Day: December 20, 2021

Important role of media in creating awareness and community engagement for providing tap water supply

Bharat Lal, AS &Mission Director, National Jal Jeevan Mission Tap water supply provided to more than 5.44 Crore homes in 28 months under Jal Jeevan Mission DELHI, DECEMBER 20: Highlighting the role of media,Shri Bharat Lal, Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Jal Jeevan Mission said, “The media […]

Japan’s Osaka Gas enters India’s urban gas distribution market

TOKYO, Dec 20 – Japan’s Osaka Gas Co (9532.T) said on Monday it has entered India’s urban gas distribution market by investing in the local unit of Singapore-based AGP International Holdings (AG&P) as part of its overseas expansion drive. Demand in India’s natural gas market is set to surge as […]

Indian shares tumble 2% as Omicron threatens global economic growth

BENGALURU, Dec 20 – Indian shares slumped on Monday to a near four-month low as rising Omicron cases and renewed lockdowns threatened to derail global economic recovery, while Future Group stocks jumped after the country’s antitrust agency suspended a deal with Amazon.com. The NSE Nifty 50 index (.NSEI) closed 2.2% […]

Pope tells abused mother domestic violence ‘nearly satanic’

ROME — Pope Francis has denounced domestic violence against woman as “nearly satanic” and said parents should never slap their children. Francis made the comments in a televised encounter with an abused woman who recently fled her home with her four children. Their meeting was broadcast late Sunday […]

Japanese space tourists safely return to Earth

MOSCOW — A Japanese billionaire, his producer and a Russian cosmonaut safely returned to Earth on Monday after spending 12 days on the International Space Station. Fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa, his producer Yozo Hirano and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin made a soft landing in a Russian Soyuz capsule […]

Peng Shuai tells paper she never wrote of being assaulted

BEIJING — Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has denied saying she was sexually assaulted, despite a November social media post attributed to her that accused a former top Communist Party official of forcing her into sex. The Lianhe Zaobao Chinese-language newspaper posted video of Peng it says was […]

ED, FFRC, Inoshi Sharma interacts with stakeholders of Food Industry of Kashmir

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 20: Executive Director (ED), Food Fortification Resource Centre (FFRC), Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Inoshi Sharma today interacted with different stakeholders of food industry and also reviewed progress on implementation of different initiatives of FSSAI at Banquet Hall here. Commissioner, Food and Drugs […]

CCI approves acquisition of shareholding in Air India

DELHI, DECEMBER 20:The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of shareholding in Air India Limited, Air India Express Limited and Air India SATS Airport Services Private Limited by Talace Private Limited. The proposed combination envisages acquisition of 100% equity share capital of Air India Limited (Air India) […]

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurates Good Governance Week

The Minister launches ‘Prashasan Gaon ki Aur’- A Nation-wide campaign for Redressal of Public Grievances and Improving Service Delivery “Prashasan Gaon Ki Aur” to create a National Movement for good governance and inspire future generations: Dr Jitendra Singh Over 700 Districts Collectors will visit Tehsil/Panchayat Samiti Headquarters to […]

Moderna: Initial booster data shows good results on omicron

Moderna said Monday that a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine should offer protection against the rapidly spreading omicron variant. Moderna said lab tests showed the half-dose booster shot increased by 37 times the level of so-called neutralizing antibodies able to fight omicron. And a full-dose booster was […]

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