Day: December 9, 2021

India’s Serum Institute let Africa down on vaccines, says Africa CDC

NAIROBI, Dec – The Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, let Africa down by pulling out of talks to supply COVID-19 vaccines, creating distrust that has affected demand, the head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control said on Thursday. John Nkengasong denounced recent comments […]

With flowers and salutes, last respects paid to India’s defence chief

NEW DELHI, Dec 9 – The bodies of India’s defence chief and 12 others who died in a helicopter crash laid draped in the Indian flag at a defence cantonment on Thursday, before being flown to New Delhi, where the general will be laid to rest with full […]

New Zealand’s plan to end smoking: A lifetime ban for youth

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government believes it has come up with a unique plan to end tobacco smoking — a lifetime ban for those aged 14 or younger. Under a new law the government announced Thursday and plans to pass next year, the minimum age to […]

The AP Interview: CDC chief says omicron mostly mild so far

ATLANTA — More than 40 people in the U.S. have been found to be infected with the omicron variant so far, and more than three-quarters of them had been vaccinated, the chief of the CDC said Wednesday. But she said nearly all of them were only mildly ill. […]

DIPR Cultural Wing Jammu hosts musical program to promote CAB

JAMMU, DECEMBER 09: The Cultural Wing Jammu of Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) today organized a cultural programme here at Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Rehari under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav and Covid Appropriate Behavior. On the occasion, Tahira Parveen Shawl, Principal of […]

Raj Bhavan condoles the sad demise of CDS Bipin Rawat

JAMMU, DECEMBER 09: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha along with officers and staff of Raj Bhavan today condoled the sad demise of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife Mrs. Madhulika Rawat, and 11 Armed Forces personnel, who lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash on […]

25 AAI airports earmarked for asset monetization under National Monetization Pipeline

AAI has identified 13 airports for operations, management and development of the airports through PPP mode DELHI, DECEMBER 9: As per National Monetization Pipeline (NMP), 25 AAI airports have been earmarked for asset monetization over the years 2022 to 2025 namely Bhubaneshwar, Varanasi, Amritsar, Trichy, Indore, Raipur, Calicut, […]

CEC Shri Sushil Chandra addresses 74th batch of IRS Officer Trainees

IRS Officer Trainees attend customized training program at IIIDEM DELHI, DECEMBER 9: Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Sushil Chandra today addressed the 74th batch of Indian Revenue Service Officer Trainees (IRS) at India International Institute of Democracy & Election Management, New Delhi. This customized program is a first of […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra: Singh nuclear energy is important to achieve net zero economy

79 hydro schemes with an aggregate capacity of more than 30, 000 MW have been envisaged for capacity addition in next 10 years: Dr Jitendra Singh DELHI, DECEMBER 9: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, […]

PM congratulates H. E. Olaf Scholz on being elected as Federal Chancellor of Germany

DELHI, DECEMBER 9: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated H. E. Olaf Scholz on being elected as the Federal Chancellor of Germany. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “My heartiest congratulations to @OlafScholz on being elected as the Federal Chancellor of Germany. I look forward […]

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