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Mar 03, 2022 07:51 AM IST
Grateful to PM Modi for growing friendship between India, US: American Senator
Top American Senator Chris Murphy has said that the United States is grateful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the growing friendship between India and the US.
“The US India relationship arguably has never been stronger, and the United States is grateful to the people of India and to Prime Minister Modi for our growing friendship,” Murphy said on Wednesday.
Mar 03, 2022 07:19 AM IST
World Bank stops all programs in Russia and Belarus
The World Bank has stopped all its programs in Russia and Belarus with immediate effect in response to Moscow’s full scale invasion in Ukraine. “The World Bank Group has not approved any new loans to or investments in Russia since 2014. There has also been no new lending approved to Belarus since mid-2020,” the institution said on Wednesday.
Mar 03, 2022 07:16 AM IST
Polling begins for sixth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh
Polling began for the sixth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. In this phase, 676 candidates are in the fray in 57 assembly seats across 10 districts.
Mar 03, 2022 06:21 AM IST
Australia fully opens to Covid vaccinated travellers
Australia on Thursday became fully opened to vaccinated travellers after the country’s Western region became the last state to lift border restrictions. Western Australia had closed its borders to a majority of international and interstate travellers in 2020 to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
Mar 03, 2022 05:40 AM IST
West Bengal adds zero Covid-19 deaths for first time in weeks
West Bengal on Wednesday saw no death due to Covid-19 for the first time in weeks and the state’s toll remain unchanged at 21,178. Meanwhile, 153 people were detected as Covid-19 positive on Wednesday and the total number of cases have climbed to 20,15,406.
Mar 03, 2022 05:31 AM IST
PM Modi to address post-budget webinar on ‘Make in India for the World’ today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday address the post-budget webinar on ‘Make in India for the World’.
“The objective of the webinar is to sustain the momentum of Union Budget 2022 by synergizing efforts with all stakeholders on various initiatives taken for boosting manufacturing, increasing exports and strengthening the MSMEs,” the commerce ministry said on Wednesday.
Union minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan said India issued the first advisory before February 24 asking students to leave Ukraine but students were not willing at that time.
Published on Mar 03, 2022 07:31 AM IST
“The objective of the webinar is to sustain the momentum of Union Budget 2022 by synergizing efforts with all stakeholders on various initiatives taken for boosting manufacturing, increasing exports and strengthening the MSMEs,” the Union commerce and industry ministry said in a statement.
Updated on Mar 03, 2022 06:30 AM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
The study, published in Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, estimated that over 5.2 million children globally, and 1.9 million in India, experienced death of a parent or caregiver due to Covid-19.
Published on Mar 03, 2022 01:41 AM IST
The incident took place at a residential building in Kadam Wak Wasti area of Loni Kalbhor around on the outskirts of Pune city at 11.30 am
Published on Mar 03, 2022 01:12 AM IST
The petition also said that data from various countries where children in the concerned age group were inoculated showed greater incidence of myocarditis (heart inflammation) due to mRNA vaccines.
Published on Mar 03, 2022 01:09 AM IST
The Bihari Puraskar is one of the three literary awards instituted by the foundation in 1991. Named after the famous poet Bihari, the award for Rajasthani authors carries a cash prize of ₹2.5 lakh, a plaque and a citation.
Published on Mar 03, 2022 01:04 AM IST
, New DelhiMalavika Murali
The Congress’ ‘padayatra’ (foot march), demanding implementation of the Mekedatu project across the Cauvery river in Karnataka, continued for the fourth day on Wednesday
Published on Mar 03, 2022 01:02 AM IST
, BengaluruPress Trust of India
A video of Rishikumar Swami, a seer of Arsikere-based Kalika Mutt, administering an oath to the family of Harsha Jingade alias Harsha Hindu, the Bajrang Dal worker murdered in Shivamogga in February, asking them to boycott Muslim businesses has surfaced on social media. HT could not independently verify the video
Updated on Mar 03, 2022 01:02 AM IST
, BengaluruHT Correspondent
In the case of India, the report said the country had “suffered a series of setbacks to political rights and civil liberties” and it had “showed no signs of reversing course, as notable opposition figures faced arrest and surveillance”.
Updated on Mar 03, 2022 06:25 AM IST
The situation remained tense on Tuesday after a march led by Union Minister Bhagwanth Khuba to offer puja to a Shivalinga allegedly located in the Hazrat Ladle Mashaikh Dargah premises resulted in stone-pelting
Published on Mar 03, 2022 12:59 AM IST
Kumar was arrested last Tuesday for his alleged derogatory comments on a Karnataka high court judge and later released on bail after two days of judicial custody.
Published on Mar 03, 2022 12:59 AM IST