Day: May 28, 2021

WHO chief concedes ‘slow’ response to Congo sex abuse claims

LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization acknowledged the U.N. health agency’s response to sexual abuse allegations involving employees who worked in Congo during an Ebola outbreak was “slow,” following an Associated Press investigation that found senior WHO management knew of multiple cases of misconduct. As WHO’s highest […]

Syria’s Assad wins 4th term with 95% of vote, in election the West calls fraudulent

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won a fourth term in office with 95.1% of the votes in an election that will extend his rule over a country ruined by war but which opponents and the West say was marked by fraud. Assad’s government says the election on Wednesday shows […]

Badminton’s Tokyo rankings frozen, India’s Nehwal misses cut

Badminton’s Olympic rankings were frozen on Friday with the game’s governing body saying no further qualifying tournaments will take place before the Tokyo Games this year. The qualifying period officially closes on June 15 but the current Race-to-Tokyo rankings will not change, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said […]

Credit Suisse scandals prompt Switzerland to think unthinkable: punish bankers

Exasperation with Credit Suisse following a string of scandals is prompting Switzerland to rethink a system in which top bankers have been largely untouchable. Credit Suisse’s heavy losses from the collapse of family office Archegos and the decimation of billions of client investments backed by insolvent British financier […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 2769 new positive cases, 235617 recovered so far JAMMU, MAY 27:The Government on Thursday informed that2769 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),964from Jammu division and 1805from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir […]


DELHI, MAY 28: Ministry of Power, Government of India has transferred the prestigious 220 kV Srinagar-Drass-Kargil-Khaltsi-Leh Transmission System to Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a Maharatna CPSU of Government of India. The transmission system was dedicated to the nation by Hon’ble Prime Minister in February 2019, […]

Defence Secretary launches DG NCC Mobile Training App 2.0

DELHI, MAY 28: Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar launched Directorate General National Cadet Corps (NCC) Mobile Training App Version 2.0 in New Delhi on May 28, 2021. The app will assist in conducting countrywide online training to NCC cadets during the COVID-19 pandemic conditions. It is aimed at providing […]

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