Day: May 13, 2022

Biden looks to nudge ASEAN leaders to speak out on Russia

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is looking to nudge southeast Asian leaders to be more outspoken about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but the issue continues to be a delicate one for many members of the region’s 10-country alliance with deep ties to Moscow. Biden welcomed leaders from Association of […]

J&K administration to provide a government job to Rahul Bhat’s wife in Jammu, financial assistance to the family: Lt Governor

J&K administration to provide a government job to Rahul Bhat’s wife in Jammu, financial assistance to the family: Lt Governor Government will bear educational expenses of the daughter: LG Special investigative team to be constituted to probe all the aspects of the despicable terror attack; concerned SHO attached […]

Sonia targets PM at Cong’s Chintan Shivir, says minorities being ‘brutalised’

Udaipur, May 13:  Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, charging that it has become clear that his mantra of ‘minimum government, maximum governance’ means keeping the country in a permanent state of polarisation, “brutalising” minorities and “threatening” political opponents. […]

Vice President calls for protecting and promoting Indian musical tradition

Music has great power to relieve mental stress and anxiety: Vice President Vice President attends centenary celebrations of Shri Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, legendary musician MAY 13, 2022 The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today stressed the need to protect Indian culture and heritage, particularly the Indian musical […]

President of India pays homage to Fakhruddin Ali ahmed on his Birth anniversary 

MAY 13, 2022 The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Shri Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, former President of India on his  Birth Anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (May 13, 2022).  He paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Shri Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed. 

UAE’s long-ailing leader Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dies at 73

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates’ long-ailing ruler and president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, died Friday, the government announced in a brief statement. He was 73. Sheikh Khalifa oversaw much of the country’s blistering economic growth and his name was immortalized on the […]

India’s top lender SBI Q4 profit misses, new bad loans rise

MUMBAI, May 13 – State Bank of India (SBI) (SBI.NS) missed fourth-quarter profit estimates despite record earnings as higher overhead costs and interest expenses weighed, with a rise in new bad loans sending shares falling to lowest levels in over two months. Shares of SBI, India’s biggest lender widely seen […]

Helsinki urges patience after Turkey says not supportive of Finland joining NATO

HELSINKI, May 13 – Finland’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto urged patience on Friday and called for a step-by-step approach in response to Turkish resistance to Finnish and Swedish NATO membership. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan earlier said NATO member Turkey could not support Finnish and Swedish plans to join […]