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  • PM Modi to inaugurate Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences & Research at IIT Kharagpur on Tuesday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at IIT Kharagpur tomorrow through video conferencing. He will also address the 66th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur. The super speciality hospital has been set up by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with support from the Ministry of Education. […]

    No light at the end of tunnel for Pakistan as FATF meets to decide its fate

    With Financial Action Task Force (FATF) commencing its three-day plenary meeting today, there is no light at the end of the tunnel for Pakistan. Hanging in the grey list of the global anti-terror watchdog, Pakistan has been trying to garner support from the member nations to escape the list. According to various reports, some European […]

    India signs 50 million dollar Defence line of Credit agreement with Maldives

    Reaffirming its commitment for overall development and security of its maritime neighbour, India has signed a 50 million dollar Line of Credit agreement in defence sector with the Maldives. External Affair Minister S Jaishankar, who was in the Maldives yesterday, said that the agreement will facilitate capability building in the maritime domain. The credit line […]

    US officially re-joins Paris climate agreement overturning Donald Trump’s decision to exit

    The United States has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a tweet last night said it is a good day in our fight against the climate crisis, as the United States is once again a Party to the Paris Agreement. He said the work to reduce US emissions has already […]

    Facebook blocks Australian users from sharing or viewing news content

    Facebook has blocked Australian users from sharing or viewing news content on the platform, causing alarm over public access to key information. Australians woke up this morning to find the Facebook pages of all local and global news sites were unavailable. Several government health, emergency and other pages were also blocked. Later the tech giant […]

    Myanmar military promises new election; Aung San Suu Kyi faces additional charge

    Myanmar’s military junta promised yesterday that there would be an election and it would hand over power as police filed an additional charge against toppled former leader Aung San Suu Kyi. It also defended its seizure of power, denying it was a coup even as protesters took to the streets in large numbers in support […]

    Ethiopian Deputy PM arrives in New Delhi on 4-day visit to India

    Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen Hassen arrived in New Delhi yesterday on a four-day official visit to India. Tomorrow, Mr Hassen will inaugurate the new Chancery and Residence at Ethiopian Embassy in New Delhi along with External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar. He is scheduled to meet Dr Jaishankar […]

    At least 23 people die as frigid temperatures gripped parts of US

    In the US, at least 23 people died as frigid temperatures gripped parts of the country that are unaccustomed to a deep freeze. Most of the people died in the cold storm or its aftermath.         The storm moved to eastern Canada yesterday, but the damage left behind was severe. Temperatures across the […]

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to be on 2-day official visit to Moscow from today

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will be on a two-day official visit to Moscow from today at the invitation of Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. Foreign Secretary will hold the next round of India-Russia Foreign Office Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister Morgulov, during which the two sides will review the entire gamut of bilateral […]

    More than 2000 Rohingya refugees sent to newly developed Bhashan Char relocation centre in Bangladesh

    Continuing with the process of relocating Rohingya refugees from the crowded camps of Cox’s Bazar, a batch of 2010 Rohingyas were sent to the newly developed facility at Bhashan Char on Monday. With this, close to 8700 Rohingya refugees have been sent to Bhashan Char from the camps of Cox’s Bazar. The Rohingya refugees reached […]