Day: October 11, 2021

NeGD and UN Women India celebrate International Day of the Girl Child

DELHI, OCT 11: Keeping in tandem with the global needs of cyber safety and acknowledging the importance of cyber hygiene, National e-Governance Division (NeGD) and UN Women India today jointly organised a webinar on “Cyber Safety for Women and Girls” on the occasion of International Day of the […]

PM’s idea of inclusive growth roadmap to J&K’s rapid development: Murugan SRINAGAR

DELHI, OCT 11: Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. L. Murugan today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s idea of inclusive growth and good governance and the approach adopted by the Jammu and Kashmir administration has put the UT […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, OCT 11: 95.19 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive Recovery Rate currently at 98.00%; Highest since March 2020 21,563 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,32,93,478 Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently […]

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Oct 11 – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Merck seeks first U.S. FDA authorization for COVID-19 tablet Merck & Co said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency use authorization for its tablet to treat mild-to-moderate patients of COVID-19, putting it […]

Five Indian soldiers among seven killed in Kashmir gun battles

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 11 – At least five Indian soldiers and two militants were killed on Monday in a series of gun battles in Indian Kashmir, where security forces have stepped up operations after several civilian killings last week, officials said. In the deadliest incident for the country’s […]

India, China trade blame for break down in border talks

NEW DELHI/BEIJING, Oct 11 – Talks between Indian and Chinese military commanders to resolve a protracted standoff on a stretch of disputed Himalayan border have broken down, with both sides blaming each other on Monday for the failure to make progress. Thousands of Indian and Chinese troops have […]

U.S. says Taliban talks in Doha were ‘candid and professional’

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 – The United States said on Sunday the first face-to-face meeting between senior U.S. and Taliban officials since the hardline group retook power in Afghanistan was “candid and professional” and that the U.S. side reiterated that the Taliban would be judged on their actions, not […]

Lakhimpur violence: Ashish Mishra sent to 3-day police custody

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Oct 11: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday got three-day remand of Union minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the violence on October 3. “Police had demanded a 14-day remand of Ashish. They […]

D K Boora takes over as Jammu frontier BSF chief

Jammu, Oct 11:  Senior BSF officer D K Boora, who has served in the Special Protection Group (SPG) that protects the country’s prime minister, Monday took over as the Inspector General (IG) of the force’s Jammu frontier, officials said. Boora succeeds N S Jamwal who was elevated to […]

3 US-based economists win Nobel for research on wages, jobs

STOCKHOLM — A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for pioneering research that showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead to less hiring and immigrants do not lower pay for native-born workers, challenging commonly held ideas. Two others shared the award for creating […]

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