Day: November 29, 2020

Month long awareness campaign on POCSO (Amendment Act-2019) concludes

JAMMU NOVEMBER 29: Directorate of School Education Jammu, through its Counselling Cell today organized a mega ‘Mothers Centric Parent Teacher Meet (PTM) on POCSO Act and Child Sexual Abuse protection using both online and offline modes in all the schools of Jammu Division. marking the end of one […]

Iran newspaper: Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist

TEHRAN, Iran — An opinion piece published by a hard-line Iranian newspaper on Sunday suggested Iran should attack the Israeli port city of Haifa if Israel carried out the killing of the scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the early 2000s. Though the hard-line […]

Afghanistan car bombing kills at least 30 security force personnel

KABUL – A car bombing in the Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni killed at least 30 Afghan security force members on Sunday, officials said, and casualties could increase given the intensity and location of the blast. Baz Mohammad Hemat, director of the provincial hospital in Ghazni, said 30 […]

From small businesses to farmers, middle India is driving demand

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI – Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital – a move essential to kickstarting his business. “For a new relationship it is […]

Indian farmers defiant against reform as Modi tries to calm anger

NEW DELHI – Thousands of Indian farmers, angry over reform of the agriculture sector, held a third day of protests on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday, blocking roads into the city and defying a government appeal to move to a designated site. The government on Saturday […]

71% of the daily fatalities contributed by eight States/UT

22 States/UTs have Case Fatality Rate less than the National Average DELHI, NOVEMBER 29: 70.97% of the 496 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours are contributed by eight States/UTs ie Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Delhi with 89 deaths reported […]

CSIR-IITR, CSIO and IMD organize IISF-2020 Curtain Raiser events to generate awareness

India International Science Festival-2020 will showcase 41 events highlighting multi-dimensional aspects of science, technology and innovation in India DELHI, NOVEMBER 29: Several curtain raiser events are being organized for generating awareness about the 6thIndia International Science Festival (IISF-2020) to be held virtually this year. At such an event […]

Delhi set to record coldest November in at least a decade: IMD data

New Delhi, Nov 29: The national capital is all set to record coldest November in at least 10 years, with the mean minimum temperature for the month this year hovering around 10 degrees Celsius, according to India Meteorological Department data. In Delhi, the average minimum temperature for the month […]

COVID-19: India records 41,810 new cases, tally nears 94 lakh

New Delhi, Nov 29:  India’s COVID-19 caseload inched closer to the 94-lakh mark,?while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 88 lakh?pushing the national recovery rate to 93.71 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday The total coronavirus cases […]

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