The prime minister has held three bilateral meetings with African leaders at the Global Education Summit in south-west London.
Boris Johnson met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo and Somalian Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has hailed the "magic potion" effect of education investment as he closed the Global Education Summit in London today.
Addressing leaders from across Africa, the Prime Minister said: "This is the silver bullet; this is the magic potion; this is the panacea; this is the universal cure; this is the Swiss Army knife … that can solve virtually every problem that afflicts humanity". Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Rishi Sunak has urged people to continue following self-isolation rules until they are scrapped for fully vaccinated people on August 16.
The Chancellor appealed today: "I know it's frustrating, please stick with it. It's just a few more weeks and then we can all look forward, hopefully, to a very good summer." Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Allegations that hundreds of numbers in India were potential targets of Pegasus spyware supplied to several governments worldwide will be taken up on July 28 by a group of cross-party MPs led by Shashi Tharoor, who also plan to question the ministries of Home, IT and Communications.
#PegasusScandal #ShashiTharoor #Pegasus
India reported 42,015 new Covid cases in the past 24 hours, much higher than Tuesday's 30,000. Allegations that hundreds of numbers in India were potential targets of Pegasus spyware supplied to several governments worldwide will be taken up by the parliamentary panel on IT headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on July 28. Mumbai police said today that a company of businessman Raj Kundra, arrested in a pornfilms case, was running operations for a London-based firm floated by a close relative which was into producing pornographic content for India. Several parts of Mumbai face waterlogging as the region continues to receive rainfall.
#RajKundra #Covid19 #NavjotSinghSidhu
Today, Mamata Banerjee met with Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi; Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the US has ‘really messed it up’ in Afghanistan, The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare pointed out that Kerala now accounts for 50% of all new Covid-19 cases in the country; Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is planning on having 70 aircraft within four years for a new airline.
#MamataBanerjee #SoniaGandhi #AkasaAir
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey said that Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra called him a "Bihari Gunda" thrice during a meeting. The allegation has caused an unpleasant row within the parliamentary group for IT.
#BJP #TMC #MahuaMoitra #NishikantDubey
The assembly of Aam Aadmi Party-ruled Delhi has passed a resolution against the appointment of former CBI officer Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner. The resolution has sought a reversal of the appointment from the Union Home Ministry, which controls the Delhi Police. Asthana got the appointment on Tuesday, just three days before he was to retire.
#AAP #RakeshAsthana #DelhiPoliceChief