Day: January 10, 2021

Indonesian divers find parts of plane wreckage in Java Sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian divers on Sunday located parts of the wreckage of a Boeing 737-500 at a depth of 23 meters (75 feet) in the Java Sea, a day after the aircraft with 62 people onboard crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta. “We received reports from the […]

Johnson under fire as UK again faces onslaught of COVID-19

LONDON — The crisis facing Britain this winter is depressingly familiar: Stay-at-home orders and empty streets. Hospitals overflowing. A daily toll of many hundreds of coronavirus deaths. The U.K. is the epicenter of Europe’s COVID-19 outbreak once more, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government is facing questions, […]

The Latest: China sees growing outbreak south of Beijing

BEIJING — More than 360 people have tested positive in a growing coronavirus outbreak south of Beijing in neighboring Hebei province. China’s National Health Commission reported Sunday that 69 new cases had been confirmed in the latest 24-hour period, including 46 in Hebei. The outbreak has raised particular […]

India retail king Biyani sees quick OK of Future’s $3.4 billion deal despite Amazon dispute

NEW DELHI – India’s Future Group expects swift regulatory approval of its $3.4 billion deal to sell its retail assets, its chief executive said, even as its warring business partner Amazon.com Inc intensifies efforts to block the deal. Future and Amazon are at loggerheads over the Indian group’s […]

Australia board apologises after India players allege racist abuse

SYDNEY – Cricket Australia apologised to the India team on Sunday and launched a probe into allegations visiting players were subjected to racial abuse by part of the crowd during the third test at Sydney Cricket Ground. The Indian team lodged an official complaint after play on Saturday […]

Status of Avian Influenza in the country

NEW DELHI JANUARY 10: After confirmation of Avian Influenza positive samples from ICAR-NIHSAD in poultry (two poultry farms) of Panchkula district, Haryana, positive cases of Avian Influenza in migratory birds were reported in Shivpuri, Rajgarh, Shajapur, Agar, Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh,Zoological Park, Kanpur, Uttar Pradeshand Pratapgarh and […]

As India gears up for COVID19 Vaccine roll out, Centre guides States/UTs on Co-WIN management

NEW DELHI JANUARY 10: The Centre has been proactively carrying activities towards preparing for the nationwide roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine in close collaboration with States/UTs and all stakeholders. The Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) today held a VC with administrators from States and UTs on […]

Srinagar-Jammu national highway reopens for traffic

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu national highway was reopened on Sunday after seven days in the wake of heavy snowfall last week, even as the city and some other parts of Kashmir received another spell of snowfall, officials said. The 260 kilometre-long highway — the only all-weather road connecting Kashmir […]

17 Delhi residents have tested positive for UK strain of coronavirus till date

New Delhi: A total of 17 Delhi residents have tested positive for the new coronavirus strain first detected in the UK till date and 10 of them have been discharged from hospital after recovery, sources said on Saturday. After the new strain was detected in the UK in […]

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