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  • British PM Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that Coronavirus pandemic has frayed the bonds between nations, and urged world leaders to unite against the common foe of COVID-19. Mr. Johnson, who made the remarks in a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly, said that, nine months into the pandemic, the very notion of […]

    WHO Chief thanks PM Modi for his commitment & solidarity in fight against Coronavirus pandemic

    Director General of World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech at the UN General Assembly. In a tweet, the WHO DG said thanked Mr Modi for his commitment and solidarity in fight against Coronavirus pandemic. The WHO Chief said, COVID-19 pandemic can be ended only by mobilizing […]

    US moves to restrict stay of Chinese journalists to 90 days

    The Trump Administration is seeking to restrict the stay of Chinese journalists in the US to just 90 days as against the 240 days general limit to foreign journalists. A federal notification issued yesterday said there will be provision for extension for a similar duration. The proposal of the Department of Homeland Security is part […]

    World Bank approves 200 million dollar loan for safe water & sanitation in Bangladesh

    The World Bank (WB) has approved a 200 million dollar loan for Bangladesh to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the country. The Bangladesh Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project will help 6 lakh people to have access to clean water through piped water schemes in rural areas.  […]

    Death toll from military plane crash in Ukraine rises to 25

    In Ukraine, the death toll from a military plane crash in Kharkiv Region has risen to 25. The office of the country’s prosecutor general said in a statement that two people have been admitted to medical facilities in critical condition. According to media reports citing Ukrainian Defense Ministry sources, the crash of the An-26 military […]

    Turkey President says UN failed amid coronavirus pandemic

    Turkey’s president, who has long called for a reform of the United Nations, said the world body has failed in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. In a televised address following a Cabinet meeting, Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed the UN was late in accepting the existence of the pandemic and had failed to make its […]

    Any broader global rebalancing is incomplete without genuine re-emergence of Africa: EAM S Jaishankar

    Outlining India’s strong commitment in supporting Africa in its development journey, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today said that any broader global rebalancing is incomplete without the genuine re-emergence of the Africa. In an address at a conclave on India-Africa partnership, Dr Jaishankar said, only after genuine emergence of Africa, world’s strategic diversity will come into full […]

    US Prez Trump asks UN to hold Beijing responsible for consequences of COVID-19 pandemic

    US President Donald Trump lashed out against China today  demanding that the UN should hold Beijing responsible for the consequences of unleashing the plague of COVID-19 on the world. Speaking at the General Assembly’s high-level meeting in a pre-recorded address, he said, the Chinese government and the World Health Organization falsely declared that there was […]

    India overtakes US in terms of global COVID-19 recoveries

    The Health Ministry has said that India has overtaken the US and became number one in terms of global COVID-19 recoveries. In a tweet, the Ministry said, the total recoveries have crossed 42 lakh. Centre-led focussed, calibrated, responsive and effective measures of early identification through high and aggressive testing, prompt surveillance and tracking coupled with […]

    WHO calls for protective equipments for frontline medical workers

    The World Health Organization has called for frontline medical workers to be provided with protective equipment to prevent them from being infected with the Novel Coronavirus and potentially spreading it to their patients and families. Addressing a news briefing marking World Patient Safety Day yesterday, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said one of the […]