Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the focus must be on repairing and preparing the health infrastructure as well as the economy for future challenges. With most states recording a drop in Covid cases and deaths, restrictions put in place to break the chain of transmission are being gradually lifted. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted Wednesday that The decision to increase the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine was transparent and based on scientific data.
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New Yorkers were jubilant on Tuesday night as they gathered to watch a fireworks display celebrating the end of nearly all COVID-19 restrictions.
New York has welcomed the lifting of Covid restrictions by celebrating it with fireworks. New York is lifting all state-mandated coronavirus restrictions after reporting that 70% of the state's adults have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison for discussions in Westminster. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the planned final lifting of restrictions will depend on whether the link between Covid cases and hospitalisations has been 'broken' rather than 'weakened.' The Prime Minister is due to make a statement tomorrow. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson played down any suggestion of a rift between him and the EU leaders present at the G7 summit, suggesting subjects other than Brexit had dominated most of the discussions. Earlier in the day, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had described remarks made by French president Macron as 'offensive.' Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The European Union has acted in an “offensive” way by repeatedly refusing to treat Northern Ireland as part of the UK, Dominic Raab has claimed.The Foreign Secretary deepened the rift with Brussels over the trading arrangements which apply to Northern Ireland under the Brexit deal, accusing EU figures of showing a lack of respect to the UK.His comments came after Emmanuel Macron reportedly suggested Northern Ireland was not part of the UK during his talks with Boris Johnson in the margins of the G7 summit.
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A CCTV footage has helped Delhi Police arrest a woman who was seen hitting another woman and snatching her mobile phone in the shocking video.
Jyoti, the accused, is seen following the woman she attacked as the 20-second long video starts. The other woman doesn't notice because she is talking on phone.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the government has made an ambitious plan to keep 5000 health assistants ready in anticipation of a possible third wave of the pandemic. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Electronics & Information Technology said in a series of tweets: It is astounding that Twitter which portrays itself as the flag bearer of free speech, chooses the path of deliberate defiance when it comes to the Intermediary Guidelines; All this and more news at 2 PM.
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In these challenging times of the COVID-19 crisis, Ludhiana-based steel company helping government and people with O2 cylinders. Amid COVID second wave, India is reeling under acute shortage of medical oxygen. The people across the globe are leaving no stone unturned and are being the backbone of each other. Immunity kits are also being arranged for the needy by Vardhman Special Steels Limited.
As a severe shortage of medical oxygen hurts India's Covid-19 patients, Thailand became the latest country to send O2 cylinders and concentrators as aid. A Royal Thai Air Force plane landed in Delhi with a consignment of 200 oxygen cylinders and 10 concentrators on behalf of the Thai government, and 100 cylinders and 60 concentrators as donation from the Indian diaspora. Meanwhile, Gilead Sciences sent 25,600 vials of the remdesivir drug which is used in Covid treatment. Watch the full video for more.
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After central government fulfilled the demand of oxygen supply of national capital amid O2 crisis, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 06 thanked Centre for providing 730 tons oxygen on May 05. "For the first time, Centre supplied 730 tons oxygen to Delhi yesterday. Delhi requires 700 tons. We're thankful to Centre, Delhi HC and SC. With their efforts, we received 730 tons of oxygen. I request everyone with folded hands to not bring down the supply, we'll be thankful," Delhi CM said.
A power-sharing crisis in Northern Ireland appears to have been averted after a late night deal over Irish language laws paved the way for Stormont leaders to be appointed.A post-midnight announcement by the UK Government committing to pass the stalled laws at Westminster in the autumn, if they are not moved at the Stormont Assembly in the interim, was enough to convince Sinn Fein to drop its threat not to nominate a deputy First Minister as joint head of the devolved executive.The development came after a night of intensive talks involving Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis and DUP and Sinn Fein delegations in Belfast.
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Northern Ireland will only move forward when the region’s differing identities are respected by all, resigning First Minister Arlene Foster has said.Making her resignation speech to the Assembly chamber, the ousted DUP leader said her time as First Minister may have ended “abruptly” but she vowed to pursue “unfinished business” in championing Northern Ireland in other ways.Mrs Foster, who acknowledged she had not always made the right calls, became emotional as she closed her speech with an appeal for MLAs to act as “good neighbours”.
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Growing tensions between Britain and the European Union threatened to overshadow the Group of Seven summit's conclusion on Sunday, with London accusing France of "offensive" remarks that Northern Ireland was not part of the United Kingdom. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
On economic front, India and EU agreed to have dedicated dialogues on WTO issues, informed Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Secretary Vikas Swarup on May 08. "On economic front, both sides also agreed to have dedicated dialogues on WTO issues, regulatory cooperation, market access issues and supply chain resilience demonstrating the desire to deepen and further diversify our economic engagement," said MEA Secretary (West).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited EU member states to participate in India-EU High Level Digital Forum that's likely to be held later this year, informed Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Secretary Vikas Swarup on May 08. "PM also invited EU member states to participate in India-EU High Level Digital Forum that's likely to be held later this year, to enhance digital cooperation between India and EU via linking of start-ups supporting digital economy and for enhancing investments," said MEA Secretary (West).
This is the heartwarming yet harrowing scene in central India's Madhya Pradesh on May 14 as the Sooraj Heera Foundation has donated over $2 million dollars to aid the hard-hit local hospital dealing wi
A flight carrying medical supplies from UK arrived in India. Aircraft reached Delhi with COVID aid, including 3 oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators. Several countries including US, Germany, Begium,..