Day: February 27, 2021

Experts notice pandemic’s mental health toll on German youth

BERLIN — Pollina Dinner returned to school in Berlin for the first time this week after two months of lockdown. The 9-year-old third-grader was thrilled to see her classmates and teachers again but frets about the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on her life. “I’m not afraid of the coronavirus, […]

EXCLUSIVE Bangladesh under “no obligation” to accept stranded Rohingya refugees-minister

Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, said Bangladesh foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen. India’s coast guard found the survivors and eight dead crammed on a fishing boat and […]

Myanmar police launch most extensive crackdown; one woman shot and wounded

Police launched their most sweeping crackdown in three weeks of protests against military rule on Saturday in towns and cities across Myanmar, and one woman was shot and wounded and dozens of people were detained. Three domestic media outlets said earlier that the woman shot in the central […]

Kashmir villagers hopeful but wary after India and Pakistan agree to ceasefire

Villagers living on both sides of the Line of Control dividing the Himalayan region of Kashmir welcomed an agreement between long-time foes India and Pakistan to stop shelling from each side, but some were sceptical it would hold. The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a ceasefire agreement along the Line […]

Biden White House asks “Trump who?” ahead of speech to conservatives

President Joe Biden’s White House has made it clear it plans to ignore Donald Trump’s speech on Sunday to a conservative conference in Florida, where the former president is expected to go on the attack against his successor. “Our focus is certainly not on what President Trump is […]

Sarita Chauhan chairs maiden BoDs meet of JKFDCL

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 27- The first meeting of Board of Directors (BoDs) of Jammu and Kashmir Forest Development Corporation Limited (JKFDCL) was held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Secretary, Forest, Ecology & Environment Department, Sarita Chauhan. The meeting was attended by Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Dr. Mohit Gera; […]

Cabinet Secretary reviews public health response to COVID-19

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 27: The Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba, while chairing a high-level meeting to review the public health response to COVID-19 asked all the States and Union Territories to closely monitor the trajectory of COVID infections to prevent surge in cases and assiduously expedite vaccination of priority groups […]

Former Minister, DDC members, Jamiat Ulema Welfare Foundation delegation call on Lt Governor

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 27: Several delegations including former Minister, members of District Development Council and members of Jamiat Ulema Welfare Foundation today called on the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan and projected their issues and demands. Former Minister, Imran Raza Ansari met the Lt Governor and […]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi calls for making toys that are better for Ecology and Psychology

Inaugurates India Toy Fair-2021 Four days virtual toy fair aims at strengthening indigenous toy Industry Over 1,000 exhibitors participating in the fair Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated The India Toy Fair-2021 via video conferencing, here today. The India Toy Fair-2021 is a first-of-its-kind initiative that aims to […]

Make judicial system accessible, affordable and understandable to the common man: Vice President

Need for special courts to fast-track criminal cases involving public functionaries: VP Shri Naidu Consider separate fast-track courts for electoral disputes and malpractices: Shri Naidu Shri Naidu expresses concern over declining debating standards in legislatures, urges highest ethical conduct from representatives Pendency in judiciary can solved by expedited […]

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