EU takes unprecedented action against Poland

An EU mechanism to withhold budget cash will be triggered after Poland racked up huge daily fines of ?500,000 for refusing to shutter a lignite mine The European Commission has informed Poland that it will be docking a multimillion-eur ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
NATO cant let Afghan children starve just because it lost

One evening last April I was sitting on my sofa in my luxury self-contained apartment watching my TV. I’d just eaten a nice big dinner and was feeling full and relaxed. Then the news announced that the US forces in Afghanistan were goi ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
US offers $10mn for info on Kabul Airport bombers

More than 180 people, including 13 US military personnel, were killed in the attack last August The US government has offered a $10 million reward for information which could lead to the arrest or identification of those behind the Kab ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Germany angry as Russia shuts broadcaster Deutsche Welle

BERLIN, Germany: Germany’s culture minister has condemned Russia’s decision to shut down the Moscow bureau of international public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW), saying it was "not acceptable in any way". All DW Russia’s st ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Edinburgh TV Festival is planning to return to in-person event after two years

Washington [US], February 7 (ANI): After two years of virtual editions lost due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Edinburgh TV Festival is planning to return to an in-person event this year. As per The Hollywood Reporter, this year’s fe ...

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Monday, 07 February 2022
India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination campaign crosses 170 cr mark: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday informed that the country has crossed the 170 crores COVID-19 vaccination mark. "India is moving forward with great strength and vigour in ...

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Monday, 07 February 2022
How truckers protests triggered ‘state of emergency in Ottawa

The city’s mayor has described the action as a ?threat to the safety and security of residents? Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declared a state of emergency in Canada’s capital on Sunday following ten consecutive days of trucker protests agai ...

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Monday, 07 February 2022
Melodies of Lata Mangeshkar are universal, forever, says former Afghan President

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 6 (ANI): Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai expressed his condolences over the demise of singing legend Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday and said her melodies are universal and forever. Taing to Twitter, K ...

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Sunday, 06 February 2022
US: Russian Invasion of Ukraine Could Happen at Any Time

Washington — The United States now believes a Russian invasion of Ukraine "could happen at any time," White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said Sunday, in what would be the biggest military operation in Europe si ...

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Sunday, 06 February 2022
Sindhu Trade Links Ltd. reduces bank-debt by Rs. 1041.5 million, aims to be debt free by 2023

New Delhi [India], February 5 (ANI/PNN): BSE listed Sindhu Trade Links Limited is pleased to inform that in terms of Company Managements decision to become debt-free, it has reduced its bank debt by Rs. 1041.5 million, almost 1/3rd of it ...

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Saturday, 05 February 2022
Can we trust our spies

As a former British intelligence officer, I?m worried the system is now failing When classified intelligence is handed to politicians or the media, it is meant to improve public policy. But as recent accusations against Russia show, it ...

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Saturday, 05 February 2022
Sitharaman urges private sector to leverage new opportunities and invest in India

New Delhi [India], February 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday urged the private sector to increase investments in India leveraging on the opportunities created by the high capital expenditure by the government. R ...

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Saturday, 05 February 2022