Recent vaccination rise may ease pandemic risks in Asia: Fitch

The recent acceleration of vaccinations in parts of Asia can reduce risk of setbacks to economic recoveries and public finances associated with further waves of Covid-19 pandemic provided that it is sustained, Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday. The Asia Pacific region’s Covid-19-containment response was a relative global outperformer in 2020. But in 2021 its vaccine rollout has in aggregate lagged that of […]

Ten deminers killed in gunmen attack in Afghanistan’s Baghlan

At least 10 deminers were killed and 16 more suffered injuries after gunmen attack their office in northern province of Baghlan on Tuesday night, according to security official. The incident happened in Baghlan-e-Marzaki district of the province after a group of gunmen attacked the office of the HALO Trust, TOLOnews reported. The bodies and […]

No instability in the BJP govt in MP: Narendra Singh Tomar

Refuting the speculations of a change in leadership in Madhya Pradesh, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said there is no instability in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state. Interacting with reporters, Tomar said, “There is no instability in Madhya Pradesh Government. The party has selected Shivraj […]

India reports 92,596 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs

With 92,596 new COVID-19 cases registered in the last 24 hours, India reported less than 1 lakh COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. India on Tuesday reported 86,498 new COVID-19 cases. On Monday, the country had reported 1,00,636 new COVID-19 cases. The COVID case tally in India has now […]