Day: January 18, 2022

Autocracies outdo democracies on public trust – survey

Jan 18 – Public trust in governments running the world’s democracies has fallen to new lows over their handling of the pandemic and amid a widespread sense of economic pessimism, a global survey has found. The Edelman Trust Barometer, which for two decades has polled thousands of people […]

Sensex rises 120 pts in early trade; Nifty near 18,300

Mumbai, Jan 17: Equity benchmark Sensex climbed over 120 points in opening trade on Monday, tracking gains in index-heavyweights ICICI Bank, HDFC twins and Infosys amid mixed cues from the Asian markets. Starting on a positive note, the BSE gauge was trading 122.58 points or 0.20 per cent […]

No person can be forced to get vaccinated against their wishes: Centre to SC

New Delhi, Jan 17: COVID-19 inoculation guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry do not envisage forcible vaccination without obtaining the consent of an individual, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. The Health Ministry in an affidavit filed before the top court submitted that India’s vaccination programme […]

Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine

MOSCOW — Russia’s top diplomat angrily rejected U.S. allegations that Moscow was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine, as Russian troops that are amassed near the Ukraine border launched more drills Monday. The White House said Friday that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that Russia had already deployed operatives […]

Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru. The startling satellite images resembled a massive nuclear explosion. And yet, despite sitting almost on top of the […]

North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship

SEOUL, South Korea — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and U.S.-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be reviving his 2017 playbook of nuclear and missile brinkmanship to wrest concessions from Washington and his neighbors. North Korea’s short-range missile launches on Monday were […]

Chief Secretary reviews functioning of Health & Medical Education Department

Directs the Department to rollout patient feedback mechanism through Mera Haspatal by February 2022 All healthcare institutions to obtain quality certification within one year JAMMU, JANUARY 17: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of the Health & Medical Education […]


RESULT IS STRICTLY AS PER PROVISION LAID DOWN IN EXAM NOTIFICATION, CLARIFIES MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS DELHI, JANUARY 18: Some candidates have raised concerns over the process of shortlisting of candidates for the second stage of the ongoing recruitment examination under RRBs Centralized Employment Notice (CEN) No. 01/2019 (for […]

Telecom Department revises policy for International Roaming SIM Cards

Revised policy strengthens mechanism to protect interests of the Indian public visiting abroad Procedures for NOC holders streamlined DELHI, JANUARY 18: As part of the policy reforms initiated in telecom sector, the Department of Telecom (DOT) has issued the “Revised terms & conditions for issue/renewal of NOC for […]

PM delivers ‘State of the World’ special address at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda

“During Corona time, India saved many lives by supplying essential medicines and vaccines while following its vision of ‘One Earth, One Health’” “India is committed to become world’s  reliable partner in global supply-chains” “This is the best time to invest in India” “Not only India is focussing on […]

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