Day: April 17, 2021

Lt Governor chairs meeting with all DCs, provides insights for effective formulation of District Development Plans

Lt Governor chairs meeting with all DCs, provides insights for effective formulation of District Development Plans ‘Janbhagidari’ to be the foundation of formulation & implementation of the Plans: Lt Governor Hold regular interactions with DDCs, BDCs and Gram Sabhas; maintain regional balance; ensure uniform distribution of funds: LG […]

Major Surgeries initiated at MCH Hospital Gandhi Nagar

JAMMU, APRIL 16: Maternal and Child Health(MCH) designated Covid Hospital Gandhi Nagar of GMC Jammu today performed atleast three major surgeries with four operation theatres of the newly constructed health institution made fully functional. On directions of Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Atul Dulloo, the MCH Hospital […]

From Russia to Britain, Philip’s royal ties spanned Europe

TATOI, Greece — Prince Philip’s life spanned a century of European history. His family ties were just as broad, with Britain’s longest-serving consort linked by blood and marriage to most of the continent’s royal houses. “If Queen Victoria is considered the grandmother of Europe, Prince Philip is the […]

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

RIO DE JANEIRO — The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France. The number of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins […]

Four members of Sikh community among dead in Indianapolis FedEx shooting -group

Four members of the Sikh religious community, three women and one man, were killed in a Thursday night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis that claimed the lives of eight workers, a community group and local leader said on Friday. “Out of eight, four are Sikh community […]

U.S. Sikh group demands probe of possible hate bias in deadly Indianapolis FedEx rampage

Half of the eight workers shot to death at an Indianapolis FedEx facility by a former employee before he killed himself belonged to the Sikh religious community, leading an advocacy group to urge a probe of possible racial or ethnic hatred as a factor. Law enforcement officials said […]

Modi appeals to keep Hindu festival symbolic as India’s COVID-19 infections surge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to devotees to keep a key Hindu festival symbolic, amid worries about the spread of COVID-19 infections as the country reported more than 200,000 new cases for a third straight day. Criticism has mounted over the Indian government’s handling of […]

Russia beefs up warship presence in Black Sea as Ukraine tensions simmer

Two Russian warships transited the Bosphorus en route to the Black Sea on Saturday and 15 smaller vessels completed a transfer to the sea as Moscow beefs up its naval presence at a time of tense relations with the West and Ukraine. The reinforcement coincides with a huge […]

EXCLUSIVE China opens its borders to billions of dollars of gold imports – sources

China has given domestic and international banks permission to import large amounts of gold into the country, five sources familiar with the matter said, potentially helping to support global gold prices after months of declines. China is the world’s biggest gold consumer, gobbling up hundreds of tonnes of […]

Biden and Japan’s Suga project unity against China’s assertiveness

President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter an increasingly assertive China as the U.S. leader held his first face-to-face White House summit since taking office. The talks offered the Democratic president, inaugurated in January, a chance […]

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