Day: January 3, 2021

UK judge to rule on US extradition for WikiLeaks’ Assange

LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Monday whether he can be extradited from the U.K. to the U.S. to face espionage charges over the publication of secret American military documents. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser is due to deliver her decision at London’s Old Bailey courthouse […]

3rd body found after landslide in Norway; 7 still missing

HELSINKI — Rescue teams searching for survivors four days after a landslide carried away homes in a Norwegian village found no signs of life Saturday amid the ruined buildings and debris. Three bodies have been recovered but searchers are still looking for seven more people believed to be […]

Congress opens new session as COVID-19, Biden’s win dominate

WASHINGTON — Congress is preparing to convene for the start of a new session, swearing in lawmakers during a tumultuous period as a relative handful of Republicans work to overturn Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump and the coronavirus surge imposes limits at the Capitol. Democrat Nancy Pelosi is set Sunday […]

Report: Talk show host Larry King in hospital with COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — Former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news channel reported Saturday. Citing an unidentified person close to the family, CNN said the 87-year-old King is undergoing treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. […]

U.S. distributes over 13.07 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines; 4.2 million administered – CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had administered 4,225,756 first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning and distributed 13,071,925 doses. The tally of vaccine doses distributed and the number of people who received the first dose are for both […]

India’s Sustained decline of Active Caseload continues; drops below 2.5 Lakh

Daily Recoveries outnumber daily New Cases continuously for last 37 days DELHI, JANUARY 3: India’s trajectory of active cases continues to follow a steadily dipping path. The total Active Caseload has dropped below 2.5 lakh (2,47,220) today. This has been made possible by the trend of recoveries exceeding new […]

Press Statement by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Restricted Emergency approval of COVID-19 virus vaccine

DELHI, JANUARY 3: The Subject Expert Committee of Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) met on 1st and 2nd January, 2021 and made recommendations in respect of proposal for Restricted Emergency Approval of COVID-19 virus vaccine of M/s Serum Institute of India and M/s Bharat Biotech as well […]

CGST Delhi West Commissionerate arrests one for duty evasion of around Rs 831.72 crore

DELHI, JANUARY 3: The Central GST Delhi West Commissionerate has unearthed evasion of GST by way of manufacture and clandestine supply of gutkha/pan masala/tobacco products without any registration and payment of duty. On basis of the search at the premise of manufacture, it was found that illegal manufacturing […]

PM Congratulates the nation on vaccine approval of Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech

Expresses gratitude towards corona warriors DELHI, JANUARY 3: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has called the DCGI approval of Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech vaccines, a decisive turning point to strengthen a spirited fight against Corona. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said […]

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