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Bangladesh surprised over Chinese envoy’s comments on Quad

Bangladesh is surprised and shocked over Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming remarks that Bangladesh should not join the “Quad” and that Bangladesh’s relations with China will “substantially be damaged” if it joins it. ET has learnt that the remarks did not go down well in the Bangladesh establishment. Bangladesh as a sovereign country makes […]

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News Updates Live: PIL on Central Vista construction is one more attempt to stall the project, Centre tells Delhi HC – The Economic Times

The “intentions and motive” behind filing of the plea are evident from the fact that the instant project has been singled out by the petitioners despite several other agencies, including Delhi Metro, carrying out construction activities across the national capital, the Centre has alleged. !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Oxygen tank leakage at […]

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Covid Live Updates: WHO Chief Scientist says India’s COVID-19 figures worrying, calls for exercises to report actual numbers – The Economic Times

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates As India is in the grasp of a devastating second wave of COVID-19, World Health Organisation (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan on Monday (local time) termed the rate of infections and deaths in the country as “worrying” and called on governments to boost exercises on reporting actual numbers. […]

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Situation normal at Talapady checkpost

The Talapady checkpost on the Kerala-Karnataka border had grabbed national attention when it was blocked in the wake of a surge in COVID-19 cases. It was a nightmare for people who tried to cross the border. However, the situation has now become normal with people and traders having proper identity cards and valid certificates able […]

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COVID-19: 5 held for illegal sale of Remdesivir

Despite a crackdown, sale of Remdesivir injections in the black market continues unabated. The Hennur police, on Saturday, arrested two persons and recovered 17 vials of Remdesivir from them. The accused Shanmugaiah Swamy, 33, a native of Yadgir and resident of Malleswaram, and his associate Malyesh, 31, from Shivamogga and resident of Sanjeevininagar, were caught […]

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Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli loses vote of confidence in House of Representatives

Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli lost a trust vote in the House of Representatives on Monday, in a fresh setback to the embattled premier seeking to tighten his grip on power after the CPN (Maoist Centre) led by Pushpakamal Dahal “Prachanda” withdrew support to his government. Prime Minister Oli secured 93 votes in […]

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BJP hits out at Arvind Kejriwal government over Covid-19 crisis

The BJP on Monday slammed Delhi’s Arvind Kejriwal government over the Covid-19 crisis, claiming the chief minister has been busy spending crores on publicity and “misleading” people while washing his hands of responsibility and leaving everything to the Centre. Addressing a virtual press conference, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra cited an RTI reply to say that […]

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Naya Bharat — where we make virtue out of sympathy earned by failures: Shashi Tharoor’s swipe at government

Taking a dig at the government over foreign aid in the wake of the COVID-19 second wave, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday said ‘Naya Bharat’ is one where a virtue is made out of the sympathy earned by failures and “governmental apathy that led us to needing it” is denied or glossed over. […]