Daily Archives: May 1, 2021

Will up remove crackdown?

People's Anger & AnguishBy Insaf Three cheers Supreme Court. Its direction should, fingers crossed, stop Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in his tracks. During...

Rectification needed

Editor, The exam for the post of JE under the RWD by the APPSC was unsatisfactory in nature for a student who works hard to...

West Tripura DM appears before inquiry committee, days after stopping wedding ceremony midway

Agartala, April 30 (PTI) The district magistrate of West Tripura, who had allegedly stopped a wedding ceremony in a bid to enforce COVID-19 restrictions,...

Gunmen fire at UPPL youth wing office in Assam’s Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar (Assam), Apr 30 (PTI) Unidentified gunmen fired indiscriminately at an office of the youth wing of the United Peoples' Party Liberal (UPPL) in...

Need to fight second wave of COVID-19 with renewed vigour: Mizoram guv

Aizawl, Apr 30 (PTI) Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai on Friday called upon the state government, churches and civil society organisations to combat...

IndiGo extends suspension of flight operations from Shillong airport till May 15

Shillong, Apr 30 (PTI) Private carrier IndiGo has extended the suspension of its flight operations from the airport here till May 15, an official...

Meghalaya urges Centre to provide Rs 120cr fund for 3rd phase of COVID vaccination

Shillong, Apr 30 (PTI) The Meghalaya government has requested the Centre to provide a fund of Rs 120 crore to inoculate people aged between...

NPP MLA writes to Meghalaya CM for setting up of integrated check gate at...

Tura (Meghalaya), Apr 30 (PTI) A ruling party MLA from Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district has written to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma for...

US delivers large shipments of medical supplies to India

New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Two American military aircraft on Friday brought to India large amounts of emergency medical supplies as part of the...

China needs to keep open transport corridors, cargo flights: Jaishankar to Wang

New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday emphasised to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi the need for China to...

Punjab Defers Inoculation For 18+ Due To “Non-Availability” Of Vaccine

Chandigarh, Apr 30 (PTI): With a few hours to go for the third phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive for all adults in the country,...

West Bengal Government Waives Last Rite Charges Of Coronavirus Victims

Kolkata, Apr 30 (PTI): The West Bengal government on Friday issued an order stating that last rites of all COVID-19 victims will be carried...

Religious festival stampede in Israel kills 45, hurts dozens

JERUSALEM, Apr 30 (AP) — A stampede at a religious festival attended by tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews in northern Israel killed at...

Pak PM announces Rs 370 billion development package for Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad, Apr 30 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday announced a development package of Rs 370 billion for Gilgit-Baltistan to help its...

UN stands ready to step up support to India: UN chief Guterres on ‘horrific’...

United Nations, Apr 30 (PTI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the world organisation stands ready to step up its support to India to...

UN stands ready to step up support to India: UN chief Antonio Guterres

United Nations, Apr 30 (PTI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the world organisation stands ready to step up its support to India to...

Boris Johnson’s Personal Mobile Number Online For 15 Years: Reports

London, Apr 30 (AFP): Revelations that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's personal mobile number has been circulating online for 15 years raised national security...

UK sharply cuts global aid due to coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact

United Nations, 30 Apr (AP): The United Kingdom said Thursday it is temporarily reducing its international aid from 14.5 billion pounds (about USD 20...

UN says conflict in Myanmar impedes its humanitarian aid

BANGKOK, Apr 30 (AP) — The U.N. agency coordinating humanitarian aid said Friday that armed conflict and insecurity in large areas of Myanmar are...

Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal

Washington, Apr 30 (AP) The Pentagon is preparing for possible Taliban attacks on US and coalition forces as they withdraw from Afghanistan, a prospect...