Day: July 18, 2021

OPEC, allies raise limits for 5 countries to end oil dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — OPEC and allied nations agreed Sunday to raise the production limits imposed on five countries next year and boost their production by 2 million barrels per day by the end of this year, ending a dispute that roiled oil markets. The disagreement, sparked […]

Taliban say they want Afghan deal, even as they battle on

ISLAMABAD — The leader of the Taliban said Sunday that his movement is committed to a political settlement to end decades of war in Afghanistan, even as the insurgents battle in dozens of districts across to country to gain territory. The statement by Maulawi Hibatullah Akhunzada came as […]

Landslides kill at least 30 in Mumbai after heavy rains

MUMBAI, July 18 – At least 30 people died in three Mumbai suburbs after several houses collapsed when heavy rain triggered landslides, officials said on Sunday, and forecasts of further downpours could force authorities to relocate people living in danger zones. Rescuers resorted to using their hands to […]

‘Please, please be cautious’ as we lift COVID rules, says UK PM

LONDON, July 18 – Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the British public to be cautious and said they must self-isolate when told to do so as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted in England on Monday. “Please, please, please, be cautious,” Johnson said in a video from his own period […]

After war with Israel, a grieving Gaza marks Eid Al-Adha holiday

GAZA, July 18 – For Palestinians who lost loved ones in the fighting between Gaza militants and Israel two months ago, there is little cause for celebration during the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha. Known as the Feast of Sacrifice, it commemorates for the faithful the prophet […]

Lt Governor voices people’s suggestions in the Episode 4 of ‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’

Nari Shakti’s social & economic independence imperative to any society’s progress, says the LG Govt to provide financial assistance to 400 Dental Surgeons to start their own clinics in first phase Youth of J&K inherently capable; administration committed to providing right platforms to the talented youth: LG Government […]

2nd phase of 5-day ‘Gaon Gaon Ayushman’ campaign underway in J&K

JAMMU, JULY 19: The unique initiative of State Health Agency, ‘Gaon Gaon Ayushman’ aimed to provide Ayushman Bharat cards to population of Jammu and Kashmir, is witnessing enthusiastic participation with second phase of the campaign being conducted in one block of each district of the Union Territory from […]

Prisoners released during COVID-19 second wave will not surrender until further orders: SC

New Delhi, Jul 16: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that prisoners, who were released by the high powered committees (HPCs) of states during the second wave of COVID-19 following its direction, will not be asked to surrender until further orders. A special bench headed by Chief Justice N […]

Mumbai rain fury: 25 die in house collapses after landslides

Mumbai, July 18: Twenty five people died in house collapses triggered by landslides following incessant overnight rains in Mumbai, which caused severe water logging and disruption of suburban train services and vehicular traffic in the financial capital on Sunday, officials said. The Western Railway and Central Railway briefly suspended […]

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