Day: January 22, 2021

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty

MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is set to expire in less than two weeks. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russia stands for extending […]

At least five mine workers killed in blast in southern India

BENGALURU – At least five mine workers were killed in southern India when their trucks carrying blasting material exploded, officials said on Friday. Local media said the toll could be higher. The workers were transporting gelatin sticks used commonly as explosive material in stone mining quarries, a senior […]

Special Report: How U.S. CDC missed chances to spot COVID’s silent spread

In early February, 57 people arrived at a Nebraska military base, among the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak. U.S. health officials knew very little then about the mysterious new virus, and the quarantined group offered an early opportunity to size […]

Biden to sign order to increase pandemic-related food aid

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday will sign two executive orders aimed at speeding pandemic stimulus checks to families who need it most and increasing food aid for children who normally rely on school meals as a main source for nutrition. Biden, who has proposed a […]

PM interacts with Beneficiaries and Vaccinators of Covid vaccination drive in Varanasi

DELHI, JANUARY 22: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Beneficiaries and Vaccinators of Covid vaccination drive in Varanasi today through video conference. The Prime Minister greeted the people of Varanasi , all the doctors associated in this programme, Medical Staff, Para-Medical Staff, sanitation workers in hospitals and everyone […]

Status of Avian Influenza in the country

DELHI, JANUARY 22: Till 22ndJanuary, 2021 outbreaks of Avian Influenza (Bird flu) have been confirmed in 9 States (Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab) for poultry birds and in 12 States (Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, […]

PM addresses the 18th Convocation of Tezpur University, Assam

Spirit of Aatmnirbhar Bharat is in sync with the mood of today’s youth: PM India’s cricket win in Australia illustrates the spirit of new young India: PM NEP will prepare our education system for data and data-analytics: PM DELHI, JANUARY 22: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed […]

Fauci unleashed: Doc takes ‘liberating’ turn at centre stage

By Jonathan Lemire Washington, Jan 22: Dr Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation’s leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermining comments from former President Donald Trump, Fauci now speaks with the authority of the White House again. […]

Delhi’s minimum temperature dips, fog disrupts traffic movement

New Delhi, Jan 22:  Delhi’s minimum temperature dropped to 4.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal, on Friday even as foggy conditions disrupted traffic movement, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Moderate fog lowered visibility to 350 metres at Safdarjung and Palam, officials said. According to the IMD, […]

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