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  • Wednesday, January, 2022| Today's Market | Current Time: 07:52:03
  • Kagame set for landslide win in Rwanda’s presidential poll

    Rwandans voted on Monday in a presidential election that incumbent Paul Kagame is poised to win, following a tense run-up marred by arrests and killings. His supporters credit the former rebel leader with ending the genocide and ushering in stability and growth but critics accuse him of undermining democracy and cracking down on opponents. All […]

    EC issues new expenditure guidelines for polls

    The Election Commission has issued new expenditure guidelines for the elections. While talking to reporters at Patna today, the Chief Election Commissioner Mr. S.Y Qureshi said that these guidelines will be made effective in the forthcoming Bihar assembly election. Mr. Qureshi hoped that the new guidelines will be helpful to control money power in elections. […]

    CWG OC terminates Darbari’s services

    Acting on the persistent plea of the Sports Ministry, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Monday terminated the services of its tainted Joint Director General T S Darbari in the wake of the corruption scandal that has rocked the event. Darbari, who had been suspended pending an inquiry after his name cropped up in alleged […]

    Building collapse at Gujarat, Eight killed

    RAJKOT: Eight persons were killed after a two-story building collapsed at Prabash Patan town in Junagadh district on Monday morning, police said. The building collapsed at 0430 hours and nine persons, who were sleeping inside the building, were buried under the debris, Junagadh Superintendent Police Dipankar Trivedi said. Eight bodies have been taken out, Trivedi […]

    Pak Flood: Fresh showers worsen conditions; death toll crosses 1700

    Heavy monsoon showers further lashed the flood-hit regions of Pakistan, worsening the flooding and impeding relief operations, compounding a humanitarian crisis that has affected over 14 million people across the country and claimed nearly 1,700 lives so far. Flood waters that have inundated the northwest and central parts of the country raced southward into Sindh province […]

    Cabinet approves bill to protect whistleblowers

    A proposed legislation to protect whistleblowers and provide for severe punishment to those exposing the identity of people disclosing information was approved by the Government on Monday. The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons Making the Disclosure Bill, 2010 provides the Central Vigilance Commission powers of a civil court to hand down harsh penalty […]

    SOS as Mumbai oil spill spreads

    MUMBAI: The oil spilling out from MSC Chitra (seen on Sunday, at left) off Mumbai’s coast has started hitting the shores, making the ship a major environmental hazard for Mumbai and its surrounding coastal areas. The Mumbai Port Trust has closed down its navigational channel for bigger ships as MSC Chitra tilted nearly 75 degrees […]

    Australian Labor Party Regains Lead in Latest Poll

    Australian Labor Party (ALP) has regained a narrow lead in the federal election race with less than two weeks to go, the latest Newspoll showed on Monday. The poll, published in The Australian newspaper on Monday, gave Labor a 52-48 lead on a two-party preferred basis, up from an even 50-50 result last week. Julia […]