Day: February 10, 2021

Myanmar protesters back on streets despite police violence

YANGON, Myanmar — Large crowds demonstrating against the military takeover in Myanmar again defied a ban on protests Wednesday, even after security forces ratcheted up the use of force against them and raided the headquarters of the political party of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Witnesses estimated […]

Chinese spacecraft enters Mars’ orbit, joining Arab ship

BEIJING — A Chinese spacecraft went into orbit around Mars on Wednesday on an expedition to land a rover on the surface and scout for signs of ancient life, authorities announced in a landmark step in the country’s most ambitious deep-space mission yet. The arrival of Tianwen-1 after […]

CS chairs meeting to Monitor Border Security

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 10: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting of the State Level Standing Committee (SLSC) to monitor border security and review the status of various initiatives being taken in this regard. Principal Secretary, Home Department, IGP, Jammu, IG BSF, besides representatives from […]

India’s Modi invites protesting farmers for talks on farm bills

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited protesting farmers for talks to address growers’ concerns about three new agricultural laws that seek to deregulate the country’s vast farm sector. Tens of thousands of farmers have been camping out on main highways on the outskirts […]

Vaccine vs variant: Promising data in Israel’s race to defeat pandemic

JERUSALEM – Israel’s swift vaccination rollout has made it the largest real-world study of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine. Results are trickling in, and they are promising. More than half of eligible Israelis – about 3.5 million people – have now been fully or partially vaccinated. Older and at-risk […]

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination- Day 26

68.26 lakh Beneficiaries Vaccinated against COVID19 2,15,133 beneficiaries vaccinated till 6 pm today DELHI, FEBRUARY 10: The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has reached 68.26 lakhs today. 68,26,898 beneficiaries were vaccinated through 1,42,455 sessions, as per the provisional report till 6 pm today. These include 56,65,172 HCWs (57.4%) and 11,61,726 FLWs (13.2%). Total […]

PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in Lok Sabha

DELHI, FEBRUARY 10: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s address to Parliament, in the Lok Sabha. He said, the speech by Rashtrapati Ji showcased India’s ‘Sankalp Shakti.’ His words have boosted the spirit of confidence among the people […]

Union Budget 2021-2022: Highlights for the Department of School Education and Literacy

Over 15,000 schools to be strengthened to include all components of the NEP 2020 To emerge as school of excellence to achieve the ideals of the NEP DELHI, FEBRUARY 10: In a significant announcement for strengthening School Education as envisioned under National Education Policy 2020, Union Budget 2021-22 […]

Mamata did nothing for tribals, farmers of Bengal: Nadda

Kalaikunda (WB), Feb 10: Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee dispensation has not done anything for the welfare of the farmers and tribals in West Bengal, BJP president JP Nadda said on Wednesday that his party will ensure all-round advancement of the people of the state if voted to power. […]

J&K admin to implement new labour laws soon

Jammu, Feb 10: New labour laws will be implemented soon in Jammu and Kashmir to empower formal and informal workers and improve ease of doing business, an official said on Wednesday. Commissioner Secretary, Labour and Employment Department, Saurabh Bhagat made the announcement while speaking at a meeting convened to […]

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