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Night Curfew In Punjab, Ban On Political Gatherings

Punjab has declared a series of restrictions including night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am till April 30 to deal with the spike in Covid infection. It has also declared a ban on political gatherings.  Anyone violating this rule will face action under the DMA and Epidemics Act....

Apr 7 · >

England Cricketers Rally Behind Moeen Ali After Taslima Nasreen’s Controversial Tweet

England cricketers like Jofra Archer and Sam Billings have come to Moeen Ali’s defence after he was targeted by Taslima Nasreen in a widely-condemned tweet in which she wrote: “If Moeen Ali were not stuck with cricket, he would have gone to Syria to join ISIS”. Taslima Nasreen later...

Apr 7 · >

Mask Must Even If Driving Alone, Car A “Public Place”: Delhi High Court

Mask is compulsory even if a person is driving alone in a car, Delhi High Court ruled (Representational) New Delhi: A mask is compulsory even if a person is driving alone in a car, the Delhi High Court said today, terming the car a “public place”. The mask is...

Apr 7 · >

How Saudi Arabia Can Thrive In A Post-Oil World: David Fickling

On the face of it, no country has more to lose from the transition away from fossil fuels than Saudi Arabia. Before the discovery of oil, it barely existed as a nation. Its founding monarch Ibn Saud’s 1933 oil concession to Standard Oil Co. of California came just months...

Apr 6 · >

Russia, India Non-Committal On S-400 Missile System Delivery

S Jaishankar said the S-400s would be discussed at a meeting of defense ministers later in the year. India and Russia’s top diplomats sidestepped questions on the pending delivery of Moscow’s controversial S-400 weapons system to India and vowed to deepen military-technical cooperation following a meeting in Delhi on...

Apr 6 · >

All Americans Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine, US President Joe Biden To Announce Today

If the target is met, this would mean an end to restrictions by age, health issues or other categories. Washington: US President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that all adults across the United States will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines by April 19 — well ahead of the already...

Apr 6 · >

DMK’s Kanimozhi, Covid Positive, Votes In PPE Suit In Chennai

Kanimozhi had campaigned extensively for the DMK. Chennai: DMK MP Kanimozhi, who tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month, today voted in a PPE (personal protective equipment) suit in south Chennai’s Mylapore. The senior DMK leader, who is the daughter of late party founder M Karunanidhi, is undergoing...

Apr 6 · >

Dreaded Maoist Madvi Hidma Suspected Behind Attack In Which 22 Soldiers Died In Chhattisgarh

Dreaded Maoist Madvi Hidma has emerged as the mastermind of the last weekend’s attack on soldiers Raipur: Dreaded Maoist Madvi Hidma has emerged as the mastermind of the last weekend’s massacre of 22 security personnel by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region and the audacious attack has brought him into...

Apr 6 · >

Man Burns Bribe Money To Evade Arrest In Telangana: Anti-Corruption Bureau Official

Rs 500 notes and few Rs 2,000 one were partially burnt, officials said (Representational) Hyderabad: A man, who was instructed by a Tahsildar to collect “bribe” amount of Rs 5 lakh, allegedly burnt the currency notes at his house in Telangana’s Nagarkurnool district on Tuesday to escape being caught...

Apr 6 · >

Election Commission Notice To DMK’s Udhayanithi Stalin For Remarks On Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley

Assembly elections were held in Tamil Nadu in a single phase on Tuesday (File) New Delhi: The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notice to DMK leader Udhayanithi Stalin for his alleged remarks that BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley died as they were “unable to tolerate the pressure...

Apr 6 · >