The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned this morning for an hour as parties continued their protests over various issues.
Polling is underway in the Charilam (ST) Assembly constituency in Tripura, which was postponed due to the death of the CPI(M) candidate a week before the February 18 election.
A fire broke out in the air traffic control (ATC) tower at the Lengpui Airport in Mizoram, but flight operations would not be affected, a civil aviation official said here.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day today amid continuing protests by regional parties over various issues.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said an advanced light helicopter (ALH) will be pressed into service for rescuing those trapped in the forest fire in Tamil Nadu, due to the hostile terrain.
Trump administration officials say there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation’s leaders beyond the North’s promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize US-South Korean military exercises.
All 11 people on board a private Turkish plane that crashed in southwestern Iran died in the incident, Iranian state media reported today. Turkish and Iranian officials said there were eight passengers and three crew aboard the plane, which crashed in the Zagros Mountains on Sunday evening during a flight from Sharjah to Istanbul.
Right-wing parties opposed to a peace deal with the FARC won historic elections in Colombia but fell short of a majority in polls that saw the former rebels enter the Congress.
Austria today marks the 80th anniversary of its annexation by Nazi Germany, with the country’s President Alexander Van der Bellen urging young people not to be “taken in” by neo-fascist and far-right ideologies.