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Indian farmers call off march to parliament on Budget Day

Indian farmers call off march to parliament on Budget Day

Indian farmers yesterday postponed a march to parliament on Feb 1, the day of the government’s budget announcement, following violent clashes with police a day earlier that left one person dead and hundreds injured.

Air France and Airbus face Paris trial call over deadly crash

Air France and Airbus face Paris trial call over deadly crash

The Paris public prosecutor has requested that Air France and Airbus stand trial on charges of manslaughter over the 2009 crash of flight AF447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, which killed all 228 people on board, a judicial source told Reuters.

Pakistan to start Covid-19 vaccination drive next week

Pakistan to start Covid-19 vaccination drive next week

Pakistan will launch its Covid-19 vaccination drive next week, starting with front-line health workers, a government minister said on Wednesday

UK to impose hotel quarantine for returning Britons

UK to impose hotel quarantine for returning Britons

British citizens returning home from roughly 30 countries deemed at ‘high risk’ from new coronavirus variants could soon have to quarantine in hotels, reports said on Wednesday.

Philippines cancels $10 bn airport plan with Chinese-led group

Philippines cancels $10 bn airport plan with Chinese-led group

A Philippine province has cancelled a decision to award $10 billion airport project to a consortium led by a Chinese state firm, dealing a blow to President Rodrigo Duterte's infrastructure ambitions ...

Security tight at India's historic Red Fort as farmers vow to continue protests

Security tight at India's historic Red Fort as farmers vow to continue protests

Hundreds of police guarded the historic Red Fort in the heart of the Indian capital on Wednesday following violent clashes between farmers and authorities in which one person was killed and at least 80 injured.

Premier to address rally near LoC on February 5

Premier to address rally near LoC on February 5

Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to address a public rally in Kotli, near the Line of Control (LoC), on February 5, in honour of the Kashmir Solidarity Day, it was revealed yesterday.

Dutch govt won’t bow to curfew rioters

Dutch govt won’t bow to curfew rioters

The Dutch government will not back down on its coronavirus curfew despite three nights of rioting by “scum”, ministers said yesterday after the worst unrest to hit the Netherlands for four decades.

UK PM takes full responsibility for Covid response

UK PM takes full responsibility for Covid response

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson took “full responsibility” and expressed regret and condolences yesterday as the UK death toll from the coronavirus (Covid-19) passed the 100,000 mark.

Call for peaceful protest after farmer rally clashes

Call for peaceful protest after farmer rally clashes

After violent clashes between police and protesting farmers in the national capital yesterday, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) called off the Republic Day tractor rally and appealed to protesters to immediately return to their respective protest sites.

Republic Day celebrations showcase economic progress

Republic Day celebrations showcase economic progress

India’s military might, cultural diversity, social and economic progress were displayed during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations at the majestic Rajpath in New Delhi yesterday.

Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican Senator Paul

Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican Senator Paul

The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Capitol siege could draw its first challenge on Tuesday, with a Republican senator arguing that trying a former president would violate the Constitution.

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