India will export indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccines: Rajnath Singh | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: India would soon kick start the coronavirus vaccine export programme, defence minister Rajanth Singh announced on Saturday. Rajnath made the announcement after laying the foundation stone of a new Central Command Hospital in Lucknow. The program was attended by UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane. “Two indigenous vaccines […]

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Pence congratulates Harris, offers full co-operation in transition of power – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to congratulate her and offer his full co-operation in the transition of power, according to multiple media reports said. However, there has been no communication between outgoing President Donald Trump and president-elect Joe Biden, which is unprecedented in recent memory. “Vice […]

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Khalistan supporters have infiltrated farmer’s protest: Attorney general to SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Attorney general (AG) K K Venugopal on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Khalistan supporters have infiltrated the farmer’s protest against the three farm laws. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian told the AG that if there is infiltration by a […]

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Antonio Guterres to seek second five-year term as UN Secretary-General – Times of India

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that he will be seeking a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation. President of the General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, had enquired last Friday about Guterres’ intentions regarding a second mandate. “The Secretary-General conveyed to him today that he is available to serve a […]

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Bird flu scare spreads to six states; Haryana to cull 1.6 lakh birds | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The scare of avian influenza or bird flu spread to different parts of the country on Friday. The Centre held a meeting with the states to understand the status of the outbreak of avian influenza. It also suggested measures to states/UTs for control and prevent the spread of the disease. So far, six […]

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US Capitol police officer dies of injuries in riot by Trump supporters – Times of India

Members of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia detain a person for questioning. Picture credit (AFP) US Capitolpoliceofficer Brian Sicknick has died ofinjuries suffered during a riot led by supporters of President Donald Trump, the force said in a statement late on Thursday. Wednesday’s breach of the building was a stunning assault […]

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DMK will waive education loans if voted to power: Stalin | India News – Times of India

ERODE: The DMK would waive education loan taken by students for higher studies once the party comes to power. The DMK president and Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly M K Stalin made this statement on Sunday while addressing a gathering at V Mettupalayam village in Erode west constituency where a people’s […]

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Mexican doctor hospitalized after receiving Covid-19 vaccine – Times of India

MEXICO CITY: Mexican authorities said they are studying the case of a 32-year-old female doctor who was hospitalized after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. The doctor, whose name has not been released, was admitted to the intensive care unit of a public hospital in the northern state of Nuevo Leon after she experienced seizures, difficulty […]

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UK approval of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine positive news, waiting for India’s approval: Serum Institute | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) on Wednesday termed the approval for Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the UK as encouraging news and said that the company would now wait for the final nod for the medication in India. Earlier in the day, the UK approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by scientists at Oxford University […]

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China sentences 10 seeking to flee Hong Kong to prison terms – Times of India

BEIJING: A Chinese court on Wednesday sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists who sought to flee Hong Kong by speedboat earlier this year to between seven months and three years in prison. The Yantian District Court in the southern city of Shenzhen gave the harshest sentence to one of the two accused organizers of the ill-fated Aug. […]

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