HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

India’s Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament building on Thursday

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the country’s new Parliament building on Thursday (10),  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

Farmers’ agitation gives birth to viral tunes of protest

The fields are alive with the sound of music, not wedding ditties or soulful melodies but songs of resistance born in the farmers' protest...

Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sri Lanka tests

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arriving in Sri Lanka and will self-isolate for 10 days, as will fast bowler...

India likely to approve AstraZeneca vaccine by next week- sources

INDIA is likely to approve Oxford/AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use by next week after its local manufacturer submitted additional data sought by authorities,...

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...

India’s Ranjitsinh Disale wins Global Teacher Prize; to share prize money with finalists

INDIAN village teacher Ranjitsinh Disale has won this year’s Global Teacher Prize worth $1 million, for his work helping girls at a village school...

Fresh hopes of a Brexit trade deal as talks resume

FRESH hopes of a Brexit trade deal reemerged after Brussels and London decided to extend negotiations. Britain and the EU agreed to extend talks on...

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...

Modi visits Sikh temple as the community leads farm protests in India

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled visit to a Sikh temple in New Delhi on Sunday(20), kneeling down in respect and having...