Day: July 23, 2021

Lt Governor dedicates 07 Power Infrastructure Projects worth Rs 10.11 crore to the public

.Plethora of problems plaguing the power generation, transmission, and distribution sector in J&K for last many decades are now being resolved at a faster pace: LG .Strengthening of infrastructure will help government’s aim of providing uninterrupted supply to households even in the rural areas: LG .Government is committed […]

To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolize power, but they insist there won’t be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani is removed. In an interview with The Associated Press, Taliban spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, who is […]

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from spreading to others who aren’t protected. An easing of safety precautions and the large number of people who […]

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games. As their opening played out, […]

At least 67 dead in India as rains trigger floods, landslides

MUMBAI, July 23 – At least 67 people have died in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, authorities said on Friday, after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and floodedlow-lying areas, cutting off hundreds of villages. Parts of India’s west coast received up to 594 mm (23 inches) of […]

Haiti’s murdered president laid to rest as tensions flare

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti, July 23 – Pallbearers in military attire carried late Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s body in a closed wooden coffin as his funeral got underway on Friday, two weeks after he was shot dead at home in an assassination still shrouded in mystery. The bearers placed the […]

Direct Income Support to Farmers

DELHI, JULY 23: MSP operations to ensure remunerative price of crops to farmers is continuing. In addition, the Union Government is already providing direct income support to farmers through a central Sector Scheme called the Pradhan Mantri Kisam Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojanawhich is being implemented since 1st December, […]

25 Presidents and 68 Members appointed in State Consumer Commissions and 367 Presidents and 695 Members appointed in District Consumer Commissions across the Country

DELHI, JULY 23: The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that as per information received from NIC (CONFONET), as of June, 2021, 25 Presidents and 68 Members […]

Call on Prime Minister by PGA-elect and Foreign Minister of the Maldives Abdulla Shahid on July 23, 2021

DELHI, JULY 23: The President-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Foreign Minister of the Maldives, H.E. Abdulla Shahid, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.  H.E. Abdulla Shahid is visiting India in his capacity as President-elect of the 76th session […]

Rashtrapati Bhavan as well as Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to Re-Open for Public Viewing from August 1, 2021

DELHI, JULY 23: Visit to Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex, which has been closed since April 14, 2021 due to COVID-19, will re-open from August 1, 2021 for the public.  Tour of Rashtrapati Bhavan will be available on Saturday and Sunday (except on Gazetted Holidays) in three […]

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