edition of India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) meeting was held in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on March 01-02, 2022. The meeting was co-chaired by Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Air Marshal BR Krishna from the Indian side and Deputy Commander, […]

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) sends relief material to Ukraine

DELHI, MARCH 2: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has sent relief material to Ukraine. The NDRF has provided relief material including blankets, sleeping mats, and solar study lamps etc. for the people of Ukraine. The relief material was sent through a flight that left for Poland this […]

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman launches e-Bill system on 46th Civil Accounts Day

New e-Bill system to enable paperless submission and end to end digital processing of bills DELHI, MARCH 2:The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman launched the e-Bill system for Central Government Ministries on the 46th Civil Accounts Day here today. In a phased manner, […]

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