Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a virtual summit with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson on May 04. Speaking on the talks between the two leaders, MEA Joint Secretary (Europe West), Sandeep Chakraborty today said, "India and UK agreed to substantially strengthen defence and security engagement,...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a laboratory in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, where he tries out various scientific apparatus. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a laboratory in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. He says that the government is looking into changing the rules for people who are double vaccinated, but stresses that this is going to be a "difficult year" for travel regardless. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has played down suggestions that restrictions on foreign travel could be lifted as more people received the coronavirus vaccine.Speaking during a visit to a laboratory in Hertfordshire, the Prime Minister said: “I want to stress that this is going to be – whatever happens – a difficult year for travel.“There will be hassle, there will be delays, I am afraid, because the priority has got to be to keep the country safe and stop the virus coming back in.”
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock says it’s not embarrassing that he was called hopeless in text messages apparently from Prime Minister Boris Johnson.Mr Hancock also says that further information regarding coronavirus booster jabs this autumn will be announced later this week.
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The key facts behind the day's headlines on June 21 as the Liberal Democrats heap extra pressure on Boris Johnson by demanding he drops the planning reforms linked to the Tories’ shock by-election defeat in Chesham and Amersham.
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Novavax Inc on Monday reported late-stage data from its U.S.-based clinical trial showing its vaccine is more than 90% effective against COVID-19 across a variety of variants of the virus. Emer McCarthy reports.
The Delta variant identified as B.1.617.2 of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus detected in India is believed to be the most infectious to have emerged so far; According to the vaccination distribution plan of the Centre, it will consider a number of factors of states before allocating Coronavirus vaccines to them; The National Institute of Virology in Pune has identified yet another variant of the Covid-19 virus; A court at Durban in South Africa has sentenced a great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi to seven years in jail.
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At least eight persons have died in an incident of fire reported at a private company in pune; The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to stop spread of misinformation on the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and attack on doctors. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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The Indian Air Force (IAF)'s C-17 aircraft airlifted two more oxygen tankers from Pune and will land in Gujarat's Jamnagar. IAF has started airlifting big oxygen tankers from their place of use to the filling stations across the country to speed up the distribution of much-needed oxygen amid the COVID-19 crisis. This comes amid oxygen shortage in various parts of the country as the number of COVID-9 cases and deaths continue to rise.
Healthcare workers across the country are working under tremendous pressure amid the second wave of COVID-19. So excruciating is the condition that a doctor in Pune continues to look after patients despite losing his father to the pandemic and his mother and brother, too, are admitted to hospital. Explaining his "difficult situation", Dr Mukund, Director of Sanjeevan Hospital, said the staff cannot rest their eyes as the workload is very extreme. Pune city has over 1 lakh active infections, and is the worst-hit city in Maharashtra.
The Serum Institute of India, which manufactures the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, is planning to start vaccine production in other countries as it struggles to... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Zee News