Day: March 20, 2022

PHOTOS OF WEEK: ADVOCATE’S MEET WITH SAYED ALTAF BUKHARI, PRESIDENT JKAP

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U.S. envoy to U.N. decries ‘disturbing’ claims of Ukrainians deported to Russia

WASHINGTON, March 20 – Accounts that thousands of residents of Ukraine’s besieged port city of Mariupol have been forcibly deported to Russia are “disturbing” and “unconscionable” if true, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Sunday. Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Thomas-Greenfield said […]

Lt Governor attends passing out parade of 636 new recruits of Border Security Force

Lt Governor attends passing out parade of 636 new recruits of Border Security Force Country’s first line of defence has made significant contributions in fighting terrorism and instability with valour and determination: LG BSF has always served with greater commitment to provide safe and secure environment for the […]

“Awaam Ki Awaaz” completes one year

Lt Governor expresses gratitude to all the citizens for their valuable contributions in making the developmental process more participatory ‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’ radio programme for public participation is committed to strengthen Jan Bhagidari at grass root level and establish accountable, transparent, responsive, effective, efficient, equitable & inclusive governance: […]

Pakistan PM Khan faces toughest test as no-confidence move looms

ISLAMABAD, March 20 – Pakistan’s parliament will convene on Friday to take up a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, the lower house speaker’s office said on Sunday, in what is shaping up to be his toughest test since coming to power in 2018. An alliance of […]

Turkey says Russia and Ukraine nearing agreement on ‘critical’ issues

ISTANBUL, March 20 – Turkey’s foreign minister said in an interview published on Sunday that Russia and Ukraine were nearing agreement on “critical” issues and he was hopeful for a ceasefire if the two sides did not backtrack from progress achieved so far. Russian forces invaded Ukraine on […]

Ukraine war is backdrop in US push for hypersonic weapons

PORTLAND, Maine — Lagging behind Russia in developing hypersonic weapons, the U.S. Navy is rushing to field its first, with installation on a warship starting as soon as late next year. The United States is in a race with Russia and China to develop these weapons, which travel […]

Live updates: Protest snarls trucks heading to Belarus

WARSAW, Poland — Officials in Poland say that trucks headed for Belarus are backed up for 40 kilometers (25 miles) while they wait to reach the Koroszczyn border point as a group of protesters is blocking the road there. The protesters are calling for a ban on trade […]

India-Japan Summit Joint Statement Partnership for a Peaceful, Stable and Prosperous Post-COVID World

DELHI, MARCH 19: Prime Minister of Japan H.E. Mr. Kishida Fumio made an official visit to India, as his first bilateral visit, from 19 to 20 March 2022 for the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit with H.E. Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. The Prime Ministers recognized that […]

NITI Aayog to Organize 5th Edition of Women Transforming India Awards on 21 March

DELHI, MARCH 20: NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is organizing the fifth edition of the Women Transforming India Awards (WTI) on 21 March 2022. This year, as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to celebrate 75 years of India’s independence, the WTI Awards will be conferred […]

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