Day: June 6, 2021

Factbox: FACTBOX-Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 172.85 million, death toll at 3,865,375

More than 172.85 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 3,865,375​ have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. Interactive […]

Nestle, under fire over unhealthy products, working on new strategy

Nestle (NESN.S) said on Monday it was working on updating its nutrition and health strategy after the Financial Times reported an internal document at the food giant described a large portion of its food and drinks as unhealthy. The newspaper said it had seen an internal presentation circulated among top […]

Israel domestic security warns of violence as Netanyahu faces unseating

The head of Israel’s domestic security service issued a rare warning on Saturday of possible violence during one of the most politically charged periods in decades, with the country on the verge of unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, its longest serving leader. Netanyahu is facing the prospect of […]

Doorstep ration delivery scheme should be implemented across India in view of COVID-19: Kejriwal

New Delhi, June 6:  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why the doorstep ration delivery scheme by his government was stalled by the Centre and appealed to him to allow its implementation in the national interest. He said the scheme should be […]

US senators promise vaccines for Taiwan amid China row

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The U.S. will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, part of President Joe Biden’s move to share tens of millions of jabs globally, three American senators said Sunday, after the self-ruled island complained that China is hindering its efforts to secure vaccines as it […]

China urges closer Afghanistan ties as US withdrawal looms

BEIJING — China is urging closer security and economic cooperation with Afghanistan in an apparent effort to bolster its influence in the region as the U.S. and its allies prepare to withdraw their forces from the country. The official Xinhua News Agency reported that foreign ministers from China, […]

Trump to GOP: Support candidates who ‘stand for our values’

Donald Trump on Saturday pushed Republicans to support candidates who are loyal to him in next year’s midterm elections as the former president launched a new more active phase of his post presidency. Trump, 74, teased the prospect of another presidential bid of his own in 2024, but […]

Expanding implementation of the Van Dhan Yojana in the Union Territory of Ladakh

DELHI, JUNE 6:In its series of State Level webinars that TRIFED conducted recently to review the progress of the implementation of the Van Dhan Yojana, one important outreach session was with the state teams and VDVKs of the Union Territory of Ladakh.  The main focus of the session […]

Union Education Minister approves the release of Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 for States and Union Territories

DELHI, JUNE 6: Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’  approved the release of Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 for States and Union Territories of India today. The Government has introduced the Performance Grading Index with a set of 70 parameters to catalyse transformational change in the field of school […]

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