‘Parliament Will Stand Firmly Behind Soldiers Guarding Our Borders’: PM Modi Praises Indian Army

“Our soldiers are standing firm at the borders with a lot of courage, passion, and a strong resolve to protect their motherland. They are standing on difficult heights and in a few days, will weather snow. In the same manner, I am confident Parliament will send a message, in one voice, that it stands firmly […]

Order inside NEET exam halls, but many parents flout norms

At an examination centre in north Delhi’s Raj Niwas Road, special arrangements were made for a student after her temperature was recorded to be above the normal. “The student had no other symptoms. We made her sit and take the exam in a separate room,” an official at the centre said.

Trump’s Mideast deals tout ‘peace’ where there was never war

“I don’t think this is going to make it any easier or in real time bring us any closer to serious negotiations, but I would have argued that before the UAE-Israel deal,” said Miller, who is now at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Rohit Pawar’s scathing reply to Chirag Paswan for criticising Maharashtra

NCP leader Rohit Pawar has launched a scathing attack on Lok Janshakti Party national president Chirag Paswan for demanding President’s Rule in Maharashtra and reminded him of the rising crimes in Bihar. A few days ago, Paswan said that the law and order situation in Maharashtra is continuing to deteriorate and he is concerned about […]

India’s Modi faces turbulent session as Parliament reopens

Lawmakers will wear masks and sit in seats separated by transparent plastic sheets while in Parliament and sessions will be shortened among other health protocols to guard against the virus. Opposition parties have protested one action: the canceling of Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of […]

Pakistan May Consider Holding Late-Stage Clinical Trials of Russian COVID Vaccine – Foreign Minister

“We are open, we can consider it,” he added, when asked if the proposal including late-stage clinical trials of the vaccine in Pakistan. Sputnik V was registered by the Russian Health Ministry on 11 August, becoming the first registered vaccine against COVID-19 in the world. The vaccine is currently in its third and last phase […]

N-Power not solving Nigeria’s unemployment problem

When SMEs are choked with taxes and unfavourable policies, they are forced to abruptly close operations – culminating in a surge in unemployment. The government should further address excessive taxes and abolish unfriendly business policies, grant tax relief programmes for start-ups, ease bureaucratic bottle-necks and provide grants/loans for SMEs’ expansion.

Halo Infinite Merchandising Continues With New “Premium” Bags, See Them Here

The Spartan backpack has multiple compartments and can hold a laptop up to 15″. The bag is inspired by Master Chief, and as such, it sports an olive-green color and Chief’s Spartan-117 ID number. The Tech backpack is a super-sized version of the backpack, with more space for storing equipment like gaming gear. As you […]

Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions

O’Grady said: “Coronavirus is no leveller. It has exposed huge inequality in modern Britain. Hard work should pay for everyone, no matter who you are or what kind of job you do. Yet, many of those who kept this country going through the crisis don’t get the respect they deserve.

Recruitment demand rises, but employers can’t find enough workers

Master SoFa International Co., Ltd, a foreign-invested company in VSIP IIA Industrial Park, is recruiting 1,000 workers, at a monthly salary of VNĐ7-12 million ($300-520). Youngin Vina Bình Dương Co., Ltd in Thuận An City needs garment workers at an average monthly salary of VNĐ10 million ($430).