Day: February 14, 2021

Virus may never go away but could change into mild annoyance

NEW DELHI — What if COVID-19 never goes away? Experts say it’s likely that some version of the disease will linger for years. But what it will look like in the future is less clear. Will the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 2 million people worldwide, […]

Himalayan rescuers recover more bodies as flash flood death toll rises to 50

LUCKNOW, India – Rescuers pulled out nine more bodies from the site of a flash flood in a Himalayan region of northern India on Sunday, a week after the disaster struck, bringing the death toll to 50 with more than 150 people still missing, officials said. The flash […]

Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit in southern India

BENGALURU – Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc will set up an electric-car manufacturing unit in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, according to a government document seen by Reuters on Saturday. “The U.S. firm Tesla will be opening an electric car manufacturing unit in Karnataka,” the state government […]

NASA rover faces ‘seven minutes of terror’ before landing on Mars

LOS ANGELES – When NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance, a robotic astrobiology lab packed inside a space capsule, hits the final stretch of its seven-month journey from Earth this week, it is set to emit a radio alert as it streaks into the thin Martian atmosphere. By the time […]

Chairman, NCPCR Priyank Kanoongo calls on Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh

Law against use of children as stone pelters becomes applicable in J&K: Dr Jitendra Singh Use of children for illegal activities will invite rigorous imprisonment up to 7 years and a fine of five lakh rupees. DELHI, FEBRUARY 14: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North […]

PM Modi lays foundation stone and inaugurates various projects in Kochi, Kerala

Works inaugurated today cover a wide range of sectors. They will energise the growth trajectory of India: PM Government of India is undertaking many efforts to improve tourism related infrastructure in Kerala: PM Indians working in the Gulf have full support of the Government: PM PM thanks Gulf […]

PM Inaugurates and lays foundation stones of key projects in Tamil Nadu

Hands over Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to the Army Pays homage to the Pulwama attack martyrs Focus on making India Aatmanirbhar in the defence sector These projects are symbols of Innovation and Indigenous development. These projects will further the growth of Tamil Nadu: PM The Budget gives […]

Over 2,300 people died of drug overdose from 2017-19; highest fatalities in 30-45 year age group

By Uzmi Athar New Delhi, Feb 14:  Over 2,300 people died due to drug overdose from 2017-19 in India with the highest number of such fatalities recorded in the age group of 30-45 years, according to the data by the National Crime Records Bureau. A total of 745 […]

Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest

Srinagar, Feb 14: National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Sunday claimed he and his family, including his father and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah, have been put under house arrest by authorities. This is the naya/new J&K after Aug 2019. We get locked up in our homes with […]

PM launches several crores worth projects in TN, says these are symbols of innovation, development

Chennai, Feb 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday handed over to the Army, the home-made Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) and launched various projects and laid the foundation for several others in different sectors, including Railways, in Tamil Nadu, describing them as symbols of innovation and indigenous development. […]

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