Day: December 17, 2020

Pence, Biden to get COVID-19 vaccine in bid to build public support

WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence will receive the coronavirus vaccine in public on Friday as the outgoing U.S. administration and President-elect Joe Biden’s team try to build support for a mass inoculation to stanch the deadly pandemic. Pence, who has headed the White House coronavirus task force, […]

Will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

Will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines? Not until there’s enough data from studies in different age groups, which will stretch well into next year. The Pfizer vaccine authorized in the U.S. this month is for people 16 and older. Testing began in October in children as […]

Lt Governor addresses Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Partnership Summit-2020

Lt Governor addresses Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Partnership Summit-2020 Calls for unlocking the potential of Jammu Kashmir in a multi-dimensional fashion, through systemic interventions at individual and community level “We’re open for business, come partner with J&K and embark on the journey of growth and development: LG […]

Special Training, mock counting drill held for Counting staff at Doda

DODA, DECEMBER 17: Special Training and a mock counting drill was today held here for Counting staff for the smooth and hassle free conduct of counting of votes in respect of 14 DDC constituencies of the District. The training program was attended for the ROs, AROs and designated […]

J&K ITCO hosts 3 day training on Cluster Development

JAMMU, DECEMBER 17: J&K ITCO Ltd, a joint venture company, of the central and state government financial and industrial infrastructure enterprises, organized three day training session for the cluster development executive. This training was conducted under the aegis of J&K KVIB, a designated nodal agency for SFURTI scheme. […]

CEO ERA Conducts Inspection of Ongoing Works on Sidhra-Surinsar Road

JAMMU, DECEMBER 17 : Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Chief Executive Officer, JKERA/JTFRP conducted an inspection of ongoing Sidhra Surinsar Road sub project being executed by JKERA under the World Bank funded Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project. The Road starts from Sidhra Junction on Jammu-Srinagar Highway and is […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JAMMU, DECEMBER17- The Government on Thursday informed that385 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 152 from Jammu division and 233 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 117317. Also 09 COVID-19 deaths have […]

French President Macron tests positive for COVID-19

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday, following a week when he has met with numerous European leaders. The French and Spanish prime ministers are among those self-isolating because they had recent contact with him. Macron took a test “as soon as the first […]

‘The fear is intense’: Afghan ‘sticky bombs’, used by Taliban, on the rise

KABUL – Killings by small, magnetic bombs slapped under vehicles are unnerving Afghan officials, activists and journalists, who blame the Taliban for the attacks that are increasing despite peace talks aimed at ending two decades of war. At least 10 government officials and their aides have been killed […]

India may need to spend $1.8 billion on COVID-19 vaccines in first phase, documents show

NEW DELHI – India will have to spend $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion in the first phase of a coronavirus vaccination programme, even after getting support under the COVAX global vaccine-sharing scheme, according to estimates by the GAVI vaccines alliance. India, which has the world’s second highest caseload […]

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