Day: May 5, 2021

India’s foreign minister out of G-7 meeting over COVID risk

LONDON — India’s foreign minister pulled out of in-person meetings at a Group of Seven gathering in London on Wednesday and was self-isolating after members of his country’s delegation tested positive for the coronavirus. Talks centered on ways to ensure global access to COVID-19 vaccines and curb a […]

Myanmar’s military disappearing young men to crush uprising

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Myanmar’s security forces moved in and the street lamps went black. In house after house, people shut off their lights. Darkness swallowed the block. Huddled inside her home  in this neighborhood of Yangon, 19-year-old Shwe dared to peek out her window into the inky night. A flashlight shone […]

Corona Curfew extended till 7 am on Monday, 10th May in Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla, Budgam

Covid-19 Control measures Corona Curfew extended till 7 am on Monday, 10th May in Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla, Budgam Samba to also be under Corona curfew from 7 pm on Wednesday, 05 May 2021 Increase Covid dedicated beds with Oxygen Cylinders support in Peripheral Hospitals: Lt Governor to Officers […]

China tourist trips top pre-pandemic levels over May Day break, revenues still lower

Chinese tourists made around 230 million trips over the extended May Day holiday as domestic travel surpassed pre-coronavirus pandemic levels, according to official estimates on Wednesday, although total tourism revenues were still lower. China marked International Labour Day with a five-day holiday from May 1-5, giving workers a […]

India says UK COVID-19 variant cases declining, local variant up in some states

India has seen fewer cases of infections by the coronavirus variant first spotted in Britain in recent weeks but more by a local variant in some states, Sujeet Kumar, the director of the National Centre for Disease Control, said on Wednesday. Reuters May 5, 2021 Our Standards: The Thomson […]

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (MHA) DRAWS ATTENTION OF STATES & UTs ON NEED TO HAVE PLAN OF ACTION

MHA ALSO HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR STATES & UTs TO ENSURE UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY IN HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL FACILITIES INCLUDING COVID DEDICATED FACILITIES DELHI, MAY 5: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has drawn the attention of State and Union Territory Governments towards the occurrence of fire incidents, caused […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, rules for provisional pension liberalised and timeline extended for ease of beneficiaries due to pandemic

DELHI, MAY 5: 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 said that Government has decided to extend the payment of provisional pensionup to a period of one year from the […]

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