Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 11 (ANI): Punjab Police seized a huge cache of foreign-made pistols near Amritsar on Thursday night and arrested an alleged militant and weapon smuggler in this connection, police said.
Beijing [China], June 11 (ANI): New Zealand, which is usually outspoken on human rights matters in general has remained largely silent on the China's concentration camps thinly veiled as "re-education camps" for the Uyghur Muslims.
New Delhi, Jun 12 (PTI) The daily COVID-19 count in India remained below the one-lakh mark for the fifth consecutive day with the country reporting 84,332 fresh cases, its lowest in 70 days, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday.
(Eds: Changes headline, intro, adds Bharat Biotech reaction) Hyderabad, Jun 11 (PTI):In setback that could potentially delay the launch of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin in USA, the Food and Drug Administration there has recommended Ocugen Inc, the US partner of the Indian vaccine maker, to go for Biologics Licence Application (BLA) route with additional data, nixing hopes of Emergency Use Authorisation.
If all goes according to plan, Israel will swear in a new government on Sunday, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12year rule and a political crisis that inflicted four elections on the country in less than two years.
Despite new laws to combat the problem, a rape is reported every 15 minutes, leaving victims and families crying out for justice An activist holds a cut-out of India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, at a protest over another gang-rape and murder of a young woman in Uttar Pradesh state last year. Photograph: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty It was a historic day for women in India. Mamata Banerjee and her party won a spectacular election victory in West Bengal, defeating the Hindu nationalist Bharati
Washington, Jun 11 (PTI) Describing China as a pacing challenge to the US, Defence Secretary Llyod Austin has told American lawmakers that Beijing's aggressive behaviour in the Indo-Pacific could spark a crisis in the strategically vital region.
New Delhi [India], June 12 (ANI): The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday said that 719 doctors have lost their lives due to coronavirus in the second wave of the COVID pandemic with Bihar recording the maximum fatalities.
With BJP chief J.P. Nadda meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi thrice within a week, speculations of a cabinet expansion have gained ground. With no change in the ministries since the Modi government began its second term in 2019, and a string of key Assembly elections, including in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand and Goa, slated for next year, a reshuffle may be on the cards this month or in July and could see more berths for representatives from the poll-bound states. Nadda had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, with Union Home Minister Amit Shah also present.
Malda (West Bengal) [India], June 11 (ANI): The Chinese national who was intercepted by security forces in West Bengal's Malda district had taken around 1,300 Indian SIMs to China using fake documents, said Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday.
London [UK], June 11 (ANI): The United States and the United Kingdom on Thursday extended support to a "timely, transparent and evidence-based independent process" for the next phase of the WHO-convened COVID-19 origins study, including in China.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced a political alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ahead of the Punjab Legislative Assembly elections next year. The alliance is aimed at making up for the loss of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The SAD-BJP alliance ended last year as the Akalis left the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the Centre's controversial new agricultural laws.