Day: September 1, 2021

Lt Governor launches ‘SAATH’ – a rural enterprise acceleration program for SHG women in J&K

SAATH under JKRLM to nurture existing enterprises into sustainable, high productivity through skilling, mentoring & market linkages, making business ecologies thriving in the rural areas: LG I appeal to the women entrepreneurs to show right & virtuous path to misguided people who are shedding innocents’ blood and indulging […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 110 new positive cases, 319801 recovered so far SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 01: The Government on Wednesday informed that 110 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 16 from Jammu division and 94 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive […]

Vaccinations in rural India increase amid supply concerns

NEW DELHI — India has dramatically increased COVID-19 vaccination rates in its vast rural hinterland, where around 65% of the country’s nearly 1.4 billion people live. But supply constraints remain for the world’s largest maker of vaccines and experts say it’s unlikely India will reach its target of […]

Julie Pace named new Associated Press executive editor

NEW YORK — Julie Pace, a longtime Washington journalist who managed coverage of the U.S. government during a period of historic tumult, was named Wednesday as the executive editor and senior vice president of The Associated Press. The 39-year-old Pace has been the AP’s Washington bureau chief since […]

India’s August gasoil sales stay weak, gasoline jumps, preliminary data shows

NEW DELHI, Sept 1 – India’s August gasoil consumption declined from July and stayed below pre-COVID 2019 levels as monsoon rains hit mobility and industrial activity, preliminary sales data from state fuel-retailers showed on Wednesday. Indian state retailers last month sold about 4.9 million tonnes of diesel, up […]

Pollution likely to cut 9 years of life expectancy of 40% of Indians

NEW DELHI, Sept 1 – Air pollution is likely to reduce the life expectancy of about 40% of Indians by more than nine years, according to a report released by a U.S. research group on Wednesday. More than 480 million people living in the vast swathes of central, […]

Now in control, Taliban confront economy in turmoil, humanitarian crisis

Summary Soaring prices, plunging currency, shut shops mark takeover Taliban struggle to keep banks, services, medical care running Crowds queue outside Kabul banks for scarce cash Thousands flee to border crossings with Pakistan, Iran Sept 1 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers struggled to keep the country functioning […]

PM releases a special commemorative coin on the occasion of 125th Birth Anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ji

Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ji was also a great devotee of Bharat: PM It is our resolve that the world should benefit from our knowledge of Yoga and Ayurveda: PM Difficult to imagine the status and form of India without the social revolution of the Bhakti period: PM […]


DELHI, SEPTEMBER 1: Highest ever 1.33 crore doses have been administered in a single day 65.41 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive More than 18.3 crore doses have been administered in the month of August 41,965 new cases in the last 24 […]

HC adjourns hearing in Tejpal case till Sep 20

Panaji, Aug 31: The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the Goa government’s appeal against journalist Tarun Tejpal’s acquittal in a 2013 rape case, pending request before the Chief Justice for a hybrid (physical plus virtual) hearing into the matter. The […]

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