New Delhi: India has highlighted the irony as Pakistan co-sponsored a resolution at the United Nations on safeguarding religious sites pointing out to recent demolishment of a Hindu temple in the country.
India in its statement on Adoption of Resolution on Promoting a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites said, The resolution can not be a smokescreen for countries like Pakistan to hide behind..
Google has threatened to stop its Search engine in Australia over a proposed media bargaining law that directs Google to pay news publishers.
Mel Silva, Managing Director of Google Australia and New Zealand, appeared before a public hearing of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee that is reviewing a proposed new law called the News Media Bargaining Code.
Farmer leaders on Thursday rejected the government's offer to suspend the three farm laws for 12 to 16 months. At a full general body meeting of the Sanyukta Kisan Morcha, a complete repeal of three central farm laws and enacting a legislation for remunerative MSP for every farmer were again reiterated as the outstanding demands of the farmers movement.
India reached the 1-million mark in Covid vaccinations within six days of the exercise as the government stepped up measures to encourage people to take the jab and tackle vaccine hesitancy — from updating the CoWIN application to roping in health experts with vaccine safety messages. Sources said the government may also sign up celebrities to drive home the message of vaccine safety.
A day after Joe Biden assumed office as the 46th President of the United States, the White House has said that he respects the long bipartisan, successful relationship between US and India, adding that he looks forward to the continuation of that.
President Biden, of course, has visited India many times, respects and values the long bipartisan successful relationship between leader in India and the United States. It looks forward to a continuation of that, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her daily news conference.
The Uttar Pradesh government is going to take steps to make changes in its administrative structure soon, based on the recommendations of a committee. As per the sources, the state government would consider merging several state departments, with as many as 95 departments in the fray to be restructured into 54 departments.
Aside from restructuring and revamping of the government departments, the government is going to take an assessment of the number of government employees in various departments.
The Serum Institute of India's (SII) consignment of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' to be dispatched to Myanmar, Seychelles and Mauritius has arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in the early hours of Friday.
The flight for Myanmar is scheduled to take off at 6:40 am from Mumbai while the vaccine consignment for Mauritius and Seychelles will be sent via one flight expected to depart at 11 am.
Temperature is expected to go down again in Delhi from Sunday (January 24) onwards due to a fresh western disturbance in the western Himalayas, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The cold will make a return in the national capital after a few warm and windy days.
From January 24 (Sunday), the minimum temperature will start falling and from January 25, the maximum temperature will also see a fall. This will primarily be because of the cold winds blowing from Jammu Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh after spells of rain and snow on January 23, said the IMD.
At least eight people were killed in a dynamite blast at a Railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in Karnataka's Shivamogga district. The loud blast that occurred around 10.20 pm on Thursday night, resulted in mild tremors in and around Shivamogga.
The blast was so powerful that shockwaves were felt in the surrounding area. as per the police. District Collector KB Shivakumar confirmed that there have been eight casualties so far.
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