December 01, 2021 06:02 (IST)
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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

Spain orders culling of over 92,000 farmed mink after animals test positive for coronavirus

Teruel/IBNS: The Spanish authorities have ordered the culling of over 92,000 farmed mink after the animals tested positive for Novel Coronavirus, media reports said.

Russian scientists successfully complete world’s first Covid-19 vaccine trial

Moscow/IBNS: A Russian university has successfully completed the clinical trials of a vaccine against the Novel Coronavirus on volunteers, media reports said.

Pakistan to re-open Kartarpur corridor on Jun 29

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan on Saturday announced the reopening of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on Jun 29.

Pakistan Covid cases rise to 93,983

Islamabad/UNI: The number of COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has increased to 93,983 including 1,935 fatalities, according to data updated on Saturday morning by the country's Health Ministry.

Pakistan surpasses China in Covid-19 cases, tally now over 89,000

Islamabad/IBNS: With a record 4,688 fresh cases reported in 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday, Pakistan surpassed China, the epicentre of the pandemic Coronavirus, in terms of Covid-19 cases.

White House butler who served under 11 US Presidents dies of Covid-19

Washington/IBNS: Wilson Roosevelt Jerman, a White House Butler, who served under 11 US Presidents, has died of COVID-19, media reports said. He was 91-years-old.

Number of COVID-19 cases in US armed forces exceeds 5,700 - Pentagon

Washington/Sputnik - The number of COVID-19 cases among the US armed forces, civilian personnel and their families has reached 8,697 of whom 5,765 are among active service personnel, the Department of Defense announced in a fact sheet on Tuesday.

Improve or will stop funding: Trump gives 30 day ultimatum to WHO chief

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday took to Twitter and shared a three page letter to World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in which he has issued a 30-day ultimatum to the UN health body to make "substantive improvements" over repeated missteps in handling the coronavirus pandemic and siding with China in hiding important information.

Blame game wrong, harmful remedy to COVID-19: Chinese ambassador

Dublin/ Xinhua: Blame game is a wrong and harmful remedy to COVID-19 and can lead people to nowhere in the fight against the global pandemic, Chinese ambassador to Ireland He Xiangdong said here Saturday.

Trump weighs restoring partial US funding to WHO

Moscow/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was considering restoring 10 percent of US funding to the World Health Organization that was frozen in April.

Bangladesh eases lockdown restrictions for businesses in some parts

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh has eased the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the COVID-19 spread by allowing some of the businesses to reopen in different parts of the country like Dhaka and Chattogram, an official said on Sunday.

COVID-19 cases in Indonesia surpass 14,000

Jakarta/Xinhua: The Indonesian government announced 387 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections in the archipelagic country to 14,032.

Philippines reports 184 new COVID-19 cases, total at 10,794

Manila/Xinhua: The Philippines reported 184 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 10,794.

Singapore confirms 876 new COVID-19 cases, total tops 23,000 - Health Ministry

Moscow/Sputnik:  The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Singapore has increased by 876 to 23,336 over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Trump says he does not believe China released COVID-19 on purpose, incompetence to blame

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Friday that he believes incompetence, not malicious intent, was behind the spread of the coronavirus from China.