Day: March 9, 2022

Analysis: Ukraine crisis could disrupt India’s spending plans, economic recovery

Summary Surge in global prices of commodities threatens budget plans Recovery from coronavirus pandemic could also be at risk Fuel price hikes could start as soon as this week Lower fuel levies to reduce consumer pain would hit revenue Ratings agencies keen for debt-to-GDP ratio to be reined […]

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

March 9 – Russia announced a new ceasefire in Ukraine on Wednesday to let civilians flee besieged cities, but there were only limited signs of progress in providing escape routes for hundreds of thousands trapped without basic supplies. read more CORRIDORS * Both Russia and Ukraine said they would […]

Makers of basic necessities face ‘tradeoff’ supplying Russia with cookies, soap

NEW YORK/LONDON, March 9 – Makers of everyday staples from Pampers diapers to Dove soap are walking a fine line by continuing to sell their products in Russia, as pressure grows on multinational companies to take a stand against Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine. McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) said on Tuesday […]

Live updates: ‘No critical impact on safety’ at Chernobyl

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war: BERLIN — The International Atomic Energy Agency says it sees “no critical impact on safety” from the power cut at the decommissioned Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. The Vienna-based U.N. nuclear watchdog said Wednesday that Ukraine had informed it of the loss […]

Biden signs order on cryptocurrency as its use explodes

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order on government oversight of cryptocurrency that urges the Federal Reserve to explore whether the central bank should jump in and create its own digital currency. The Biden administration views the explosive popularity of cryptocurrency as an opportunity to examine […]

Ukraine war at 2-week mark: Russians slowed but not stopped

WASHINGTON — Two weeks into its war in Ukraine, Russia has achieved less and struggled more than anticipated at the outset of the biggest land conflict in Europe since World War II. But the invading force of more than 150,000 troops retains large and possibly decisive advantages in firepower […]

Harris heads to Poland amid turbulence over jets for Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to Warsaw to thank Poland for taking in hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion took an unexpected turn before she even left Washington. She’ll be parachuting into the middle of unexpected diplomatic turbulence over fighter jets. The Polish government on […]

Screening of short film on Freedom Struggle & Painting Competition Held As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav “Iconic Week”  Celebrations  of  Coal Ministry

DELHI, MARCH 9: To celebrate and commemorate the 75 years of Independence and as India enters into the Amrit Kaal, Ministry of Coal is organizing special events and programmes throughout the country from7th to 11th March, 2022, as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Iconic Week celebrations. […]

Cabinet  approves Memorandum of Understanding  signed between the Indian Council of Medical Research, India and the Oxford University,  UK

DELHI, MARCH 9: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Oxford University, the UK in November 2021 and in accordance with Rule 7(d)(i) of the Second […]

Cabinet approves establishment of WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India

DELHI, MARCH 9: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (WHO GCTM) in Jamnagar, Gujarat by signing a Host Country agreement between the Government of India and the World Health Organization (WHO). The […]

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