Fresh death warrant: Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on March 3: Delhi court orders that 4 convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case be hanged at 6 am on 3rd March; observes that deferring the execution any further would be “sacrilegious” to the rights of the victim for expeditious justice.
Supreme Court appoints Shaheen Bagh mediator: Supreme Court asks senior advocate Sanjay Hegde to act as interlocutor with Shaheen Bagh protesters; Apex Court says, blocking roads is troubling the people; Next hearing in the matter on next Monday.
Supreme Court okays permanent commission for women: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court allows women to get permanent commission in Indian army; Apex Court gives the Centre three months’ time to implement the judgment.
CoP13: PM announces National Action Plan to conserve Migratory Birds: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserts India is committed to the goals accepted in Paris Climate Summit; Inaugurates 13th CoP of Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals in Gandhi Nagar through video conferencing; Representatives of 130 countries participating in the three-day event.
India issues demarche with Turkish Govt: India makes a strong demarche with the Turkish Government on its President’s remarks on Jammu & Kashmir during his recent visit to Islamabad; Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs says, India finds it completely unacceptable and particularly rejects the repeated attempts by Turkey to justify the cross border terrorism practiced so blatantly by Pakistan.
PM inaugurates UN Summit at CMSCOP13 through video conferencing today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated through video conferencing the 13th COP of Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals being organised at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Monday.
J&K has been, is and will continue to be integral part of India: MEA tells UN Chief: India has responded to UN Chief Antonio Guterres’s recent statement on Jammu and Kashmir in Islamabad.
SC to hear petitions over removal of Shaheen Bagh protesters: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the petitions, seeking its direction for removal of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters from Shaheen Bagh area in Delhi.
PM Modi launches 50 development projects worth over Rs 1250 cr in Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that there will be no re-thinking on Article 370 and CAA, Citizenship (Amendment) Act, despite the pressure.
Nepal PM Oli inducts former Deputy Speaker Shivamaya Tumbahangphe as Minister for Law: Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has inducted former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Shivamaya Tumbahangphe, as Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs in his cabinet.
Nepal’s former speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara acquitted in attempt to rape case: Former speaker of Nepal’s House of Representatives, the Lower House of Parliament, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been acquitted by the Kathmandu District Court. He was accused in attempt to rape case.
Storm Dennis lashes UK, causes severe flooding in Wales: In Southeast England, Residential areas and roads were flooded as Storm Dennis caused a second day of disruption. Several planes were partly submerged in flood waters at a local airport in Surrey.
Indo-Nepal relations nurtured by cultural, people-to-people ties: Nepalese foreign minister: Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said Nepal and India enjoys historically close and multi-faceted relations.
General Motors to retire iconic Australian Holden brand: General Motors Co announced on February 17 in Melbourne it would retire the iconic Australian Holden brand by 2021.
Chess: Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup: World Rapid Chess Champion, India’s Koneru Humpy wins the Cairns Cup title; Touted to be one of the toughest women’s events, Humpy bags the title with six points from nine rounds.