Day: January 17, 2021

Death toll from violence in Sudan’s West Darfur rises to 83

CAIRO — The death toll from tribal violence between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan’s West Darfur province climbed to at least 83, including women and children, a doctor’s union and aid worker said, as sporadic violence continued Sunday. The deadly clashes grew out of a fistfight Friday between two […]

Kremlin critic Navalny departs Berlin on Moscow-bound flight

BERLIN — Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny departed from Germany on Sunday to return to Russia, where he faces the threat of arrest, after recovering from his poisoning in August with a nerve agent. Navalny, who announced on Wednesday that he planned to return, said he was “very […]

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81. California state prison officials said he died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Spector […]

India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive hits bump due to app glitch

SATARA/BHUBANESWAR, India – India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive was still facing some delays on Sunday after it hit a bump on the first day due to glitches in an app used to coordinate the campaign, according to officials in some states. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched on Saturday what […]

Today, Kevadia is emerging as a major global tourist destination: PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modihas asserted that Kevadiya in Gujarat is no longer just a small block in some remote area, it has come up as a one of the biggest tourist destination of the world. Shri Modi was speaking after  flagging off eight trains connecting different […]

“Pension Payment Order” (PPO) promises ease of living for senior citizens: Dr Jitendra Singh

DELHI, JANUARY 17: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said here today that the recently introduced Electronic “Pension Payment Order” (PPO) promises ease of living for senior citizens.  Referring […]

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination

India vaccinates the highest number of persons on DAY1 of the nationwide COVID19 vaccination drive; more than many other countries More than 2.24 lakh Persons Vaccinated against COVID19 till now 17,072 beneficiaries vaccinated in 6 States on DAY2 3 cases of Post-vaccination Hospitalization reported DELHI, JANUARY 17: India […]

SC to hear pleas on farm laws after recusal of member from panel set up to resolve impasse

New Delhi, Jan 17:The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday the pleas relating to controversial farm laws and the ongoing farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. The apex court may take into account the matter of recusal of a member of the committee set up by it […]

CM clears proposal to make marriage registration process simpler in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jan 17: Additional district marriage registration officers and block marriage registration officers will be appointed according to requirements and the process of marriage registration will be simplified in Rajasthan. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has approved a proposal for the necessary amendments to the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages […]

Health services crippled in UP: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, Jan 17: Samajwadi Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday claimed that the health services in Uttar Pradesh have crippled and the treatment of the poor has become expensive. The former chief minister also said to ensure that people have faith in the coronavirus vaccine, there should be transparency in […]

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