Day: February 19, 2021

The lighter days of CNN’s Cuomo Brothers show are long gone

NEW YORK — Some television shows age much better than others. For CNN, last spring’s prime-time banter between Chris Cuomo and his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, looks worse in hindsight as the governor’s administration is questioned about its role in failing to disclose the true number […]

Air pollution led to around 54,000 premature deaths in New Delhi in 2020 -study

Air pollution caused an estimated 54,000 premature deaths in the Indian capital New Delhi last year, a higher toll than in any other big global metropolis, according to a study released on Thursday. The study by Greenpeace Southeast Asia Analysis and Swiss firm IQAir measured air quality by […]

India criticises UN experts who voiced concern over Kashmir

India has criticised UN rights experts for voicing concerns about constitutional changes made in the Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir, where militants have been fighting for independence for three decades. A statement released by the two special rapporteurs on minority issues and freedom of religion or belief on Thursday […]

India virus infections at 3-wk high, Mumbai hires marshals to enforce mask-wearing

India reported on Friday its biggest jump in new coronavirus infections in three weeks, with 13,193 cases, while thousands of marshals fanned out to enforce mask wearing across the financial capital of Mumbai, which is battling a recent spurt. The tally of confirmed infections is 10.96 million, the […]

WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp said on Thursday it will go ahead with its controversial privacy policy update but will allow users to read it at “their own pace” and will also display a banner providing additional information. In January, the messaging platform informed users it was preparing a new […]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India sign MoU to promote health research

Thecollaboration will focus on developing and testing new preventions, therapies and interventions that can help to solve major health concerns that affect India and other developing countries “The MoU  will help accelerate the R&D and implementation of innovations in the coming years that are not only relevant to […]

PM inaugurates and lays foundation stone of key projects of power and urban sector in Kerala

Development works starting today are spread across all parts of Kerala and cover a wide range of sectors : PM India’s solar energy capacity has increased 13 times, in the last six years : PM Farmers are being connected with the solar sector to make our Annadatas as […]

Indian Navy Ship Pralaya Arrives in Abu Dhabi, UAE to participate in NAVDEX 21 and IDEX 21

DELHI, FEBRUARY 19: Indian Naval Ship Pralaya arrived at Abu Dhabi, UAE today 19 Feb 21 to participate in the NAVDEX 21 (Naval Defence Exhibition) and IDEX 21 (International Defence Exhibition), scheduled from 20 to 25 February 2021. INS Pralaya, the second ship of the indigenously built Prabal Class Missile Vessels, was commissioned […]

Three militants, policeman killed in encounters in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 19: Three unidentified militants and a policeman were killed in two separate encounters in Budgam and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Friday. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Zanigam village in the Beerwah area of Budgam district following information about […]

Goods train derails near Ateli in Haryana, none injured

Chandigarh, Feb 19 : Seventeen wagons of a goods train derailed near Ateli in Narnaul in Haryana on Friday, but no one was injured in the incident, officials said. The incident took place around three kilometers from Ateli, said Parmanand, the Station House Officer of Government Railway Police […]

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