Day: October 26, 2021

Billionaire tax runs into criticism, throwing Biden in flux

WASHINGTON — The Democrats’ idea for a new billionaires’ tax to help pay for President Joe Biden’s social services and climate change plan has quickly run into criticism as too cumbersome, with some lawmakers preferring the original plan of simply raising the top tax rates on corporations and the wealthy. […]

UN chief laments ‘leadership gap’ ahead of climate talks

BERLIN — The head of the United Nations says a “leadership gap” is undermining the world’s efforts to curb global warming, days before presidents and prime ministers from around the globe gather for a climate summit in Glasgow. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters Tuesday that time is […]

Union MoS for External Affairs and Culture visits Baramulla, Interacts with public Representatives

BARAMULLA, OCTOBER 26: Continuing the Central Government’s public outreach programme in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Meenakshi Lekhi today visited Baramulla. The Minister participated in a plantation drive at Government Girls Higher Secondary school Baramulla premises. She was accompanied by the […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, officers with a long term and broader vision will help achieve the vision of Prime Minister’s Atmanirbhar Bharat

Delivers the key-note address to the participants of the first ever Common Mid-Career Programme at LBSNAA, Mussoorie DELHI, OCT 26: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra […]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates State of the Art Sewage Treatment Plant of 10 MLD Capacity at Ramnagar in Varanasi

Prime Minister Also Inaugurated 8 Holy Kunds (Ponds) In Varanasi DELHI, OCT 26: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on his visit to Uttar Pradeshon 25th October, 2021 inaugurated a new state of the art Sewage Treatment Plant of 10 MLD Capacity in Ramnagar, Varanasi. The Government is working […]


DELHI, OCT 26: 102.94 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 12,428 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 238 days Recovery Rate currently at 98.19%; Highest since March 2020 15,951 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to […]

India’s record rice crop brings problem of plenty for farmers juggling protest

MUNAK, India, Oct 26 – Farmers in India are gathering in the largest rice crop in history, which promises record exports, while making sure to keep up their longest-running protest, set to turn a year old next month. The sit-in against controversial agriculture reforms is taking place in […]

U.N. warns world set for 2.7C rise on today’s emissions pledges

Summary COP26 climate talks to be held from Oct. 31-Nov. 12 Talks could be the last chance to curb warming Updated pledges fall far short of what is needed U.N. chief says era of hollow promises must end LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Current commitments to cut greenhouse […]

SC reserves judgement on issue of grant of reservation in promotion to SCs/STs

New Delhi, Oct 26:  The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its judgement on the issue of the grant of reservation in promotion to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government jobs. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Nageswara Rao heard all the parties in the matter […]

Nawab Malik claims Sameer Wankhede illegally tapping phones

Mumbai, Oct 26: Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Tuesday accused NCB official Sameer Wankhede of illegal phone tapping and announced that he will hand over a letter on the official’s misdeeds’ to the agency head. Sameer Wankhede through two persons in Mumbai and Thane is illegally intercepting the […]

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