Day: March 22, 2021

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JAMMU, MARCH 22:The Government on Monday informed that 132 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 28from Jammu division and 104from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 128679. Moreover, 86 more COVID-19 patients have […]

Saudi Arabia offers cease-fire plan to Yemen rebels

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia announced a plan Monday to offer Yemen’s Houthi rebels a cease-fire in the country’s yearslong war and allow a major airport to reopen in its capital, the kingdom’s latest attempt to halt fighting that has sparked the world’s worst humanitarian crisis […]

AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all adults

LONDON — AstraZeneca reported Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine provided strong protection among all adults in a long-anticipated U.S. study, raising hopes that the findings could help rebuild public confidence in the beleaguered shot in other countries and moving a step closer to clearance for American use. AstraZeneca […]

Car bomb, corruption and COVID: ‘Sordid’ drama rocks India’s finance capital

A senior Mumbai police officer filed a complaint in the Supreme Court on Monday accusing a state government minister of corruption, the latest development in a bizarre case that has transfixed the media for weeks. “Each sordid revelation… has chipped away at public confidence in the functioning of […]

Indian border state pushes Prime Minister Modi to do more in Myanmar

An Indian border state, into which more than 1,000 people from Myanmar have sought refuge, is pushing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration to engage with representatives of the southeast Asian country’s ousted elected government. By calling for the restoration of democracy but unwilling to openly condemn the military, […]

India, Pakistan set for water-sharing talks, reflecting easing tensions

India and Pakistan will hold the first meeting in three years of a commission that deals with water rights on the Indus River on Tuesday, the two sides said on Monday, illustrating a broader resumption of diplomatic ties. The Permanent Indus Commission, set up under the Indus Waters […]

India reports most COVID-19 deaths since early January

India reported 212 new COVID-19 deaths on Monday, the most since early January, while infections jumped by 46,951, the highest since early November. Total deaths have now swelled to 159,967 and infections to 11.65 million, the highest in the world after the United States and Brazil. Our Standards: The […]

Implementation of New Education Policy

DELHI, MARCH 22: A number of action points/activities for implementation in school education as well as higher education are mentioned in the National Education Policy 2020 which inter-alia include following:- Ensuring Universal Access at All Levels of schooling from pre-primary school to Grade 12; Ensuring quality early childhood […]

COVID19 Vaccination-Day 66

More than4.72 Cr COVID19 vaccine doses administered 19.65lakh vaccine doses given till 7pm today DELHI, MARCH 22: The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 4.72 Crore today. A total of 4,72,07,134vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 7pm today. These include 78,30,626HCWs who […]

Central govt’s tax collection on petrol, diesel jumps 300% in six years

New Delhi, Mar 22: Central government’s tax collections on petrol and diesel have jumped over 300 per cent in the last six years as excise duty on the two fuels was hiked, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday. The central government collected Rs 29,279 crore from excise duty […]

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