President Kovind to attend first convocation ceremony of Patanjali University in Haridwar today

President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate a new campus and attend the first convocation ceremony of Patanjali University in Haridwar today. “The entire university is dedicated to the service of the nation. President Ram Nath Kovind is coming to inaugurate its new campus and for the first convocation. It is our good fortune that we can back to […]

Tripura civic polls: Voting underway, BJP leading in 4 seats

The counting of votes for over 200 seats in the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Nagar Panchayats elections began on Sunday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in Ambassa, Jirania, Teliamura and Sabroom seats, the Tripura State Election Commission informed. The election took place on November 25 amid poll-related violence, court […]

Ukraine’s foreign minister blames Russia for stalled Donbas conflict resolution

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has accused Russia of blocking Normandy Format talks on the resolution of the conflict in southeastern Ukraine (Donbas). “2014 showed that the line between the demonstration and the use of power is extremely thin for Russia. It’s not only about the military buildup, it’s also about Russia’s de facto blocking of the Normandy […]

Joe Biden expresses hope Japan would increase defence spending amid China’s rise

US President Joe Biden expressed his hope that Japan would increase its defence budget during a phone call with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in October, Japanese media reported on Saturday. Biden’s remarks came as Kishida is showing eagerness to ramp up Japan’s defence outlays amid China’s rise, Kyodo News reported citing a diplomatic source. […]

Twenty-seven Russian diplomats to leave US in January: Russian Ambassador

Twenty-seven Russian diplomats will leave the United States on January 30, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said. “Our diplomats are being kicked out. On January 30, 27 people with their families will leave us, and on June 30, the same number [of diplomats] will leave from here,” Antonov said on the Soloviev Live YouTube […]

Odisha: 25 students of govt school in Mayurbhanj test positive for Covid-19

As many as 25 students of Government (SSD) Girls’ High School, Chamakpur in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha tested positive for COVID-19. Dr Rupavanoo Mishra, Chief District Medical Officer, Mayurbhanj, said, “One government girls high school. Some students had some symptoms of cough and cold. We conducted RAT. 25 students test positive for COVID-19.” “We are taking […]

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami says PM Modi to visit Dehradun on December 4

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Dehradun on November 4 ahead of assembly polls in the state scheduled for next year. Dhami was talking to the media after the conclusion of his meeting with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda at his Delhi residence. “Prime […]