Jacinda Ardern News Live: Jacinda Ardern made her final public appearance as New Zealand’s prime minister Tuesday, saying the thing she would miss most was the people, because they had been the “joy of the job.” Ardern, who has been a global icon of the left, shocked the nation Thursday when she said she was resigning as leader after more than five years because she had nothing left in the tank. Labour Party lawmakers voted unanimously Sunday for Chris Hipkins to take over as prime minister, and he will be sworn in Wednesday. Ardern’s final act as leader was to join Hipkins and other lawmakers attending celebrations at the Ratana meeting grounds, the home of an Indigenous Maori religious movement.
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Union Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan test ‘BharOS’, Made In India mobile operating system developed by IIT Madras
PM Modi greets people of Uttar Pradesh on state’s formation day, says its progress in last few years has drawn everyone’s attention
Westlife Foodworld appoints Saurabh Bhudolia as Chief Financial Officer
Logistics firm Delhivery bags contract from Godrej Appliances to build and manage the pan-India supply chain for the company’s air-cooler business
Three people were dead and one injured in an accident near Bhong, Shoghi-Mehli Bypass road in Shimla at around 9pm when a car rolled off the road about 900 meters
The injured person has been referred to IGMC Shimla for further treatment: State Disaster Management Authority.
Morbi bridge mishap
Gujarat court issues arrest warrant against Overa Group’s Jaysukh Patel.
“Some people in India still haven’t gotten over the colonial intoxication. They consider BBC above the Supreme Court of India and lower the country’s dignity and image to any extent to please their moral masters,” .
– Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju
PCB chairman Najam Sethi calls for emergency meeting of ACC over Asia Cup venue
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a lively interaction with a group of youngsters from across the country who were a part of the ‘Know Your Leader’ programme
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The elections to the coveted posts of Mayor, Deputy Mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Six members of the Standing Committee from the House will be done today.
Jacinda Ardern makes final appearance as New Zealand leader
Jacinda Ardern made her final public appearance as New Zealand’s prime minister Tuesday, saying the thing she would miss most was the people, because they had been the “joy of the job.” Ardern, who has been a global icon of the left, shocked the nation Thursday when she said she was resigning as leader after more than five years because she had nothing left in the tank. Labour Party lawmakers voted unanimously Sunday for Chris Hipkins to take over as prime minister, and he will be sworn in Wednesday. Ardern’s final act as leader was to join Hipkins and other lawmakers attending celebrations at the Ratana meeting grounds, the home of an Indigenous Maori religious movement.
Power returns to cities in Pakistan day after massive outage
Power had returned to most cities across Pakistan on Tuesday, a day after a nationwide breakdown left the country of 220 million people without electricity. The outage started around 7:30 am (0230 GMT) on Monday, a failure linked to a cost-cutting measure as Pakistan grapples with an economic crisis. Energy Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Monday evening that power was being gradually restored.
Kyiv flags shake-up after graft allegations
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said personnel changes were being carried out at senior and lower levels, following the most high-profile graft allegations since Russia’s invasion that threaten to dampen Western enthusiasm for the Kyiv government.
Rupee likely to witness muted opening, 81/USD caps upside
The Indian rupee is expected to open little changed to the U.S. currency on Tuesday due to the struggling dollar index and on expectations that the central bank will not allow the local currency to appreciate much from current levels. The rupee is likely to open at 81.39 per dollar, around the same level as the previous session. The local currency on Monday climbed to near 80.90 before dollar purchases by public sector banks prompted it to reverse course.
Man gets 10 years in prison for raping minor girl in UP’s Maharajganj
A local court here has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for raping a minor girl from his village. Additional District Sessions Judge Vinay Kumar Singh on Monday convicted Bechan Kewat for raping the eight-year-old girl in the district’s Pharenda area, said Vijay Narayan Singh, the prosecution counsel. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 11,000 on Kewat. Kewat entered his neighbour’s house and raped the girl in September 2015. The victim’s mother had filed the complaint against him, Singh said.
Seven dead in two shootings in northern California: media reports
Seven people have been killed and one critically injured Monday in two shootings in Half Moon Bay in northern California, US media reported. There was no immediate official confirmation of the toll from authorities, but San Mateo County Sheriff said on Twitter it was dealing with an incident. “The Sheriff’s Office is responding to a shooting incident with multiple victims in the area of (Highway) 92 and the (Half Moon Bay) City limits,” it tweeted. “Suspect is in custody. There is no ongoing threat to the community at this time.”
Four people have been killed and three critically injured in two shootings in Half Moon Bay in northern California: US media
UN aid chief seeking to reverse ban on Afghan women workers
The U.N. humanitarian chief and leaders of two major international aid organizations are in Afghanistan following last week’s visit by a delegation led by the U.N.’s highest-ranking woman with the same aim – reversing the Taliban’s crackdown on women and girls including its ban on Afghan women working for national and global humanitarian organizations. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths was in the Afghan capital Monday along with Janti Soeripto, CEO of Save The Children US, and Sofia Sprechmann Sineiro, the secretary general of Care International as well as Omar Abdi, the deputy executive director of UNICEF, the U.N. children’s agency. Dujarric said last month’s Taliban ban on Afghan women working for non-governmental organizations has put some aid programs on hold and is “sowing fears that the already dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan will get even worse.”
California mass shooter was a dance studio regular
The 72-year-old Asian immigrant who killed 11 people before shooting himself as police moved in on him was once a regular at the California dance club where America’s latest gun massacre unfolded. Huu Can Tran used a semi-automatic pistol to spray 42 bullets around the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, an Asian-majority city near Los Angeles. Twenty minutes later, he was tackled and disarmed by a young worker at another dance club, before going on the run.
Four dead in two shootings in northern California: media reports
PM Modi working towards making Andaman and Nicobar islands ‘self reliant’, says Home Minister Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working towards making the Andaman and Nicobar Islands “self-reliant”. While addressing ‘Iconic Events Week’ in Port Blair, Shah said, “MHA has organised events at all major locations associated with him to mark the 126th Birth Anniversary of Netaji…He made a huge attempt to free India by establishing the Azad Hind Fauj.” “I want to assure the citizens of Andaman and Nicobar islands that PM Modi is working towards making the islands self-reliant,” Shah added.
US proposes once-a-year COVID shots for most Americans
U.S. health officials want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like the annual flu shot. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a simplified approach for future vaccination efforts, allowing most adults and children to get a once-a-year shot to protect against the mutating virus.