Day: July 27, 2021

1 person dead, 4 still missing in German chemical explosion

BERLIN — An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany killed at least one person Tuesday, with 16 injured and four still missing. Fire officials who tested the air said there did not appear to be a danger to nearby residents after authorities initially urged […]

Foreign journalists harassed covering China floods, correspondents’ club says

BEIJING, July 27 – Journalists from several media outlets covering recent floods in China were harassed online and by local residents, with staff from the BBC and Los Angeles Times receiving death threats, according to the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC). In a statement on Tuesday, the […]

Simone Biles out of Olympic gymnastics team event as Russians beat U.S. to gold

TOKYO, July 27 – Simone Biles’ bid for a record six gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics ended abruptly on Tuesday when she dropped out of the women’s team final after one vault and watched as the United States surrendered their title to Russia. It was a stunning […]

Refund of GP: DDs asked to furnish list of NPS subscribers

JAMMU, JULY 27: Drawing and Disbursing Officers of Jammu Province have been asked to furnish the list of NPS subscribers to facilitate the refund of GP fund accumulation to them In a communiqué, the Fund office has invited the Attention of all Drawing and Disbursing Officers of Jammu […]

Navin Choudhary discusses modalities for e-auction of wholesale cum retail fish shops at Narwal Jammu

JAMMU, JULY 27: Fisheries Department is going to conduct e-auction of 50 wholesale cum retail shops to be allotted to the bidders situated at Narwal Mandi, Jammu. Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Fisheries Department, Navin Choudhary, today chaired a meeting to discuss modalities for procedure to be adopted during […]

Advisor Khan reviews functioning of Stationery & Supplies, Govt Press, ARI & Trainings Deptts

SRINAGAR, JULY 27: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Stationery & Supplies, Government Press, and ARI &Trainings Departments. A threadbare discussion was held on various aspects of the Stationery & Supplies Department including its functioning, man power management, optimal […]

Parliament passes landmark ‘Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021’ to repeal and replace the Lighthouse Act 1927

DELHI, JULY 27: Parliament today passed the Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021, which aims to replace over 90-year-old Lighthouse Act 1927, to incorporate the global best practices, technological developments and India’s International obligations in the field of Marine Aids to Navigation, to fulfill the vision of the […]

BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting on Traditional Medicine on Wednesday

AIIA to present Success of Indian System of Medicine in mitigation of COVID-19 DELHI, JULY 27: BRICS countries are all prepared to take ahead, incorporate and amplify the Traditional Medicine System in the fight against Covid-19. On Wednesday, BRICS countries will be discussing this particular issue in the […]

Sensex rises over 150 pts in early trade; Nifty tops 15,850

Mumbai, Jul 27: Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 150 points in early trade on Tuesday, tracking gains in index majors HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Tata Steel amid a positive trend in global markets. The 30-share BSE index was trading 155.51 points or 0.29 per cent higher at 53,007.78 […]

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