Srinagar: The General Administration Department (GAD) Thursday constituted ‘Tree Authorities’ for Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) for the prevention of all trees within their respective jurisdictions.
Srinagar: The Regional Office of J&K Pollution Control Board today organised an impressive function to celebrate National Pollution Prevention day to create awareness about the adverse effects of pollution on human beings and its hazardous effects on the ecosystem, here.
Srinagar: With the constitution of 12-member Block Level Task Forces, J&K Government has begun preparation for introduction of COVID-19 vaccine in the Union Territory.
New Delhi: India’s total Active Caseload has dropped below 4.10 lakh (4,09,689) today. This is the lowest after 136 days. The total active cases were 4,11,133, on 22nd July, 2020.
Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh logged an additional 35 deaths and 1,888 infections from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours on Saturday, taking the death toll to 6,807 and infections to 475,991.
Belgrade/Sputnik: Serbia expects to begin its mass vaccination program against COVID-19 in the first few months of 2021, Mirsad Djerlek, state secretary at the Serbian Ministry of Health, said on Saturday, adding that experts are currently studying Russia's Sputnik V as well as a candidate vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech.
Moscow/UNI: Russia on Saturday started its vaccination programme for COVID-19, with clinics in the capital Moscow inoculating those most at risk from the virus.
Moscow/Sputnik: Public health officials in England have called on general practitioners to begin staffing local COVID-19 vaccination centers by December 14, the Sky News broadcaster reports, citing a letter sent to doctors.
Islamabad/UNI: The Novel Coronavirus cases in Pakistan surged by 3,119 in the past 24 hours, the third day that the number of daily infection increased by more than 3,000, the National Command and Operations Centre said on Saturday.
Manama/IBNS: Bahrain became the second country in the world to approve an emergency use of the vaccine against Covid-19 developed by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech.
New York: Scientists developing COVID-19 vaccines are optimistic that by the end of next year, all people everywhere will have access to safe and effective treatments against a disease which has disrupted the entire planet.
New York: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) sounded the alarm on Friday over the “growing perception” that the COVID-19 pandemic is over, despite exploding infection rates in some countries and enormous pressure growing on health services.
New Delhi: India recorded 36,652 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of instances in the nation to 96,08,211.
New Delhi/IBNS: India is the biggest buyer of Coronavirus vaccine in the world with 1.6 billion doses to cover 800 million people, according to a study based on countries across the globe, said media reports, adding that the government Friday decided to inoculate health workers, armed forces, police personnel, and municipal workers first.
Nations united on Thursday for a special session of the UN General Assembly to survey the wreckage of the COVID-19 pandemic, reflect on the best response, and forge a path to better days ahead.