Day: November 4, 2021

Indians celebrate festival of light amid COVID-19 fears

NEW DELHI — Indians across the country began celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, on Thursday amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and rising air pollution. Diwali is typically celebrated by socializing and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Many light oil lamps or candles to symbolize […]

Analysis: After tough election, Biden dismisses danger signs

WASHINGTON — The hazard lights are blinking for President Joe Biden after Democratic setbacks in this week’s elections, but the president professes to see no reason for panic. Just one year after he rode to the White House with a record 81 million votes, Biden saw Democratic stalwart Terry McAuliffe fall […]

Fears for farming and trade stopped India signing COP26 forest, methane pledges

NEW DELHI, Nov 3 – India did not sign the COP26 pledge to stop deforestation and cut methane gas emissions by 2030 because of its concerns over the impact on trade, on the country’s vast farm sector, and the role of livestock in the rural economy, officials said. At the […]

Indian home-grown COVID-19 shot wins WHO emergency use approval

Summary Emergency use listing by WHO to expedite global access for Covaxin WHO approval to ease foreign travel for Indians Bharat Biotech aims to make 1 bln Covaxin doses per year BENGALURU, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that it has granted […]

Calls for ceasefire in Ethiopia grow amid deepening conflict

Summary U.S. permits voluntary departure of some embassy staff, family East African bloc, EU add to chorus of ceasefire calls Six-month state of emergency declared on Tuesday Tigrayan forces threaten advance on capital Conflict has killed thousands, displaced over two million ADDIS ABABA, Nov 4 – Calls from […]

Div Com calls for 100% adhaar seeding of KCC holders, reconciliation with PM-KISAN beneficiaries

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 03: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today directed the Banks and concerned departments to ensure 100% adhaar seeding of Kisan Credit Card holders and the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). He issued these directions while chairing a meeting convened to review the […]

Secretary IT reviews progress on hosting data of A&Ts Deptt on J&K Data Centre

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 03: Administrative Secretary, Information Technology (IT) Department and CEO, J&K eGovernance Agency, Amit Sharma today chaired a meeting to review the progress on hosting data of Accounts & Treasuries (A&Ts) Department on J&K Data Centre. The meeting was attended by DG, Accounts and Treasuries Mahesh Dass; […]

Delay in communication of bail orders affects liberty, needs redressal at ‘war footing’: SC judge

New Delhi, Nov 3:  Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud has termed the delay in communicating bail orders to prison authorities as a very serious deficiency and stressed the need to address it on war footing as it touches the human liberty of every under-trial prisoner. Justice […]

PM greets people on Diwali

DELHI, NOV 4: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “दीपावली के पावन अवसर पर देशवासियों को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। मेरी कामना है कि यह प्रकाश पर्व आप सभी के जीवन में सुख, संपन्नता […]

PM Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers of Indian Armed Forces in Nowshera district in J&K

Pays rich tribute to heroes of Nowshera, Brig. Usman, Naik Jadunath Singh, Lt R R Rane and others “I have brought the wishes of the 130 crore Indian for you” “Today’s India, in the ‘Amrit Kaal’ of the freedom is alert about its capabilities and resources” “Connectivity in […]

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