Day: June 28, 2021

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military, under the direction of President Joe Biden, has conducted airstrikes against what it said were “facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups” near the border between Iraq and Syria. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said the militias were using the facilities to launch unmanned […]

Australia battles several clusters in new pandemic phase

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia was battling to contain several COVID-19 clusters around the country on Monday in what some experts have described as the nation’s most dangerous stage of the pandemic since the earliest days. Sydney in the east and Darwin in the north were locked down on […]

Analysis: India bulks up against outflows as Fed, virus risks threaten repeat of 2013

MUMBAI, June 28 – India’s $600 billion in reserves should help it fight market volatility from any U.S. monetary tightening, but analysts and traders warn a slowing economy and an expanding fiscal deficit still make it particularly vulnerable to capital flight. Asia’s third-largest economy has bad memories of […]

India probes suspected use of drones in blast at Jammu air base – officials

Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, June 27: – India is investigating the suspected use of drones by separatist militants after two explosions rocked an Indian Air Force Station in the northern region of Jammu, two senior security officials said on Sunday. The explosions in the early hours of Sunday injured […]

Analysis: North Korea sees ‘propaganda value’ in slimmer Kim, analysts say

SEOUL, June 28 – A rare mention in North Korean state media of leader Kim Jong Un’s health could be intended to head off speculation and play up shared sacrifice amid food shortages, analysts said. The tightly controlled state media on Friday quoted an unidentified resident of Pyongyang […]


DELHI, JUNE 28: India achieves another milestone in COVID19 vaccination and overtakes USA in total number of CovidVaccine doses administered. 32.36 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India reports 46,148new cases in last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload declines to 5,72,994 Active cases constitute […]

India achieves another milestone in COVID19 vaccination and overtakes USA in total number of COVID Vaccine doses administered

32.36 cr COVID Vaccine doses administered across the country India reports 46,148 New Cases in the last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload declines to 5,72,994 DELHI, JUNE 28: India has achieved another milestone in its COVID19 vaccination drive as it overtakes USA in terms of the total number […]

PM reiterates commitment to vaccines for all, free for all

DELHI, JUNE 28: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated all those who are driving the momentum of India’s vaccination drive. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said: “India’s vaccination drive keeps gaining momentum! Congrats to all those who are driving this effort. Our commitment remains vaccines […]

DRDO successfully flight tests New Generation Agni P Ballistic Missile

DELHI, JUNE 28: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a New Generation Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni P from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha, Balasore at 1055 hrs on June 28, 2021. Various telemetry and radar stations positioned along the […]

Vice President pays rich tributes to former Prime Minister, Shri P V Narasimha Rao on his birth centenary

Shri Rao was a legendary figure, who had pioneered economic reforms: VP VP describes Shri Rao as a multi-faceted personality and recalls his love for languages. VP expresses his disappointment that Shri Rao did not get the recognition he had richly deserved. No nation can move forward by […]

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