Government's stimulus package for economic revival 'inadequate': Parliamentary panel

The panel report also stated that the Emergency Credit Linked Guarantee Scheme has recorded a high success rate, yet, only around 50 per cent of the total guarantee amount has been issued to MSMEs.

published on : 28th July 2021

Myanmar military acts 'flatly unacceptable': US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin

Austin applauded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for its efforts to solve the crisis, including a consensus reached with Myanmar's military leader in April.

published on : 27th July 2021

Kangana Ranaut gives glimpse of her different looks from 'Thalaivi', 'Dhaakad'

Both looks shed light on the dramatic body transformation Kangana Ranaut had to go through during the filming of the two different films, 'Thalaivi' and 'Dhaakad', in recent times. 

published on : 27th July 2021

Brazil scraps Covaxin's EUA application after Bharat Biotech terminates pact with partners

The Brazilian health regulator's decision comesafter the vaccine maker informed the South American country about the termination of its pact with its partners in that country.

published on : 27th July 2021

Myanmar junta cancels results of 2020 polls won by Suu Kyi's party

The junta has previously said it would hold new elections within two years, but has also threatened to dissolve the NLD.

published on : 26th July 2021

Malaysia to end COVID emergency as parliament convenes after months-long suspension

The king in January declared the country's first nationwide state of emergency in more than half a century to fight Covid-19, following the advice of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.

published on : 26th July 2021

Odisha to spend Rs 862 crore for health infra under emergency plan

Twenty-bed Covid care centres with pre-fabrication structures at selected CHCs and six-bed centre at selected PHCs will be set up.

published on : 26th July 2021

WHO assessing Covaxin data for Emergency Use Listing; decision date 'to be confirmed'

Rolling data allows the WHO to start its review right away, as information continues to come in, to accelerate the overall review process.

published on : 20th July 2021

Small Russian plane makes forced landing after engine fails

Soon after the An-28 plane disappeared in the Tomsk region in western Siberia, rescue helicopters spotted it in a field.

published on : 16th July 2021

India has highest number of unvaccinated, under-vaccinated kids worldwide at 3.5 million: UNICEF

At nearly 4.4 million, South Asia recorded the highest number of children having failed to receive any routine vaccination in the past ten years, in 2020.

published on : 15th July 2021

Centre asks states to analyse infrastructure need under Emergency Covid Response Package 

The Cabinet approved the new scheme for financial year 2021-22 on July 8.

published on : 15th July 2021

Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson yet to apply for license of COVID-19 vaccines in India: Sources

Another giant pharma company Moderna is supposed to donate seven million doses to India from the United States under Covax is still pending.

published on : 15th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Now, Fukushima joins Tokyo, Hokkaido to put ban on fans amid protests

Tokyo organizers and the IOC earlier in the week barred all fans from venues in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures.

published on : 10th July 2021

After Tokyo, now Japan's Hokkaido region bans fans at Olympic football matches

Local governor Naomichi Suzuki announced the move late Friday night, reversing a decision a day earlier by Olympic organisers allowed some fans at competitions held elsewhere.

published on : 10th July 2021

Challenges and opportunities are unprecedented for Tokyo Olympics, says IOC President

Thomas Bach arrived in Japan on Thursday, as Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihde Suga was set to declare a state of emergency that resulted in a ban on fans from the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 9th July 2021
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