Day: November 17, 2021

Rittenhouse case raises question: What makes a fair trial?

MADISON, Wis. — At one point, the 18-year-old murder defendant stood behind the seated, black-robed judge and peered over him to review evidence. At another, on Veterans Day, the judge led the jury and others in the courtroom in applause for veterans just as a defense witness who had served […]

Respiratory complaints among children spike as Delhi pollution worsens

NEW DELHI, Nov 17 – Worsening air quality in India’s capital New Delhi has led to a spike in chronic respiratory conditions such as asthma among children, and prolonged exposure to deadly pollutants could impair their cognitive development, doctors said. Pollution has been hitting dangerous levels across New […]

More kids in hospital, schools shut as smog smothers Delhi

NEW DELHI, Nov 17 – More children are in hospital with breathing problems as pollution levels remain dangerously high in New Delhi, doctors warned on Wednesday, and the government shut five power stations and extended school closures to try to contain the crisis. The city of 20 million […]

Retooling auto plants for EVs will cost billions. Biden wants to help

DETROIT, Nov 17 – General Motors Co’s (GM.N) “Factory Zero” in Detroit is on the front line of a battle for the U.S. electric vehicle market between ageing, unionized factories, and new, non-union plants run by young electric vehicle companies. President Joe Biden’s administration wants to give the older part […]

Dr Jitendra Singh visits dairy farms at Badhori, Samba

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16: Minister of State (Independent Charge), Prime Minister’s Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh, today visited Santosh Janak Dairy Farm (Sahiwal Cows) at Badhori, Samba. Dr. Singh inspected working of the dairy farm and interacted with Dinkar Kausal, owner of dairy farm, to take stock of his issues […]

Kashmir Lawyers Association calls on Lt Governor

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 17: A delegation of Kashmir Lawyers Association called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha and apprised him about their concerning issues, at the Raj Bhavan here today. During the interaction, the delegation led by Sh Waseem Gul highlighted a host of issues related to the welfare of […]

Cultural Unit Srinagar of DIPR celebrates ‘National Journalism Day’

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 17: On the eve of ‘National Journalism Day’ celebrated every year on 17th November across India, the Cultural Unit Srinagar of Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) today organised a debate in Conference Hall of DIPR Srinagar on “Social Media Journalism”. Before the debate began, […]

Give thrust to indigenous regional navigation satellite system, NaVIC for global use: Vice President tells ISRO

VP says India has huge potential to expand its footprint globally in the space sector VP urges Indian Space Association to work towards making India self-reliant and a global leader in space arena Remote sensing satellite data and images have become indispensable tools to meet developmental needs: VP […]

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Delhi and Haryana

DELHI, NOVEMBER 17: The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on 09.11.2021 in the case of a Fintech company providing instant short term personal loan through Mobile App. The searches were conducted on the business and residential premises in Delhi and Gurugram. During the search, […]


DELHI, NOVEMBER 17: 113.68 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload stands at 1,28,555; lowest in 527 days Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.37%; Lowest since March 2020 Recovery Rate currently at 98.28%; […]

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