HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

India’s Serum Institute expects approval for AstraZeneca vaccine ‘very soon’

THE Serum Institute of India, the local maker of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Monday(28) it expected the British and Indian governments to...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

India to build dam in Arunachal Pradesh to reduce adverse impact of Chinese hydropower...

INDIA is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on Tuesday(1),...

Modi says government committed to farmers’ welfare

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi assured farmers on Saturday(12) that reforms in the agrarian sector were aimed at helping them as thousands of farmers...

A new public garden to commemorate people who lost their lives to Covid-19 to...

A NEW public garden will be created at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to commemorate Londoners who have lost their lives to Covid-19. London Mayor Sadiq...

England moves to new system of regional Covid-19 restrictions

MORE THAN 40 per cent of people in England will be subject to the toughest tier of restrictions on their daily life from Wednesday(3),...

Biden names Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as surgeon general

US president-elect Joe Biden has named Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as the next surgeon general, reports said. UK-born Dr Murthy held that post during the...

India approves AstraZeneca and local Covid vaccines; roll out to start in a week

INDIA’s drugs regulator approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat...

Bangladesh moves second group of Rohingya refugees to remote island

BANGLADESH started moving a second group of Rohingya Muslim refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday(29), despite opposition from...

Indian press, ex-players rue ‘massacre’ in Australia

The Indian press and former players savaged the national cricket team on Saturday after they slumped to their lowest-ever score in a “humiliating” and...