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"Better Off Without Your Blessing": Kolkata University To Mamata Banerjee

"Better Off Without Your Blessing": Kolkata University To Mamata Banerjee

Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday February 02, 2023, Kolkata

What began as a row over Visva-Bharati University alleging that Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen had illegally occupied land has now turned into a full-blown political battle, with the university coming out with a statement against Mamata Banerjee.

EPS's Party Drops Ally BJP From Poster For Few Hours Ahead Of Key Poll

EPS's Party Drops Ally BJP From Poster For Few Hours Ahead Of Key Poll

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Supriti David | Thursday February 02, 2023, Chennai

In clear indications of growing friction between AIADMK and its ally the BJP, the Dravidian party had quietly dumped its ally BJP for a few hours ahead of the by-poll to Erode East assembly constituency scheduled for February 27.

2 Drones For Just $1: US Firm's Offer For Ukraine Amid War

2 Drones For Just $1: US Firm's Offer For Ukraine Amid War

Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 02, 2023, Washington

A leading US maker of advanced military surveillance drones announced Wednesday that it was willing to sell two to Ukraine for just $1, and called on the US government to approve the deal.

"Sedative Till Next Lok Sabha Polls": Shiv Sena's Editorial Slams Union Budget

"Sedative Till Next Lok Sabha Polls": Shiv Sena's Editorial Slams Union Budget

Asian News International | Thursday February 02, 2023, Mumbai

In a critique of the Union Budget tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman on Wednesday, 'Saamana', the official mouthpiece of the Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray faction said it was pre-election budget and a sedative for the people till the next ge

'Not Just About China': US Over Technology Partnership With India

'Not Just About China': US Over Technology Partnership With India

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 02, 2023, Washington

US President Joe Biden believes that the India-US initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies, or iCET, is key for the two countries to create a democratic technology ecosystem, the White House has said.

Australia To Replace Queen Elizabeth's Image On Its Banknote

Australia To Replace Queen Elizabeth's Image On Its Banknote

Reuters | Thursday February 02, 2023, Sydney

Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II from its A$5 currency note with a new design to reflect and honour the history of its Indigenous culture, the country's central bank said on Thursday.

Coronavirus Live Update: India Records 111 Fresh Covid Cases In 24 Hours

Coronavirus Live Update: India Records 111 Fresh Covid Cases In 24 Hours

NDTV News Desk | Thursday February 02, 2023, New Delhi

India reported 111 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 4,46,82,896.

Muslim Women Can Approach Only Family Court For Divorce: Madras High Court

Muslim Women Can Approach Only Family Court For Divorce: Madras High Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 02, 2023, Chennai

It is open for a Muslim woman to exercise her inalienable right to dissolve marriage by 'Khula' (divorce proceeding initiated by wife) by approaching a family court and not private bodies such as a Shariat Council, the Madras High Court has ruled.

Heroin Worth Rs 7 Crore Seized In Assam, 3 Arrested: Cops

Heroin Worth Rs 7 Crore Seized In Assam, 3 Arrested: Cops

Asian News International | Thursday February 02, 2023, Karbi Anglong, Assam

As many as three people were arrested with heroin worth Rs 6-7 crore in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam, informed police officials on Thursday.

Budget Will Take Country Further On Road To 'Aatma Nirbharta': Nitin Gadkari

Budget Will Take Country Further On Road To 'Aatma Nirbharta': Nitin Gadkari

Asian News International | Thursday February 02, 2023, New Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday hailed the Union Budget, saying that envisions a prosperous and inclusive India in which the fruits of development will reach all sections and citizens.

Pak Lawmakers Blame Imran Khan's Party For Rise In Terror Attacks

Pak Lawmakers Blame Imran Khan's Party For Rise In Terror Attacks

Asian News International | Thursday February 02, 2023, Islamabad

The lawmakers from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) on Wednesday came down heavily on the previous Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) regime over its counter-terror policy, the Dawn reported.

Canada Moves To Take In 10,000 Uyghur Refugees

Canada Moves To Take In 10,000 Uyghur Refugees

Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 02, 2023, Ottawa

Canada's parliament on Wednesday unanimously passed a motion to take in 10,000 Uyghur refugees who fled China but are now facing pressure to return.

No Blueprint On Job Creation For Youth: Nitish Kumar On Union Budget

No Blueprint On Job Creation For Youth: Nitish Kumar On Union Budget

Asian News International | Thursday February 02, 2023, New Delhi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday called the Union Budget 'disappointing', saying that it lacks foresight.

IMF Projects Slowdown In Pakistan's GDP From 3.5% To 2%

IMF Projects Slowdown In Pakistan's GDP From 3.5% To 2%

Asian News International | Thursday February 02, 2023, Islamabad

The International Monetary Fund projected a slowdown in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from 3.5 per cent to 2 per cent for the current fiscal, The News International reported.