Day: August 10, 2021

President of India pays homage to Shri V.V. GIRI on his Birth Anniversary

DELHI, AUGUST 10: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Shri V.V. Giri, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 10, 2021). The President and officials of Rashtrapati Bhavan paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of […]

Increase in Medical and Nursing Seats in Government and Private Colleges

DELHI, AUGUST 10: COVID-19 pandemic has re-affirmed the importance of adequate number of qualified and skilled human resources in health. The number of MBBS Seats in the country has increased by 53.22% from 54,348 seats in 2014 to 83,275 seats in 2020 and the number of PG seats […]

Hezbollah leader vows retaliation for future Israeli attacks

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the militant Hezbollah group said Saturday his group will retaliate against any future Israeli airstrikes on Lebanon, a day after his supporters fired a barrage of rockets toward Israel. Hassan Nasrallah said it would be wrong to assume Hezbollah would be constrained […]

‘Hours on a footnote’: Scientists felt joy, frustration in making U.N. climate report

Summary 234 scientists spent years working on report for free Co-chair compares efforts to a “marathon” Virtual decision-making posed new challenges GENEVA, Aug 10 (Reuters) – After spending hundreds of hours in virtual meetings to complete this week’s major U.N. climate report, scientists Piers Forster and Joeri Rogelj […]

India’s daily COVID-19 cases near five-month low

NEW DELHI, Aug 10 – India reported on Tuesday 28,204 COVID-19 infections over the last 24 hours, the lowest since March 16, according to government data. India’s overall case load touched 32 million, the health ministry data showed. Overall deaths in the country increased by 373 overnight, pushing […]

India’s retail inflation likely cooled to 5.78% in July – Reuters poll

Summary reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=INCPIY%3DECI poll data for retail inflation CPI and industrial output data due Aug. 12 at 1200 GMT BENGALURU, Aug 10 – India’s retail inflation likely slowed to a three-month low in July, bringing it back within the central bank’s target range, on falling food prices and an […]

Fire put out at Iranian petrochemicals plant – reports

DUBAI, Aug 10 – A fire broke out at a storage tank in a petrochemicals plant on Iran’s Gulf island of Kharg on Tuesday, but the blaze was brought under control and there were no casualties, the Iranian oil ministry’s SHANA news agency reported. “Fortunately, this accident did […]

China court upholds Canadian’s death sentence as Huawei executive fights extradition

BEIJING/OTTAWA, Aug 10 – A Chinese court upheld on Tuesday a Canadian man’s death sentence for drug smuggling a day before another court is due to rule on the case of another Canadian accused of spying. The court proceedings for the two Canadians come as lawyers in Canada […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

More than 52.56 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs More than 2.07 Crore balance and unutilized doses still available with States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered DELHI, AUGUST 10: The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the […]

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