Day: November 30, 2021

New info shows omicron spread wider earlier than thought

BRUSSELS — New findings about the coronavirus’s omicron variant made it clear Tuesday that the emerging threat slipped into countries before their defenses were up, as two distant nations announced their first cases and a third reported its presence before South African officials sounded the alarm. The Netherlands’ […]

Soil Health Card Scheme

DELHI, NOVEMBER 30: National Productivity Council (NPC) carried out a study on ‘Soil Testing Infrastructure for Faster Delivery of Soil Health Card in India’ in 2017.  In the study it was found that application of fertilizer and micronutrients based on Soil Health Card (SHC) recommendations resulted in 8-10% […]

India’s parliament passes bill to repeal controversial farm laws

NEW DELHI, Nov 29 (Reuters) – India’s parliament on Monday passed a bill to repeal three laws aiming at deregulating agricultural markets, bowing to pressure from farmers who have protested for over a year to demand that the laws be rolled back. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration introduced […]

India grows fastest among major economies, Omicron risks seen

Summary Economy grows 8.4 y/y in Sept qtr vs 20.1% in June qtr Manufacturing up 5.5% vs 49.6% in previous quarter Govt adviser expects double-digit growth in current fiscal year Economists fear new COVID-19 variant, inflation pose new risks NEW DELHI, Nov 30 – India grew at the […]

Attack on Ukraine would be costly, NATO warns Moscow

Summary Western alarm grows at Russian troop build-up NATO alliance ministers meet in Latvia Moscow denies any aggressive intent RIGA, Nov 30 – Russia would pay a high price for any new military aggression against Ukraine, NATO and the United States warned on Tuesday as the Western military […]

Omicron was in Netherlands days earlier than first thought

BRUSSELS — The omicron variant was already in the Netherlands when South Africa alerted the World Health Organization about it last week, Dutch health authorities said Tuesday, adding to fear and confusion over the new version of the coronavirus in a weary world hoping it had left the […]

Centre reviews Public Health Preparedness with States/UTs in view of new COVID19 Variant (OMICRON) reported by WHO

States advised not to let their guards down- Test, Track, Treat strategy re-emphasized The OMICRON Variant doesn’t escape RTPCR and RAT; States advised to ramp up Testing for prompt and early identification of any cases Strict vigil to be on emerging clusters and hotspots for timely and effective […]


DELHI, NOVEMBER 30: 123.25 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive Recovery Rate currently at 98.35%; Highest since March 2020 10,116 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,40,18,299 6,990 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 551 […]

Agriculture Department accords fare well to Joint Director Agriculture (Extension)

JAMMU, NOVEMBER 30: A warm Farewell was accorded to Rajan Sharma, Joint Director Agriculture (Extension), who is proceeding on superannuation today after rendering services for more than 36 years. The Officers participated in the farewell with due adherence to social distancing. Director of Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 171 new positive cases, 330751 recovered, 1,66,25,485 Covid doses administered so far SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 30: The Government today informed that 171 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 32 from Jammu division and 139 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total […]

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