Day: August 16, 2021

EXPLAINER: Why Haiti is prone to devastating earthquakes

Earthquakes have been wreaking havoc in Haiti since at least the 18th century, when the city of Port-au-Prince was destroyed twice in 19 years. Saturday’s powerful quake killed hundreds and injured thousands more. Eleven years earlier a temblor killed tens of thousands of people, if not hundreds of […]

Mumbai resumes rail services as part of wider easing

MUMBAI, Aug 16 – Authorities in India’s financial capital Mumbai have almost fully resumed suburban rail services for the first time in more than a year, as part of a wider easing of COVID-19 restrictions, as the pace of infections declined. Previously, only essential workers were allowed to […]

Desperate Afghans throng Kabul airport, stalling U.S. evacuations

Summary Taliban say form of new regime to be announced soon Islamist group seeks to project more moderate image President Ghani says he left to avoid bloodshed Scenes of chaos as diplomats, Afghans flee to airport U.S., allies scramble to evacuate their citizens KABUL, Aug 16 (Reuters) – […]

Result of Combined Geo-Scientist (Main)Examination-2021

DELHI, AUGUST 16: On the basis of the result of the written part of the Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination-2021 held by the Union Public Service Commission on 17th to 18th July, 2021, the candidates with the under mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test. 2.        The candidature of these […]

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh says, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to strengthen grassroots democracy in Jammu & Kashmir

Dr Jitendra Singh attends a series of developmental programmes in Kathua and other parts of his Parliamentary Constituency DELHI, AUGUST 16: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr […]

PM pays tributes to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his Punya Tithi

DELHI, AUGUST 16: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his Punya Tithi. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “We remember his warm personality, we remember his endearing nature, we remember his wit and humour, we […]


Posted On: 16 AUG 2021 7, Delhi Over 55 Crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination DriveActive cases constitute 1.18% of total cases; lowest since March 2020India’s Active caseload currently 3,81,947; lowest in 145 daysRecovery Rate currently at 97.48%; Highest since March 20203,14,11,924 total […]

India takes pride in having world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination programme: PM

New Delhi, Aug 15:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that India takes pride in having the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination programme and more than 54 crore people have already taken the vaccine shots. In his Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the […]

PM unveils roadmap of new India with ambitious schemes; warns of terrorism, expansionism

New Delhi, Aug 15: Outlining the roadmap for a new and assertive India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced a slew of development programmes, including a landmark Rs. 100 lakh crore “Gatishakti” initiative to boost infrastructure and employment opportunities In his eighth consecutive address from the ramparts […]

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