Day: December 6, 2020

Saudi prince strongly criticizes Israel at Bahrain summit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A prominent Saudi prince harshly criticized Israel on Sunday at a Bahrain security summit that was remotely attended by Israel’s foreign minister, showing the challenges any further deals between Arab states and Israel face in the absence of an independent Palestinian state. The […]

UK gears up for huge vaccination plan watched by the world

LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech was being sent to hospitals across the U.K. in super-cold containers on Sunday, two days ahead of the kickoff of Britain’s biggest-ever immunization program, one being closely watched around the world. Around 800,000 doses of […]

249 candidates in fray 34 DDC constituencies to go to Poll in 4th Phase of ongoing Panchayati Raj Institutions Elections

JAMMU, DECEMBER 06: In the 4th Phase of the ongoing election process 34 DDC constituencies shall be going to poll, including 17 each from Jammu and Kashmir divisions. Along with this, by polls to 50 vacant Sarpanch seats and 216 vacant Panch seats falling within these DDC constituencies […]

Chief Justice Gita Mittal inaugurates Jammu Centre of J&K International Arbitration Centre

JAMMU, DECEMBER 05- Ms Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice of Common High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, today inaugurated the Jammu Centre of the Jammu & Kashmir International Arbitration Centre here at the ADR Building, District Court Complex, Jammu. Also present on the occasion were Mr. […]

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurates e-Customer Care Centre of KPDCL at Bemina; dedicates it to the Public

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 06: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, today inaugurated cloud based, web enabled e-Customer Care Centre of Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) at Bemina and dedicated it to the public. Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor observed that the new facility is aimed at providing real […]

Trump challenges vote results while urging turnout in Ga.

VALDOSTA, Georgia — President Donald Trump is pressing his grievances over losing the presidential election, using a weekend rally to spread baseless allegations of misconduct in last month’s voting in Georgia and beyond even as he pushed supporters to turn out for a pair of Republican Senate candidates […]

China prepares large-scale rollout of coronavirus vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Provincial governments across China are placing orders for experimental, domestically made coronavirus vaccines, though health officials have yet to say how well they work or how they may reach the country’s 1.4 billion people. Developers are speeding up final testing, the Chinese foreign minister said […]

Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine in India, media say

NEW DELHI – Pfizer Inc has applied for emergency use authorisation of its coronavirus vaccine in India, media said on Sunday, the first to do so in a country with the world’s second-highest number of infections. The U.S. company, whose vaccine was recently approved by the British government, […]

India fails to end deadlock with farmers, talks to resume next week

NEW DELHI – India’s government failed on Saturday to break a deadlock with farmers protesting over agricultural reforms and will meet again on Wednesday, the agriculture minister and union leaders said. Thousands of Indian farmers have demonstrated against the laws, which they say threaten their livelihoods, by camping […]

India’s Active Caseload further contracts to 4.03 Lakh after 138 days

Total Recoveries surpass 91 lakh New Cases per million population in India in the last week one of the lowest in the world DELHI, DECEMBER 6: India’s total Active Caseload has significantly fallen to 4.03 lakh (4,03,248) today. This is the lowest after 138 days. The total active cases were […]

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