Day: October 15, 2021

Made in India virus kits boost testing, and local industry

NEW DELHI — As the first wave of the pandemic began to take hold in India, Sanchi Jawa and her 59-year-old father, Harish Jawa, realized that they had the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. They decided to isolate and get tested — but this was no easy task […]

Russia says U.S. naval destroyer tried to violate its territorial waters

MOSCOW, Oct 15 – Russia said one of its military vessels chased away a U.S. naval destroyer that attempted to violate Russian territorial waters during Russian-Chinese naval drills in the Sea of Japan on Friday, the Interfax news agency reported. There was no immediate comment from the U.S. […]


DELHI, OCT 15: The maximum demand of Delhi was 4160 MW (peak) and 89 MU (Energy) on 14 Oct 21. As per the information received from Delhi DISCOMs, there was no outage on account of power shortage, as the required amount of power was supplied to them. The […]


DELHI, OCT 15: 97.14 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 16,862 new cases in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently at 98.07%; Highest since March 2020 19,391 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,33,82,100 Active cases account […]

Statement of Ministry of Women and Child Development on Global Hunger Report 2021

DELHI, OCT 15: Following are the observations of Ministry of Women and Child Development on the Global Hunger Report 2021, released on 14th October, 2021 by Concern Worldwide and Welt Hunger Hilfe, the publishing agencies: “It is shocking to find that the Global Hunger Report 2021 has lowered […]

Blast at Shi’ite mosque in Afghan city of Kandahar kills dozens

KABUL, Oct 15 – A large explosion tore through a Shi’ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar killing at least 35 people, the second week in a row that militants bombed Friday prayers and killed dozens of worshippers from the minority sect. There was no immediate […]

Hungry for fuel, China looks to the U.S., Europe eyes relief plans

Summary Chinese firms in talks with U.S. LNG suppliers – sources Coal prices hit record high in in China amid shortages Poland, Germany take steps to support consumers Oil prices hit fresh three-year high EU summit next week to discuss emergency measures Oct 15 (Reuters) – China’s energy […]

Court to pass order on Aryan Khan’s bail plea on October 20

Mumbai, Oct 14: A special NDPS court here would pronounce its orders on bail applications filed by Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, and two others on October 20 in a case of alleged seizure of drugs from a cruise ship off Mumbai. After hearing extensive […]

Dussehra celebrated across Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Oct 15: Huge effigies of demon king Ravana went up in flames as Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh joined the nation on Friday in celebrating Dussehra, marking the triumph of good over evil. Effigies of Ravana, his son Meghnad and brother Kumbhakaran were set on fire and crackers burst […]

J&K records 51 new COVID-19 cases

Srinagar, Oct 15: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 51 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Friday, taking the number of infected persons to 3,30,885 while no fresh death was reported in the past 24 hours, officials said. Of the 51 fresh cases, four were from the Jammu division and 47 […]

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