Day: January 15, 2021

J&K Tourism participates in 3-day India Travel Mart at Lucknow

LUCKNOW, JANUARY 15: After the successful conduct of a series of events back home to revive the tourism sector in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, the J&K Tourism Department has started focusing on promotional activities and road shows outside the Union Territory. In this regard the Department of […]

At least 42 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings

MAMUJU, Indonesia — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 42 people. More than 600 people were injured by the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes in the darkness. Authorities […]

Iranian Guard drones in drill mirror those in Saudi attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw “suicide drones” crash into targets and explode, triangle-shaped aircraft that strongly resembled those used in a 2019 attack in Saudi Arabia that temporarily cut the kingdom’s oil production by half. Iran has long […]

U.S. says Capitol rioters meant to ‘capture and assassinate’ officials – filing

WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.” Prosecutors offered that view in a filing asking a judge […]

PM to flag off eight trains facilitating seamless rail connectivity to Statue of Unity with different regions of the country on 17 January

PM to also inaugurate several other projects related to the Railways sector in Gujarat DELHI, JANUARY 15: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will flag off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to Kevadiya on 17th January, 2021 at 11 AM via video conferencing. These trains will […]

Status of Avian Influenza in the country

DELHI, JANUARY 15: As of 15 January, 2021, Avian Influenza (AI) has been confirmed in wild birds in Burhanpur, Rajgarh, Dindori, Chhindwara, Mandla, Harda, Dhar, Sagar and Satna districts of Madhya Pradesh (crows and pigeons).; Dehradun district of Uttarakhand (Crows and Kite); Rohini in Delhi (crow) and Jaipur […]

9th round of talks between Government and Farmers Unions held inVigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Next round of dialogue to be held on 19th January 2021 DELHI, JANUARY 15: Union Minister for Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal and Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry […]

Rahul seeks public support for campaign in favour of farmers, against fuel prices

New Delhi, Jan 15: Asking people to join the farmers’ “satyagraha” against the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke out in support of the ongoing protests and against rising fuel prices in the country. The Congress is observing the day as Kisan Adhikar Divas and will […]

Union ministers start ninth round of talks with protesting farmer unions

New Delhi, Jan 15: The ninth round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers got underway here on Friday afternoon to break the over-a-month-long deadlock on the three new agri laws. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Railways, Commerce and Food Minister Piyush Goyal and […]

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