Day: June 9, 2021

Blunt message, search for answers mark VP’s 1st foreign trip

MEXICO CITY — Vice President Kamala Harris came to Latin America to deliver a message rather than clinch some kind of concrete deal. She bluntly told migrants not to travel to the United States. She spoke of the evils of government corruption that lead to dislocation. She urged […]

On 1st overseas trip, Biden to assure allies and meet Putin

WASHINGTON — Set to embark on the first overseas trip of his term, President Joe Biden is eager to reassert the United States on the world stage, steadying European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor and pushing democracy as the only bulwark to rising forces of authoritarianism. Biden […]

Taliban kill at least 10 Afghans working for mine-clearing agency

Taliban insurgents shot dead 10 Afghans working for an agency clearing land mines in an attack on their camp in the north of the country, their organisation, the Halo Trust, said on Wednesday. The Taliban, fighting to overthrow the foreign-backed Afghan government, denied involvement in the late Tuesday […]

Women falling behind in India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive

Many more men in India have received COVID-19 vaccines than women, government data showed on Tuesday, highlighting gender disparity in the country’s immunisation drive that has also disadvantaged the rural population. India has partly or fully vaccinated about 101 million men, nearly 17% more than women. Men account […]

President appoints Shri Anup Chandra Pandey as Election Commissioner

DELHI, JUNE 9: The President of India, appointed Shri Anup Chandra Pandey, IAS (Retd.) (UP: 1984) as the Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India, with effect from the dated he assumes the office. A notification in this regard was issued by Legislative Department, Ministry of Law […]

India reports less than 1 lakh Daily New Cases for the 2nd successive day

India’s Active Caseload further declines to less than 13 lakh after 57 days Active Cases decrease by 72,287 in last 24 hours Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 27th consecutive day Recovery Rate increases to 94.55% Daily Positivity Rate further dips to4.66%, continues the […]

Carry out ‘surgical strike’ on coronavirus: HC to Centre

Mumbai, Jun 9:  The Bombay High Court on Wednesday said the Centre’s approach against coronavirus, which is the society’s biggest enemy at present, should be “like a surgical strike” instead of standing at the borders waiting for the virus to come out. A division bench of Chief Justice […]

Ambulance driver attempts to rape COVID-19 patient in hospital in K’taka, held

Kalaburagi, Jun 9:  A driver of a private ambulance allegedly attempted to rape a COVID-19 patient at a government hospital here, following which he was arrested. According to police, the accused entered the cardiology department of the Gulbarga Institute of Medical Science, where the 25-year-old victim was undergoing […]

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