Day: May 25, 2021

Iran approves 7 for presidential vote, bars Rouhani allies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran named the hard-line cleric running its judiciary and six others Tuesday as approved candidates in its June 18 presidential election, barring prominent candidates allied to its current president amid tensions with the West over its tattered nuclear deal. The announcement carried by […]

Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

DELHI MAY 25: The National Statistical Office(NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the press note on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 toMarch, 2021 based on the administrative records available with selected government agencies to assess the progress in certain dimensions. […]

Blinken says US will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

JERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Tuesday to “rally international support” to aid Gaza following a devastating war there while keeping any assistance out of the hands of its militant Hamas rulers, as he began a regional tour to shore up last week’s cease-fire. The […]

After ceasefire, tensions over Mideast still boil on California campus

Lea Toubian was deep into an online discussion with university administrators about the safety of Jewish students when news of a truce between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas was relayed to the group. It left her with some hope that tensions on campus would ease. Now the […]

U.S. calls for ‘transparent’ new investigation into COVID origins

The United States called on Tuesday for international experts to be allowed to evaluate the source of the coronavirus and the “early days of the outbreak” in a second phase of an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. U.S. intelligence agencies are examining reports that researchers at […]

India to move over a million people to safety as cyclone approaches

Authorities on India’s east coast began moving more than a million people to safety on Tuesday as a “severe” Cyclone Yaas neared, days after deadly cyclone hit the west coast. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Cyclone Yaas was powering across the Bay of Bengal and would batter […]

India said to plan COVID-19 economic stimulus package – Bloomberg

India is preparing an economic stimulus package for the sectors worst affected by COVID-19, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The finance ministry is working on proposals to bolster the tourism, aviation and hospitality industries, along with small and medium-sized companies, Bloomberg reported. The […]

India’s coronavirus infections ebb but states struggle for vaccines

India’s official tally of daily infections of coronavirus fell to the lowest in nearly six weeks in the past 24 hours, offering hope that a devastating second wave is ebbing, but government leaders said shortages of vaccines were a big concern. Barely 3% of the country’s 1.3 billion […]

Toolkit issue: Rahul Gandhi says ‘truth remains unafraid’

New Delhi, May 25: “Truth remains unafraid,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday after the Delhi Police sent a notice to Twitter India in connection with the probe into a complaint about the alleged ‘COVID toolkit’. After two police teams descended on Twitter’s offices in Delhi and Gurgaon, […]

Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery to begin from 15th June

In view of Covid, Centre accepts the request of stakeholders to give Jewellers more time to get prepared for implementation and resolve issues Committee formed to resolve implementation issues and ensure roll out by 15thJune Customers must get Hallmark certified Gold at earliest all across the country without […]

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