Day: October 21, 2021

Ex-Minneapolis cop gets 57 months in killing of 911 caller

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the maximum allowed for manslaughter after his murder conviction was overturned in the case. Mohamed […]

India’s top court: Protesting farmers can’t block roads indefinitely

NEW DELHI, Oct 21 – India’s Supreme Court said on Thursday farmers are entitled to protest against the government over three new agricultural laws but protesters cannot block a road indefinitely. For 11 months, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways around the capital […]

Archaeological Survey of India illuminates 100 Monuments in Tri-color to celebrate the landmark achievement of 100 crore vaccinations

Key Highlight The illumination of monument is an expression of gratitude towards corona warriors – vaccinators, sanitation staff, paramedical, auxiliary workers, police personnel The 100 monuments lit up in Tri-color include UNESCO World Heritage Sites also DELHI, OCT 21: The Archaeological Survey of India of Ministry of Culture […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh felicitates All India Toppers of IAS/ Civil Services Exam 2020 at DoPT, North Block

Describing the young officers as Architects of New India, the Minister asked them to work hard in the next 25 years to make India a frontline nation of the world DELHI, OCT 21: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, OCT 21: India achieves the major milestone of ‘one billion’ vaccinations 18,454 new cases in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently at 98.15%; Highest since March 2020 17,561 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,34,95,808 Active cases account for less than 1% […]

India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were among 11 countries singled out by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday as being “highly vulnerable” in terms of their ability to prepare for and respond to environmental and societal crises caused by climate change. In a new National Intelligence […]

Trainee IAS officer booked for raping woman

Hyderabad, Oct 21: A case has been registered against a trainee IAS officer here for allegedly cheating and raping a woman after promising to marry her, police said on Thursday. The woman in a complaint filed with police alleged that the trainee officer, who is the son of a […]

Modi govt subscribes to pluralism in world, supports majoritarianism in India: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Oct 21:  Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday alleged that the Modi government subscribes to pluralism in the world but supports majoritarianism in India. He said the new Quad consists of four countries that reflect the pluralism of the world with the US (secular, but mainly […]

Total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India crosses 100-crore

New Delhi, Oct 21: India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on Thursday Hailing the vaccination landmark as a triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians, Prime […]

India celebrates 1B vaccine doses, hopes to speed 2nd shots

NEW DELHI — India celebrated giving its billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose on Thursday, a hopeful milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled a crushing surge earlier this year and missteps initially held back its inoculation campaign. About half of India’s nearly 1.4 billion people […]

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