PM Modi to release financial assistance to over 6 lakh beneficiaries in UP under PMAY-G today

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial assistance of around Rs 2,691 crores to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY-G) on Wednesday at 12 noon via video conferencing.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

UK registers largest single-day rise in COVID-19 deaths to 1,610

London [UK], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll rose by 1,610 on Tuesday, the largest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic, the UK Department for Health and Social Care said.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 03:16 IST

Project to combat sea erosion to be implemented with KIIFB's assistance, says Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 20 (ANI): The project to combat sea erosion will be implemented with the help of the Kerala Industrial Infrastructure fund board (KIIFB), informed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 02:57 IST

ED arrests absconding bank loan fraudster

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested an absconding accused Narender Kumar Patel, the director of Jay Ambe Gowri Chem, under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in a bank fraud case for cheating the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of Rs 65.39 crores.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 02:57 IST

SC upholds laws protecting new owners of bankrupt companies

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld laws that protect new owners of insolvent companies from the charges filed against the previous management.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 02:56 IST

India, Brazil understand Russia, China are threats to their people, claims Pompeo

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): In a parting shot against China and Russia, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday (local time) claimed that India and Brazil have understood that Beijing and Moscow are threats to their people.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

'Should be introducing him as president': Emotional Biden remembers late son Beau in farewell to Delaware

Delaware [US], January 20 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden got emotional as he bid goodbye to his home state of Delaware before departing for Washington on the eve of his inauguration ceremony.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Sajad Lone's People's Conference pulls out of Gupkar alliance

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 20 (ANI): Peoples Conference, which is headed by Sajad Gani Lone, has pulled out of the Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Tuesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 02:25 IST

Mike Pence expected to skip Trump's departure ceremony: Report

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US Vice President Mike Pence is not expected to attend President Donald Trump's departure ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, CNN reported citing two Pence sources.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

In final act, outgoing Trump administration declares China's atrocities against Uyghurs as 'genocide'

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): In a final blow to Beijing, the outgoing Trump administration on Tuesday (local time) determined that China has committed genocide against Muslim Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang and said that Chinese Communist Party (CCP) must be held accountable for its acts against humanity.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST