Day: April 13, 2021

Muslims mark Ramadan amid virus surge and new restrictions

MECCA, Saudi Arabia — Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a spike in coronavirus cases in several countries has once again put curbs on the holy month’s signature feasts and lengthy prayers in mosques. Still, there were glimmers that […]

India, big vaccine exporter, now seeks imports as COVID cases soar

India is to fast-track emergency approvals for COVID-19 vaccines that have been authorised by Western countries and Japan, paving the way for possible imports of Pfizer (PFE.N), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N), and Moderna (MRNA.O) shots. The move, which will drop the need for companies to do small, local safety trials for their […]

Russia calls US an adversary, warns its warships to avoid Crimea

Russia on Tuesday called the United States an adversary and told U.S. warships to stay well away from Crimea “for their own good”, calling their deployment in the Black Sea a provocation designed to test Russian nerves. Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and two U.S. warships […]

President’s Greetings on the Eve of Puthandu Pirappu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha and Vaisakhadi

DELHI, APRIL 13: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in his message on the eve of Puthandu Pirappu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha and Vaisakhadi, which will be celebrated in different parts of the country on 14th  and 15th  April, 2021, has said:-  “On the auspicious occasion of Puthandu Pirappu, […]

PM to address Association of Indian Universities’ 95th Annual Meet and National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors on 14th April

PM to also release books on Dr. BR Ambedkar authored by Shri Kishor Makwana DELHI, APRIL 13: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the Association of Indian Universities’ 95th Annual Meet and National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors on 14th April 2021 at 11 AM through video conferencing. He […]


Posted On: 13 APR 2021, Delhi #Unite2FightCorona #IndiaFightsCorona India continues to Administer Highest Average Vaccine Doses per day,India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 10.85 crore with over 40 Lakh doses given in the last 24 hours  · The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 10.85 […]

SC terms plea for removing 26 verses of Quran as absolutely frivolous , imposes Rs 50K cost

New Delhi, Apr 12: The Supreme Court Monday termed as “absolutely frivolous” a petition filed by former UP Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi seeking removal of 26 verses from holy Quran and dismissed it with a cost of Rs 50,000. A bench of Justices R F Nariman B […]

Mamata stages dharna to protest EC’s move to ban her campaign for 24 hrs

Kolkata, Apr 13 : West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday sat on a dharna in the heart of the city to protest against the Election Commission’s “unconstitutional” decision to ban her from campaigning for 24 hours. Banerjee, still confined to a wheelchair owing to […]

Contractor arrested for opening fire in J&K’s Ramban

Banihal/Jammu, April 13: A railway tunnel construction sub-contractor was arrested for allegedly opening fire on men and women, who were protesting against his company, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place in Taatnihall area of Banihal on Monday evening when members of […]

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