Day: April 8, 2021

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus, COVID-19

JK reports 835 new positive cases, 128020 recovered so far JAMMU, APRIL 08:The Government on Thursday informed that 835 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 280 from Jammu division and 555 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases […]

EXPLAINER: Did Floyd really yell, ‘I ate too many drugs?’

MINNEAPOLIS — The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the death of George Floyd tried Wednesday to show that Floyd yelled “I ate too many drugs” as three officers pinned him to the ground. Attorney Eric Nelson didn’t get the clear confirmation he was seeking, […]

Climate change, rich-poor gap, conflict likely to grow -U.S. intelligence report

Disease, the rich-poor gap, climate change and conflicts within and among nations will pose greater challenges in coming decades, with the COVID-19 pandemic already worsening some of those problems, a U.S. intelligence report said on Thursday. The rivalry between China and a U.S.-led coalition of Western nations likely […]

Rallies, religious gatherings aggravate India’s worst COVID-19 surge

India’s COVID-19 cases have soared 13-fold in barely two months, a vicious second wave propelled by open disregard for safety protocols in much of the vast country. Election rallies led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other major figures, as well as crowded festivals and religious gatherings, have […]

Myanmar’s star entertainers feel wrath of military as they come out in support of protesters

Struggling to crush the two-month old protest movement against a coup, Myanmar’s military rulers are cracking down on the country’s best-known actors and celebrities to block any support for the opposition campaign. More than 50 soldiers came to arrest Paing Takhon, a 24-year-old model and actor who had […]

Palestinian refugees welcome U.S. decision to restart aid

Palestinian refugees on Thursday welcomed the U.S. announcement that it will renew humanitarian aid, marking a break with the Trump era. President Joe Biden’s administration said on Wednesday that it will provide $235 million to the Palestinians and restart funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency […]

Biden seeks to ease housing shortage with $5 billion ‘carrot, no stick’ approach

President Joe Biden is seeking to ease a national affordable housing shortage by pushing local governments to allow apartment buildings in neighborhoods that are currently restricted to single-family homes. The $5 billion plan could inject the White House into a debate pitting older homeowners against younger workers seeking […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh flags off India Russia Friendship Car Rally 2021

DELHI, APRIL 8: 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 today flagged off India Russia Friendship Car Rally 2021. The event organized by International Friendship Car Rally Association, IFCRA, will take […]

Remarks by Prime Minister at India-Seychelles High Level Virtual Event

DELHI, APRIL 8, 20211 President of the Republic of Seychelles,The Honorable Wavel Ramkalawan Ji, Distinguished guests, Namaskar, I would like to begin by extending my warm greetings to President Ramkalawan Ji. He is a son of India, with his roots in Gopalganj district of Bihar. Today, not just […]

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