Day: November 7, 2021

Paddar Volleyball Championship hosted by Army concludes at Padhyarna

KISHTWAR NOVEMBER 07: Nagseni Strikers clinched Paddar Volleyball championship by defeating Paddar Royals in final match, here the other Day. Paddar Volleyball Championship was hosted by Army with the aim to nurture local sports talent and encourage the young minds to participate in constructive activities. The final match […]

Failed assassination bid against Iraq PM ramps up tension

BAGHDAD — Troops deployed around Baghdad on Sunday following the failed assassination attempt with armed drones that targeted the residence of Iraq’s prime minister. The attack significantly ramped up tensions sparked by the refusal of Iran-backed militias to accept last month’s parliamentary election results. Seven of Prime Minister […]

The magic 1.5: What’s behind climate talks’ key elusive goal

Glasgow, Scotland — One phrase, really just a number, dominates climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland: The magic and elusive 1.5. That stands for the international goal of trying to limit future warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) since pre-industrial times. It’s a somewhat confusing number in some ways […]

Lt Governor reviews Covid situation in J&K

Main line of defence is now vaccination: Lt Governor We have secured sufficient supplies to support vaccination and efforts should be made to maximise uptake: LG Test, Trace, and Isolate mechanism remains critical to the district’s plan for tackling the pandemic, says the LG Rapid asymptomatic testing and […]

Nationwide polio eradication campaign starts in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban-run Afghan public health ministry announced Sunday the start of a four-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign aimed at inoculating children under age 5. For the past three years before taking control of Afghanistan, the Taliban had barred U.N.-organized vaccination teams from doing door-to-door campaigns in […]

At rally to back military’s campaign, Ethiopians denounce the U.S.

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 7 – Tens of thousands of Ethiopians rallied in Addis Ababa on Sunday in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government as federal troops fight rebellious forces who are threatening to march on the city. Some demonstrators denounced the United States government, which is among […]

Iraqi PM chairs security meeting after drone attack on residence

BAGHDAD, Nov 7 – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi escaped unharmed in an assassination attempt by armed drone in Baghdad, officials said on Sunday, in an incident that dramatically raises tension in the country weeks after a general election disputed by Iran-backed militia groups. Kadhimi appeared in a […]

Stubble burning share in Delhi’s pollution rises to season’s highest of 36 pc

New Delhi, Nov 5: Stubble burning accounted for 36 per cent of Delhi’s PM2.5 pollution on Friday, the highest this season so far, according to government air quality forecast agency SAFAR. “The overall air quality of Delhi plunged to the upper end of the ‘severe’ category with additional firework […]

Vice Admiral Krishna Swaminathan assumed charge as Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command

DELHI, NOVEMBER 7: Vice Admiral Krishna Swaminathan assumed charge as Chief of Staff of the Western Naval Command on 04 Nov 21.  Commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 1987, Admiral Swaminathan is a specialist in Communication and Electronic Warfare and an alumnus of the National Defence […]

Vice President calls for promotion of agro-based industries for job creation in rural areas

VP asks agricultural universities to handhold and support farmers’ collectives and FPOs VP calls for greater use of technology in increasing the farmers’ income Shri Naidu lauds farmers for ensuring nation’s food security amid COVID pandemic VP calls for reversing the fall in standards seen in every walk […]

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