New York City to require proof of vaccination

New York [US], August 3 (ANI): New York City will require proof of vaccination for workers and customers at indoor restaurants and gyms, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced on Tuesday. The policy, which appears to be the first of its ki ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Blast near Afghanistan Defense Minister’s residence

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): An explosion occurred near the residence of acting Afghanistan Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammad in Kabul on Tuesday evening, said local media citing security sources. The blast took place in down ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
No deaths occurred due to oxygen shortage at JGH

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): The Delhi Police have told the Rohini Court on Tuesday that the committee, constituted by the Delhi Government, has opined that the deaths were due to natural reasons and could not be attributed to the ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Imran Khan expected to finalise PoK PM candidate today

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 3 (ANI): Amid allegations of rigging and dubious victory of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to finalise a candidate for the office of ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
HRW Report Implicates Top Lebanese Officials in Beirut Blast

Some senior Lebanese officials were aware of the risks of storing a highly explosive material at Beirut’s port before it exploded last year, killing dozens of people, a Human Rights Watch report concluded Tuesday. The report was releas ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Police officer on polio duty shot dead in Pak’s KP

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], August 3 (ANI): A police officer assigned to protect a polio vaccination team was shot dead by gunmen in Dera Ismail Khan city of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A police official said that a 30-y ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
’Alignment of interest in what US-China seek in Afghan’

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], August 3 (ANI): US State Department spokesperson Ned Price on Monday (local time) has said that People’s Republic of China (PRC) interest in Afghanistan could be "an alignment of interest" when ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
US recommends avoiding travel to Greece, Ireland, Iran

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued an advisory placing Greece, Ireland, Iran, Kazakhstan and the US Virgin Islands placing them in the category of highest ris ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Tirumurti encourages UNITAMS support to Sudan

In a UN statement, the Indian Ambassador to UN said: "The Security Council underscores the importance of the continued support of bilateral, regional and multilateral partners and encourages continued support to Sudan in order to fu ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Wildfires blaze on in drought-hit Turkey as criticism grows

Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern coastal resorts in drought-hit Turkey on Monday and the government faced fresh criticism of its handling ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Lockdown weight gain: telling people to eat less has never been the answer

We ate a lot more during the pandemic. The latest figures by Public Health England suggest that more than 40% of British adults gained an average of 3kg during the pandemic. The reasons for the rise in body weights seem, at first glance, ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Blending of biodiesel in diesel is less than 0.1 pc: Centre

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The present percentage of blending of biodiesel in diesel is less than 0.1 per cent, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Monday and noted that National Policy on Biofuels, 2018 prescribes as indica ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021