Day: September 21, 2021

Toxic gas, new rivers of molten lava endanger Spanish island

EL PASO, Canary Islands — As a new volcanic vent blew open and unstoppable rivers of molten rock flowed toward the sea, authorities on a Spanish island warned Tuesday that more dangers lie ahead for residents, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid rain. Several […]

Biden pledges ‘relentless diplomacy’ on global challenges

UNITED NATIONS — President Joe Biden used his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to summon allies to move more quickly to address the festering issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses, while insisting the U.S. is not seeking “a new Cold War” […]

Hundreds of Ford India workers protest over planned plant closure

SANAND, India, Sept 21 – Hundreds of workers at a Ford Motor Co (F.N) factory in India’s western Gujarat state protested outside the automaker’s plant on Tuesday, demanding that the factory’s closure plan be scrapped or workers be provided other jobs. The blue-uniformed workers gathered outside what is Ford’s car […]

Families given one hour to evacuate as lava from La Palma volcano nears sea

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Spain, Sept 21 – Families rushed to retrieve belongings from their homes and escape the advancing lava on Tuesday, as sirens sounded and helicopters flew overhead in air filled with smoke from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma. One family […]

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 21: Government has decided to appoint Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC on 30th September, 2021.           Air Marshal […]

India facing new war paradigm on borders: Rahul Gandhi on China’s infra ramp up

New Delhi, Sep 21: India is facing a new war paradigm on its borders and ignoring it won’t work, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday, citing a media report on China ramping up its border infrastructure. The former Congress chief’s remarks came over a media report which quoted […]

MoS Finance holds talks with J&K L-G Sinha

Srinagar, Sep 21: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday met Union Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad and discussed issues pertaining to development of the union territory. Earlier, the minister concluded his two-day visit to Ganderbal district in central Kashmir as part of […]

COVID-19: Active cases lowest in 184 days

New Delhi, Sep 21: India added 26,115 new cases of coronavirus? infection in a single day taking the?total?tally to?3,35,04,534, while the active cases declined to 3,09,575, the lowest in 184 days,?according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday The?death toll climbed to?4,45,385 with 252?fresh fatalities,?according to the […]

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