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  • Cargo ship ‘Ever Given’ freed from Suez Canal’s shoreline with its course corrected by 80 per cent, say Egyptian authorities

    The cargo ship ‘Ever Given’ which has blocked Suez Canal for almost a week now has been freed from the channel’s shoreline and seen its course corrected by 80 per cent, Egyptian authorities said.  The news has brought cheers amid expectations that traffic in the canal would soon resume, causing a fall in crude prices. […]

    US: COVID cases cross 30 million, higher cases in 30 states

    In the United States, COVID cases crossed 30 million coronavirus cases on Wednesday. According to a agency report, the states accelerated the vaccination process by lowering age limits.  Health authorities are racing to vaccinate in the face of the first uptick in new cases on a weekly basis since January. Against the advice of health […]

    Australia: Authorities in West Sydney plans to evacuate people from flood-affected suburbs

    In Australia, authorities are planning to evacuate thousands of people from flood-affected suburbs in west Sydney. The area is set for its worst flooding in 60 years with drenching rain expected to continue for the next few days. Unrelenting rain over the past three days swelled rivers in Australia’s most populous state of New South […]

    UNSC urges Somalia’s govt to organize elections without delay

    The U.N. Security Council urged Somalia’s government yesterday to organize elections without delay in a resolution that stressed the pressing threat to the country’s security from al-Shabab and armed opposition groups. The resolution, which was adopted unanimously, authorized the African Union to maintain its nearly 20,000-strong force in Somalia until the end of the year with a mandate […]

    US, Australia, India & Japan agree to deliver one billion doses of COVID vaccine to much of Asia by end of 2022

    The leaders of the US, Australia, India and Japan have agreed to deliver one billion doses of coronavirus vaccine to much of Asia by the end of 2022. The joint commitment was made following the first leaders’ meeting of the  Quad countries held yesterday. The vaccines are expected to be the single-dose Johnson & Johnson […]

    US President Joe Biden signs 1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus rescue package into law

    US President Joe Biden has signed the 1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus rescue package into law, marking a significant legislative accomplishment as the new administration looks to shepherd the country through the pandemic.  President Biden, who signed the bill alongside Vice President Kamala Harris in the Oval Office, characterized the measure as historic legislation aimed at […]

    Pope Francis visits parts of northern Iraq on 3rd day of his historic trip to country

    Pope Francis is visiting parts of northern Iraq that were held by Islamic State (IS) terrorists on the third day of his historic trip to the country. Christians were among those targeted by IS when they seized the region in 2014, carrying out human rights abuses.  The Pope prayed among ruined churches in Mosul, the […]

    40 scholars from six countries recommended for award of India Science, Research Fellowship 2021

    Forty scholars from six countries have been recommended for the award of India Science and Research Fellowship 2021. This provides an opportunity to the researchers to use state of the art facilities available in Indian institutes and universities for carrying out their research.  As a part of India’s initiative to engage with neighbouring countries to […]

    Hong Kong police detains 47 pro-democracy activists

    In Hong Kong, police has detained 47 pro-democracy activists today under the territory’s controversial national security law. This is one of the largest known crackdowns on dissenters. The police has slapped the activists with charges of conspiracy to commit subversion. The 47 activists were asked to report to police stations for detention ahead of court […]

    India, Brazil will continue to work to further advance our space collaboration: EAM S Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has congratulated Foreign Minister of Brazil Ernesto Araújo for successful launch of Amazonia-1 on ISRO’s PSLVC51 Mission. In a tweet, Dr Jaishankar said, India and Brazil will continue to work to further advance our space collaboration.