HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

Russia is ‘unreliable’, US warns India; no ‘red line’ for oil imports

  THE US will not set any “red line” for India on its energy imports from Russia but does not want to see a “rapid acceleration” in...

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...

India approves country’s first Covid vaccine

INDIA’s drug regulator on Friday(1) approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources said. The decision clears the...

New Year, new rules: UK begins post-Brexit future

Britain on Friday (1) began a new year and life outside the European Union’s single market, with the first trucks crossing the Channel by...

Riz Ahmed rejects ‘us versus them’ in Oscar speech for The Long Goodbye

  British Asian star and musician Riz Ahmed stressed the unity of humanity in his acceptance speech as he won his first Oscar for the live-action short...

‘A triumph for British science’, says Johnson on AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine approval

BRITAIN on Wednesday(30) became the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, hoping that rapid...

India finds six cases of ‘British coronavirus’ variant

INDIA has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious strain of the novel coronavirus that has prompted...

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting...

Only 30 flights per week to operate between India and UK from Jan 8

Only 30 flights per week will operate between India and the UK when services resume from January 8, India’s civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh...

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...