World
Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 56

Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 56

17-01-2021 comments

Jakarta (IANS) The number of casualties due to the 6.2-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has increased to to 56, country's National Disaster Management Agency said on Sunday.

Agency spokesman Raditya…

UN to restart negotiations for Security Council reform on Jan 25

UN to restart negotiations for Security Council reform on Jan 25

16-01-2021 comments

United Nations (IANS) The stalled negotiations for reforming the Security Council will restart on January 25, General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir said on Friday.

He said that during the four months since he took over, he held negotiations…

Bhutan PM congratulates Modi on 'landmark' Covid vaccination drive

Bhutan PM congratulates Modi on 'landmark' Covid vaccination drive

16-01-2021 comments

Lhasa (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Saturday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the launch of India's "landmark" Covid-19 vaccination drive.

"I would like to congratulate PM @narendramodi and the people…

Iran fires torpedoes from homemade submarine for 1st time

Iran fires torpedoes from homemade submarine for 1st time

15-01-2021 comments

Tehran (IANS) The Iranian naval force fired torpedoes from the home-made Fateh(Conqueror)-class submarine, as well as cruise missiles from the seashore and vessels on the second day of a large-scale drill in the country's southern waters.

Experts raise doubts on data behind China growth story

Experts raise doubts on data behind China growth story

15-01-2021 comments

New Delhi (IANS) Even as China featured among the few countries that managed to post a healthy growth in 2020 notwithstanding the severe economic and health impact of the coronavirus pandemic, several economists have questioned the veracity of the…

Iran starts research to upgrade fuel for Tehran research reactor

Iran starts research to upgrade fuel for Tehran research reactor

14-01-2021 comments

Tehran (IANS) Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organisations, said that the country has started research and development to upgrade fuel for its Tehran Research Reactor, a state…

Ex-S.Korean President's 20-year prison sentence upheld

Ex-S.Korean President's 20-year prison sentence upheld

14-01-2021 comments

Seoul (IANS) South Korea's top court on Thursday upheld former President Park Geun-hye's a 20-year prison sentence at a retrial of the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of the former head of state.

The Supreme Court sentenced…

Chinese Covid vax found 50.4 percent effective in Brazil trials

Chinese Covid vax found 50.4 percent effective in Brazil trials

14-01-2021 comments

Sao Paulo (IANS) A leading Chinese Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Sinovac Biotech, has been found to be 50.4 per cent effective in Brazilian clinical trials, researchers have found.

According to the latest results released by researchers, it…

Cuba condemns US for adding it to terrorism blacklist

Cuba condemns US for adding it to terrorism blacklist

13-01-2021 comments

Havana (IANS) Cuba condemns its inclusion in a US list of countries that sponsor terrorism, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said.

Cuba condemns the US-announced "hypocritical and cynical designation" of the country as "a state sponsoring…

Pak hosting 2nd trilateral meet with Turkey, Azerbaijan

Pak hosting 2nd trilateral meet with Turkey, Azerbaijan

13-01-2021 comments

Islamabad (IANS) Pakistan is hosting the second Pakistan-Turkey-Azerbaijan trilateral meeting here on Wednesday to discuss global and regional issues.

The Pakistan Foreign office said "the three sides would also explore possibilities of deepening…

Follow Us
Read Reporter Post ePaper
--Advertisement--
Weather & Air Quality across Jharkhand