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TRS to boycott Parliament session on issue of paddy procurement
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Tuesday decided to boycott the remaining part of the Parliament session on the issue of paddy procurement in the state .
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TRS to boycott Parliament session on issue of paddy procurement
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Tuesday decided to boycott the remaining part of the Parliament session on the issue of paddy procurement in the state .
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
S.Korea expresses 'deep regret' over Japanese politicians' visit to war shrine
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korea on Tuesday expressed "deep concern and regret" over the latest visit by a group of Japanese politicians to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.Korea raises punishment recommendation ceiling for child abuse homicide
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) The South Korean Supreme Court has raised the maximum recommmended sentence for those convicted of child abuse resulting in death to 22 and a half years years in prison amid calls for tougher punishment for such heinous crimes, sources said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RJD leader's advice to Shah on safeguarding int'l borders
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Taking potshots at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Tuesday advised the latter to learn from Kumar about monitoring the International Borders of the country and stopping the anti-national activities of the terrorists.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Karl Nehammer sworn in as new Austrian Chancellor
Vienna, Dec 7 (IANS) The federal government of Austria was reshuffled and Karl Nehammer has been sworn in as the country's new Chancellor.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Suu Kyi's jail term halved by 2 yrs
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7 (IANS) The four-year jail sentences of Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, as well as deposed President Win Myint have been halved by two years by the ruling military regime.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Suu Kyi's jail term halved by 2 yrs
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7 (IANS) The four-year jail sentences of Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, as well as deposed President Win Myint have been halved by two years by the ruling military regime.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Money-laundering case: Maha Chief Secy Sitaram Kunte at Mumbai ED office
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai to get his statement recorded in connection with the money-laundering case against former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Prior to meeting Rahul, Sanjay Raut declares 'MVA a mini-UPA'
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Ahead of his meeting with Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, Shiv Sena MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said that the "Maha Vikas Aghadi government is like a mini-United Progressive Alliance" which is doing well.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
5 arrested for vandalising missionary school in MP
Bhopal, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested five persons allegedly involved in vandalising a missionary school in Vidisha district, alleging religious conversion of eight students.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
After opposition, Vijayan soft pedals on Waqf Board appointments by PSC
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after discussions with the Samastha Kerala Jamiat-ul-Ulema leaders on Tuesday has decided to put on hold the earlier decision that was taken to hand over all the appointments in the Waqf Board to the Public Service Commission (PSC).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala oppn slams Vijayan for his silence over suffering of Idukki residents
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) The vexed issue of the Mullaperiyar dam, which has been continuing for a while now, has left the people of Idukki in deep anger as was witnessed when local legislator and Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine met them and was seen pleading saying that he was helpless. The opposition has slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over his silence on the sufferings of the residents.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Trinamool Congress leader caught on camera with gun in her hand
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) A video has gone viral showing a top level Trinamool Congress district leader sitting in her office with a gun in her hand in West Bengal's Malda district. The incident has triggered a political controversy in the state.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Iraq, UK discuss withdrawal of US-led coalition forces
Baghdad, Dec 7 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss discussed the withdrawal of US-led coalition forces from Iraq.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Liquor shops violating norms post new excise policy: BJP
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Alleging that liquor shops are being opened in non-conforming areas across the national capital, President of the BJP's Delhi unit Adesh Gupta has written to the three MCDs urging them to immediately survey their respective areas to ensure that no liquor unit was operating in violation of Municipal or MPD 2021 guidelines.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UNGA defers action on representatives of Afghanistan, Myanmar
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has decided to defer action on the representatives of Afghanistan and Myanmar, which means that the incumbent representatives will continue to represent their countries.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
JNUSU demands reconstruction of Babri Masjid, stages protest
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A protest march was carried out by the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) inside the campus demanding reconstruction of the demolished Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tejashwi slams Nitish govt for alleged forgery of Covid data
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday slammed the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar for the alleged forgery of data concerning the number of Covid-19 deaths and RT-PCR tests conducted by the state's health department during the second wave of the pandemic earlier this year.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
S.Korea added largest number of job positions in 2020
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korea added the largest number of job positions last year due to an increase in employment in the health, social welfare service and public administration sectors amid rapid aging, data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Moon calls for 'greater efforts' to prevent Omicron spread
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday instructed aides to make greater efforts to prevent the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, urging more people to get booster shots as the nation is struggling with a spike in cases and deaths.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
US completes construction of radar designed to detect missiles from N.Korea
Seoul/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The US has completed the construction of a new long-range radar in Alaska that is designed to give early warnings for incoming ballistic missiles from North Korea and other countries, a top defence official said.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
ECB to redesign euro banknotes
Brussels, Dec 7 (IANS) The European Central Bank (ECB) announced that it will start to redesign euro banknotes as cash remains an important mode of payment for consumers in the region.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Belgium,Business/Economy,Politics
Iran vows support for Gulf countries' security
Tehran, Dec 7 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi hosted National Security Advisor of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and assured him of Tehran's support to the security of Gulf states.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Cong gives adjournment notice in LS on Chinese intrusion
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha on the issue of Chinese intrusion.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Phone tapping case: Raj CM Ashok Gehlot's OSD questioned by Delhi Crime Branch
Jaipur, Dec 7 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's OSD Lokesh Sharma has been interrogated for about two and a half hours by the Delhi Crime Branch in the famous case of phone tapping.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
France announces new anti-Covid measures
Paris, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid the ongoing fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the French government has announced new measures in an attempt to curb the rising number of confirmed cases in the country.
2021-12-07
Category: International, France,Politics
Mixed reactions over Italy's new 'green pass' rules
Rome, Dec 7 (IANS) Italy's newest round of coronavirus health curbs, which are among the most restrictive in the European Union (EU), has come into effect, but were .
2021-12-07
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Bengal Guv, Speaker spar over formation of Bally Municipality
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) A war of words erupted between West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state's Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee after the latter alleged that the civic polls in the Howrah Municipal Corporation could not be conducted because the former refused to sign a Bill on the formation of Bally Municipality.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
RS to discuss surrogacy regulation bill
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will initiate discussion on the Surrogacy Regulation Bill and Assisted Reproductive Regulation Bill, which will be introduced by Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'US inflation to remain above Fed Reserve's target amid rising wages'
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The US' annual inflation will remain above the Federal Reserve's target of 2 per cent over the next three years amid rising wages and a strong demand for goods and services, according to a survey released by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE).
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
IMF chief urges global cooperation to control pandemic, support economic recovery
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has urged for global cooperation to control the raging Covid-19 pandemic and support the economic recovery as the new Omicron variant has spread to over 40 countries around the world.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
LS to discuss Bill seeking amendment to salaries of HC, SC judges
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government on Tuesday will try to pass the Bill which has already been tabled in the Lok Sabha. The 'High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021' introduced last week by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is likely to be passed in the Lower House after a discussion.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Death toll from Indonesia volcano eruption reaches 22
Jakarta, Dec 7 (IANS) The death toll from the eruption of Mount Semeru in Indonesia's East Java province has increased to 22, while search operations for 30 missing persons continued amid a potential of lava floods and hot clouds, an official from the disaster management agency said.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UK govt announces 'largest ever increase' in funding for drug treatment
London, Dec 7 (IANS) The UK government has unveiled its 10-year drug strategy, with the "largest ever increase" in funding for drug treatment.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Australian homelessness up during pandemic: Report
Canberra, Dec 7 (IANS) Australian homelessness has increased during the pandemic despite a drop during the first wave of infection.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy,Politics
Turkey to enhance relations with Gulf countries, says Erdogan
Istanbul, Dec 7 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey aims to enhance its relations and boost cooperation with the Gulf countries.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Remains of Sri Lankan manager killed in Pak flown back home
Colombo, Dec 7 (IANS) The remains of Priyantha Kumara, a Sri Lankan manager who was brutally killed by a mob in Pakistan last week, arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday evening on a special flight from Lahore.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Iran, UAE top security officials vow to develop ties
Tehran, Dec 7 (IANS) The top national security officials of Iran and the UAE met in Tehran on Monday, and voiced the two countries' interest in further developing ties after years of tensions, the official news agency IRNA reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Gurugram Namaz Row: Muslim groups decide to hold Friday prayers in 18 sites
Gurugram, Dec 7 (IANS) In a major development in connection with holding Friday Namaz in open places in Gurugram, the Muslim National Forum and the clerics of the Gurugram Imam organisation in a memorandum submitted to the district administration on Monday decided that the Friday prayers will be held at 12 places on the land of masjid, madarsa and Waqf Board, while on a temporary basis it will also be offered at six places for a few days by paying the maintenance fee fixed by the administration.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Religion
Congress known for betraying people, says Bommai
Gadag (Karnataka), Dec 6 (IANS) The Congress is only known for betraying people, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Monday
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Andhra CM pitches for millet cultivation, organic farming
Amaravati, Dec 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is seriously considering the options to encourage the cultivation of alternatives to paddy by the farmers in the state.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NHRC notice to Centre, Nagaland over civilian killings in security ops
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notice to the Defence Secretary, the Union Home Secretary, and the Chief Secretary, and Director General of Police of Nagaland, seeking a detailed report in the killings of civilians in an army operation, within six weeks.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pandemonium continues in Odisha Assembly for fifth day
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 (IANS) Pandemonium continued to prevail in Odisha Assembly for the fifth consecutive day on Monday, as opposition BJP and Congress created uproar in the House over the Mamita Meher murder case.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Nagaland violence: Amit Shah must quit, demands Trinamool
Agartala/Kohima, Dec 6 (IANS) Trinamool Congress on Monday demanded immediate resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah owning moral responsibility for the killing of 14 innocent civilians in Nagaland.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Not only lower castes, women, LGBTQ community also marginalised: Justice Chandrachud
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Monday said marginalisation not only occurs for members of lower castes, but also for particular genders or identities with specific sexual orientation.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
J&K govt orders austerity; bars official dinners, lunches, private hotel conferences
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced a slew of austerity measures in order to promote fiscal discipline.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Eatala's family firm encroached land, says Telangana collector
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The Medak district administration in Telangan has found that Jamuna Hatcheries, which belongs to former minister and BJP MLA Eatala Rajender's family, encroached 70.33 acres of assigned land.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Society's privileged members should confer respect on the marginalised: Justice Chandrachud
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Supreme Court judge, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Monday said the privileged members of the society must break free from the shackles of the past to respect and recognise members of the marginalised communities.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
On Maitri Diwas, Modi, Hasina commit to deepening bilateral ties
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Monday committed to working together to deepen ties, all across the board, between the two neighbours as they celebrated "Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day)".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics