Mansukh Mandaviya greets citizens on National Vaccination Day, dedicates song to ‘health army’ of country

Greeting the citizens of the country on National Vaccination Day, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday dedicated a song to the ‘health army’ of the country. In a tweet today in Hindi, the Health Minister wrote, “Whenever sorrow has settled here…We broke the moonlight from the fluke…We bring light from the stars…It […]

Uyghur farmer serving 8-year sentence for saving wife from forced abortion dies in jail

A Uyghur farmer, sentenced to eight-year imprisonment for saving his wife from forced abortion, died in jail in 2020, said a media report citing another Uyghur in the know of the development and local police officials. The Uyghur farmer, namely, Abdureshid Obul moved his pregnant wife from their hometown in Xinjiang to prevent Chinese authorities from forcing […]

France received 17,000 Ukrainian refugees since start of conflict: Interior Minister

France has accepted 17,000 refugees from Ukraine since the Russian military operation in the country began, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on Wednesday. “17,000 people [from Ukraine]… have entered France,” Darmanin told the French BFMTV broadcaster. At the request of French President Emmanuel Macron, his ministry is working to be able […]

Beijing vows to protect interests of Chinese firms in event of US sanctions

Amid the uncertainty surrounding the impact of sanctions on Russia on global companies, China on Wednesday assured to protect the rights and interests of national companies in the event of unilateral sanctions by the US. “China opposes any form of unilateral US sanctions and will resolutely protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies and individuals,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters […]

16 Chinese nationals granted Indian citizenship since 2007, 10 applications in pending: Home Ministry

Union Minister for state Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Wednesday in a written reply to Rajya Sabha informed that 16 Chinese nationals granted Indian citizenship since 2007 and other 10 applications of Chinese nationals are pending for the of grant citizenship. On the question of DMK MP Tiruchi Siva MoS Home Rai informed the Upper House, “As per data […]

Yogi Adityanath to meet Amit Shah, discussion on new UP Cabinet likely

Uttar Pradesh CM-designate Yogi Adityanath is expected to reach Delhi today afternoon and meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the government formation, besides holding discussions on the upcoming biennial polls for the legislative council with the party leadership. While Adityanath was slated to reach the national capital on Wednesday morning, sources […]