Entertainment Telugu

Samantha Ruth Prabhu Learns Skiing In Switzerland

After touring Rishikesh and Goa, Samantha has now jetted off to Switzerland with her best friend, Shilpa Reddy, and the latter’s family members. The actress took to Instagram to share a photo of herself in her skiing gear. The actress, along with her friend, has been learning skiing for the past four days. It looks like Samantha is having great fun in Switzerland. After her split from Naga Chaitanya in October 2021, Samantha has been keeping herself occupied by going on trips across the country. She jetted off to Rishikesh and completed the Char Dham yatra and then spent some quality time with friends in Goa. Now, the actress has jetted off to Switzerland for a lavish holiday with Shilpa Reddy. She took to Instagram to share a photo of herself with the backdrop of the icy mountains in Verbier, Switzerland. Sharing the photo,…

Health & Lifestyle Travel

Direct Flights Between India & Switzerland To Restart From January 10

Swiss International Air Lines is reportedly expanding its range of scheduled flights and adding new destinations to its networks. This means that the airlines will be restoring its services to Delhi and Mumbai, which were earlier suspended due to the pandemic. According to latest reports, Swiss International Air Lines will be welcoming passengers from India as early as January 10, 2022. Hence, direct flights to and from Switzerland will be operational as part of the air bubble agreement between the two countries. You will be able to fly to Zurich from Mumbai on Wednesdays and Fridays, and on the other hand, you can fly from Zurich to Mumbai on Mondays and Wednesdays. The following months will see more flights available from Mumbai, and Delhi. This could mean that your Swiss holiday is soon going to become a reality, but that is subject to change, as per the situation, and restrictions in the future. You are…

Europe International

Swiss Parliament names top diplomat Cassis Federal President

Zurich [Switzerland]: The Swiss parliament voted on Wednesday to appoint foreign minister Ignazio Cassis as the confederation’s new president for what is a largely symbolic 12-month tenure.The 60-year-old was elected with 156 of 197 valid votes. He will take office on January 1 after his term as vice president under outgoing Guy Parmelin expires. The Swiss parliament picks a new president every December from among seven federal councilors. A president in Switzerland does not head the state but is considered to be first among equals.Cassis has been on the Federal Council, the country’s executive body, since 2017 as the councilor in charge of the nation’s foreign affairs. He has a degree in medicine and a post-graduate diploma in public health.

International

Beijing’s policies have destructive impact on Tibetan culture, Central Tibetan Administration tells Swiss council

Bern [Switzerland] : Sikyong Penpa Tsering, president of the Central Tibetan Administration, informed the Swiss National Council members that Beijing has imposed brutal policies on Tibet which have a destructive impact on Tibetan religion, culture, language, and identity.Tsering urged Swiss parliamentarians to raise the issue of Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration said. ‘Sikyong’ Penpa Tsering is the president of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamshala, India.During the meeting with Swiss parliamentarians, he said Tibet has never been a part of China historically and the issue of Tibet’s environment and human rights is a matter of morality, not politics.He discussed plans and activities to amplify the Tibetan movement and the just cause of the Tibetan people, Central Tibetan Administration said.The developments Came as Sikyong Penpa arrived in Bern on 4 November.Upon his arrival in Bern, Sikyong went to the Switzerland National Council (Swiss Parliament) where…

TOP NEWS UPDATES

COP26: PM Modi, Boris Johnson launch Infrastructure for the Resilient Island States initiative

Glasgow [UK] : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson on Tuesday launched the initiative Infrastructure for the Resilient Island States (IRIS) at the 26th session of the Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.PM Modi reached Glasgow on Sunday to participate in the COP26 summit. Today, the Prime Minister is expected to hold a bilateral meeting with leaders of Ukraine, Nepal, Israel, Switzerland, Finland, Malawi in Glasgow, Scotland and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. He is also likely to attend the side event by the United States of America – Build Back Better World. Further, PM Modi scheduled to attend an event on “Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Development”. On Monday, PM Modi met Boris Johnson on the sidelines of COP26. He stated that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted PM Modi’s invitation to visit India saying that he would plan…