US sanction on Chinese Cos

US imposes sanctions on Chinese company & 2 officials over ‘human rights abuses in Xinjiang’ Washington on Friday imposed sanctions on a powerful Chinese company in the Xinjiang province and two officials for what it said were human rights abuses against Uighurs and other ethnic minorities. The move is the latest blow to US-China relations.Continue reading “US sanction on Chinese Cos”

Argentina lockdown Aug 16

Argentina extends lockdown until August 16 as coronavirus cases rise Argentina to extend a mandatory lockdown until August 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez said on Friday. The lockdown, which has been the strictest in the capital Buenos Aires, was due to expire on Sunday. The South American nation hasContinue reading “Argentina lockdown Aug 16”

5th VBM to 23 Nations

Fifth phase of Vande Bharat Mission to repatriate Indians from 23 countries begins today The fifth phase of the Vande Bharat Mission begins today to rescue Indians stranded abroad. This phase will continue till 31st August 2020. In an interview to DD NEWS, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said, that under various phases of VandeContinue reading “5th VBM to 23 Nations”

Tributes to Prem and Rafi

Films Division to pay documentary tribute to Munshi Premchand and Mohammad Rafi today Films Division to pay documentary tribute to Munshi Premchand and Mohammad Rafi today. Films Division Mumbai will be screening two special documentaries to mark the 140th birth anniversary of most accomplished writer and storyteller, Munshi Premchand and the 40th death anniversary ofContinue reading “Tributes to Prem and Rafi”

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated

Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated across country today The festival of sacrifice, Eid-ul-Azha or Bakrid is being celebrated with religious fervour and due reverence across the country today. There will be no mass congregations prayers in Eidgahs and Grand mosques in most of the places in view of the coronavirus pandemic. President Ram Nath Kovind and ViceContinue reading “Eid-ul-Azha celebrated”

International flights ban up to 31 Aug 2020

Govt extends ban on international flights till August 31 The government has extended the ban on international flights till 31st of August amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, this restriction will not be applicable for international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA. India had first suspended international flights on March 22, just beforeContinue reading “International flights ban up to 31 Aug 2020”

Bangladesh Online News portal

Bangladesh begins registration of online news portals The Bangladesh Government released its first list of verified news portals yesterday. Announcing this in Dhaka, Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said, the registration of online news portals will be a continuous and ongoing process. He said it is just the beginning of the process. It may notContinue reading “Bangladesh Online News portal”

WHO: Covid Care

Young people must take precautions to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, says WHO. The World Health Organization has warned that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries were being driven by young people letting down their guard. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, although older people are at a higher risk ofContinue reading “WHO: Covid Care”

Covid Vaccine

UK scientists to immunise hundreds with coronavirus vaccine. Shattock said he was optimistic the Imperial vaccine would work, but must await the scientific data from the trial. Scientists at Imperial College London say they are immunizing hundreds of people with an experimental coronavirus vaccine in an early trial after seeing no worrying safety problems in a small numberContinue reading “Covid Vaccine”