Day: April 10, 2021

Gun salutes mark death of UK’s Prince Philip

LONDON — Gun salutes across the U.K., in Commonwealth countries and at sea are marking the death of Britain’s Prince Philip on Saturday as military leaders honor the former naval officer and husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Batteries of cannons in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and other cities […]

Iran launches advanced uranium enriching machines to mark nuclear day

President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Iran’s commitment to nuclear non-proliferation on Saturday while overseeing the launch of advanced centrifuges at the underground Natanz nuclear plant to mark National Nuclear Technology Day. Iran has breached many restrictions imposed by a 2015 deal on its atomic activities in response to former […]

South Asia surpasses grim milestone of 15 million COVID-19 cases: Reuters tally

Coronavirus infections in the South Asia sub-region surpassed the grim milestone of 15 million on Saturday, a Reuters tally shows, led by India’s record daily infections and vaccine shortages. South Asia – India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka – accounts for 11% of global cases […]

India protests U.S. Navy’s transit through its exclusive economic zone

India protested to the United States for a navy vessel conducting a transit through its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without consent, the foreign ministry said on Friday, in a rare row between the friendly navies of the two countries. The USS John Paul Jones “asserted navigational rights and […]

China fines Alibaba record $2.75 bln for anti-monopoly violations

China slapped a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market position for several years. The fine, about 4% of Alibaba’s 2019 domestic revenues, comes amid a crackdown on […]

COVID19 Vaccination-Day 84

More than 9.78 Cr COVID19 vaccine doses administered 32.16 lakh vaccine doses given till 8 pm today DELHI, APRIL 9: The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 9.78 Crore today. A total of 9,78,71,045 vaccine doses have been given, as per the provisional report till 8 pm today. […]

Two-day Scientific Convention on World Homoeopathy Day inaugurated today

DELHI, APRIL 10: A two-day convention on ‘Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine’ was inaugurated today at New Delhi. Minister of state for Defence Shri Shripad Yesso Naik was the chief guest on this occasion. The Convention was organized by the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH), […]

Steps taken by the Government to ensure fertilizer availability during Kharif 2021 season in the country

DELHI, APRIL 10: During Rabi 2020-21 Season, the fertilizer availability remained comfortable throughout the country. Inspite of various challenges posed by Covid-19 outbreak, the production, import and movement of fertilizer remained timely and adequate. The Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) assessed the requirement of various fertilizers […]

First-time voter shot dead; 15.85 pc polling till 9 am in phase 4 of Bengal assembly elections

Cooch Behar (WB), Apr 10:  A first-time voter was allegedly shot dead on Saturday in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal, where 15.85 per cent polling was recorded till 9 am in the fourth phase of assembly elections amid sporadic incidents of violence, officials said. Voting is underway […]

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