Day: August 12, 2021

Indian state launches assault on drugs as UN warns of Bangladesh-like crisis

Summary UN body warns India’s northeast facing risk of surge in meth use Assam launches big assault on drugs under new chief minister Assam says drug trade in and via state worth millions of dollars Opposition alleges human rights abuse; ties with neighbour sour GUWAHATI, India, Aug 12 […]

India recovery not yet at point for pulling back liquidity -finance minister

NEW DELHI, Aug 12 – Indian economy has not reached the level where the central bank can begin pulling back liquidity as Asia’s third largest economy is still recovering from the shock of two major waves of coronavirus, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. “I am glad […]

Indian rocket fails to launch earth observation satellite

BENGALURU, Aug 12 – An Indian rocket carrying a powerful earth observation satellite failed to fire fully on Thursday, the state-run space agency said, in a setback for the country’s space programme. The satellite, meant for quick monitoring of natural disasters such as cyclones, cloudbursts and thunderstorms, was […]

Russia detains head of hypersonics research facility in treason case – TASS

MOSCOW, Aug 12 – Russia has detained the head of a research facility that specialises in hypersonic technology in Moscow on suspicion of state treason, the TASS news agency cited a source as saying on Thursday. Russia’s Federal Security Service will ask a court to hold him in […]

PM interacts with women Self Help Groups in ‘Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’

Lauds Self-Help Groups of women for their unprecedented services during the Corona period The government is constantly creating an atmosphere and conditions where all the sisters can connect their villages with prosperity and prosperity: PM There is a lot of potential for Self Help Groups in encouraging toys […]


DELHI, AUGUST 12: 52.36 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive Active cases constitute 1.21% of total cases; lowest since Mar 2020 India’s Active caseload currently 3,87,987 Highest ever Recovery Rate achieved; currently at 97.45% 3,12,60,050total recoveries across the country so far 39,069patients […]

Arjuna Awardee para shuttler moves Delhi HC against non-selection for Tokyo games

New Delhi, Aug 9 : Arjuna Awardee para shuttler Raj Kumar has moved the Delhi High Court against his non-selection for the mixed doubles badminton event in the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics, which the court Thursday said will be heard on August 10. Justice Rekha Palli deferred hearing on the […]

Security forces convoy attacked in J-K’s Kulgam

Srinagar, Aug 12:  Terrorists opened fire at a security forces convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday, officials said here. They said the convoy was headed for Srinagar from Jammu. “Terrorists opened firing on a security forces convoy in Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Malpora in Qazigund […]

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