Author - Tejram Sharma

April 10-16, 2021 | Vol. 13 Issue 49


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Kerry pats India for ‘job well done’ on climate


New Delhi: U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry praised India as a world leader in renewables as he began talks with government leaders aimed at cutting carbon emissions faster to slow global warming. India is the world’s third biggest emitter behind the United States and China and is under pressure to commit itself to...

All adults in US now eligible for jab by April 19


Washington: All adults across America will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines within two weeks, President Joe Biden announced Tuesday, moving up the deadline to April 19 from the previous target of May 1. "Our vaccine program is in overdrive. We're making it easier to get a vaccination shot," Biden told the nation in a White House...

The Joy of VAISAKHI


Vaisakhi or Baisakhi is one of the most popular and important festivals celebrated in the state of Punjab and various other parts of India. The festival takes place on April 13 every year, but once in 36 years, it is celebrated on April 14. This vibrant festival marks the commencement of the Sikh New...

AM I ASIAN AMERICAN?


By Basab Dasgupta In view of the recent increase in alleged hate crimes and other discriminatory behavior towards Asian Americans it was a logical question for me to ask myself “Am I Asian American?” and if the answer is “yes”, should I participate in the protests and demonstrations against derogatory behavior towards Asian Americans (AA)? ...

China willing to discuss restoring LAC status quo of April 2020

Post Date: April 9, 2021

Beijing: China on Thursday said that India's proposal for the restoration of the status quo of April 2020 in eastern Ladakh could be discussed at the next meetings between the two countries. China also said that there is no delay in holding talks with India to discuss the disengagement of troops from the remaining friction...

Post Date: April 8, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS in New Delhi, giving a message to the people that "vaccination is among the few ways we have to defeat the virus”.

Assembly election results crucial for Rahul


New Delhi: Along with the candidates, the outcome of the Assembly elections in Kerala, Assam and Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry where polling has ended will be crucial for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who spear-headed his party's campaign. With the Congress deciding to convene a party session after the ongoing polls and...

Modi says Trinamool will fade away

Post Date: April 8, 2021

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's defeat is on the cards, as he coined a new slogan -- 'Chalo Paltai' (let us make the change) -- and urged the people to vote for the saffron party in the ongoing Assembly elections for a new and better...