Trump concedes defeat after Capitol siege

Trump concedes defeat after Capitol siege

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PTI | Washington

Supporters storm Capitol building in insurrection bid, clash with cops, 4 killed; after US Congress certifies Joe Biden-Kamala Harris’ victory, Trump says there will be an orderly transition on Jan 20 In an unprecedented assault on democracy in the US, thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol...

R-Day tractor rally rehearsal today

R-Day tractor rally rehearsal today

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Rural women in Haryana receive training to drive tractors in Jan 26 ‘tractor parade’ in national Capital Farmers protesting against the three farm laws at Delhi borders  for around 40 days are fully prepared to take out a tractor rally on Thursday. However, the inclement weather, because of which they had...

Trump vows to slug it out for presidency

Trump vows to slug it out for presidency

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | AP | Dalton (US)

With mounting desperation, Donald Trump has declared he would “fight like hell” to hold on to the presidency and appealed to Republican lawmakers to reverse his election loss to Joe Biden when they convene this week to confirm the Electoral College  vote. Electoral voters won by President-elect Biden are “not gonna...

Now, Sports Minister quits Mamata Govt

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress continues to crumble with exodus as on Tuesday State Sports Minister and former India player Laxmi Ratan Shukla quit the Mamata Banerjee Cabinet in order to, what he said, concentrate more on his game — cricket. The 39-year-old Shukla, former Bengal captain, found an instant supporter in fellow...

Budget on Feb 1; 2nd part of Session  from Mar 8 to Apr 8

Budget on Feb 1; 2nd part of Session from Mar 8 to Apr 8

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Parliament will be convened for Budget Session on January 29, starting with President’s address and Budget to be presented on February 1. The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) on Tuesday recommended convening Budget Session in two parts. The first part of the Session will be from January 29 to...

China tried to change status quo in Ladakh: Def Ministry

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

As tension continues for the ninth month at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and several rounds of talks unable to break the logjam, the Defence Ministry has said China tried to forcefully and unilaterally change the status quo in Ladakh. China also ramped up its troop strength in the border...

Farmers defer tractor march to Jan 7

Farmers defer tractor march to Jan 7

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Following the bad weather in Delhi-NCR, the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha on Tuesday deferred their proposed tractor march by a day to January 7 to intensify their protest against the Centre’s new farm laws. Addressing a Press conference at Singhu Border, the epicentre of the protest, Sanyukt Kisan Morcha leaders said thousands...

SII, Bharat Biotech vow synergy for Covid jabs’ smooth rollout in India

SII, Bharat Biotech vow synergy for Covid jabs’ smooth rollout in India

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

A day after engaging in a war of words over the efficacy of coronavirus jabs, the vaccine manufacturing firms, Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech on Tuesday apparently buried the differences by issuing a joint statement in which the duo pledged to work jointly on the vaccine rollout project. “Serum...

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