Day: April 9, 2021

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

LONDON — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of […]

India’s new COVID-19 infections hit record, deaths at over five-month high

India reported another record number of new COVID-19 infections on Friday and daily deaths hit their highest in more than five months, as it battles a second wave of infections and states complain of a persistent vaccine shortage. Evoking memories of the last national lockdown when tens of […]

COVAX says India’s Serum Institute bound to supply virus vaccines

The Serum Institute of India (SII) is legally compelled to ship coronavirus vaccine to global vaccine sharing facility COVAX, its co-lead Gavi has told Reuters, a provision that could complicate the firm’s efforts to boost domestic supplies. India, where infections have surged to 13.06 million, suspended all major […]

OBITUARY Prince Philip was the gruff figure at heart of Britain’s monarchy

A blunt-speaking naval officer who as Queen Elizabeth’s dutiful consort helped modernise the British monarchy, Prince Philip might be best remembered for his gruff public persona. Outspoken and irascible, Philip lived in the shadow of the woman he married at Westminster Abbey in 1947 and always walked a […]

Committed to overall development of Jammu & Kashmir; Any external interference in India’s internal affairs unwarranted: Vice President

Shri Naidu calls upon IIMs to offer innovative courses based on new market realities and demands of the 4th industrial revolution Aspiring entrepreneurs must identify innovations at the grassroots: Vice President VP says ‘Adapt, evolve and respond’ to rapidly changing world of work Shri Naidu calls for strengthening […]

Indian Railways to continue running the trains as per demand

Presently, Indian Railways is running total 1402 specials train services on an average per day Total 5381 Suburban services and 830 Passenger train services are also operational Indian Railways transported Highest ever loading of 1232.64 Million Tonnes (MT) in the financial year 2020-21 DELHI, APRIL 9: Indian Railways […]

Two day conference to be organised on ‘Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine’

DELHI, APRIL 9: Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) under Ministry of AYUSH  is organizing a conference on Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine on 10th -11th April 2021, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day to commemorate birth anniversary of Dr Samuel Hahnemann, the founder […]

Sensex drops over 150 pts in early trade; Nifty below 14,850

Mumbai, Apr 9:  Equity benchmark Sensex dropped over 150 points in early trade on Friday, tracking losses in index-heavyweights HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries amid largely negative cues from global markets. The 30-share BSE index was trading 186.94 points or 0.38 per cent lower at 49,559.27. […]

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