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India will provide COVID-19 vaccines to Bhutan for free, says PM Tshering

Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Monday said that the Indian government has announced that they will provide COVID-19 vaccines for free. "GoI (Government of...

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 2 million

A grim milestone has been reached globally as the COVID-19 deaths breached the 2 million mark, while the number of positive cases near 94...

Biden announces USD 1.9 trillion stimulus COVID-19 ‘American Rescue Plan’

US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the country's economy and combat the coronavirus. "We have...

China sees spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of WHO team visit to probe origins

China’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 100-mark for the first time in recent months, ahead of Thursday’s visit of the WHO team to Wuhan to...

Japan passport most powerful in 2021, Pakistan continues to be in worst category: Report

Even as the world continues to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan tops the list of being the most powerful passport in the world...

Indonesia passenger jet carrying 62 people goes missing on domestic flight

A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Saturday on a...

Twitter permanently suspends Trump’s account, citing risk of incitement of violence

Social media giant Twitter announced that it is banning US President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence”. The...

Trump concedes defeat, says new administration will be inaugurated on January 20

US President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) finally conceded defeat in the presidential elections held in November and said that a new administration...

Elon Musk becomes world’s richest person surpassing Jeff Bezos

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday (January 7) became the richest person in the world, surpassing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who had held the...

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General

US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday nominated Indian-origin Vanita Gupta to serve as Associate Attorney General of the United States making her the first woman of...