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EU earmarks 30 billion euros for health crisis agency

EU is planning to be prepared and not get caught off guard by crises like the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, which led to its lagging behind the US and UK in vaccinating its adults.

published on : 16th September 2021

Bulgaria interim government sworn in until November election

Bulgaria, European Union’s poorest member, is gearing up for its third parliamentary election of the year after deep divisions between the parties in parliament prevented the formation of a coalition.

published on : 16th September 2021

''No journalist should die'': EU calls for better media safety

Murders of reporters remain rare in Europe, but the killings of journalists in Slovakia and Malta in recent years have raised concerns about reporters’ safety in developed, democratic societies.

published on : 16th September 2021

Rights groups say EU fails Afghans fleeing Taliban

A total of 24 non-governmental organizations, including Oxfam and Red Cross, warned that 18 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan, nearly half the population.

published on : 16th September 2021

Vodafone Idea shares zoom nearly 20 per cent after reforms announcement

The stock zoomed 17.58 per cent to Rs 10.50 on the BSE. At the NSE, it rallied 19.55 per cent to Rs 10.70. Vodafone Idea had gained 2.76 per cent in the previous trade also.

published on : 16th September 2021

Healing through sacred dance

Persian sacred dancer, choreographer and founder of the Dance of Oneness, Banafsheh Sayyad gives a talk on alternative therapies and the healing power of dance.

published on : 16th September 2021

Telangana High Court directs State, Centre to submit Covid-19 status by September 22

While expressing its dismay over the delay in furnishing an action plan to tackle a possible third wave, High Court asks the state government to take the issue seriously.

published on : 16th September 2021

BJP to pay tributes to tribal leader Ramji Gond on September 17 in Telangana's Nizam 

Since the tree was removed for road widening, there has been a growing demand for construction of a memorial to Ramji and his followers. 

published on : 16th September 2021

Leader says Poland wants to be in EU, but remain sovereign

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who is the head of the governing conservative Law and Justice party, made his comments in an interview with state news agency PAP that was published Wednesday.

published on : 15th September 2021

Stung by Afghan debacle, EU forges ahead with security plans

Earlier this month, EU ministers debated creating a standby EU force of around 5,000 troops to deploy in crises like the one at Kabul airport.

published on : 15th September 2021

EU pledges 200 million more COVID vaccine doses to Africa

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday that the new donation to be fully delivered by the middle of next year comes on top of 250 million already pledged.

published on : 15th September 2021

Union Bank of India secures sustainability-linked loan of USD 1.5 billion

The tenor of the syndicated loan is three years and the coupon rate is LIBOR + 155 basis points per annum, the state-owned bank said in a release.

published on : 14th September 2021

Karnataka ASHA, Anganwadi workers to join nationwide strike on September 24

There are nearly one crore such women working under different schemes and are demanding to be recognised as full-time regular government employees

published on : 14th September 2021

SII to supply Inactivated Polio Vaccine to Centre for Universal Immunisation Programme

The Union Health Ministry has recently placed a purchase order with SII for 54 lakh doses of IPV vaccine.

published on : 14th September 2021

Cabinet may approve revised PLI scheme for auto sector on Wednesday

Last year, the government had announced the scheme for the automobile and auto components sector with an outlay of Rs 57,043 crore, earmarked for five years.

published on : 14th September 2021
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