6 BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Germany's 16 state governors were charting the country's way forward Monday in the coronavirus pandemic, and are expected to prioritize the use of PCR tests for those most at risk as the highly contagious omicron variant fuels a steep rise in infections. Germany has hit a series of daily infection records over the past two weeks as omicron has spread. On Monday, the national disease control center said 840.3 new cases per 100,000 residents have been recorded over the past week and 63,393 cases in the last day. The health minister has said he expects the numbers to peak in mid-February. On Jan. 7, Scholz and the governors agreed to toughen requirements for entering restaurants and bars and decided to shorten quarantine and self-isolation periods. Scholz told the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung ahead of Monday's meeting that “we don't need a change of course.” He added “it is, in any case, … [Read more...] about German leaders map out COVID plan as omicron infections soar
Record day for migrant crossings as 482 cross english channel on wednesday
What kind of information is added to the license card? Address Full name Guardian's name Blood type Retina scan The information can be easily read on the vehicle using a smart machine and a microprocessor. It is the ARTO and RTO that is responsible for verifying the data of the card and driving license. What are the steps to follow to get a smart driving license? One has to opt for an online application for the smart card or driving license: First, you have to visit the portal of the state transport department to apply for the license and card Now, download the license application form that is available on the website After entering the correct details on the form, you have to visit the nearest RTO and submit the same with the necessary information on it Now, pay the fees for the card and driving test If can pass the test, the authorities will take biometric data With this data, the details would be processed and then verified by a higher authority … [Read more...] about How to Apply for a Smart Card Driving License?
Pol L/Cpl Norawich and his father Pol Sub Lt Nikom (in white robes) enter the monkhood at Pariwat Ratchasongkram temple on Monday. (Photo by Wassayos Ngamkham) A crowd control policeman who hit and killed a woman doctor with his Ducati Monster motorcycle last Friday has entered the monkhood to make merit for his victim. Pol L/Cpl Norawich Buadok, 21, was ordained at Pariwat Ratchasongkram temple in Yannawa district, Bangkok, on Monday afternoon. He said he wanted to enter the monkhood to make merit for Dr Waraluck Supawatjariyakul, an ophthalmologist at Chulalongkorn Eye Centre at the Department of Ophthalmology in Chulalongkorn University's Faculty of Medicine. (continues below) A Buddhist monk shaves the hair of Pol L/Cpl Norawich Buadok at Pariwat Ratchasongkram temple in Bangkok. (Photo by Wassayos Ngamkham) The policeman hit and killed the woman on a pedestrian crossing while riding his big bike on Phaya Thai Road in Ratchathewi district on Friday. He has been … [Read more...] about Policeman who killed doctor enters monkhood
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Igalious “Ike” Mills grew up working his family’s farm in the Piney Woods town of Nacogdoches. His siblings still keep it running, relying on a lot of the same equipment used by their father and grandfather. Mills, who is Black, spends much of his energy trying to connect a dwindling number of Black farmers with state and federal programs that can help them keep their operations running. So it was welcome news last year when Congress passed a law intended to help cover the debts of thousands of “socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers” and correct the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s historic discrimination, long recognized by the agency itself. But Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller stepped in. He is among the many white litigants challenging the law, which a federal judge temporarily blocked as court cases play out. And even though Miller filed the suit in April as a private citizen, Mills says his perch as the state’s agriculture commissioner is stoking frustration … [Read more...] about Texas Agriculture Commissioner helping to stop federal aid for state’s black farmers