“After Many Decades…”: PM’s Pat For Haryana Chief Minister, Dig At Media

Haryana has got a honest government under Manohar Lal Khattar, the Prime Minister said.File Chandigarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was all praise for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today as he said that after many decades, the state has got a honest government that thinks about its bright future round the clock. The Prime … Read more

Pak foreign minister meets interim Afghanistan PM, holds bilateral talks in Kabul – Times of India

KABUL: Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday met interim Afghanistan prime minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, as he visited Afghanistan’s capital for the first time since the Taliban’s takeover of the country in mid-August. Qureshi has arrived in Kabul for a day-long visit and is set to hold important talks with the Afghan … Read more

PM Modi To Attend UN Climate Summit In Glasgow, Says Environment Minister

“The prime minister is going to Glasgow,” Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the UN climate summit in Glasgow, the environment minister said on Thursday, in a boost for efforts to agree steeper emissions cuts in the fight on global warming. India is world’s third-biggest emitter of greenhouse … Read more

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan accused of selling gifts he received from other countries’ heads

Lahore (Pakistan): The Opposition parties of Pakistan on Wednesday (October 20) accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of selling gifts he received from other countries’ heads, including an expensive watch worth USD 1 million. Gifts are routinely exchanged between heads of states or officers holding constitutional positions during a state visit. According to the gift depository … Read more

Goa wants ‘rich tourists’ not the ones who ‘consume drugs’, says state Tourism Minister

Goa wants “richest tourists” and not the ones who “consume drugs” and the ones who “cook food in the buses”, said state Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Tuesday. “We don’t want tourists who consume drugs and who spoil Goa. We don’t want tourists who come to Goa and cook food inside a bus. We want … Read more

WHO chief discusses Covid vaccination and other issues with Health Minister Mandaviya

The WHO Director-General said that he also discussed with Mr. Mandaviya vaccine equity issues WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus discussed the issue of the emergency use listing of Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin and resumption of supplies of the Serum Institute of India-manufactured AstraZeneca vaccine to the COVAX facility among other topics during a telephonic … Read more

Top Taliban minister provokes; hails suicide bombers, promises rewards to kin

Published on Oct 20, 2021 09:38 AM IST A top Taliban minister praised sacrifices of suicide bombers as ‘heroes of Islam & country’. Sirajuddin Haqqani reportedly met their relatives in a hotel in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. Sirajuddin Haqqani, a top leader of Haqqani Network, is the home minister in Taliban govt. In images, Sirajuddin was … Read more

Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to play Australian Open: Minister

Djokovic, who is level with Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles, has declined to reveal his vaccination status. All players who want a visa to compete in the Australian Open will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, the country’s Immigration Minister said on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, putting Novak Djokovic’s … Read more

India To Hold Discussions With Bangladesh Over Communal Violence: Minister

Communal violence broke out in several places in Bangladesh on October 13 (File) Siliguri: Following the series of communal violence against minorities in Bangladesh, the Indian High Commission will hold discussions with the Bangladesh government soon regarding the matter, said Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik on Tuesday. “Central government is concerned. … Read more

State task force has cautioned of a third COVID wave post Diwali: Maharashtra Health Minister

Mumbai: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday (October 18) said the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has not receded yet in the state but at the same time conditions are not favourable to immediately trigger the third wave. Speaking to reporters in the Nashik district, Tope also said the COVID Task Force has … Read more