Day: December 17, 2021

Over Ethiopia’s objections, UN rights body backs war monitor

GENEVA — Over Ethiopia’s objections, the U.N.’s main human rights body voted Friday to create an international team of experts to boost scrutiny of rights abuses in the devastating yearlong war between Ethiopian government forces and fighters from the country’s Tigray region. Ethiopia’s government decried a “neocolonialist mentality” […]

PM inaugurates All India Mayors’ Conference

Lists several measures that Mayors can undertake to revitalise their cities “In this era of modernization, the antiquity of our cities is equally important” “Our efforts should be to keep our cities clean as well as healthy” “Rivers should be brought back to the centre of city life. […]

First programme of Training Series for SDD concludes at IMPARD Jammu

JAMMU, DECEMBER 16: The first programme of training series for Skill Development Department concluded today at J&K Institute of Management, Public Administration and Rural Development (J&K IMPARD). The training is being sponsored by SDD under Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) project which is a World Bank […]

Prevent erosion of journalistic values and standards: Vice President

VP bemoans decline in journalistic standards over the years News must not be colored or slanted with views: VP VP advises media to engage more proactively in advocacy & protection of rights of the downtrodden VP urges media to shun sensationalism and highlight good performance of MPs VP […]


DELHI, DECEMBER 17: 135.99 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 86,415 Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.25%; Lowest since March 2020 Recovery Rate currently at 98.38%; Highest since March […]

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