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Mar 14, 2022 11:40 AM IST
FM Jaishankar to make statement on Ukraine war in Parl tomorrow
Foreign minister S Jaishankar will make a statement on Tuesday on the Ukraine war in parliament. The war has entered the third week with Russia’s offensive continuing for the 19th day. Thousands of Indians have returned to their homes from the conflict-hit nation since Moscow began its surprise attacks on February 24. Read more
Mar 14, 2022 11:19 AM IST
Banks to remain shut on these 4 days
Banks will remain closed for four days in a row in several parts of the country this week because of Holi and weekends. Here is the list of bank holidays in the third week of March.
Mar 14, 2022 10:33 AM IST
Blast in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district, ITBP official killed
ITBP official killed, head constable injured in Naxal blast in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district: Police
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) March 14, 2022
Mar 14, 2022 09:51 AM IST
Sensex climbs 309.91 points in opening trade; Nifty up by 72.1 points
Sensex climbs 309.91 points to 55,860.21 in opening trade; Nifty rises 72.1 points to 16,702.55. Read more
Mar 14, 2022 09:47 AM IST
LS & RS Business Advisory Committee to meet at 10 am
Meeting of the Business Advisory Committee for both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha is scheduled for 10 am today.
Mar 14, 2022 09:17 AM IST
PM Modi wishes quick recovery to Obama after he tested positive for Covid-19
Mar 14, 2022 08:51 AM IST
Covid-19: 2,503 new cases , 27 deaths recorded in last 24 hours
India recorded 2,503 new cases of Covid-19 and 27 deaths in last 24 hours.
Active cases fell to 36,168, accounting for 0.09% of the confirmed Covid cases in India.
With 4,377 new recoveries, recovery rate rose to 98.71 in last 24 hours. The Covid-19 death rate currently stands at 1.20%.
Mar 14, 2022 08:30 AM IST
Congress to raise issues of inflation, unemployment, MSP in Parl
Congress is set to raise the concerns over medical students returning from Ukraine, issues of unemployment and inflation, and a minimum support price for farmers’ produce. “We held a discussion on the issues to be raised in the upcoming parliament session. We will try to raise the issues of inflation, unemployment, MSP for farmers and medical students returning from Ukraine,” MP Mallikarjun Kharge was quoted as saying by news agency ANI. Read more
Mar 14, 2022 08:23 AM IST
China tightens Covid curbs in two biggest cities- Shenzhen and Shanghai as spike continues
Amid a rapid resurgence of Covid-19 cases in China, two of the country’s biggest cities, Shenzhen and Shanghai, have imposed strict virus measures.
The recent spike in coronavirus cases has led to allowing rapid antigen tests for public use and resulted in the dismissal of senior officials for their slack response to the ongoing health crisis. The latest spike, described as the severest COVID-19 outbreaks in two years, has forced several major cities to go into lockdowns.
Mar 14, 2022 07:13 AM IST
Earthquakes shake Indonesia, Philippines; no tsunami threat
Strong, shallow underwater earthquakes shook western Indonesia and the Philippine capital region Monday but no serious damage was immediately reported and no tsunami warnings were issued, news agency PTI reported.
In Indonesia, a magnitude-6.7 quake that was 16 kilometres deep struck about 169 kilometres west of Pariaman, a town in West Sumatra province, the US Geological Survey said.
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While Cold War relics in Indian diplomacy are batting for Russia in the Ukraine war, it is only a matter of time before New Delhi will come under serious pressure from its QUAD partners to change its neutral position on Moscow.
Published on Mar 14, 2022 11:08 AM IST
During Jawaharlal Nehru’s time, there used to be heated discussions, arguments, walkouts, G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said at the Congress Working Committee meeting on Sunday.
Updated on Mar 14, 2022 09:53 AM IST
The second half of the Parliament budget session has resumed. While the Centre’s focus is on presenting the budget for Jammu and Kashmir and the approval of the budgetary proposals, the opposition is set to raise a number of issues including unemployment, Russia-Ukraine crisis. The session is set to conclude on April 8.
Updated on Mar 14, 2022 11:15 AM IST
Covid-19 cases in India: The active cases in the country have declined to 36,168 and constitute 0.09 per cent of the caseload.
Updated on Mar 14, 2022 09:45 AM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
Jyotiraditya Scindia’s switch to the BJP in 2020 – along with his loyalists – had led to the fall of the Kamal Nath government in 2020.
Published on Mar 14, 2022 08:28 AM IST
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will have simultaneous sittings from 11 am instead of the separate shifts held during the first part of the Budget Session in view of the Covid-19 pandemic
Updated on Mar 14, 2022 08:15 AM IST