Day: May 29, 2021

Foxconn founder says hopes to import BioNTech COVID shots for Taiwan

Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of major Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier Foxconn, said on Saturday his charity plans to apply to import 5 million doses of BioNTech SE’s (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 vaccine into Taiwan, which is tackling a spike in infections. After recording just a handful of daily infections for months, Taiwan is […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh asks all 18 plus government employees to get vaccinated at the earliest

DELHI, MAY 29: Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) is advising all the government employees above the age of 18 years to get vaccinated at the earliest. DELHI, MAY 29: This was stated here today by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), […]

NASA releases stunning new pic of Milky Way’s ‘downtown’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has released a stunning new picture of our galaxy’s violent, super-energized “downtown.” It’s a composite of 370 observations over the past two decades by the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory, depicting billions of stars and countless black holes in the center, or heart, of […]

District admin focusing on development activities, besides implementation of Covid protocols: Anshul Garg

Positivity rate drops to 6.3% in Jammu district JAMMU, MAY 28: Deputy Commissioner Jammu Anshul Garg today said that development activities are the prime focus of District Administration along with implementing Covid-19 protocols and restrictions in the district. He was briefing the media persons regarding the Covid situation […]

Lt Governor inaugurates DRDO’s 500-bedded Covid Hospital, dedicates the facility to Jammu

I am grateful to Prime Minister, Home Minister & Defence Minister for extending all possible assistance to J&K: LG Facility having 125 ICU beds, equipped with 24 hours oxygen facility would significantly ramp up healthcare infra to deal with Covid-19 pandemic: LG Effective and rapid response system devised […]

NCPCR Asks States/UTS to Upload Data of Children Who Have Lost Both or Either of The Parent To Covid-19

DELHI, MAY 29: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), in furtherance to its function as a monitoring authority under section 109 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 and in view of the growing problem related to children affected by COVID-19, has devised an online tracking portal “Bal […]

Ex-premier’s graft case a test of justice in oil-rich Kuwait

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Where is Sheikh Jaber? Kuwait was abuzz with the question as citizens on social media demanded to know the whereabouts of their 79-year-old former prime minister. He’d been ordered detained pending trial in an unprecedented move last month over the alleged embezzlement of […]

Belarus airline chief decries airspace restrictions by EU states

The head of Belarusian national airline Belavia on Saturday condemned as “despicable” the decision by numerous EU countries to impose airspace restrictions on the carrier following the forced landing of a passenger jet in Minsk. Most of Belarus’s neighbours and many other European nations have banned Belavia flights […]

Remains of 215 children found at former indigenous school site in Canada

The remains of 215 children, some as young as three years old, were found at the site of a former residential school for indigenous children, a discovery Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described as heartbreaking on Friday. The children were students at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in […]

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