Day: March 6, 2021

Speedy variants power virus surge sweeping Europe

MILAN — The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed. In a matter of just days, 45 children and 14 staff members had tested positive. Genetic analysis confirmed what officials already suspected: The highly contagious […]

Pope, top Iraq Shiite cleric hold historic, symbolic meeting

PLAINS OF UR, Iraq — Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during a historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani said […]

Cricket-India beat England by an innings and 25 runs for 3-1 series win

India beat England by an innings and 25 runs in the fourth and final test to complete a 3-1 series victory in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Having conceded a 160-run lead, England were all out for 135 in their second innings on day three of the contest. The win […]

Air France flight made emergency landing in Bulgaria over disruptive passenger

An Air France (AIRF.PA) flight en route from Paris to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria on Friday at about 5 p.m. (1500 GMT) because of a disruptive passenger, Bulgarian officials said on Saturday. The passenger, an Indian citizen, began to act up soon after […]

Pakistani PM wins vote of confidence amidst opposition protest, boycott

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday in a session marked by an opposition boycott of the vote and clashes between government supporters and opposition leaders outside the parliament building. Khan was able to secure 178 votes, against the 172 required […]

Myanmar forces fire tear gas, stun grenades on protest as UN envoy calls for action

Myanmar security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to break up a protest in Yangon on Saturday, just hours after a United Nations special envoy called on the Security Council to take action against the ruling junta for the killings of protesters. The Southeast Asian country has […]

India Science Research Fellowship (ISRF) 2021 announced

ISRF Programme is for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand researchers to work in Indian Universities and Research Institutions About 128 fellows from these countries have been awarded fellowship under this programme The fellowship is a platform to establish research cooperation with neighbouring countries of […]

States exhibiting surge in Daily New COVID cases and High Active Caseload urged to Return to Fundamentals of “Test, Track and Treat”

Accelerate Vaccination for specified population categories in worst affected districts in Mission Mode DELHI, MARCH 6: Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary and Dr. Vinod K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog today interacted with Health Secretaries and MDs (NHM) of Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand […]

Final Results of National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (1)-2020

DELHI, MARCH 6: The following is the list, in order of merit of 533 candidates, who have qualified on the basis of the results of the Written Examination held by the Union Public Service Commission on 6th September, 2020 and the subsequent Interviews held by the Services Selection Board, […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh addresses the 76th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India

Dr Jitendra Singh hails Indian physician’s contribution to ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh has hailed Indian Physician’s contribution to “AtmaNirbhar Bharat” and said, while COVID pandemic […]

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