Day: June 11, 2021

UNDP Report Lauds Aspirational Districts Programme, Recommends Replication in Other Parts of the World

DELHI, JUNE 11: In an independent appraisal report released today,United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India has lauded the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) as ‘a very successful model of local area development’that ‘should serve as a best practice for several other countries where regional disparities in development status persist […]

Indian medical workers scale mountains to bring vaccines to remote corners

As India rushes to vaccinate its people against the coronavirus, medical workers often have to trek to perilous heights and across treacherous terrain to reach those in remote areas. In the northern region of Lidderwat, more than 100 km (60 miles) from the capital of India-administered Kashmir, medical […]

Analysis: U.S. FDA faces mounting criticism over Alzheimer’s drug approval

In approving the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking its biggest risk yet with a strategy that allows new therapies onto the market without strong evidence that they work, regulatory and scientific experts say. The Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) drug, Aduhelm, […]

EXPLAINER: What will change under Israel’s new government?

JERUSALEM — If all goes according to plan, Israel will swear in a new government on Sunday, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12-year rule and a political crisis that inflicted four elections on the country in less than two years. The next government, which will be led […]

G-7 gathers to pledge 1B coronavirus vaccine shots for world

CARBIS BAY, England — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted world leaders on a wooden boardwalk on the freshly raked sand of Carbis Bay to open the Group of Seven summit Friday, offering elbow bumps to dignitaries gathering for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 […]

PDD asked to evolve long term strategy for rational power distribution

Preventive maintenance to be a regular feature SRINAGAR, JUNE 11: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today convened a meeting to review the recent power outages in Jammu region. Principal Secretary, Power Development Department and Chief Engineers along with MD, Power DISCOMs participated in the meeting. It […]

JK reports 906 new positive cases, 284027 recovered so far

JAMMU, JUNE 11-The Government on Friday informed that 906 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),244 from Jammu division and 662 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 305772.Also 17 COVID-19 deaths have been […]

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chairs meeting to discuss infrastructure road map ahead

Finance Minister conveys Ministries to front-load their capital expenditure & aim to achieve more than their CAPEX targets Finance Minister told Ministries and their CPSEs to ensure clearance of MSME’s dues at the earliest Finance Minister asks Ministries to explore Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode for viable projects […]


Posted On: 11 JUN 2021, Delhi Less than 1 lakh cases for the 4th DayIndia reports91,702 newcases in last 24 hours1,34,580patients recovered during last 24 hoursRecoveries continue to outnumber Daily New Cases for the 29th consecutive dayRecovery Rate increases to 94.93%Weekly Positivity Rate currently at 5.14%Daily positivity rate […]

Dr. Harsh Vardhan addresses 75th session of UNGAon prevention of HIV/AIDS

We are together in this fight against HIV- Dr Harsh Vardhan “India is providing free anti-retro-viral treatment to close to 1.4 million people” “We need to achieve zero new transmission of HIV if we are to deliver on the promise of ending AIDS in next 10 years” DELHI, […]

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