Day: October 17, 2021

Russian filmmakers land after shoot aboard space station

MOSCOW — A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station. The capsule, descending under a red-and-white striped parachute after entering Earth’s atmosphere, landed upright in the steppes of Kazakhstan on schedule at 0435 […]

No end in sight to volcanic eruption on Spain’s La Palma – Canaries president

LA PALMA, Spain, Oct 17 – There’s no immediate end in sight to the volcanic eruption that has caused chaos on the Spanish isle of La Palma since it began about a month ago, the president of the Canary Islands said on Sunday. There were 42 seismic movements […]

China condemns U.S., Canada for sending warships through Taiwan Strait

BEIJING/TAIPEI, Oct 17 – The Chinese military on Sunday condemned the United States and Canada for each sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait last week, saying they were threatening peace and stability in the region. China claims democratically-ruled Taiwan as its own territory, and has mounted repeated […]

More than 4 crore unorganized workers registered at e-Shram Portal, India’s first National Database on Unorganized Workers

Odisha, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh at the fore front with highest number of registrations Largest number of workers register from agriculture and construction sector Registration at E-shram will facilitate unorganized workers to get the benefits of government schemes easily : Shri Bhupender Yadav DELHI, […]

Prices of Onion, Tomato and Potato cheaper than last year

Retail price of Onion in Delhi is Rs 44 kg, All India Retail price of Onion is Rs 37.06 kg Onion prices being also stabilised through Buffer stock operations Potato and Onion prices also show decline in prices compared to last year DELHI, OCT 17: The Department of […]

Vice President calls for a people’s movement to protect environment

Youth should be at the forefront of environmental movements: VP Shri Naidu releases book on late Shri Palla Venkanna, renowned conservationist DELHI, OCT 17: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, today called for a people’s movement to protect the environment and urged people to voluntarily participate in […]


DELHI, OCT 17: 97.65 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 14,146 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 229 days Recovery Rate currently at 98.10%; Highest since March 2020 19,788 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to […]

Mere delay in recording eyewitness statement can’t result in rejection of their testimonies, says SC

New Delhi, Oct 16 : Mere delay in recording the statements of eyewitnesses cannot result in rejection of their testimonies, the Supreme Court has said while dismissing an appeal by four people challenging their conviction in a murder case. A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said […]

BJP needs yogya government not Yogi government: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Oct 17: Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav Sunday attacked the BJP dispensation, saying the state needs a ‘yogya’ (competent) government and not a Yogi government. Speaking to reporters at the party’s headquarters here, he further alleged the BJP “has no work to […]

Gambian Toufah Jallow tells of surviving rape by dictator

DAKAR, Senegal — Toufah Jallow’s name resonates deeply in Gambia as one of the few women who has taken a public stand against sexual assault in the small West African state. She gained fame at the age of 18 when she won a university scholarship in a national […]

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