PM Modi meets Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers

PM Modi meets Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers on Saturday, within two days of the country achieving a key milestone of administering 100 crore doses of the jabs, official sources said. During the meeting, Modi discussed various issues including furthering the vaccine research, sources said. Representatives from seven vaccine makers — Serum […]

Strike Group in Mumbai is Britain’s Indo-Pacific tilt in action, says UK minister Liz Truss

London: HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier-led Carrier Strike Group’s major port stop in Mumbai is the UK’s Indo-Pacific tilt in action, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said in India on Saturday. The minister, who arrived in Mumbai from New Delhi, said her visit is aimed at forging stronger security and defence links with India, the […]

UP govt to rename Faizabad railway station as Ayodhya Cantt

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to rename the Faizabad railway station, a tweet by the office of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday. It will be called the Ayodhya Cantt railway station, the tweet said, adding that the decision was taken by the Chief Minister. Earlier in 2018, the Yogi Adityanath government […]

China passes law to reduce pressure on children from homework

China passes law to reduce pressure on children from homework

BEIJING: China passed a law Saturday to limit the pressure on children from homework and after-school tutoring, state media said, as the country reforms its ultra-competitive education system. The government has imposed several rules in recent months aimed at combating activities it considers harmful to the development of China’s youth. Beijing has already banned minors […]

Roadside bombing targets Taliban, kills Afghan civilians

Roadside bombing targets Taliban, kills Afghan civilians

KABUL: A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two civilians on Saturday, including a child, Taliban and health officials said. Four others were wounded. Two bombs detonated as a Taliban vehicle was passing by, killing one child, district police chief Ismatullah Mubariz said, adding that no Taliban fighters were […]

Aryan victimised because he is Shah Rukh Khan’s son: Digvijaya; BJP says stop appeasement politics

BHOPAL: Senior Congress leader from Madhya Pradesh, Digvijaya Singh, on Saturday alleged Aryan Khan, arrested by the NCB in connection with a drugs case in Mumbai, is being victimised because he is the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Taking a swipe, BJP said Singh was playing the politics of “appeasement”. Aryan Khan (23) […]