Day: November 6, 2021

Major relief to patients, State Health Agency approves 90 unspecified cases

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 6: In a major relief to patients, State Health Agency (SHA) J&K today approved 90 unspecified cases like Pacemaker implantation, Endovascular treatment, CRTD to the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Executive Officer […]

Delhi trapped under blanket of toxic air two days after festival

NEW DELHI, Nov 6 – India’s capital was blanketed by toxic air on Saturday as pollution levels remained dangerously high for a second day after revellers defied a fireworks ban during a major Hindu festival and farmers in nearby states burnt stubble. New Delhi’s overall Air Quality Index […]

The Latest: Istanbul climate activists call for more action

The latest on the U.N. climate summit COP26 in Glasgow: ISTANBUL – A small group of climate protesters held a demonstration in Istanbul’s Kadikoy district Saturday, calling for action to save the planet for future generations. Some 80 people gathered outside the Sureyya Opera House on the district’s main shopping […]

Climate march keeps up pressure on leaders at U.N. summit

GLASGOW, Scotland — The public pressure that helped spur more world action on global warming is due to be on full display outside the U.N. climate summit Saturday, when thousands of demonstrators are expected to march through the rainy grey streets of Glasgow to demand leaders move faster […]

22 States/UTs have so far undertaken commensurate reduction of VAT on Petrol and diesel

14 States/UTs have not reduced any VAT DELHI, NOVEMBER 6: Following the decision of the Government of India to significantly reduce Central Excise Duty on Petrol and Dieselby Rs. 5 & Rs. 10 respectively, 22 states/UTs have also undertaken commensurate reduction of  VAT on Petrol and Diesel to […]

Media Registration for attending 52nd IFFI in Virtual mode opens

MUMBAI, NOVEMBER 6: Media persons, who desire to attend the events of the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Goa, in the online format may register themselves now.  This process is for those who wish to participate in the festival virtually – through the digital medium […]

PM greets people on Bhai Dooj

DELHI, NOVEMBER 6: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Bhai Dooj. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “सभी देशवासियों को भाई दूज की ढेरों शुभकामनाएं।  Best wishes to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj.”

Fire in Indian hospital COVID-19 ward kills 11 patients

NEW DELHI — Eleven patients died Saturday after a fire broke out in a hospital’s COVID-19 ward in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, police said. There were 17 patients in the ward in the city of Ahmednagar where the fire started, said police Inspector Jyoti Karkade. The […]


DELHI, NOVEMBER 6: 107.92 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 10,929 new cases in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently at 98.23%; Highest since March 2020 12,509 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,37,37,468 Active cases account […]

UN investigator: Crimes against humanity under Myanmar junta

UNITED NATIONS — The head of the U.N. body investigating the most serious crimes in Myanmar said that preliminary evidence collected since the military seized power on Feb. 1 shows a widespread and systematic attack on civilians “amounting to crimes against humanity.” Nicholas Koumjian told U.N. reporters Friday […]

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