Western nations warned their citizens to immediately leave the surrounds of Kabul airport over a terrorist threat; Brother of famed commander Ahmad Shah Massoud said that resistance to the Taliban has spread extensively across Afghanistan; Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat said that Navjot Sidhu should dismiss his advisers; Data due August 31 will likely show GDP expanded 21% in the April to June quarter from a year ago.
Justice Secretary Dominic Raab says he would not have gone on holiday had he known the UK would need to evacuate people from Afghanistan during the summer.
But Raab, who was foreign secretary at the time, insists he was "totally engaged" in the operation to help get as many people out of Kabul as possible. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Shadow Attorney General Emily Thornberry has called for Dominic Raab to both apologise and resign over his handling of the Afghanistan evacuation in summer. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Taliban forces held a military parade in Kabul using captured American-made armoured vehicles and Russian helicopters; Today, the Supreme Court took up the national capital's air quality crisis; PM Modi inaugurated the Birsa Munda museum in Jharkhand's Ranchi; Asaduddin Owaisi lashed out at actor Kangana Ranut for describing India’s independence in 1947 as ‘bheek’.
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The wife of Chief of Defense staff Bipin Rawat, Madhulika Rawat, was onboard with him on the helicopter that crashed in Tamil Nadu. Know more about Madhulika Rawat.
#CDSBipinRawat #MadullikaRawat #AWWA
An Indian army helicopter that was carrying 14 passengers including Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat crashed in Tamil Nadu today. Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reacted to the incident on Twitter.
#BipinRawat #RahulGandhi #ChopperCrash
Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections slated to happen early next year, Congress’s Uttar Pradesh General Secretary Priyank Gandhi Vadra released the party’s women manifesto on Wednesday. The manifesto promises smartphones and scooty to women, plus it also says that the grand old party will provide healthcare benefits to the women of the state.
#Congress #WomenManifesto #UttarPradeshElection
Controversial Standup comedian Munawar Faruqui once again felt the heat of right-wing when he was dropped from a show in Gurugram after the organizers alleged that they received threat calls.
#MunawarFaruqui #GurugramComedyFestival #BJP
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu today protested outside the residene of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, bringing the fight in Punjab to the AAP convenor's doorstep in Delhi. Sidhu joined a dharna by guest teachers demanding regualrisation outside Kejriwal's residence.
#NavjotSidhu #Kejriwal #GuestTeachers
Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has threatened to go on ‘Hunger Strike’ against Charanjit Singh Channi government if the reports on drugs menace and the 2015 sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib were not made public.
#NavjotSinghSidhu #PunjabCongress #CharanjitSinghChanni
Ruckus broke out in Punjab Assembly on Thursday, when CM Charanjit Singh Channi called Akali MLA Bikram Singh Majithia a filth. Congress Punjab chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and Akali MLAs came to blows in the assembly.
#PunjabAssemblyRuckus #CMChanni #NavjotSinghSidhu
India to host a high-level regional security dialogue over the developments in Afghanistan where China and Pakistan are invited; Navjot Singh Sidhu said he has taken back his resignation as Punjab Congress chief but also servd a new ultimatum; Pfizer Inc. on Friday announced that its experimental antiviral pill for COVID-19 cut rates of hospitalisation and death by nearly 90%.
#NavjotSidhu #PfizerPill #Afghanistan
When the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan earlier this year, they vowed to rid the country of drugs. But poppy cultivation continues to flourish, especially in rural areas, and makes Afghanistan the top op*um producer in the world.
#Narco #Drugs #DWVideo
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described the UK's efforts to evacuate people out of Afghanistan as "one of the outstanding military achievements of the last 50 years".
He admitted some decisions took longer than expected but insisted "astonishing" things were achieved by the Foreign and Home Office. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn