Russia will continue to ditch US dollar in economy & trade official

The Russian government is planning to continue its established policy of eliminating the share of US currency in the country’s economy, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Pankin. According to the minister, all tr ...

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Illness related messages significant motivators for exercise: Study

Ottawa [Canada], October 19 (ANI): Fitness apps that emphasize illness- or death-related messaging are more likely to be effective in motivating participation than are social stigma, obesity, or financial cost messaging, according to a r ...

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Remaining global carbon budget meagre; world needs rapid, transformative actions: Bhupender Yadav

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav on Monday called for the reduction of emissions by developed countries adding that the remaining global carbon budget is meagr ...

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Pakistan may rework its foreign policy supporting Taliban amid Durand Line dispute

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): The Pakistani state may want to rework its foreign policy regarding extending support to the Taliban and its formal relations with Afghanistan amid the Durand Line dispute. The Durand Line divide ...

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Iran announces to host multilateral conference on Afghanistan

Tehran [Iran], October 18 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that the country will host a meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbours plus Russia next week, which will be attended by six foreign ministers on October 27, a media report sai ...

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Monday, 18 October 2021
T20 WC: Under ICC’s international commitments can’t refuse to play Pakistan, says BCCI VP Rajeev Shukla

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice President Rajeev Shukla on Monday said India will have to play arch-rivals Pakistan in the T20 World Cup as no team can refuse to play another sid ...

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Monday, 18 October 2021
We have come a long way on the roadmap that Dr Kalam had laid out for India, says Hardeep Puri

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that the country has come a long way on the roadmap that former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam had ...

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Sunday, 17 October 2021
Attempts must be made for friendly relations between India, Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 17 (ANI): National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that attempts must be made to establish friendly relations between India and Pakistan. His remarks came while responding ...

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Sunday, 17 October 2021
Russia sees worst-ever population drop in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months in its history. The country’s natural population, calculated from registered deaths and births but ...

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Sunday, 17 October 2021
T20 WC: Team India needs to win for Kohli, says Suresh Raina

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina said that it is really ‘important’ for the Indian team to win the T20 World Cup 2021, as it will be probably the last tournament of Virat Kohli as the skipper. Earlier ...

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Sunday, 17 October 2021
Pakistan chief justice says women must be given their constitutional rights

Lahore [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said that it is imperative that women enjoy all the rights and powers guaranteed by the law, reported local media. Underlining that constitut ...

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Sunday, 17 October 2021
China poses serious political, economic, security, technological challenges to EU

Brussels [Belgium], October 17 (ANI): The European Union (EU) parliament published an 18-page resolution on a new EU-China strategy on September 16 whose fundamental message was that Beijing poses serious political, economic, security, a ...

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Sunday, 17 October 2021