Rahul Gandhi's Punjab virtual rally: Cong claims 9 lakh people joined in two hours

Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], January 28 (ANI): Soon after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's day-long visit to Punjab culminated on Thursday where he addressed a virtual rally 'Navi Soch Nava Punjab', the party claimed that as many as 9 lakh people connected within two hours on various platforms to join the rally.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:21 IST

Pakistan's unabated borrowing poses economic challenges, warns UNDP

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Providing an overview of Pakistan's policy priorities, regulatory environment, and its private sector development, a UN report warned that continued borrowing from multilateral and other sources is posing all sorts of economic and political challenges in the country.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

US airborne divisions among units on high alert for possible deployment to Europe: Kirby

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Several US Army Airborne divisions are among the military units placed on high alert for possible deployment to Eastern Europe should the situation over Ukraine escalates, Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby said.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

DGGI busts network of 275 firms involving fake invoices worth 3,189 cr

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): The Directorate of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence, Ghaziabad Regional Unit has busted a syndicate involved in creating and controlling fake firms and issuing of bills by these fake firms without supplying any Goods or Services and encashment of GST refund.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

Three police officers shot in Texas, suspect fled scene in vehicle

Texas [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Three police officers were shot in an altercation near downtown Houston, Texas, by a suspect who fled the scene in a white Mercedes, the Houston Police Department (HPD) said in a statement.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

US doing everything to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan: Ned Price

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The United States is doing everything possible to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan and does not do anything to hinder the flow of such aid into the country, said State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said on Thursday (local time).

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

No one allowed to raise 'Jihad' funds in Pakistan: Lahore HC

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Inciting public to raise funds for "Jihad" (holy war) is not allowed to individuals in Pakistan and is considered as treason, the Lahore High Court has ruled as it dismissed appeals of two men convicted for raising funds for proscribed outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 03:22 IST

International community's call for inclusive govt is just an 'excuse': Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Thursday termed the international community's call for the formation of an inclusive government as just an "excuse" and said they do not have any definition for an "inclusive government."

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 03:22 IST

US trying to accelerate new military aid deliveries to Ukraine: Pentagon

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States is trying to speed up its deliveries of the $200 million worth of security assistance approved for Ukraine in December, Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby said on Thursday.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 02:54 IST

German Chancellor Scholz to meet Biden on Feb 7, discuss Ukraine: White House

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will meet US President Joe Biden on February 7 at the White House to discuss their shared commitment and joint efforts to deter further Russian aggression against Ukraine, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Thursday (local time).

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 02:54 IST

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