Day: June 4, 2021

Kathua showing significant improvement in Covid situation; Recovery rate touches 94.58%: DC Rahul Yadav

KATHUA, JUNE 04: Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Rahul Yadav today said that the district is showing significant improvement in Covid situation with recovery rate touching 94.58%. Briefing media persons about overall Covid situation and post lockdown scenario in the district, the DC said the Bed Occupancy Rate in different […]

18 to 44 yrs age-group vaccination: Appointment on Cowin portal to start daily from 9 AM till booking of all slots

18 to 44 yrs age-group vaccination: Appointment on Cowin portal to start daily from 9 AM till booking of all slots JAMMU, JUNE 04: As per Directorate of Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization J&K, the appointment on Cowin Portal for Covid-19 Vaccination of 18-44 years age group (Covaxin) […]

Heart reaction probed as possible rare vaccine link in teens

Health authorities are trying to determine whether heart inflammation that can occur along with many types of infections could also be a rare side effect in teens and young adults after the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. An article on seven U.S. teen boys in several states, published […]

Decision to remove candidates from Iran election to be reviewed

Iran’s Guardian Council said on Friday that the vetting body will soon announce a review of candidates barred from this month’s presidential vote following the Supreme Leader’s intervention. “The orders of the Supreme Leader are final and his ruling must be obeyed. The Guardian Council will soon announce […]

Turkish court issues 1,000-year jail terms in Fenerbahce case

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a media executive and a former police chief to more than 1,000 years each in prison for conspiring to bring match-fixing charges against top soccer club Fenerbahce. Fenerbahce’s president was jailed for match-fixing a decade ago and the club was barred from […]

Indian panel says global response needed to contain more infectious virus variant

The coronavirus variant first identified in India is highly infectious and can be caught by people who have already had the disease or been only partially vaccinated, a panel of Indian government scientists said in a report published on Friday. Dubbed the “delta variant” by the World Health […]

WHO warns of ‘failure’ unless wealthy countries advance their vaccine donations

Wealthy countries need to give more COVID-19 vaccines and follow the United States in making doses available immediately to cover a 200 million dose gap caused by Indian supply disruptions and manufacturing delays, a WHO senior adviser said on Friday. The World Health Organization is urging wealthy countries […]

Hong Kong locks down Tiananmen vigil park amid tight security, arrests organiser

Hong Kong sealed off a park where tens of thousands gather annually to commemorate China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown and arrested the vigil’s organiser on Friday, in what activists see as suppression of one of the city’s main symbols of democratic hope. A blanket of security was thrown over […]

Indian visa or stay stipulation period of foreign nationals stranded in India due to COVID-19 pandemic to be considered as deemed to be valid till 31.08.2021

DELHI, JUNE 4: Due to non-availability of normal commercial flight operations on account of the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020, a number of foreign nationals who came to India prior to March 2020 on valid Indian visas had got stranded in India. Keeping in view the difficulties being […]

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