The Queen's life, record-breaking 70-yr reign

The Queen's life, record-breaking 70-yr reign

Saturday, 10 September 2022 | PTI | London

Queen Elizabeth II broke a number of records during her 70 years on the throne. In addition to being the oldest British monarch in history, Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning queen ever. Her rule lasted for 70 years 214 days (February 6, 1952 – September 8, 2022). Not only was she on...

Austrian diplomat tipped to head sensitive UN rights office

Friday, 09 September 2022 | AP | Berlin

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has proposed a veteran Austrian diplomat to head the global body's human rights office at a time when it is facing harsh criticism from China for accusing Beijing of abuses against Muslim minorities. The proposal circulated to member states late Wednesday of Volker Tuerk, currently undersecretary-general...

Satellite photos: Israel attack damages Syria airport runway

Friday, 09 September 2022 | AP | Dubai

An Israeli strike on a Syrian airport tore large craters in three spots on the facility's runway, again closing the airfield after a strike days earlier also halted traffic, satellite images analysed on Thursday by The Associated Press show. The strike on Tuesday on Aleppo International Airport comes as Israel continues...

Bankruptcy stay for Nord Stream 2 pipeline firm extended

Friday, 09 September 2022 | AP | BERLIN

A Swiss court has granted the operating company for the never-opened Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which was built to bring Russian gas to Germany but put on ice shortly before Russia invaded Ukraine, a four-month extension to its "stay of bankruptcy." The stay for Nord Stream 2 AG was extended...

Blinken, in Kyiv, unveils $2 bn in US military aid for Europe

Friday, 09 September 2022 | AP | Kyiv

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unscheduled visit to Kyiv on Thursday as the Biden administration announced major new military aid worth more than USD 2 billion for Ukraine and other European countries threatened by Russia. In meetings with senior Ukrainian officials, Blinken said the Biden administration had notified...

Ukrainian forces retake territory near Kharkiv occupied by Russia

Friday, 09 September 2022 | AP | Kyiv

Ukrainian forces in the northeastern Kharkiv region have retaken portions of Russian-held territory there as a Ukrainian counteroffensive in the south has drained some of Moscow's resources in the area, according to a report released on Wednesday. Ukrainian forces in the Kharkiv region are “likely exploiting Russian force reallocation” to areas...

Japan, US, S Korea reaffirm joint response to N Korea threat

Thursday, 08 September 2022 | AP | Tokyo

Diplomats from the United States, Japan and South Korea reaffirmed their commitment on Wednesday to working together in response to any threat from North Korea, including a possible new nuclear test. The three senior diplomats in charge of North Korean affairs also underscored their efforts to strengthen their security partnership....

US, India will work to advance free and open Indo-Pacific: White House

Thursday, 08 September 2022 | PTI | Washington

The US will join hands with India to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific and continue to work together to deliver opportunity, security, freedom and dignity to its people, the White House has said, underlining that the two nations have ever-growing people-to-people connections. White House Press Secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said that...

State Editions

NCDC’s first Foundation Day celebrated at CCL

02 October 2022 | PNS | Ranchi

Over 500 tonnes of foodgrains spoil in New Giridih Railway Station

02 October 2022 | Pravin K Mishra | Ranchi

The dynamics of climate-related inflation

02 October 2022 | Auvi Mukherjee | Ranchi

Brochure of film ‘AA Bhi Ja O Piya’ released in Hazaribag

02 October 2022 | Shailesh Sharma | Ranchi

Woman killed over land dispute in Bokaro

02 October 2022 | SURESH NIKHAR | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Relevance of Shardeya Navaratra

02 October 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

CUET: Predicament & possibilities

02 October 2022 | Piyush Kamal | Agenda

Delhi University Recollecting the past

02 October 2022 | Hardeep Singh Puri | Agenda

A pilgrimage with a difference

02 October 2022 | Navin Upadhyay | Agenda

NIF Book Prize longlist announced

02 October 2022 | Pioneer | Agenda