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  • USIBC stands as a champion for trade and fundamental ties that bind both countries: USIBC President Nisha Biswal

    US-India Business Council (USIBC) President Nisha Biswal has said today’s USIBC stands not only as a champion for trade between US and India but also as a champion of fundamental ties that binds the two countries. She said the ties of shared values, of shared aspirations and a trusted partnership will carry forward the ambitions […]

    Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine early trial shows positive result

    The early-stage human trial data of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University reveals that it is safe and induces immune response, with mild side effects in some participants. The preliminary results of the phase I/II trial, published in The Lancet journal, involving 1107 people show that the injection led to them making […]

    Number of confirmed Coronavirus cases worldwide surpasses 14.2 Mn

    The countries from the US to South Africa to Australia are struggling to hold down rising cases of the coronavirus, as global deaths from COVID-19 surged past 601,549 in a sign of how far off the world remains from a return to normalcy. The United States tops the list with 140,119 deaths, followed by 78,772 […]

    Coronavirus has infected 2.5 crore Iranians: Prez Hassan Rouhani

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that Coronavirus has infected 2.5 crore Iranians. During a televised meeting of the country’s virus-fighting taskforce, he said, the pandemic can infect 3.5 crore Iranians as the country is yet to develop herd immunity. Rouhani also said that Iran may have to prepare itself for double the amount of […]

    UK bans its companies from sourcing 5G equipment from Chinese telecom company Huawei

    The UK has banned its companies from sourcing 5G equipment from Chinese telecom company Huawei. The move comes despite Beijing’s threat to retaliate to any such action by Britain. UK’s Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden made the announcement after a meeting, chaired by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, of his cabinet and the National Security Council. […]

    US dismisses China’s claims to offshore resources across most of South China Sea

    The United States officially dismissed China’s claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea and termed Beijing’s campaign of bullying to control them as completely unlawful. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo issued a statement on the US position on Maritime claims in the South China Sea, saying that the Chinese government […]

    WHO sets up independent panel to review its handling of COVID-19 pandemic

    World Health Organization (WHO) has set up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments. The announcement follows strong criticism by US President Donald Trump, which accused the WHO of being China-centric. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have […]

    Sri Lanka: 87 people at Treatment Centre tested positive of COVID19

    In Sri Lanka, another 87 people at a Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre have tested positive of COVID bringing the total infected to 339. Earlier, 196 inmates and staff at the Kandakadu Centre were found positive this morning while 56 inmates and a counsellor had tested positive yesterday in first instance of community transmission after a […]

    All major rivers of Bangladesh rising

    All the major rivers of Bangladesh are showing an increase in water levels following heavy rain upstream during the last 24 hours. According to the Bangladesh Water Development Board all the major rivers in the country including  Dharla, Teesta, Brahmaputra and Jamuna may show increasing water levels over the next 72 hours. Teesta and Dharla […]

    Prince Charles lauds India’s ‘sustainable’ way of life amid Covid-19 crisis

    Britain’s Prince Charles has lauded India’s ‘sustainable’ way of life amid coronavirus pandemic saying that the country’s diversity and resilience is a personal inspiration for him and much to teach all. Addressing India Global week 2020 through video link, he said India’s philosophies and values have emphasised a sustainable way of life and a harmonious […]