Day: June 20, 2021

As Brazil tops 500,000 deaths, protests against president

RIO DE JANEIRO — Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil on Saturday as the nation’s confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million — a tragedy many critics blame on President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimize the […]

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency in low turnout

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election, a vote that both propelled the supreme leader’s protege into Tehran’s highest civilian position and saw the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic’s history. The election of Ebrahim Raisi, already […]

India ask states to ‘carefully calibrate’ lockdown easing

NEW DELHI, June 19 – India’s central government on Saturday urged states to be careful in reopening from COVID-19 lockdowns to prevent a resurgence of infections in the hard-hit country. Indian states are easing restrictions as a second wave of coronavirus infections appears to abate. The country is […]

Chinese, Indian workers among 11 killed in Nepal floods, 25 missing

KATHMANDU, June 18: – Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain across Nepal this week killed 11 people including one Indian and two Chinese workers at a development project, while 25 people were missing elsewhere, officials said on Friday. The bodies of the three workers were recovered […]

Russian envoy to U.S. returns to Washington with optimistic mindset -RIA

MOSCOW, June 20 – Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, was in an optimistic mood ahead of his return to Washington on Sunday, expecting meetings scheduled with U.S. colleagues next week to be constructive, the RIA news agency reported. President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart […]

PM congratulates His Excellency Ebrahim Raisi on his election as President of Iran

DELHI, JUNE 20: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated His Excellency Ebrahim Raisi on his election as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Congratulations to His Excellency Ebrahim Raisi on his election as President of the Islamic Republic […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update- Day 155

India’s Cumulative Vaccine Coverage exceeds 27.62 Cr More than 5.5 Cr Vaccine doses administered in the age group 18-44, so far Over 33 lakh Vaccine Doses administered today till 7 pm Posted On: 19 JUN 2021, Delhi India’s cumulative COVID Vaccination Coverage crossed 27.62 crore (27,62,55,304), as per the […]

FLEET AWARDS FUNCTION – EASTERN NAVAL COMMAND Recognising Operational Achievements

DELHI, JUNE 20: Fleet Awards Function 2021 was held to celebrate the operational achievements of the Eastern Fleet during the last year on 19 Jun 21. Fleet Awards Function marks the culmination of the Operational Cycle of the Eastern Fleet and recognises accomplishments of the ‘Sword Arm’ of the Eastern […]

India reports less than 60,000 daily cases after 81 days

India’s Active Caseload further declines to 7,29,243 Daily Recoveries outnumber Daily New Cases for 38th consecutive day Recovery Rate increases to 96.27% Daily Positivity Rate stands at 3.22%,less than 5% positivity for 13 consecutive days DELHI, JUNE 20: In a significant development, India has reported less than 60,000 daily […]

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