Pakistan farmers protest, burn effigy of PM Imran Khan over high fertiliser prices, power tariff

Hundreds of farmers gathered in Pakistan’s Multan district and burnt an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and raised slogans against the provincial and the federal governments for not fulfilling the promises made to them. The Pakistan Kisan Ittehad has held a three-hour-long demonstration at Rangu Pull Khanewal-Multan Road […]

WHO launches Quit Tobacco App

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday launched ‘tobacco-app”>Quit Tobacco App’ to help people kick the cigarette butt and give up the use of tobacco in all forms – including smokeless and other newer products. “Tobacco is deadly in every form. Innovative approaches such as this app are much needed to support people give up tobacco, which […]

Congress winning Uttarakhand, Dhami saved BJP’s ‘self-respect’: Harish Rawat

A day after polling for Assembly elections in Uttarakhand concluded, former chief minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat exuded confidence that his party will form the government in the hill state winning 48 seats and took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party saying Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami saved BJP’s self-respect otherwise it […]

Channi turns corruption heat on AAP, raises Prashant Bhushan’s charge against DJB

Seeking to turn the heat on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi raised the issue of the alleged corruption in Delhi Jal Board (DJB) levelled by senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan. Taking to Twitter, Channi shared Bhushan’s tweet and said, “Who knows this party (AAP) and these people better than Prashant ji…” […]

India advises citizens to leave Ukraine

India Tuesday advised its citizens, especially students, to leave Ukraine temporarily amid ‘uncertainties’. It also asked citizens to avoid non-essential travel to and within the country. There are about 20,000 Indian students in Ukraine. A statement from the Embassy of India in Kyiv read: “In view of the uncertainties of the current […]

Corbevax Covid vaccine is safe, offers high antibody levels: NTAGI chief

India’s third homegrown COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax is safe and offers good immunogenicity and higher antibody levels than some other vector vaccines, said Dr N K Arora, Chairman, India’s COVID-19 Working group of National Technical Advisory Group on immunisation (NTAGI). The NTAGI chief’s remarks came after the Drugs Controller General of India’s Subject […]