Day: April 27, 2022

Myanmar court sentences Suu Kyi to 5 years for corruption

BANGKOK — A court in military-ruled Myanmar convicted the country’s former leader Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption and sentenced her to five years in prison Wednesday in the first of several corruption cases against her. Suu Kyi, who was ousted by an army takeover last year, had […]

Singapore executes Malaysian despite pleas he was disabled

SINGAPORE — Singapore on Wednesday executed a Malaysian man convicted of drug smuggling after a court dismissed a last-minute challenge from his mother and international pleas to spare him on grounds he was mentally disabled. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, 34, had been on death row for over a decade […]

PM interacts with Chief Ministers to review the COVID-19 situation

The Chief Ministers thanked the Prime Minister for timely guidance and support since the start of the pandemic “India fought a long battle against Corona in the spirit of Cooperative Federalism enshrined in the Constitution” “It is clear that Corona challenge is not fully over” “Our priority is […]

Chief Secretary chairs meeting on registration, renewal of houseboats

SRINAGAR, APRIL 27: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, today chaired a meeting to review the policy and guidelines on Dal Lake for registration, renewal and operation of houseboats in Dal and Nigeen Lakes besides discussing legal frame work for enforcing the policy. The meeting was attended by […]

Kashmir University to issue advance date-sheets for UG exams First ever, single academic calendar in J&K from 2022-23

National Education Policy-2020 Kashmir University to issue advance date-sheets for UG exams First ever, single academic calendar in J&K from 2022-23 Examination process to be streamlined, time bound SRINAGAR, APRIL 27: In a major step towards streamlining the academic and examination calendar and bringing the COVID ravaged academic […]

Vice President calls for responsible media coverage

VP expresses his concern over growing sensationalism in media Freedom of press is indispensable to democracy: VP Vice President inaugurates 100 Metre Tower for 10 KW FM Operation at the AIR FM Station Nellore DELHI, APRIL 27: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called upon the media […]

India too hot, says Modi, sending fire warning nationwide as Delhi landfill burns

NEW DELHI, April 27 – India is getting too hot too early, raising the risk of fires, Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned on Wednesday, as New Delhi sweltered in extreme heat and a burning landfill on the outskirts of the capital spewed toxic smoke into the air. “Temperatures […]

Russia expels eight Japanese diplomats in tit-for-tat move

April 27 – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it was expelling eight Japanese diplomats in a retaliatory move as it criticized Japan for taking an “openly hostile anti-Russian course”. The ministry said it had summoned a representative of the Japanese embassy in Moscow and told him the […]

Russia cuts natural gas to 2 NATO nations in escalation

POKROVSK, Ukraine — Russia dramatically escalated its standoff with the West over the war in Ukraine on Wednesday, cutting natural gas off to NATO members Poland and Bulgaria and threatening to disconnect even more nations. European leaders decried the move as “blackmail.” A day after the United States and other […]

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