Day: January 15, 2022

India says cloudy weather led to helicopter crash that killed defence chief

NEW DELHI, Jan 14 – Cloudy conditions due to unexpected weather led to the helicopter crash last month that killed the head of India’s armed forces, General Bipin Rawat, and 13 others, the government said in a statement on Friday. “The accident was a result of entry into […]

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast. There were […]

Russia demands US, NATO response next week on Ukraine

MOSCOW — Russia on Friday strongly reaffirmed its demand that NATO doesn’t expand eastward despite the rejection of that by the military alliance amid a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that Moscow wouldn’t wait indefinitely for the Western response, saying he expects the […]

Chief Wildlife Warden flags off trekking expedition to Surinsar-Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary

JAMMU, JANUARY 15: Department of Wildlife Protection today organized a trekking expedition to Surinsar-Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary from Mansar to Bari Kap covering a distance of 7.5 Kms. The trek was flagged off by Chief Wildlife Warden, J&K Suresh Kumar Gupta. About 100 participants including students, scholars, academicians, nature […]

NITI Aayog convenes Virtual Panel Discussion over ‘Aspirational Districts Forum’

DC B’la participates from the UT; put forth his feedback regarding transformation of Bla as an Aspirational District BARAMULLA, JANUARY 15: In a bid to provide a platform where public functionaries can deliberate and discuss different means and modalities for up-scaling the indicators of socio-economic development, Country’s top […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, India’s @2047 would have evolved beyond imagination

Not only are things moving fast, but the pace of this forward movement is much faster than ever before, which makes it very difficult to precisely visualise the exact shape of India that emerges 25 years from now Says, when independent India turns 100, it will be the […]

Headed to disaster? US, Russia harden stances in talks

WASHINGTON — The failure of last week’s high-stakes diplomatic meetings to resolve escalating tensions over Ukraine has put Russia, the United States and its European allies in uncharted post-Cold War territory, posing significant challenges for the main players to avoid an outright and potentially disastrous confrontation. Unlike previous […]

PM interacts with Startups

Startups makes presentations before PM on six themes “It has been decided to celebrate January 16 as National Start-up Day to take the Startup culture to the far flung areas of the country” “Three aspects of government efforts: first, to liberate entrepreneurship, innovation from the web of government […]

Joint family system & respect accorded to elders are core aspects of our civilisational values: Vice President

Vice President celebrates Sankranthi by virtually interacting with inmates of an elderly home at Swarna Bharat Trust, Nellore Youth must know the significance of Indian festivals and celebrate them: Vice President DELHI, JANUARY 15: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for strengthening the  joint family […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, JANUARY 15: 156.02cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 14,17,820 Active cases standat 3.85% Recovery Rate currently at 94.83% 1,22,684recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to3,49,47,390 2,68,833new cases recorded in the last 24 […]

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