Day: August 25, 2021

Japan further expands virus emergency areas as cases surge

TOKYO — Japan expanded its coronavirus state of emergency on Wednesday for a second week in a row, adding eight more prefectures as a surge in infections fueled by the delta variant strains the country’s health care system. The government last week extended the state of emergency until […]

India to monetise $81 bln worth of state assets over next 4 years

NEW DELHI, Aug 23 – India plans to monetise $81 billion worth of state assets over the next four years under a program announced earlier in the 2021/2022 budget to boost infrastructure spending and spur economic growth in Asia’s third biggest economy. The Indian government aims to hand […]

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Aug 25 – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Vaccine protection wanes within six months Protection against COVID-19 offered by two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines begins to fade within six months, underscoring the need for booster shots, according to […]

Western nations race to complete Afghan evacuation as deadline looms

Summary Biden says evacuation on track to finish by deadline Afghans face drought, food shortages, COVID – aid agencies Taliban seek to assure Afghans they have nothing to fear Taliban begin to form their government Aug 25 (Reuters) – Western nations rushed to evacuate people from Afghanistan on […]

Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia (IPAR)

DELHI, AUGUST 25: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia (IPAR). Details: Approval for signing Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute of Chartered […]

Rashtrapati Bhavan invites Applications for Visitor’s Awards 2021 from Faculty Members and Students of Central Universities

DELHI, AUGUST 25: Rashtrapati Bhavan invites online applications from faculty members and students of Central Universities for Visitor’s Awards 2021 in categories: 1. Visitor’s Award for Innovation; 2. Visitor’s Award for Research in (a) Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, (b) Physical Sciences and (c) Biological Sciences; and 3. […]


Posted On: 25 AUG 2021, Delhi 59.55 Crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive37,593 new cases in the last 24 hoursActive cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.99%India’s Active caseload stands at 3,22,327Recovery Rate currently at 97.67%34,169 recoveries […]

After Narayan Rane’s arrest, son Nitesh tweets video hinting at ‘strong reply’

Mumbai, Aug 25: Shortly after Union minister Narayan Rane got bail following arrest over his remarks against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the BJP leader’s MLA son Nitesh Rane tweeted a video from a Bollywood movie, hinting at retribution. Nitesh Rane posted a clip on his Twitter handle from […]

MiG 21 aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilot ejects

Barmer (Raj), Aug 25: A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan’s Barmer district on Wednesday evening but the pilot ejected safely, a defence spokesperson said. “The aircraft was on a routine sortie when it crashed, ” the spokesperson said. The incident occurred near Bhurtiya […]

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