Emergency

Central African Republic declares state of emergency

The spokesperson for the presidency, Albert Yaloke Mokpeme, made the announcement on Thursday on national radio.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Japan's new COVID-19 emergency met with public indifference

People were still commuting on crowded trains and buses in Osaka, Fukuoka and other areas of the seven new prefectures placed under the state of emergency.

published on : 15th January 2021

Japan widens virus emergency for 7 more areas as cases surge

Prime Minister Yoshide Suga also said Japan will suspend fast-track business entry permits, fully banning foreign visitors while the state of emergency is in place.

published on : 13th January 2021

Reprieve for embattled Malaysia PM as king approves COVID-19 emergency

Muhyiddin Yassin assured citizens in a televised speech that the emergency was "not a military coup and curfew will not be enforced."

published on : 12th January 2021

Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on plea for damages to property forfeited during emergency

The suit has been filed by children of 94-year-old Veera Sarin, who recently moved SC to declare as unconstitutional the national emergency imposed by the Congress government in 1975.

published on : 11th January 2021

COVID-19: Japan regional govts request state of emergency

There was no immediate decision, but the government panel of medical experts will study the situation, Yoshimura said.

published on : 9th January 2021

What does a new state of emergency mean for Japan?

The month-long declaration is not nationwide. It affects four neighbouring areas that account for much of the rise in Japan's caseload: Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama.

published on : 7th January 2021

Our economy will shrink if state of emergency declared in Tokyo: Japan PM Yoshihide Suga

Public broadcaster NHK cited that the Dai-ichi Life Research Institute is predicting a loss of 75,000 jobs over six months after the potential declaration.

published on : 6th January 2021

COVID-19: Brazilian city in Amazon declares 180-day state of emergency

The decree enables the municipal government to temporarily contract personnel, services and material without public tenders.

published on : 6th January 2021

COVID-19 crisis: Japan mulls declaring another state of emergency in Tokyo

Suga had been reluctant to declare another state of emergency as the economy would face a severe blow.

published on : 4th January 2021

Vaccines approved! SII, Bharat Biotech get DCGI nod for restricted use in emergency situation

SII Pune has submitted safety immunogenicity and efficacy data generated on 23,745 participants, The overall vaccine efficacy was found to be 70.42 per cent.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Tokyo to ask central government to declare state of emergency as Covid cases soar

Citing sources, NHK broadcaster reported that Tokyo plans to file a request jointly with Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, which has also seen a rapid spread of the virus.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Centre grants 3-month extension to defence forces for emergency weapon acquisition

The three services were granted emergency powers to buy or lease any weapon system of their choice around the middle of 2020 after Chinese transgressions in the Ladakh sector.

published on : 31st December 2020

Plea for emergency travel as India extends UK travel ban over new COVID strain

The Indian High Commission in London said that it is on standby for any "emergency visa" requirements.

published on : 30th December 2020

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine may become the first to get regulator's nod in India: Sources

The Pune-based SII, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, has made a collaboration with the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca.

published on : 26th December 2020
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