Chinese President Xi Jinping

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China Warns 4 Western Nations Against Boycotting Beijing Olympics

The Chinese Government on December 9, issued strict warning to four western nations for launching diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing, China. "The US, Australia, Britain and Canada's use of the Olympic platform for political manipulation is unpopular and self isolating, and they will inevitably pay the price for their wrongdoings," said Wan Webing, the spokesperson of China's Foreign Ministry. The 2022 Olympics is scheduled… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 03:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: beijing, Beijing Winter Olympics, chinese government, Western Countries, Spokesperson Wan Webing

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WHO Chief Tedros Adhanam Ghebreyesus

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Omicron May Change The Course Of Pandemic: WHO Chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned countries against Covid-19's new variant Omicron, stating that it will "change the course of pandemic." Tedros Adhanam Ghebreyesus, the WHO Chief, on December 8, asked to fasten vaccination process and said, "This virus is changing, our collective resolve must not." The WHO in a media brief said, although Omicron showed milder symptoms, it is too early to be definite about the new mutant. 

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 02:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: omicron, Covid-19, WHO, Global Pandemic, United States

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Chattisgarh CM Bhupendra Baghel

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Chhattisgarh CM Chairs Cabinet Meeting: Here's Key Decisions Taken

Chhatisgarh CM Bhupendra Baghel, on December 8, chaired a Cabinet meeting and took key decisions. The Cabinet approved additional ration under the Chhatisgarh Food & Nutrition Security Act at a cost of Rs 223.58 crore. It also approved land allotment for industrial establishment to ST, SCs & Tribals under Chhattisgarh Industrial Policy (2019-2024). It also allowed amendments in teacher's recruitment, hike in bus fares and Industrial… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 02:19 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chhattisgarh CM, Chhattisgarh, Cabinet Meeting, Bhupendra Baghel, Ministers

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Sudha Bharadwaj walks out of jail

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Activist Sudha Bharadwaj Out Of Jail On Bail; NIA Lists 16 Conditions

Activist Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the main accused in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon Maoist Attack, got released from Byculla Mumbai Jail. She was released on certain conditions listed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on December 9. The NIA listed 16 conditions including submission of two government Id proofs, personal bond, personal details (residential, phone, relatives) and attendance to nearest police station. The Reportedly, Bombay HC… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:53 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sudha Bharadwaj, Bhima Koregaon Accused, Bombay Jail, NIA, Mumbai

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin pays tribute to who died in the chopper crash

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Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Pays Tribute to Gen Bipin Rawat At Madras Regimental Centre

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin paid a floral tribute on December 9, to Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and others who died in the chopper crash, at Madras Regimental Centre. Those who died in military helicopter crash were brought to Madras Regimental Centre on December 8 from Military Hospital. General Rawat, his wife and 11 others were travelling from Sulur to Wellington when the chopper crashed.

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:28 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: chopper crashes, CM MK Stalin, Tamil Nadu, CDS general Bipin rawat, Madras Regimental Centre

Courtesy: ANI

Forensic team

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Forensic Team Reaches IAF Chopper Crash Site: Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu's Forensic Science Department, headed by Director Srinivasan's team reached the chopper crash site on December 9. CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others were killed on December 8, in an IAF Mi-17V5 chopper crash in Tamil Nadu. Earlier in the day, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari reached the chopper crash site along with DGP C Sylendra Babu. An order has been given for the matter's inquiry.

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:02 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: chopper crashes, CDS general Bipin rawat, Tamil Nadu, Forensic, Nilgiris

Courtesy: ANI

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh Briefs Parliament Over Tamil Nadu Chopper Crash Incident

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed the Parliament over Tamil Nadu chopper crash incident, on December 9. He paid tribute to those who died in the incident including Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others.  The mortal remains of the victims will be brought to Delhi, said Rajnath Singh. He added that the last rites of the victims will be conducted with military honours. 

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 12:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, parliament, Tamil Nadu Crash, IAF, Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat

Courtesy: Zee News India

Newly-elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

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PM Modi Congratulates Newly-Elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated newly-elected Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz. "My heartiest congratulations to Olaf Scholz on being elected as the Federal Chancellor of Germany. I look forward to working closely to further strengthen the partnership between India and Germany," tweeted PM Modi. On December 8, the General Parliament appointed Olaf Scholz as the German Chancellor, bringing an end to 16 years of… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 12:14 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: PM Modi, German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, Angela Merkel, India

Courtesy: ANI

Prathik Mathur

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India Expresses Concern Over Chemical Weapons Access To Terrorists

At the United Nations Security Council Meeting (Syria) on December 8, India reiterated chemical weapon access to terrorist groups. Prathik Mathur, the Counsellor in India's permanent mission to the United States, said, "India has been repeatedly constantly cautioning against the possibility of terrorist entities and individuals gaining access to chemical weapons." He also said that India supports elimination of chemical weapons and effective… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 11:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chemical Weapons, Indian government, UNSC, syria, Terrorists

Courtesy: ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi

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PM Modi Wishes Congress President Sonia Gandhi On Birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 9, wished Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her birthday. "Best wishes to Smt. Sonia Gandhi Ji on her birthday. Praying for her long life and good health," PM Modi tweeted. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also extended his birthday wishes. However, Congress President appealed to party workers not to celebrate her birthday following the sudden demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat in a chopper crash. 

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 11:26 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Nitin Gadkari, CDS general Bipin rawat, Congress Party

Courtesy: ANI