Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday sacked army chief General Valeriy Zaluzhnyi saying it was time for “renewal” in the country's military leadership. Zaluzhnyi was replaced by the commander of the ground forces Oleksandr Syrsky in a dramatic military shakeup nearly two years into Russia's invasion.
Abhishek Ghosalkar, son of Shivsena (UBT) leader Vinod Ghosalkar, was shot at in Mumbai's Dahisar on Thursday evening. Police said the firing was due to a 'personal enmity'. Abhishek has been admitted to Karuna Hospital in the area.
Ahead of the trust vote of the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar, the BJP's top leadership has decided to keep all its 78 MLAs at one place in Bodh Gaya to avoid any kind of 'mishap' before the floor test. A meeting in this regard took place at the residence of deputy chief minister Samrat Choudhary in Patna where BJP senior leaders decided to keep all their MLAs at one place in Bodh Gaya. BJP leaders are claiming that the party has a two-day training programme on February 10 and 11 in Both Gaya and hence all the MLAs will be present there to take political tips from senior leaders of the party.
Iraqi authorities on Thursday accused the US-led anti-jihadist coalition of being a “factor of instability” in the country following a deadly strike on an Iran-backed group. “This path pushes the Iraqi government more than ever before to end the coalition’s mission which has become a factor of instability for Iraq,” said Yehia Rasool, a spokesman for the Iraqi prime minister.
The ISRO said the spacecraft will launch on February 17, 2024 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota aboard the GSLV-F14 rocket, marking a significant milestone in India's space endeavours.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the ‘White Paper’ on economic mismanagement by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in Lok Sabha on Thursday. The White Paper on the nation’s economy compared the UPA years and 10 years of Modi government.
A massive snow avalanche hit Serbal, Sonamarg in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district on Thursday, February 8. A video of the avalanche, which showed huge chunks of snow tumbling down the mountain, has surfaced on social media.Avalanche Hits Sarbal Area
An estimated 5,500 litres of radioactive water leaked from Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant but no sign of contamination has been detected outside the facility, its operator said Thursday. A spokeswoman from Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) told AFP that the leak was detected at part of the plant that processes contaminated water.
Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal, on Thursday, February 8, said that India is India. "It depends on where you stand. The fact of the matter is the PM should stand for India. There is no north, there is no south. We are all citizens of this country," he said.Watch Video:
#WATCH | Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal says, "India is India, it depends on where you stand...The fact of the matter is the PM should stand for India. There is no north, there is no south. We are all citizens of this country..." pic.twitter.com/LEiekJpmho— ANI (@ANI) February 8, 2024
CPI-M, DMK, and other parties stage protests across Tamil Nadu, accusing the Central Government of undermining the federal structure and unfairly distributing taxes to southern states. The demonstrations highlight growing discontent over perceived inequalities in fiscal policies and governance.CPI-M, DMK, and Other Parties Stage Protests in Tamil Nadu
#WATCH | Chennai: CPI-M, DMK and other parties hold protests across Tamil Nadu against the Central Government alleging the collapse of the federal structure and unequal devolution of taxes to the southern states pic.twitter.com/65mNmy1m5O— ANI (@ANI) February 8, 2024
Mumbai, February 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, February 7, attacked Congress and said that the opposition party has become outdated and has always been against any reservation. PM Narendra Modi made the remark while replying to the Motion of Thanks in the Rajya Sabha. He also said that the Congress party has "outsourced" its work and expressed his sympathies over its downfall. A special PMLA court extended the ED remand of Hemant Soren, former chief minister of Jharkhand, by five days in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.
Uttarakhand on Wednesday, February 7, became the first state in the country to implement the Uniform Civil Code. The development came after the Uniform Civil Code Uttarakhand 2024 Bill, introduced by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami-led state government, was passed in the house. Hailing the decision, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said that it was a special day. "The law has been made. The UCC has been passed," he said. Meanwhile, Congress leader Meira Kumar said that the INDIA Alliance will do a lot. "You will be surprised with how successful and strong it would be," she stated. Mumbai Shocker: Man Hits Minor Daughter With Pair of Metal Pliers on Her Head, Booked After Victim Dials Childline Helpline for Help.
Sebastian Pinera, Chile's former President, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, at the age of 74. Sebastian Pinera died after his private helicopter crashed in the south of the country. In a shocking incident, an Indian student was brutally attacked and robbed in Chicago, United States. A video of the alleged assault also went viral on social media. Miles away in Pakistan, 15 people were killed, and more than 30 were injured after an explosion erupted outside the election office of an independent candidate in Balochistan's Pishin.