Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe assassinated at campaign event, PM Modi expressed sadness

Tokyo : Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe assassinated on Friday after being shot at a campaign in the western city of Nara, near Kyoto. The countrymen shocked for this incident where violence of gun is virtually nonexistent. Gunfire was heard around 11:30 a.m. local time. Abe, 67, was a towering political presence even […]


India elected as Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-24

Manila : India has been unanimously elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024 at the recently held meeting of the Executive board and General Assembly at Manila, Philippines on May 7, 2022. Commission on Elections, Manila was the current chair of AAEA. The new member in the […]


President Gotabaya urges citizens to remain calm as violence spreads across Sri Lanka

Colombo : President Gotabaya Rajapaksa extended the national curfew until Wednesday morning while urging people to stop the violence across Sri Lanka. In a press release on Wednesday from office of the President the current curfew will be lifted at 7 am Thursday (tomorrow) 12 May and will be reimposed at 2pm tomorrow and will […]


Show restraint & help Armed Forces to protect lives & property : Secy Def & Chief of Defence Staff

Colombo : According to media of Sri Lanka Army, both Secretary Defence, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) and the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva appealed to the general public to shun violence and remain calm since the armed forces are deployed exclusively to protect all civilians and public property […]


Modi and UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson announce defence and trade agreement in New Delhi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a press conference with his British counterpart on Friday to announce a partnership in the defence sector to step up security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, as well as trade and energy agreements. Johnson also praised India’s work on COVID-19 and said he has an Indian jab in […]


Biden announces $800 million in Ukraine defense aid as fighting continues in Mariupol

Washington DC : U.S. President Joe Biden announces 800 dollars in Ukraine defense aid as fighting continues in Mariupol on Thursday and said he would ask Congress for more money to help bolster support for the Ukrainian military as it faces a fresh onslaught by Russia on its eastern flank. Russian troops are continuing their […]


Extension of ETPBS facility to overseas voters under consideration: CEC Shri Sushil Chandra

Cape Town : An Election Commission of India (ECI) delegation led by Chief Election Commissioner of India, Shri Sushil Chandra visited South Africa and Mauritius from April 9-19, 2022. During this visit, a series of meetings were held with the Election Commission of South Africa and Mauritius as well as interactions with the large NRI […]


Finance Minister attends FATF Ministerial Meeting in Washington D.C.

Washington DC : Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attended the FATF Ministerial Meeting in Washington D.C. on 21st April 2022, conducted along-side the 2022 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This meeting focussed on Ministers’ providing strategic direction, by endorsing the FATF’s strategic […]


IFSC Authority notified a regulatory framework for Investment Funds

New Delhi : International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), has notified a comprehensive regulatory framework for Investment Funds in the official gazette on April 19, 2022. The salient features of the regulations includes: (I) Registering the Fund Management Entity: A Fund Management Entity will be registered with IFSCA and will be able to manage different types […]


Russian missiles strike western Ukrainian city of Lviv, near the Polish border

Lviv, Ukraine : Russian forces continue to strike Ukraine after invading the country in February. Hundreds of civilians have been killed and three million Ukrainians have fled the country, according to the United Nations. Russian and Ukrainian officials are intermittently holding cease-fire negotiations. An aircraft repair plant in Lviv, a city near the Polish border, […]


Russian military seized Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Belarush, Ukraine : According to Ukraine’s nuclear regulator, Russian military forces seized the plant on Friday morning. The fire that began after Russian shelling has been extinguished and radiation levels remain unchanged, though there are damages to several units of the facility, which is Europe’s largest nuclear power station. US President Joe Biden and UK […]


Ukraine and Russia tentatively agree to safe corridors

Belarus : Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Zelenskyy who took part in talks in Belarus between Russia and Ukraine on Thursday, said the two countries have reached a tentative agreement to organize safe corridors for civilians to evacuate and for humanitarian supplies to be delivered. Under their preliminary agreement, cease-fires would be observed […]


U.S.-India Joint Leaders’ Statement: A Partnership for Global Good

New Delhi : President Joseph R. Biden welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House today for their first in-person Leaders’ engagement, renewing their close relationship and charting a new course to advance the partnership between the world’s largest democracies. The Leaders affirmed a clear vision that will guide the U.S.-India relationship forward: building […]


First time ever, Oxygen Express to transport 200 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh

Indian Railways continue to provide respite through Oxygen Expresses New Delhi & Kolkata : Indian Railways’ Oxygen Express is set to embark on its journey to Bangladesh. This is the first time ever that the Oxygen Express is put into operation to neighbouring country. on 24th July, on indent was placed at Tata in Chakradharpur […]


USTC revealed pathogenesis and therapeutic strategy of pre-engraftment syndrome

Beijing : A team led by Prof. WEI Haiming and Prof. TIAN Zhigang from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), collaborating with Prof. SUN Zimin’s team from the First Affiliated Hospital of USTC, revealed the pathological mechanism of severe pre-engraftment syndrome (PES) after umbilical cord blood transplantation. The study, published in Nature communications […]