Tamilnadu today registered 5,488 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 5,30,908.
Pakistan govt freezes assets of JeM & JuD
The Pakistan government has frozen a total of 964 assets of proscribed organisations Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) as it takes action against elements involved in terror financing and money laundering as part of efforts towards fulfilling requirements of the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) 27-point action plan.
WHO calls for consistent message on coronavirus
WHO has previously said it is possible there may be enough data from ongoing trials into coronavirus vaccines to know by the end of the year if one of the experimental shots is safe and effective enough to use globally.
Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine shows side effects
Russia became the first country in the world to register a vaccine against the novel coronavirus. Named ‘Sputnik V’, the vaccine’s Phase III trials are still underway.
Guterres warns UN facing its ‘1945 moment’
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world body was facing its own 1945 moment, noting that efforts must be made to meet that moment.
Editorial: Birthday wish
Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 70 Thursday. Noting that many people have asked him what wants on his birthday, Prime Minister Modi said that he would want Covid-19 guidelines like wearing masks and maintaining social distancing to be followed and that everyone should work to make our planet healthy.
Rana keen to learn from Morgan
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) left-handed batsman Nitish Rana is looking forward to learn leadership skill from reigning England World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan.
Allot 10,000 seats to TN under IBP scheme: TN CM to Centre
Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today urged the Centre to allot 10,000 seats to the State under the ‘India BPO Promotion scheme’.
Jurgensen to become New Zealand coach
Former Austalian cricketer Shane Jurgensen is all set to become the most experience coach of the New Zealand men’s cricket team after being roped in as the bowling coach of the side for another two years.