Tag Archives: India

  • Concerns as India to roll out home-grown vaccine

    A homegrown coronavirus vaccine will be rolled out in India from Saturday even though clinical trials haven't been completed. But the government insists it will be safe and effective. ...

  • India approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

    India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. ...

  • After a harrowing 2020, Asia tiptoes into the New Year

    As Asia says goodbye to 2020 - a tumultuous year that saw the planet roiled by a deadly pandemic - celebrations will be smaller, shorter and more muted amid fears of coronavirus flare-ups. ...

  • India finds six cases of virus variant, may extend UK flight ban

    India has found six cases of a more infectious strain of the coronavirus, which has prompted border closures around the world, in people arriving from Britain and will likely extend a flight ban to guard against it, officials said. ...

  • India temporarily suspends flights from UK over mutant coronavirus strain

    India on Monday temporarily suspended flight services from the UK in the wake of the deadly strain of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) emerging there. The suspension will come into effect on 22 December and will remain in place till 31 Dec. ...

  • India’s coronavirus cases pass 10 million

    India surged past 10 million coronavirus cases on Saturday, official data showed, the second highest in the world although new infection rates appear to have fallen sharply in recent weeks. ...

  • No breakthrough in India, China talks on border tensions

    Indian and Chinese foreign ministry officials held another round of talks on Friday but didn’t report any breakthrough in ending a monthslong military standoff along their disputed border in eastern Ladakh. ...

  • India fully prepared to counter any threat on northern borders: CDS General Bipin Rawat

    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that given India is engaged in a standoff situation in Ladakh, there is some development activity which has been ongoing in Tibet Autonomous Region of China. ...

  • Thousands of iPhones looted at Karnataka manufacturing plant

    After Saturday's violence at Wistron's plant in Karnataka's Kolar, the company said it suffered a loss of Rs 440 crore as thousands of iPhones were looted. The company said this in its complaint to the police and the labour department. ...

  • India prepares for 600 million COVID-19 vaccine shots

    As India gears up for the coronavirus vaccination drive with three vaccine candidates under regulatory review, the Ministry of Health has sent its operational guidelines to states and Union territories for the distribution of the vaccine. ...