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Live News Updates: WHO supplying medicine and supplies to earthquake zones in Turkey and Syria
The World Health Organization is sending specialist teams and planes filled with medical supplies to Turkey and Syria.
According to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the organisation will deploy three flights with medical supplies
Live News Updates: Pakistan's high court to hear an appeal in Benazir Bhutto assassination case
A high court in Pakistan formed a two-member panel to examine the case involving the murder of Benazir Bhutto, the country's first female prime minister.
After more than five and a half years and a few days after the late General Pervez Musharraf, one of the accused, passed away, the court decided to hear the appeals.
Live News Updates: Ex-Twitter executives questioned by GOP on Hunter Biden story
US president's son Hunter Biden was the subject of questions from former Twitter executives on Wednesday. The questions were to look into social media companies' alleged anti-conservative bias.
Three former executives testified for the first time before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee over the company's choice to first ban from Twitter a New York Post piece about the contents of a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden in the weeks leading up to the 2020 election.
Live News Updates: Govt evading JPC investigation into charges against Adani Group: KC Venugopal
K C Venugopal, a Rajya Sabha Congress member, claimed that the government was "running away" from a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) examination into the charges against the Adani Group because it was trying to "hide something."
Live News Updates: ByteDance is experimenting with a food delivery service
According to CNBC, Chinese internet giant ByteDance is reportedly testing food delivery service in China through its short-form video app Douyin, which is Chinese version of TikTok.
Live News Updates: PM to visit Lucknow and Mumbai on Feb 10
The UP Global Investors Summit 2023 will be officially opened by PM Modi in Lucknow on February 10 at 2:00 pm. On the same day, the PM will flag off two Vande Bharat trains at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, at 2.45 p.m.
Live News Updates: Delhi Excise Policy: Punjabi businessman placed in 7-day ED custody
A Delhi court ordered businessman Gautam Malhotra, the son of former SAD MLA and liquor magnate Deep Malhotra, to spend seven days in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate after they detained him in connection with an alleged money laundering scandal involving the Delhi excise.
Live News Updates: France's Total postpones its hydrogen partnership with Adani
Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of TotalEnergies in France, said the company put on hold its proposed investment of $50 billion om hydrogen project of Adani Group, pending the findings of an audit that was undertaken in response to charges made by the US short-seller Hindenburg.
Live News Updates: PM Modi's reply tomorrow in Rajya Sabha on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will respond tomorrow at 2 p.m.in the Rajya Sabha to the discussion of the Motion of Thanks to the President's Address, said Jagdeep Dhankhar, Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
Live News Updates: Up to 1,700 planes could be ordered by Indian carriers in two years: CAPA
Air India is anticipated to make the first move with a probable purchase for 500 aircraft, according to statement from aviation consultancy CAPA. Indian carriers are likely to put orders for 1,500 to 1,700 planesin the next one to two years.
Live News Updates: SEBI wants tougher regulations for related party transactions by companies with high debt
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) suggested a reinforced protocol that will, in certain circumstances, take debenture holders' objections into account while monitoring related party transactions by High-Value Debt Listed Entities (HVDLEs).
Live News Updates: Ukraine President Zelenskyy requests for jets from allies
In a speech to the UK Parliament, the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, urged allies to send jets, saying that "combat planes for Ukraine are wings for freedom".
Live News Updates: Defence Minister to preside over a CEOs' Round-Table during Aero India 2023
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will preside over CEOs Round Table on February 13, the first day of the 14th Aero India 2023 in Bengaluru.
Officials, delegates, and CEOs from 26 nations, including international investors like Boeing, Lockheed, Israel Aerospace Industries, General Atomics, Liebherr Group, Raytheon Technologies, Safran, and General Authority of Military Industries (GAMI), among others, would attend the Round Table.
Live News Updates: Govt does not interfere with or exert control over social media intermediaries: MoS IT
Parliament was informed that neither the government controls social media intermediaries nor imposes any restrictions on the right of its users to free expression.
"The government does not interfere or control social media intermediaries and also does not cast any fetters on freedom of expression on their users. The IT Rules, 2021, casts specific obligations on the intermediaries that no intermediaries shall not violate the rights accorded to citizens under the Constitution," Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said.
Live News Updates: Ukraine's Zelenskyy tells UK lawmakers 'freedom will win'
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, tells UK lawmakers during his historic speech to the UK Parliament, that in previous battles, "evil lost," and he is confident that "freedom will win" in the future.
Live News Updates: Turkey-Syria quake toll reaches 11,000
The death toll from the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria had risen to 11,000.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, is present in the earthquake area. He said that there have been around 8,500 fatalities in Turkiye alone.
Live News Updates: 1 Indian missing, ten stranded in Turkiye’s remote areas but are safe, says MEA
MEA Secretary West Sanjay Verma said:
- We have set up a control room in Turkey's Adana.
- One Indian National who was on a business visit is missing. We're in touch with his family and the company in Bengaluru which employs him
- 10 Indians are stuck in remote parts of affected areas but they are safe
PM Modi is protecting Adani: Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi's remarks in Lok Sabha, said the PM is defending Adani, added he should initiate an investigation as this concerns national security.
- It is clear PM Modi is protecting Adani; this is a national security issue, PM should order inquiry
- PM Modi did not answer my questions on Adani issue, did not talk about inquiry
'India Energy Week will be an annual event,' says Hardeep Singh Puri at closing ceremony of IEW 2023
Hardeep Singh Puri in his closing ceremony remarks said India Energy Week will be an annual event, added By 2070, India intends to achieve net-zero emissions.
- We have the target of achieving net-zero emissions by 2070. We will achieve the target before that
- The message that comes in here is that there is a need for narrative on all segments of the energy ecosystem to be addressed. And what better way can you address it then through a collaborative effort of the government, private sector, young startups, the business communities and entrepreneurs.
- I think what you saw here is a global mix of people representing all those segments. I want to thank the Government of Karnataka and Honourable Chief Minister; it shows that we all take collective pride in the fact that there's something nice happening in the energy sector.
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi's speech concludes. Lok Sabha has taken up Budget-related discussions
Lok Sabha live updates: PM targets Rahul Gandhi on J&K, cites Modi's earlier instance of raising national flag in Srinagar
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi says India has now become the biggest hub for helicopter manufacturing in Asia
Lok Sabha live updates: PM points out previous attacks by opposition on issues like GST, HAL, which he says have been proven wrong
PM says opposition has failed, wants opposition to reflect.
Lok Sabha live updates: PM says he has spent 4-5 decades in public life
PM says 70 airports have been added in nine years after 70 being built in previous 70 years.
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi says infrastructure development has picked up; some in the opposition benches raise slogans of 'Adani'
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi cites long list of welfare measures
- PM says vote bank politics hurt the country in the past
- PM says middle class was ignored earlier on, but not in NDA regimes
- PM cites fall in cost of mobile data as a saving for citizens
- We have focused greatly on infrastructure
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi says he is a member of 25 cr Indian families, blessings of 140 cr Indians are his shield & it is indestructible
Lok Sabha live updates: PM dubs opposition's allegations as lies
PM says people who receive free foodgrains, farmers who receive cash transfers and others who have got housing will not accept the opposition's lies.
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi trains his guns on Rahul Gandhi
Says faith in Modi has not come from newspaper headlines or faces on TV. He's dedicated his life to the country.
Treasury benches chant PM's name repeatedly.
Lok Sabha live updates: People drowned in ego think abusing Modi & accusing him of lies will pave the way for them, says PM Modi while taking a jibe at Congress
Lok Sabha live updates: There’s no land beneath your feet, but what’s surprising is that you still don’t believe it, says PM Modi while taking a jibe at Congress
Lok Sabha live updates: I have complete faith in Congress' destruction in the future, says PM Modi
PM Modi cites a Harvard study on the rise and decline of India's Congress party.
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi says a lot has been said about agencies that investigate corruption
Lok Sabha live updates: Opposition parties seem united in their criticism of agencies that probe corruption, says PM Modi
Lok Sabha live updates: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seen in Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha live updates: PM Modi says opposition is not indulging in constructive criticism
Lok Sabha live updates: PM cites UPA's 2004-14 term as the Lost Decade and 2030 as India's Decade
Lok Sabha live updates: Opposition members demand JPC into allegations against Adani Group
PM's speech interrupted as some opposition parties raise slogans seeking JPC.
Lok Sabha live updates: Between 2004-2014 India's economy suffered, inflation was in double digit
- 2004-14 has been a decade of scams in independent India.
- PM Modi trains his guns on UPA, says they lost an opportunity to tap into country's potential during 2004-14.
- He cites alleged 2G, cash for vote, Commonwealth scams.
Lok Sabha live updates: The pandemic, divided world & destruction due to war has cause instability in several countries, says PM
"There is acute inflation, unemployment, food crisis in several countries. Which Indian would not be proud that even in such times, the nation is world's 5th largest economy," asks PM Modi.
Lok Sabha live updates: Inflation was double-digit under UPA rule, says PM Modi in scathing attack on Opposition
Lok Sabha live updates: The entire nation with confidence and pride, says PM Modi
Once-in-a-100-years pandemic, war-like situation on the other hand, a divided world -- even in this situation, even in this crisis, the manner in which the country has been steadied, the manner in which it has steadied itself has filled the entire nation with confidence and pride, says PM Modi.
Lok Sabha live updates: India did not reform out of compulsion, it reformed out of conviction: PM Modi
- India's digital infrastructure has been praised world over, especially during the Covid crisis.
- In the past 9 years, India has founded 90,000 startups taking the nation to 3rd spot in the world. Startups have even emerged from smaller cities.
PM Modi indirectly refers to Rahul Gandhi's address on Tuesday, says entire eco-system, support base had got excited
'Nation getting respite from corruption, policy paralysis', PM Modi cites President's address
- Today, there is hope and positivity in the world when it comes to India
- World has noticed India's political stability, rising stature, emerging possibilities
- Nation has managed itself despite Covid and a world divided amid conflict
During discussion we get to know the understanding of members and people analyze it accordingly: PM Modi
In her visionary address, President Droupadi Murmu guided us and crores of Indians. Her presence as the Head of the Republic is historic as well as inspiring for the daughters and sisters of the country, saidPM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha.
PM Modi on the floor replying to Motion of Thanks on President's address in Lok Sabha
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is replying to President Droupadi Murmu’s address in Lok Sabha on February 8. The prime minister’s address comes a day after senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) central government for allegedly giving undue favours to billionaire Gautam Adani.
Rahul Gandhi 'misled' Lok Sabha: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On Wednesday, BJP member Ravi Shankar Prasad charged the Gandhi family with corruption and claimed individuals on bail were making "baseless" allegations against the government.
Rahul Gandhi's comments on Tuesday were "baseless, despicable and full of lies, and stemmed from a sentiment of dejection," according to Prasad, who was speaking in the Lok Sabha on the Motion of Thanks about the President's address.
China says US should return debris from balloon it shot down
A prominent Chinese diplomat said the US should return debris from the balloon it shot down because it is the Asian nation’s property, putting the decision over the aircraft’s remains in Washington’s hands.