Day: February 21, 2022

Biological E. COVID shot gets India emergency approval for 12-18 age group

BENGALURU, Feb 21 – Indian vaccine maker Biological E. Ltd said on Monday its COVID-19 vaccine received an emergency use approval in the country for use in children aged 12 to 18. The company’s shot, called Corbevax, is the third vaccine approved for use in children aged 12 […]

Bulletin on Novel CoronaVirus (COVID-19)

JK reports 104 new positive cases, 445971 recovered, 2,13,74,402 Covid doses administered so far 1.22% bed occupancy across J&K SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 21: The Government today informed that 104 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 85 from Jammu division and 19 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, […]

Tribal Affairs Department to saturate aadhaar cards, golden health cards and bank accounts in tribal areas: CS

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 21: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of the Tribal Affairs Department. The Administrative Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, Director Tribal Affairs Department, and concerned officers of the Department participated in the meeting. The Chief Secretary was apprised […]

CS reviews UT capex of Forest department and calls for ramping up plantation in both forest and non forest areas

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 21: The Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today urged the forest department to replenish the denuded forest cover, increase plantation outside forest areas and repair the neglected water bodies using both traditional ecological knowledge and modern practices in convergence with the MGNREGA to kickstart a […]

Closing arguments begin in Ahmaud Arbery U.S. hate-crimes trial

BRUNSWICK, Ga., Feb 21 – The three white men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery acted out of racial animosity when they chased down the young Black man as they saw him jogging through their Georgia community, a federal prosecutor told jurors at the defendants’ hate-crimes trial on Monday. […]

50 years after Nixon visit, US-China ties as fraught as ever

BEIJING — At the height of the Cold War, U.S. President Richard Nixon flew into communist China’s center of power for a visit that, over time, would transform U.S.-China relations and China’s position in the world in ways that were unimaginable at the time. The relationship between China and the […]

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with leaders of financial & capital markets

Mumbai, 21 February 2022 Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman interacted with the leaders of the financial & capital markets in Mumbai today. She asked the industry leaders to explore ways to further strengthen the sector. In her opening remarks, the Finance Minister expressed […]

Prime Minister addresses webinar on positive impact of Union Budget 2022 on the education and skill sector

Empowering our youth who are future nation builder, is empowering India’s future – Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi DELHI, FEBRUARY 21: Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed webinar on positive impact of Union Budget 2022 on the education and skill sectors. Concerned Union Ministers, key stakeholders from education, […]

Biden-Putin summit discussed but fears of Ukraine war remain

MOSCOW — The U.S. and Russian presidents tentatively agreed to meet in a last-ditch effort to stave off a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, even as sustained shelling continued Monday in a conflict in eastern Ukraine that Western powers fear could provide the spark for a broader war. If […]

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