Day: June 27, 2021

The Latest: Israel’s new leader urges youth to get vaccine

JERUSALEM — Israel’s new prime minister is urging the country’s youth to get vaccinated as coronavirus case numbers have crept up in recent days due to a localized outbreak of the Delta variant. Naftali Bennett’s comments came at a meeting of the government Sunday in Jerusalem. “We don’t […]

For some US Muslims, raw talk on suicide, mental health

Dr. Rania Awaad was attending a virtual religion program this Ramadan when discussion turned to an unexpected question: Is it religiously acceptable to say a prayer for someone who died by suicide? Suicide is a complex and delicate topic that Awaad, as director of the Muslim Mental Health […]

PM Modi urges India to get COVID-19 shots amid Delta variant concerns

NEW DELHI, June 27 – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people on Sunday to overcome their hesitancy and get COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as possible, as concerns grow about the highly infectious Delta variant being detected in some states. After a fall in infections from May’s daily […]

Freed U.S. editor says he was tortured in Myanmar

June 27 – Myanmar security forces punched, slapped and beat a U.S. journalist and kept him blindfolded for more than a week of interrogation, he said after being deported to the United States following over three months in detention. Nathan Maung, 44, editor-in-chief of the online news platform […]

Blinken visit to pope will reset U.S-Vatican ties after Trump years

Summary Visit follows four uneasy years during Trump presidency Under Biden, U.S., Vatican on same side on climate change Pompeo visit last year was seen as diplomatic blunder Vatican’s relations with China are a problem, experts say VATICAN CITY, June 24 – The last time a U.S. secretary […]

India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 32 cr

India’s Active Caseload further declines to 5,86,403 Daily Recoveries outnumber Daily New Cases for 45th consecutive day Recovery Rate increases to 96.75% Daily Positivity Rate stands at 2.82%,less than 5% positivity for 20 consecutive days DELHI, JUNE 27: In a significant achievement, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has exceeded […]

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates Zen Garden, Ahmedabad

What is ‘Zen’ in Japan is ‘Dhyan’ in India: PM Inner peace along with outer progress and growth is hallmark of the two cultures: PM Kaizen is being used in many departments, institutions and schemes of the Central Government: PM PM elaborates on his vision of creating a […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with 300 veterans in Leh

Reiterates Government’s commitment towards ex-servicemen welfare DELHI, JUNE 27: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacted with 300 veterans, including Ashok Chakra winner Naib Subedar (Honorary) Chhering Mutup (Retd) and Maha Vir Chakra winner Colonel Sonam Wangchuk (Retd), at Leh, Ladakh on June 27, 2021. In his address, Shri […]

India records 50,040 new COVID-19 cases, 1,258 fresh fatalities

New Delhi, Jun 27:  A single-day rise of 50,040 fresh COVID-19 infections took India’s tally to 3,02,33,183, while the number of active cases dipped to 5,86,403, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Sunday. The death toll climbed to 3,95,751 with 1,258 more people succumbing to the […]

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