Day: July 6, 2021

28 feared dead in plane crash in Russia’s Far East

MOSCOW — A plane carrying 28 people apparently crashed as it came in for a landing in bad weather Tuesday in Russia’s Far East, and everyone aboard was feared dead. Wreckage from the An-26 was found on a coastal cliffside and in the sea near the airport in […]

Pope Francis eats breakfast, takes walk 2 days after surgery

ROME — Pope Francis ate breakfast, read the newspapers and took a walk Tuesday as he continued recovering from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said. A statement from the Vatican spokesman, Matteo Bruni, said tests performed following the pontiff’s Sunday surgery to remove half of his colon yielded “good” […]

After troops exit, safety of US Embassy in Kabul top concern

KABUL, Afghanistan — As the end to America’s “forever war” rapidly approaches, the U.S. Embassy and other diplomatic missions in Kabul are watching a worsening security situation and looking at how to respond. In the countryside, districts are falling to the Taliban in rapid succession. America’s warlord allies […]

Death of a 84-year-old Indian priest in custody stirs outcry

NEW DELHI, July 6 – A top U.N. human rights official has deplored the death in custody of an 84-year-old Indian Christian priest who campaigned for the rights of tribal people and was denied bail after being detained under an anti-terrorism law. Father Stan Swamy was arrested last […]

China, U.S. can coexist in peace but challenge is enormous – White House

WASHINGTON, July 6 – White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Tuesday that it was possible for China and United States to coexist in peace but the challenge was enormous and Beijing had become increasingly assertive. At an event hosted by the Asia Society think tank, Campbell […]

China tech crackdown wipes out billions from Didi, other U.S.-listed firms

HONG KONG/LONDON, July 6 – Didi Global Inc (DIDI.N) shares slumped as much as 25% in U.S. pre-market trade on Tuesday, ahead of its first session since Chinese regulators ordered the company’s app be taken down days after its $4.4 billion listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The ride-hailing […]

BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 06 JUL 2021, Delhi 35.75 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination DriveIndia reports 34,703 new cases in last 24 hours; lowest in 111 daysIndia’s Active Caseload declines to 4,64,357; lowest in 101 daysActive cases constitute 1.52% of total cases2,97,52,294 Total Recoveries across the […]

Justice Department commemorates the milestone of crossing 9 lakh beneficiaries under its Tele-Law programme

The event heralds beginning of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” in Department of Justice Tele Law has potential to foster inclusive character of justice delivery and strengthening rule of law: says Law Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad during event Tele-Law saw a surge of 369% growth in number of […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra says, a Common Eligibility Test will be conducted across the country from early 2022

Launches e-book Civil List-2021 of IAS officers at North Block DELHI, JULY 6: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space Dr Jitendra Singh today said that a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for job […]

ENVOYS OF FOUR NATIONS PRESENT CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT OF INDIA THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCE

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, accepted credentials from Ambassadors/High Commissioners of the Republic of Colombia, Uruguay, Jamaica and Republic of Armenia today (July 6, 2021) in a virtual ceremony. Those who presented their credentials were: 1.   H.E. Ms. Mariana Pacheco Montes, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia […]

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