Day: December 18, 2021

Thousands in Malaysia displaced after non-stop rainfall

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 – Thousands of people in Malaysia have been displaced by flash floods following non-stop rainfall since Friday morning, officials said on Saturday. Eight of the country’s 16 states and federal territories saw water levels rising to dangerous levels, according to a government website tracking […]

Net profits of China’s centrally-owned state firms at $275 bln in Jan-Nov – state media

BEIJING, Dec 18 – Net profits of centrally-owned state firms in China reached 1.75 trillion yuan ($274.52 billion) in January-November, the state asset regulator said on Saturday, according to state media. Total profits of the firms totalled 2.3 trillion yuan in the first 11 months of the year, […]

WHO listing to Novavax-Serum Institute’s COVID-19 vaccine clears its way for COVAX

Dec 17 – The World Health Organization on Friday issued an emergency use listing to Serum Institute of India’s version of Novavax Inc’s (NVAX.O) COVID-19 vaccine, paving the way for the two companies to ship their doses for the COVAX program. The EUL to the shot, Covovax, marks a significant […]

Russia sets out tough demands for security pact with NATO

MOSCOW — Russia on Friday published draft security demands that NATO deny membership to Ukraine and other former Soviet countries and roll back the alliance’s military deployments in Central and Eastern Europe — bold ultimatums that are almost certain to be rejected by the U.S. and its allies. […]

Biden marks anniversary of 1972 car crash that killed wife

GREENVILLE, Del. — President Joe Biden on Saturday commemorated the 49th anniversary of the car crash that killed his first wife and infant daughter, visiting their graves at the Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Roman Catholic Church. Their deaths occurred just after Delaware voters elected Biden to the Senate […]

French MPs arrive in Taiwan for visit amid China tensions

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A group of six French lawmakers arrived in Taiwan for a five-day visit on Wednesday, following a similar trip led by a group of French parliamentarians in October that China sought to discourage. François de Rugy, the head of the Taiwan Friendship group in the […]

Lt Governor reviews J&K’s COVID-19 situation

Says, we need to have tough measures in place to prevent the contagion due to surge in cases of new variant Omicron worldwide Directs Civil & Police administration to ensure everyone follows Covid-appropriate behaviour District admins to carry out analysis of Covid trend in their respective districts and […]

J&K Judicial Academy organises one day workshop on “Domestic Violence Act and Section 125 CrPC”

JAMMU, DECEMBER 18:J&K Judicial Academy, under the patronage of Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, (Patron-in-Chief, J&K Judicial Academy), guidance of Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Chairman, Examination cum Judicial Education and Training Programme Committee and Justice Tashi Rabstan, Justice Sindhu Sharma, […]

Lt Governor takes ride in Olectra Greentech’s electric bus from Raj Bhawan to Trikuta Nagar

The E-Bus will be on trial run on different inter-city and intra-city routes Government committed to provide quality transport facilities to public: Lt Governor JAMMU, DECEMBER 18: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today took a ride in Olectra Greentech’s electric bus from Raj Bhavan till Trikuta Nagar, which is […]

PM lays the foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Ganga Expressway will pass through Meerut, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Amroha, Sambhal, Budaun, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Unnao, RaeBareli, Pratapgarh and Prayagraj Pays tributes to Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Thakur Roshan Singh whose martyrdom day falls tomorrow “Ganga Expressway will open new doors of progress for UP” “When the […]

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