Day: December 23, 2021

Biden signs bill to clamp down on products from China’s Xinjiang

Dec 23 – U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law legislation that bans imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about forced labor, the White House said. The bill, which received final congressional approval on Dec. 16, is part of Washington’s pushback against Beijing’s treatment of […]

India’s Modi calls meeting of state chiefs on fighting Omicron variant

Summary Omicron cases rise to 236 over last 24 hours Govt tells states not to let guard down Delhi deploys cops to enforce social distancing, masks NEW DELHI, Dec 23 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with state chiefs on Thursday on containing a possible surge […]

PM inaugurates and lays the foundation of multiple projects in Varanasi

In an endeavour to strengthen the rural economy and help farmers of the region, PM lays foundation stone of ‘Banas Dairy Sankul’ PM distributes rural residential rights record ‘Gharauni’ to over 20 lakh residents of UP PM also inaugurates and lay the foundation stone of developmental Projects worth […]

DRDO successfully conducts Flight-Test of Indigenous Aerial Target ‘Abhyas’

DELHI, DECEMBER 23: DRDO successfully conducted the flight test of Indigenously developed High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) Abhyas today from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast, Odisha. During the flight trial, High subsonic speed trajectory at a very low altitude with high endurance was demonstrated. Two […]

‘It’s not us who threaten anyone’: Putin urges NATO pledges

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the West on Thursday to “immediately” meet Russia’s demand for security guarantees precluding NATO’s expansion to Ukraine and the deployment of the military alliance’s weapons there. Speaking during a marathon annual news conference, the Russian leader welcomed talks with the U.S. […]

Last monument for Tiananmen massacre removed in Hong Kong

HONG KONG — A monument at a Hong Kong university that was the best-known public remembrance of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Chinese soil was removed early Thursday, wiping out the city’s last place of public commemoration of the bloody 1989 crackdown.For some at the University of Hong […]

DG IMPARD chairs online meetings regarding DGGI, Case Studies

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 23: Director General, Institute of Management Public Administration and Rural Development (IMPARD), Saurabh Bhagat, today chaired two online meetings regarding review of District Good Governance Index (DGGI). The first meeting focused on reviewing progress on fidelity check of data sets for publication of DGGI. It was […]

MD RUSA reviews the functioning of colleges under RUSA Scheme

JAMMU, DECEMBER 23: Mission Director, Rashtriya Uchchtar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of colleges under various components of RUSA Scheme. Director professional college Poonch, Principal Degree College Gool, principal Degree college Marwah, Mandhar chief Engineer PWD ,Deputy General […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, DECEMBER 23: 139.70cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 78,291 Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.23%; Lowest since March 2020 Recovery Rate currently at 98.40%; Highest since March 2020 […]

Omicron less likely to put you in the hospital, studies say

Two new British studies provide some early hints that the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be milder than the delta version. Scientists stress that even if the findings of these early studies hold up, any reductions in severity need to be weighed against the fact omicron spreads much faster […]

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