Day: September 8, 2021

Five killed as passenger van plunges into ditch in Pakistan’s Punjab

Islamabad, At least five passengers, including women and children, were killed when a passenger van plunged into a seasonal ditch in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, police and rescue officials said. The van carrying 10 passengers was on its way to a village near Head Jaggu area of Gujrat district of the province when …

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Taliban govt is anything but inclusive, says Afghanistan’s ambassador to UN

United Nations, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Ghulam M. Isaczai has criticised the government announced by the Taliban in Kabul as “anything but inclusive” and urged the UN to reject the reinstatement of the Islamic Emirate and hold the Taliban to account for their violations of human rights. “As I speak and today, the …

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Over 20 countries accepted invitation to Sept 8 online conference on Afghanistan – Maas

Washington, More than 20 countries have accepted the invitation to participate in the US-initiated ministerial online conference on Afghanistan that will take place later on Wednesday, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. “More than 20 countries have accepted this invitation to discussion,” Maas said in a statement, released on Twitter. (EW correspondent)

Russia’s Minister of Emergencies died tragically in line of duty – Ministry

Moscow, Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Yevgeny Zinichev died tragically at the age of 55 in the line of duty as he was saving a person’s life, the ministry said. “The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations informs with regret that Yevgeny Zinichev died tragically in the line of duty when he was saving a person’s …

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WHO asks nations to scale-up routine immunisation besides Covid-19 vaccination

Kathmandu, Sharing concern over the disruption in essential immunisation services as the focus shifts entirely towards curbing the Covid-19 led pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged the countries in South-East Asia Region on Wednesday to enhance the routine immunization along with the ongoing efforts to rapidly increase the Covid-19 vaccination coverage. “The vulnerability to …

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Government in favour of caste based census

Ranchi, Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday said that the state government will send a proposal to the centre to conduct caste based census.An announcement in this regard was made during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Jharkhand Assembly. He said that across the country the demand for reservation is increasing and in every state …

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Body of railway employee found under suspicious circumstances in Ramgarh

Ramgarh, Body of a railway employee was found from his rented accommodation located in Pochra under Barkakana OP area of this district on Wednesday.Police said that after foul smell started coming from the room the house owner alerted the police station. Upon receiving information a police team reached on the spot and forced open the …

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Gumla’s Divyang Kalavati was once illiterate, studied as a laborer, then made 40 people literate

Gumla, Kalavati Kumari (28 years) of Silafari Thakurtoli village of Gumla block under Gumla district of Jharkhand is disabled with both feet. She walks on crutches. But, Kalavati’s spirit and spirits are high. 10 years ago today, Kalavati was illiterate. She used to work because of poverty. But, on the strength of his lofty intentions, …

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Jharkhand made a quantum jump in literacy rate, increased by 49% in 50 years

Ranchi: Jharkhand has made a quantum leap in the field of literacy in the last 50 years. Jharkhand’s literacy rate has increased by about 49.33 percent in the last 50 years, but even then, there is a challenge to make about 27 percent of the illiterate people literate in the state. The estimated literacy rate …

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Anti Corruption Bureau caught the inspector red handed while taking bribe

Inspector Mohan Kumar Singh of MGM police station was arrested red handed by Anti Corruption Bureau taking a bribe of 10 thousand rupees. This action was taken on Tuesday morning at 11 am. Before the action, the team of Anti Corruption Bureau had reached Dimna Chowk along with the complainant. To give to the inspector, …

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