Day: September 6, 2021

Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan have been unable to leave the country for days, officials said Sunday, with conflicting accounts emerging about why the flights weren’t able to take off as pressure […]

After unrelenting summer, Biden looks to get agenda on track

WASHINGTON — The collapse of the Afghan government, a surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant, devastating weather events, a disappointing jobs report. What next? After a torrent of crises, President Joe Biden is hoping to turn the page on an unrelenting summer and refocus his […]

India plans 50% increase in oxygen production before third COVID-19 wave

BENGALURU, Sept 6 – India aims to ramp up its medical oxygen production capacity to 15,000 tonnes per day before a potential third wave of coronavirus infections that is expected to hit the country as soon as mid-September, an industry executive said. The target implies a 50% jump […]

Taliban claim control of Panjshir, opposition says resistance will continue

Summary Opposition official rejects Taliban victory claim Panjshir Valley the last region resisting Taliban Taliban pledge not to retaliate against Panjshir residents Sept 6 – The Taliban claimed victory over opposition forces in the Panjshir valley northeast of Kabul on Monday, declaring that they had completed their takeover […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh reviews the progress of Special Highways and Road Projects in Jammu and Kashmir

MD, NHIDCL Shri K.K.Pathak calls on the Minister to brief about the special projects DELHI, SEPTEMBER 6: 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 Jitendra Singh today reviewed […]

Delhi riots: Umar Khalid withdraws bail plea after police objects to maintainability, files fresh appeal

New Delhi, Sep 6: Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid, arrested under stringent anti-terror law UAPA in the 2020 Delhi riots conspiracy case, has withdrawn his bail application and filed a fresh one after the city police objected to its maintainability. Senior advocate Trideep Pais, appearing for Khalid, told […]

Pak prepared to thwart any plot hatched to hamper peace in region: Prez Alvi

By Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Sep 6: Pakistan President Arif Alvi on Monday said that his country was fully cognisant of the developments in its neighbourhood and prepared to thwart any plot hatched to hamper peace in the region. Alvi, in his message to the country on the occasion […]

Kerala govt issues Nipah Management Plan

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6: The Kerala government on Monday issued a Nipah management plan listing the health protocol to be followed by government and private hospitals. State health minister Veena George in a statement said district authorities can prepare a separate management plan for Nipah and also informed that the […]

JNU convocation by the end of this month

New Delhi, Sep 6:The Jawaharlal Nehru University will host its convocation by the end of this month, vice chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said Monday. In a Facebook live session, Kumar and other university officials answered students’ queries ranging from scholarships to hostel allotment, to resumption of physical classes […]

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