UN Chief hails ceasefire pact with Pakistan

Posted on   6:32 pm

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is encouraged by India and Pakistan’s decision to strictly observe all agreements on a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and hopes that the ‘positive step’ would ‘provide an opportunity for further dialogue’ said Secretary General’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.

Russia faced with containment threat: Putin

Posted on   6:28 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that his country is faced with foreign pressure in the form of a continued policy of containment aimed at provoking internal instability, weakening the economy and interfering in the country’s internal affairs.

US loosens Pfizer vaccine shipping regulations

Posted on   6:19 pm

US regulators are allowing Pfizer”s Covid-19 vaccine to be shipped and stored at less-frigid temperatures, which should ease distribution and administration of one of the two vaccines authorized for emergency use in the country.