Day: June 17, 2021


JAMMU, JUNE 17: The overview of Covid-19 cases all over the globe including India’s current situation is presented today by the Founder editor Sh. Parveen Kumar in daily live broadcast. CREDIT: The Open View

EXPLAINER: Iran vote to determine next president, direction

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s presidential election Friday will determine who will lead the country’s civilian government as tensions remain high between the Islamic Republic and the West over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers. WHO IS RUNNING? Among the four candidates, hard-line judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi appears […]

Internet outages briefly disrupt access to websites, apps

A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange said in a post on Twitter Thursday afternoon Hong Kong time that its site was facing technical issues and […]

Biden abroad: Pitching America to welcoming if wary allies

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden spent his first trip overseas highlighting a sharp break from his disruptive predecessor, selling that the United States was once more a reliable ally with a steady hand at the wheel. European allies welcomed the pitch — and even a longtime foe acknowledged […]

EXCLUSIVE India puts on hold proposal to cut import duty on edible oils – sources

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, June 17 – India has put on hold a proposal to reduce import duties on edible oils as cooking oil prices started to fall in the world market after hitting record highs, two government and one industry officials told Reuters. The world’s biggest vegetable oil importer […]

Analysis: Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a corner

WASHINGTON/GENEVA, June 17: – President Joe Biden on his first foreign foray sought to cast Russia not as a direct competitor to the United States but as a bit player in a world where Washington is increasingly pre-occupied by China. Aides said Biden wanted to send a message […]

Biden, Putin discuss ambassadors, nuclear weapons and more

Washington, Jun 17 (AP) Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin of Russia spent more than three hours discussing issues Wednesday at their summit in Geneva. They ticked through their respective lists so quickly and in such excruciating detail, Biden says, that they looked at each other and thought, OK, […]

Sonia taken Covid jabs, govt should inoculate all instead of creating non-issues: Cong

New Delhi, Jun 17 : Sonia Gandhi has taken both doses of the Covishield vaccine, the Congress said on Thursday following questions from the BJP and asked the government to follow the raj dharma’ of vaccinating all Indians instead of creating non-issues. The Congress president’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi […]

PM should acknowledge his mistakes, seek expert help to rebuild India: Rahul

New Delhi, Jun 17: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said rebuilding India will begin once Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledges his mistakes and seeks help from experts as living in denial will not solve anything. He said this while citing a report quoting World Bank’s data on poverty […]

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister addresses the WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme on ‘Global Drive to Scale up TB Prevention’

Expanding access to tools like NAAT, digital X-ray with AI aided detection, high quality drugs, multi-sectoral community engagements, integration of TB services across all levels of our health system are rapidly fulfilling Prime Minister’s dream of a TB free India by 2025: Dr. Harsh Vardhan Seeks the cooperation […]

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