Day: November 5, 2021

India to use revenue surge to fund welfare drives, not beat fiscal deficit target – sources

NEW DELHI, Nov 5 – India will utilise a big bump in revenue collection to fund welfare programmes instead of trying to beat its fiscal deficit target or lower borrowing, two government sources told Reuters. The country is set to exceed its 2020/21 revenue collection target of 15.45 […]

The party’s over: Diwali leaves Delhi wheezing in dangerously unhealthy air

Summary Most toxic smog this year after end of firecracker fest Delhi’s pollution index surges to 463 on scale of 500 Crop stubble fires contribute 35% of Delhi’s smog NEW DELHI, Nov 5 – New Delhi residents woke up on Friday under a blanket of smog darkening the […]

‘I’m a woman, I can fight’: Nehru-Gandhi scion aims to revive India’s Congress

GORAKHPUR, India, Nov 5 – At a recent election rally, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the scion of India’s Nehru-Gandhi family that dominates the opposition Congress party, strode on stage and asked the crowd to repeat after her: “I’m a woman, I can fight.” The slogan is at the heart […]

UN rights body holds urgent session in wake of Sudan coup

GENEVA — The United Nations’ top human rights official on Friday condemned actions by military leaders following a coup in Sudan and said that excessive use of force by security forces had left at least 13 people dead and more than 300 injured. U.N. High Commissioner for Human […]

Pfizer says COVID-19 pill cut hospital, death risk by 90%

WASHINGTON — Pfizer Inc. said Friday that its experimental antiviral pill for COVID-19 cut rates of hospitalization and death by nearly 90% in high-risk adults, as the drugmaker joins the race to bring the first easy-to-use medication against the coronavirus to the U.S. market. Currently all COVID-19 treatments […]

Department of Agriculture Jammu celebrates Vishwakarma Day

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 05: Director of Agriculture, Jammu, K. K. Sharma today underlined the need for mass promotion of Agriculture Mechanization for bringing about another agriculture revolution by enhancing production and productivity of food and non-food crops. He was addressing the officers and workers at Government Agriculture Workshop, Jammu […]

Power shutdown

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 05: Chief Engineer, (Distribution) JPDCL, Jammu has informed that the power supply to Kathua City, Kathua Industry, Lakhanpur, Village Hatli and adjoining areas shall remain affected on November 07 from 8 am to 3 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Gangyal, Sidhra, Janipur, Jhajjarkotli, Bari Brahmana, […]

VP calls upon the youth to take inspiration from the lives of freedom fighters

‘Building a society free of all kinds of discrimination is the real tribute to the sacrifices of the freedom fighters’ Vice President calls upon religious and spiritual leaders to take the message of service to the people Women empowerment key to national progress: Shri Naidu Vice President releases […]

Dr. Jitendra Singh:Modi Government promoting Agri Start-ups for youths in Jammu and Kashmir

Addresses an interactive meet of Agricultural Start-ups and farmers, organised jointly by CSIR and Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST) in Srinagar Minister says, Lavender cultivation have been explored at a large scale in the Kashmir valley in and around Gulmarg and in Doda & Reasi […]


DELHI, NOVEMBER 5: 107.70 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 12,729 new cases in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently at 98.23%; Highest since March 2020 12,165 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,37,24,959 Active cases account […]

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