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Canada considers China, Russia as top concern to its national security: Report

Canada considers China, Russia as top concern to its national security: Report

Canada's National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians alleged that China, Russia, and Iran targeted country's COVID-19 vaccine research.

Apr 13, 2021, 10:14 AM IST
Devotees of Prince Philip hold mourning ceremony in Vanuatu

Devotees of Prince Philip hold mourning ceremony in Vanuatu

Villagers of Tanna island said that the same spirit will grow inside one of his family and one day we will reconnect the people of Tanna and England.

Apr 13, 2021, 09:02 AM IST
Will produce over 850 mn doses in India annually: RDIF after DCGI clears Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

Will produce over 850 mn doses in India annually: RDIF after DCGI clears Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

The Russian Direct Investment Fund said that India has become the 60th country to approve the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. 

Apr 13, 2021, 08:43 AM IST
On 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic flight, President Vladimir Putin vows Russia will remain space power

On 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic flight, President Vladimir Putin vows Russia will remain space power

Yuri Gagarin became the first human in outer space in 1961.

Apr 13, 2021, 07:16 AM IST
COVID-19 pandemic long way from over, warns WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

COVID-19 pandemic long way from over, warns WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

There have been now seven consecutive weeks of increasing Covid-19 cases and four weeks of increasing deaths globally, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization,

Apr 13, 2021, 06:47 AM IST
UK puts Pakistan on 'high-risk' states over money laundering, terror financing

UK puts Pakistan on 'high-risk' states over money laundering, terror financing

Pakistan strongly reacted to the development and said that UK's assessment leading to the subject regulation is not based on facts.

Apr 13, 2021, 06:19 AM IST
Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan chief Saad Hussain Rizvi arrested in Lahore

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan chief Saad Hussain Rizvi arrested in Lahore

The Pakistan Police on Monday (April 12) arrested Saad Hussain Rizvi, the chief of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan from Lahore. According to reports, Rizvi was arrested when he was returning after

Apr 12, 2021, 19:27 PM IST
Prince Harry arrives in London for grandfather Prince Philip's funeral: Report

Prince Harry arrives in London for grandfather Prince Philip's funeral: Report

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has flown in from his California home to London to attend grandfather Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral on Saturday, according to a UK media report on

Apr 12, 2021, 15:29 PM IST
'Melting Thwaites' raises global concern along with sea level

'Melting Thwaites' raises global concern along with sea level

The contact of warm water at several pinpoints under the Thwaites is causing it to melt. Researchers are concerned as it has the potential to raise the world sea level by more than half a meter.

Apr 12, 2021, 14:52 PM IST
United States' universities divided over COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students

United States' universities divided over COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students

US colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it.

Apr 12, 2021, 13:26 PM IST
Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia announces the first day of holy month

Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia announces the first day of holy month

Ramadan (Ramzan) 2021: The moon sighting committee said the crescent moon has not been seen in Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening. Accordingly, Monday, April 12, will be the last and 30th day of Shaban

Apr 12, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
US warns China, says action against Taiwan would be a 'serious mistake'

US warns China, says action against Taiwan would be a 'serious mistake'

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that it would be a serious mistake for anyone to try to change the existing status quo of  Taiwan by force. 

Apr 12, 2021, 11:42 AM IST
Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tests positive for COVID-19

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tests positive for COVID-19

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday (April 12), a year after she was released from jail temporarily amid the pandemic, according to media reports. 

Apr 12, 2021, 11:40 AM IST
US slams China for not cooperating in investigation into origin of COVID-19

US slams China for not cooperating in investigation into origin of COVID-19

US Secretary of State criticized China for hindering the investigations of COVID19's emergence for its own advantage. The US diplomat said that in order to have the best shot possible at preventing

Apr 12, 2021, 10:54 AM IST
NASA shares an astonishing image of blue dunes on the Mars

NASA shares an astonishing image of blue dunes on the Mars

A stunning image of the blue dunes on Mars is not actually blue as the colours are just the representation of the temperature.

Apr 12, 2021, 09:03 AM IST
COVID-19 scare: Bangladesh suspends all international passenger flights till April 20

COVID-19 scare: Bangladesh suspends all international passenger flights till April 20

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh also suspended all sorts of domestic, local and training flights.

Apr 12, 2021, 06:15 AM IST
Ship will not be allowed to leave: Egypt seeks settlement for Suez Canal blockage

Ship will not be allowed to leave: Egypt seeks settlement for Suez Canal blockage

The Suez Canal chief said Tuesday that authorities are negotiating a financial settlement with the owners of a massive vessel that blocked the crucial waterway for nearly a week.

Apr 11, 2021, 21:06 PM IST
UK PM Boris Johnson not to attend Prince Philip's funeral

UK PM Boris Johnson not to attend Prince Philip's funeral

UK prime minister is not going to attend the funeral of Prince Philip in order to give the place to a royal family member.

Apr 11, 2021, 16:32 PM IST
21 miners trapped in China's Xinjiang coal mine, rescue operation on

21 miners trapped in China's Xinjiang coal mine, rescue operation on

A section of the mine filled with water, leading to power outages just after 6 p.m. (1000 GMT) on Saturday when 29 miners were working at the site in Hutubi county. 

Apr 11, 2021, 15:29 PM IST
Imran Khan's govt surviving on mere seven votes, claims former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Imran Khan's govt surviving on mere seven votes, claims former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

"Imran Khan and Usman Buzdar`s seats of power are in the hands of Jahangir Tareen, the government is standing on the basis of a mere seven votes," Abbasi said. 

Apr 11, 2021, 15:10 PM IST