Friday, January 28, 2022
TN political leaders flay RBI personnel for ‘disrespecting’ Tamil state tune

TN political leaders flay RBI personnel for ‘disrespecting’ Tamil state tune

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Video of some RBI staff members defending their action in not standing when Tamil Thai Vazhthu was played has gone viral on social media invoking strong reactions from political leaders Topics Tamil Nadu | RBI IANS  |  Chennai  Last Updated at January 27, 2022 12:15 IST Tamil Nadu Finance Minister P.T.R. Thiagarajan, MPs Kanimozhi and Su Venkatesan,…
India probes prohibited migration after catastrophe near Canada border

India probes prohibited migration after catastrophe near Canada border

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Hundreds of Indians, mostly from the western states of Punjab and Gujarat, attempt to cross the US-Canada border each year, braving harsh weather conditions Topics Canada | Canada Immigration Reuters  Last Updated at January 27, 2022 12:08 IST Indian police have detained six people in a crackdown on illegal immigration after four Indians were found frozen to…
Spotify getting rid of Neil Young’s music after his Joe Rogan warning

Spotify getting rid of Neil Young’s music after his Joe Rogan warning

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Young had released a letter demanding that Spotify no longer carry his music because he said Rogan spreads misinformation about Covid-19 vacine Topics Spotify | Coronavirus | Coronavirus Vaccine Reuters  Last Updated at January 27, 2022 12:03 IST Neil Young's music is being removed from Spotify's streaming service after the singer-songwriter objected to his songs playing on the same…
U.S.A.’s Blinken holds talks with China foreign minister on Ukraine crisis

U.S.A.’s Blinken holds talks with China foreign minister on Ukraine crisis

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi about Ukraine on Wednesday, highlighting global security and the economic risks that could stem from further Russian aggression, the State Department said. "Secretary Blinken ... conveyed that de-escalation and diplomacy are the responsible way forward," department spokesman Ned Price said in a…
Rupee, bond, stocks fall after United States Fed policy suggests impending rate walkings

Rupee, bond, stocks fall after United States Fed policy suggests impending rate walkings

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The 'dot-plot' forecast of FOMC's median forecast suggested three rate hikes in 2022, revised up from one earlier Topics Stock Market | US Federal Reserve Anup Roy  |  Mumbai  Last Updated at January 27, 2022 11:53 IST The rupee and bond lost after the US Federal Reserve policy indicated imminent rate hikes to tame high inflation, further…
WHO: Record weekly Covid cases recently however deaths steady

WHO: Record weekly Covid cases recently however deaths steady

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WHO said there were 21 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week, the highest weekly number of COVID-19 cases recorded since the pandemic began. Topics WHO | Coronavirus Tests | Coronavirus AP  |  Geneva  Last Updated at January 26, 2022 18:01 IST The World Health Organisation said there were 21 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week,…
Delhi traders’ bodies ask L-G to raise weekend curfew throughout DDMA fulfill

Delhi traders’ bodies ask L-G to raise weekend curfew throughout DDMA fulfill

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Continuing its demand to lift the weekend curfew and odd-even rule for opening shops, the traders' fraternity here on Wednesday shot a letter to the lieutenant governor, ahead of the DDMA meeting. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), the highest decision-making body on COVID-19-related issues, is slated to meet under the leadership of Lieutenant Governor…
Mumbai Police books Google CEO, others for Copyright Act infraction

Mumbai Police books Google CEO, others for Copyright Act infraction

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The case has been registered following the complaint lodged by film director Suneel Darshan Topics Sundar Pichai | Google Agencies  Last Updated at January 27, 2022 01:15 IST Mumbai Police on Wednesday booked Google CEO Sundar Pichai and five other company officials for Copyright Act violation. "On directions of a court, a case has been registered against…
‘Don’t ruin own home’: Railway minister on violence by task candidates

‘Don’t ruin own home’: Railway minister on violence by task candidates

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Vaishnaw's comments came after violent protests by job aspirants erupted in Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh Topics Indian Railway Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Wednesday urged job aspirants not to destroy public property and assured them that their grievances would be resolved as candidates went on a rampage over alleged irregularities in a recruitment exam…
China reacted favorably on handing over missing out on Arunachal teenager: Rijiju

China reacted favorably on handing over missing out on Arunachal teenager: Rijiju

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Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday that the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has responded positively on handing over of missing Arunachal Pradesh teenager Miram Taron and suggested a place of release. Taron was reportedly kidnapped by the PLA a week ago from the Indian territory. Rijiju tweeted: "Hotline exchanged on…