Post-COVID North-Eastern Region will be the favourite tourist and trade destination: Dr Jitendra Singh

69th Plenary of the North Eastern Council concludes DELHI, JANUARY 24: The 69th Plenary of the North Eastern Council which was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah on 23rd Jan, 2021 came to a successful conclusion today. The two-day NEC Plenary focussed on all-round developmental plans for […]

#MeToo: Ramani’s allegations of sexual misconduct false, Akbar reiterates before Delhi court

New Delhi, Jan 23:  Former union minister M J Akbar on Saturday reiterated before a Delhi court that the allegations of sexual misconduct made by journalist Priya Ramani against him were “fabricated and false”. Akbar made the submission before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar through senior advocate […]

One million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India in just 6 days: Health ministry

New Delhi, Jan 24: India took only 6 days to administer one million COVID-19 vaccine doses, a count which is higher than that of countries like the US and the UK, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday as the number of beneficiaries who have received the anti-coronavirus shots […]

Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill

WASHINGTON — It’s taken only days for Democrats gauging how far President Joe Biden’s bold immigration proposal can go in Congress to acknowledge that if anything emerges, it will likely be significantly more modest. As they brace to tackle a politically flammable issue that’s resisted major congressional action since the […]

Wuhan returns to normal as world still battling pandemic

WUHAN, China — A year ago, a notice sent to smartphones in Wuhan at 2 a.m. announced the world’s first coronavirus lockdown, bringing the bustling central Chinese industrial and transport center to a virtual standstill almost overnight. It would last 76 days. Early Saturday morning, however, residents of […]

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87. King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted. No […]

Indian farmers to step up protests after rejecting offer to defer controversial new laws

NEW DELHI – Indian farmers on Friday rejected an offer by the government to defer three farm reform laws for one-and-half years, warning they would step up protests as they seek a repeal of the laws and a guarantee on minimum crop prices. Farm leaders said hundreds of […]

In Senate deal, Trump impeachment trial put off until early February

WASHINGTON – The leaders of the U.S. Senate agreed on Friday to push back former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by two weeks, giving the chamber more time to focus on President Joe Biden’s legislative agenda and Cabinet nominees before turning to the contentious showdown over Trump. Senate […]

Why did she live and die a 70-year-old virgin: The First Death of Joana

MUMBAI, JANUARY 23: A quest to unearth the enigmatic life of a woman who never sought to enter into a romantic relationship with anyone and died a virgin at 70 years old. This is what inspired Portugese Director Cristiane Oliveira to make The First Death of Joana / A Primeira Morte […]

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