Daily Archives: February 5, 2021

Normal life paralysed in Nepal during general strike, over 200 protesters arrested

Kathmandu, Feb 4 (PTI) Over 200 people were arrested on Thursday for their involvement in arson and vandalism during a general strike called by...

US statement on India’s farm laws balances ‘market efficiency’, protests

Washington, 4 Feb (PTI): Recognising that peaceful protests are a hallmark of a thriving democracy, the US on Wednesday said it welcomes steps that...

Fake accounts gain traction as they praise China, mock US

Washington, Feb 4 (AP) A pro-China network of fake and imposter accounts found a global audience on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to mock the...

Serum Institute, UNICEF enter into long-term supply for Covid-19 vaccines

United Nations, 4 Feb (PTI): The Serum Institute of India (SII) and UNICEF have entered into a long-term supply agreement for the AstraZeneca/Oxford and...

Israel’s Arab parties split in boost for Netanyahu

JERUSALEM, 4 Feb (AP): An alliance of Arab parties in Israel finalized its breakup on Thursday, setting up the possibility that a small Islamist...

ICC convicts Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 4 Feb (AP): The International Criminal Court on Thursday convicted a one-time child soldier who morphed into a brutal commander in...