Terrorist attacks have implications for all nations, India stands with France at difficult moment: 22 former Indian envoys

New Delhi [India], November 9 (ANI): Indian Ambassador’s Group has said that recent brutal terrorist attacks in France by Islamic fundamentalists have implications for all democratic countries based on pluralism and rule of law and India stands with Paris at “this difficult moment” and fully supports the French Government on this issue. A statement signed […]

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27 injured, 19 detained as Tbilisi Police disperses post-election rally

Tbilisi [Georgia], November 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Twenty-seven people were injured and 19 others were detained during an overnight protest outside the Central Election Commission’s (CEC) building in Tbilisi, the Georgian Interior Ministry said on Monday. “During the rally, up to 14 law enforcement officers, three media workers and up to 10 protesters sustained various injuries. Some […]

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New Zealand strengthens support to small businesses for economic recovery

Wellington [New Zealand], November 9 (ANI/Xinhua): The first cabinet decision of New Zealand’s new Labor government made on Monday will provide stronger support to small businesses in the country as part of its efforts to accelerate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Cabinet decided today to extend the scheme, which was due to expire at […]

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Reports of China keeping Uyghurs on surveillance confirmed one more time

Pennsylvania [US], November 9 (ANI): While China continues to refute reports of ongoing atrocities on Uyghurs in Xinjiang region, another revelation has yet again confirmed Beijing using technology for surveillance on the ethnic minority community. According to a report by IPVM, Dahua’s software, published on its website, was revealed to track Uyghurs, thus, confirming that […]

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UK govt, social media networks agree measures to tackle COVID-19 vaccine disinformation

London [UK], November 9 (ANI/Sputnik): The UK government and leading social media platforms have agreed on a set of new measures to tackle the spread of disinformation and misinformation related to vaccines against COVID-19, according to a joint press release published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and the Department of Health […]

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Production of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine begins in Australia

Canberra [Australia], November 9 (ANI/Sputnik): The CSL Limited company started production of the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Monday, Australian media report. Thirty million doses of the vaccine will enter manufacturing in Victoria on Monday, according to Sydney’s 2GB radio. “[The vaccine] is going to be voluntary but we will encourage as many people […]

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India handled COVID-19 pandemic better than estimated; economy picked up momentum from September: SBI reports

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 9 : India has handled the COVID-19 pandemic much better with the estimated confirmed cases, a research report by State Bank of India (SBI) Ecowrap said here on Monday. Speaking about the economy, another SBI research report titled “Five Months After Unlock”, said it picked up momentum in September.The report titled, […]

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Marg ERP and Paytm partners to resolve MSMEs payment issue digitally

New Delhi [India], November 9 (ANI/PRNewswire): One of the biggest enterprise solutions providers in India, Marg ERP, with over 50 per cent market share in Pharma and FMCG sector nationally, has come together with Paytm to facilitate seamless transactions for MSMEs. Under this joint venture, the duo empowers MSMe using this new integrated payments solution […]

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Rajnath Singh to inaugurate model of anti-satellite missile system at DRDO headquarters, Delhi

New Delhi [India], November 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a model of the anti-satellite missile system, which is seen as a symbol of national technological advancement, at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) headquarters in the national capital today. Earlier, DRDO had successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ […]

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TRS hits out at Centre, PM for not responding to Telangana’s request for flood relief financial aid

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 9 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has attacked the Centre for allegedly ignoring the state and not providing it with financial assistance, which was hit by floods. TRS leader and Chevella MP Dr G Ranjith Reddy alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had responded to Karnataka Chief Minister’s request for financial […]

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates 25-feet long sculpture to congratulate Biden, Harris

Puri (Odisha) [India], November 9 (ANI): Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Sunday created a 25 feet-long sculpture of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris congratulating them for the historic win against incumbent President Donald Trump in the elections in the United States. “It is 25 feet-long sculpture and 10 tons of sand […]

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Andhra Police arrests Circle Inspector, Head Constable in connection with family’s suicide in Kurnool dist

Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) [India], November 9 (ANI): A Circle Inspector (CI) and a head constable were arrested on Sunday in connection with a suicide pact by a family in Kurnool district, allegedly due to police harassment. “Nandyal Circle Inspector Somasekhar Reddy and Head Constable Gangadhar have been arrested in connection with the suicide of Abdul […]

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Licences issued for sale of firecrackers suspended, further action to be taken on NGT’s directions

New Delhi [India], November 8 (ANI): Delhi Police on Sunday said that all licences issued for the sale of firecrackers in the national capital have been suspended and further action will be taken on National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) directions. “All licences issued for the sale of firecrackers have been suspended and further action will be […]

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Republicans split on Biden’s election win as Trump refuses to concede defeat

Washington [US], November 9 (ANI): Republicans are split on the projected win by President-elect Joe Biden even as President Donald Trump refused to concede defeat, claiming widespread voter fraud. Some GOP lawmakers were more accepting of Biden’s lead on Sunday, after he was projected the winner, while others leaned more into Trump’s narrative of voter […]

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Armenian President dismisses 4th Interim Director of Security Service in 2 years

Yerevan [Armenia], November 8 (ANI/Sputnik): Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has fired the interim director of the National Security Service (NSS), Mikayel Hambardzumyan, the presidential office said on Sunday, in the wake of reports about Azerbaijani forces having seized the strategically important city of Shusha in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Hambardzumyan was appointed as interim […]

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