Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

Dalai lama in Washington


Pandemic is exacerbating poverty and inequalities: IMF

October 15, 2021 11:15 am

The crisis is exacerbating poverty and inequalities, while climate change and other shared challenges are becoming more pressing and require our urgent attention

China lodges strong protest over hosting Dalai Lama, summons US dipomat

February 22, 2014 12:50 pm

China summoned US Charge d'Affaires to Beijing and lodged a strong diplomatic protest after President Obama met the Dalai Lama.

Obama and the Lama: Shaky prospects for the Tibetan movement

February 22, 2014 11:40 am

Although Barack Obama met with the The Dalai Lama, it's unlikely to have any positive effects on the status of Tibet.

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SFIO case: Bombay High Court allows Shraddha Binani to travel to London

Updated: February 3, 2023 03:28 IST

Shraddha submitted that she would likely travel on Friday or Saturday by direct flight to London as she would require to be there by February 6.

Bombay HC refuses immediate relief for actor Sheezan Khan in Tunisha Sharma case

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:52 IST

Police claim to have strong evidence of Khan’s abetting the suicide of the actress who was in a relationship with him.

‘After 28 months and a long fight, I am out’: Journalist Siddique Kappan walks out of UP jail

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:33 IST

Siddique Kappan’s release came more than a month after he was granted bail on December 23 by the Allahabad High Court in a money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate.

Let teachers go abroad for training, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal appeals to L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:33 IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal alleged that since last October, the Finland file has been doing the rounds in the L-G’s office. L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena has sent the file back twice on ‘pretext of clarification’, Kejriwal said.

In Nagaland, BJP settles for 20:40 seat-sharing with NDPP, ignores protests

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:26 IST

BJP leaders had been demanding more seats for party; in BJP list of 20, 11 won last time

No breakthrough on alliance, TIPRA Motha to contest 42 of 60 seats in Tripura

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:26 IST

CPM state secretary Jitendra Chaudhury says the plan for an understanding with the party that rules the tribal autonomous district council didn’t work out.

Judges search panel only a ‘facilitator’, decision will be with Collegium: Govt

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:26 IST

On January 6, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju had written to CJI D Y Chandrachud, suggesting inclusion of a search and selection committee with representatives of the government in the process of appointment of judges.

DTC bus swerves to avoid 2-wheeler, crashes into car, lands up in subway

Updated: February 3, 2023 02:25 IST

The driver, conductor and the marshal of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus were injured.

Delhi HC refuses to stay release of Hansal Mehta’s film Faraaz

Updated: February 3, 2023 01:40 IST

The court made it clear on Thursday that the makers of Faraaz shall scrupulously adhere to a disclaimer that says the film is inspired by the attack and the elements contained in it are purely a work of fiction.

From a board in Dadar to 1 lakh staffers, Railways makeover with eye on passengers

Updated: February 3, 2023 01:33 IST

Officials said the Railways followed a hub and spoke method for this initiative, in a tie-up with third-party partner Illumine Knowledge Resources, under the Government's Mission Karmayogi.