SC says AYUSH doctors are entitled to enhanced retirement

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): Ayurvedic doctors covered under AYUSH are also entitled to the benefit of enhanced superannuation age of 65 years at par with allopathic doctors, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. A Bench of Justice ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Children Stopped at Border Likely Reached Record High in July

SAN DIEGO — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S. immigration authorities likely hit an all-time high in July, and the number of people who came in families likely reached the second-hig ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Significant rise in cost of labor in U.S. recorded in Q2

WASHINGTON D.C.: The cost of labor in the United States rose significantly in Q2 as firms increased salaries and offered perks to fill jobs, thereby stoking fears of long-term inflation in the midst of restraints in supplies. A 0.7 per ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Afghan Fear Complete Taliban Takeover

Young people who have spoken against Taliban rule in Afghanistan or who adopted lifestyles that don’t fit the fundamentalist regime say they fear for their livelihoods and lives as the insurgent group gains more territory. "We liv ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
US Official Says Getting Vaccines to Africans is ‘Top Priority’

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is in the process of delivering 25 million vaccine doses to African countries in a massive effort to help African nations beat the COVID-19 pandemic. VOA’s Hayde Adams, the host of "Straight Tal ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
"Covaxin is effective against Delta Plus variant of Covid"

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has shown less reduction in ‘neutralizing activity’ while comparing with Delta and Delta AY.1 (Delta plus) variants in those who are fully vaccinated with the v ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Biden asks automakers to commit to 40% electric vehicles by 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C.: In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, the White House has asked automakers to voluntarily pledge to ensure that 40 percent of their new autos are electric vehicles by 2030. As early as next week the administrati ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
UK PM Boris Johnson, wife are expecting second child

London [UK], August 1 (ANI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie Johnson, are expecting their second child in December, said Carrie on Saturday adding that she felt blessed but a bit nervous. "I feel incredibly bl ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
India records 41,831 new COVID-19 cases, 541 deaths

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): India reported 41,831 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. There are 4,10,952 active cases of COVID-19 in India. The active cases constitute 1.30 p ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
Positive parent-child relation reduce risk of youth vamp

Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): According to a study by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine physician-scientists, children who set goals for their future and those with strong paren ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
Pfizer projects $33.5 billion in 2021 sales of Covid vaccines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer has projected a 29 percent increase in the sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, to reach $33.5 billion. Pfizer also highlighted its intent to receive an emergency use authorization (EUA) in the United S ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
Amit Shah lauds CM Yogi Adityanath for COVID-19 management

Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday heaped praises on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for COVID-19 management and curbing crime in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking after laying the foundation ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021