Russia records 23,218 Covid-19 cases in past 24 hours

Russia recorded 23,218 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, down from 23,543 the day before, bringing the total to 5,561,360, the federal response center said on Friday. “Over the past day, 23,218 COVID-19 cases were confirmed across 85 Russian regions, including 3,066 cases (13.2 percent) without clinical symptoms,” the statement said, adding that the rate […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks Amarinder over Punjab power crisis asks him to ‘act in right direction’

In another attack on Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said the state government would not have to go for power cuts “if we act in the right direction”. In a series of tweets, Sidhu said that the Punjab Vidhan Sabha can bring in new legislation to amend […]

AJNIFM, Microsoft partner to build AI, emerging technologies Centre of Excellence

The Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management (AJNIFM) and Microsoft have formed a strategic partnership to build an AI and emerging technologies Centre of Excellence. The collaboration seeks to explore role of cloud, AI and emerging technologies for transforming and shaping the future of public finance management in India. The centre will serve as a central body […]

Our anti-drone technology can prevent Jammu Airbase like attacks: DRDO

The counter-drone technology developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) could help Army swiftly detect and destroy drones that pose a security threat to the country. As per Dr Jillelamudi Manjula, Director General- Electronics and Communication Systems (ECS), DRDO, the D-4 drone system could detect close-range attacks like the one in […]

Sanjay Miranka joins Poonawalla Group acquired Magma Fincorp as Group CFO

Poonawalla group acquired Magma Fincorp Ltd is pleased to announce the joining of Sanjay Miranka as its Group Chief Financial Officer (Group CFO) effective today. Sanjay will lead the group’s resource raising, regulatory compliance & governance, investor interactions, corporate legal, and work with the MD and Group CEO on the strategic transformation. Sanjay is a qualified CA […]

Ethnic groups stage protest in Paris against China’s abusive policies on CCP centenary

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, anti-China and dissident groups including Tibetans, Uyghurs, the Falun Gong and Mongolians gathered in front of the French Foreign Ministry on Thursday to protest against the abusive policies of the Chinese regime. During the demonstration, the protestors enacted street plays to depict […]

Uttarakhand government cancels ‘Kanwar Yatra’ to Haridwar

Uttarakhand government on Friday cancelled the annual Kanwar Yatra to Haridwar in the month of Sawan due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While speaking to ANI, State government spokesperson Subodh Uniyal told that the government has decided to cancel the Kanwar Yatra as a precautionary measure. Last year too, the yatra was cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation. The ‘Kanwar […]

Massive fire breaks out in forest at J-K’s Rajouri

A massive forest fire broke out in Rajouri’s Kuldabbi area of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. While speaking to ANI, Rakesh Verma, Forest Range Officer, Sunderbani said, “Damage will be assessed once the fire is controlled. Our teams, along with villagers, are trying to douse the flames. It has been controlled from one side.” Further […]