Day: July 13, 2021

Pressured by allies, Biden escalates fight for voting rights

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and other Democrats to combat efforts by Republican-led state legislatures to restrict access to the ballot. Biden has declared that protecting voting rights was the central cause of […]

Taliban surge in north Afghanistan sends thousands fleeing

CAMP ISTIQLAL, Afghanistan — Sakina, who is 11, maybe 12, walked with her family for 10 days after the Taliban seized her village in northern Afghanistan and burned down the local school. They are now among around 50 families living in a makeshift camp on a rocky patch […]

At least 2 dead after heavy rains swamp hilly northern Indian state

NEW DELHI, July 13 – At least two people were dead and 10 missing after heavy rains in a hilly northern Indian state triggered landslides and flash floods that destroyed homes, damaged roads and swept away cars, a senior government official said on Tuesday. About 50 workers from […]

Worst violence in years spreads in South Africa as grievances boil over

Summary Jailing of ex-president Zuma triggered initial protests Violence has broadened into protest over social injustice More than 40 killed so far in unrest Troops move in to flashpoints to help outnumbered police Shops, government buildings shut amid widespread looting JOHANNESBURG, July 13 – Crowds clashed with police […]

BULLETIN ON COVID-19

Posted On: 13 JUL 2021, Delhi 38.14 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination DriveIndia reports 31,443 new cases in last 24 hours; lowest in 118 days3,00,63,720 total recoveries across the country so farRecovery Rate increases to 97.28%49,007patients recovered during last 24 hoursIndia’s Active Caseload currently […]

PM interacts with Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics

Shares an informal, spontaneous session with sportspersons and their families Wishes of 135 crore Indians are the blessings of the country for all of you: PM Better training camps, equipment, international exposure has been  provided to the players : PM Athletes are a witnessing how the country is […]

Technology Meant for Mitigation of Airborne Transmission of SARS-COV-2 will be Installed in Parliament House says Union Minister Dr.Jitendra Singh

DELHI, JULY 13: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today discussed with scientific experts, the modalities of installing the latest UV-C Disinfection Technology in the […]

Rain in Delhi brings with it traffic snarls and commuter woes

New Delhi, Jul 13:  The long-awaited monsoon arrived in the national capital on Tuesday bringing with it waterlogged roads, traffic snarls in parts of the city and the familiar sight of snaking lines of vehicles stuck for interminable minutes. Many officer-goers reported late for office and several people […]

NEET-Postgraduate exam to be held on Sep 11

New Delhi, Jul 13:  The NEET Postgraduate exam will be held on September 11, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Tuesday. “We have decided to conduct #NEET Postgraduate exam on 11th September, 2021. My best wishes to young medical aspirants!” he tweeted. In view of the spike […]

BSF defuses anti-tank mine in J&K’s Samba

Jammu, July 13:  The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday defused an anti-tank mine in the border district of Samba in Jammu and Kashmir after a local resident spotted it, officials said. A villager detected the rusted anti-tank mine in his field in Gallard border hamlet along International […]

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