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Brazil military chiefs quit after Bolsonaro fires Defence Minister

President is facing criticism as virus toll has crossed 3-lakh mark The leaders of all three branches of Brazil’s armed forces jointly resigned on Tuesday following President Jair Bolsonaro’s replacement of the Defence Minister, causing widespread apprehension of a military shakeup to serve the President’s political interests. The Defense Ministry reported the resignations — apparently […]

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In a surprise move, Ghani replaces Security Ministers

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani dismissed two leading Ministers charged with the country’s faltering security on Friday, in a surprise announcement a day after a major conference in Russia called for a reduction in fighting. In a statement from the President’s national security council, the palace announced Army Chief of Staff General Mohammad Yasin Zia would […]

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The Truth About President Joe Biden’s New Nickname

President Joe Biden is back in the good graces of many people. In early March 2021, President Biden officially signed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, which is the largest to date, per the Houston Chronicle. Biden’s push for the COVID-19 relief bill did not come with ease. According to The Boston Globe, not a […]

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SAD to boycott President’s address to Parliament

Chandumajra said the SAD and its president Sukhbir Singh Badal had been in contact with senior leaders from like-minded regional parties. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday announced it would boycott the President’s address to Parliament “to protest against the adamant manner in which the Central government was bent on implementing the three hated […]

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Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

The ruling comes in the wake of a plea filed by the Republican State of Texas. A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas, which […]

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President’s police medal for Chennai city police chief

20 police officials chosen for medals on the occasion of Republic Day Commissioner of Police, Chennai, Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal, is among three police officials from Tamil Nadu chosen for the award of the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service. The 1994-batch IPS officer has earlier been conferred with the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Police Medal […]

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Biden team slams Pentagon cooperation

It warns of risks to national security after claiming that transition briefings were stopped abruptly The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden warned on Friday of risks to national security after it said the Pentagon suddenly halted briefings for the transition team. Yohannes Abraham, executive director for the Biden transition team, said he was “concerned […]

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Kapil Dev Tripathi appointed Secretary to President Kovind

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Mr. Tripathi Kapil Dev Tripathi was on Monday appointed as the Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind, according to a Personnel Ministry order. Mr. Tripathi, a 1980 batch IAS (retired) officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, is at present the chairman of Public […]