11th meeting of India-Oman Joint Military Cooperation Committee held today

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar and Mohammed Bin Nasser Bin Ali AL Zaabi, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Defence of Oman attended the 11th meeting of the India-Oman Joint Military Cooperation Committee on Monday. Kumar, from the Indian side, said that India is keeping records of all vaccinated individuals digitally with the help of the Aadhar identification system. Notably, Oman is a strategic partner […]

SAD leader Bikram Majithia gets SC’s protection from arrest till Feb 23 in view of Punjab polls

While observing that the election in Punjab will be held on February 20, the Supreme Court on Monday granted protection from arrest to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia till February 23 in the drug case. A Bench of Chief Justice of India Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana and Justices AS Bopanna and Hima Kohli asked […]

Punjab polls: Charanjit Singh Channi files his nomination from Bhadaur Assembly

Punjab Chief Minister and Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi filed his nomination from Bhadaur Assembly constituency in Barnala district on Monday ahead of Punjab Assembly polls. The Congress party on Sunday released its third list of eight candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab which revealed that sitting Chief […]

Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh to file nomination from Patialia seat today

Punjab Lok Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh sought blessings from the sword of Guru Gobind Singh before heading for filing the nomination from Patiala on Monday. Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister in September last year, subsequently left the Congress party and formed the Punjab Lok Congress. After the Central government withdrew the three contentious farm […]

Peshawar: Bishop seeks protection for Christians in Pakistan after priest killed in gun attack

The most senior bishop in the Church of Pakistan, Azad Marshall, condemned the attack on a priest on Sunday urged the Pakistani government to give justice and protection to Christians, reported DW News. Taking to Twitter Marshall said, “We demand justice and protection of Christians from the Government of Pakistan.” A Christian priest was slain and another was wounded […]

Budget session: Congress plans to target Centre on Pegasus issue

As the Union Budget session begins on Monday, the Congress has planned to target the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government on the issue of Pegasus snooping. Speaking with ANI, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge slammed the Centre and said that the Monsoon session of the Parliament was affected due to the Pegasus issue. “We had been […]

Omicron variant lung damage ‘milder than Delta in animals’: Study

Studies conducted by a group of international researchers on Monday said that the COVID-19 variant Omicron causes less severe symptoms in the lungs of hamsters than the Delta variant. The researchers examined differences in symptoms in hamsters separately infected with the Omicron and the Delta variants, reported NHK World. They said that, three days after becoming infected, the hamsters with the Omicron variant had […]

Delhi airport implements one-hand bag rule with some exceptions

With some exceptions, Delhi airport implemented the rule which allowed a domestic passenger to carry only one piece of luggage or handbag as cabin luggage. A Delhi airport official informed that the following advisory from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), only one piece of hand baggage is permitted per […]