PM lauds first dose vaccination of over 50% of youngsters between 15-18 age group

DELHI, JANUARY 19: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the first dose vaccination of over 50% of youngsters between 15-18 age group.   In response to a tweet by Union Health Minister, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, the Prime Minister said; “Young and youthful India showing the way!  This […]

PM invites citizens to share their ideas and suggestions for Mann Ki Baat on 30th January, 2022

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has invited citizens to share their ideas and suggestions for Mann Ki Baat which will take place on Sunday, 30th January, 2022.  In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “On the 30th on this month, the first #MannKiBaat of 2022 will take […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, JANUARY 19: 158.88 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 18,31,000 Active cases stand at 4.83% Recovery Rate currently at 93.88% 1,88,157 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,55,83,039 2,82,970 new cases […]

US, allies pledge unity on Russia; to do what isn’t as clear

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has rallied European allies to pledge as one that they will take tough measures against Russia if it rolls troops into Ukraine. But when it comes to what exactly the United States and Europe are willing to do, the allies don’t look as […]

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 […]

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