Day: February 26, 2021

Queen says COVID vaccine is quick, painless and helps others

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is encouraging people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the shot is quick, harmless and will help protect others against the disease. In a video call with the officials responsible for rolling out the vaccine, the 94-year-old monarch compared the effort […]

India plans two-day halt in vaccinations for software upgrade to widen campaign

India will halt coronavirus vaccinations this weekend to upgrade software used to coordinate its campaign, the health ministry said on Friday, preparing to expand the programme after infections surged in some states. With the world’s highest tally of infections after the United States, India began its vaccination drive […]

India, China foreign ministers have highest-level contact since border deal

India said on Friday its foreign minister and his Chinese counterpart spoke on the phone on Thursday, the first such high-level contact since the neighbours last week agreed to pull back troops form eye-to-eye confrontation on their Himalayan border. “Once disengagement is completed at all friction points, then […]

From the hinterland to Hollywood: how Indian farmers galvanised a protest movement

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is struggling to beat back his biggest political challenge in years from a protest movement which began with disgruntled farmers travelling to New Delhi on tractors and is now gaining wider support at home and abroad. Simmering in makeshift camps housing tens of […]

U.S. air strikes on Iran-backed militias in Syria kill at least one fighter

U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed at least one fighter and wounded several others in what U.S. officials said was a calibrated response to rocket attacks against American personnel in Iraq. The attacks, which took place early on Friday Middle Eastern time, were deliberately […]

JKAACL’s 2 day JK Gojri folk music programme begins at Jammu

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 26: A two day Jammu and Kashmir Gojri folk music programme, organized by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL), began today at K L Sahgal hall, Jammu. Haroon Rasheed presided over the function while Former MLC, Vibodh Gupta and Professor Shalini Raina […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 26-The Government on Thursday informed that 85 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 16from Jammu division and 69 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 126286.Also 01 COVID-19 death has been […]

PM addresses webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding Financial Services

Our top priority is to ensure trust and transparency for both  the depositor and  investor: PM Steps have been taken to free the country from non-transparent credit culture: PM After financial inclusion, country is rapidly moving towards financial empowerment: PM The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed a […]

President’s Greetings on the eve of Birthday of Guru Ravidas

DELHI, FEBRUARY 26: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has greeted fellow-citizens on the eve of birthday of Guru Ravidas. In a message, the President has said, “On the auspicious occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti, I convey my greetings and best wishes to all fellow citizens. […]

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