February 21, 2020

UNGA overwhelmingly condemns US embargo on Cuba

Havana: The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has once again overwhelmingly condemned the US trade embargo on Cuba, with 187 of 193 member states approving a ...
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Essex lorry victims were all Vietnamese nationals

London: The 39 bodies found last month in a refrigerated lorry container in the English county of Essex have all been identified as Vietnamese, UK ...
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Snowfall in Kashmir damages apple orchards, cripples life

Srinagar: Heavy snowfall over the past 36 hours has caused massive damage to apple trees as life was thrown out of gear in the Kashmir ...
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We are impartial: Twitter India on caste bias allegations

New Delhi: Reacting to allegations of caste bias, Twitter India on Thursday claimed that it is an impartial platform and does not take action based ...
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Air pollution affects children’s brain development: Unicef

United Nations: Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore has warned that air pollution toxicity can affect children’s brain development and called for urgent action to deal ...
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Jaising-Grover gets breather as SC defers FCRA case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday deferred the hearing on CBI’s appeal against protection from arrest for senior advocate Indira Jaising and her husband ...
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Three senior Delhi Police officials transferred

New Delhi: Three senior Delhi Police officers, including two IPS officers, were transferred on Thursday, as ordered by the Delhi High Court, during the “pendency ...
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Yogi reviews UP law and order in midnight meeting

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken stock of the state’s security preparations with the senior civil and police officials and district magistrates ...
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Modi hails Advani’s role in making BJP ‘dominant pole’ in Indian politics

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday and lauded his role in making ...
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Peter Handscomb joins Middlesex as captain

London: Australia’s Peter Handscomb has signed a two-year deal with Middlesex and will captain the English county side in both the County Championship and one-day ...
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