Sri Lanka receives 4 mn doses of Sinopharm vaccines

Sri Lankan authorities have received 4 million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccines as a mass inoculation program against Covid-19 is presently underway in the island nation. Continue Reading

Booster shots must to beat virus: Dr Fauci

Booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines will soon become necessary for people to gain maximum protection against Covid-19, US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci said on Sunday, after a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel rejected the broader use of the third dose among people aged 16 and above. Continue Reading

Khaleda Zia’s sentence stayed for another 6 months

Bangladesh’s government has stayed the sentence of former prime minister and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two graft cases for another six months following an appeal by her family members, allowing her to stay out of jail for that duration, a senior minister said on Sunday. Continue Reading

Submarine secrets come out in open

France would have known Australia had deep and grave concerns that a submarine fleet the French were building would not meet Australian needs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Sunday after the contract’s cancellation set off a diplomatic crisis. Continue Reading

Cuba thanks Mexico for support amid US sanctions

Visiting Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has thanked Mexico for its support and solidarity amid stiffer economic, trade and financial sanctions imposed by the US against the Caribbean island nation. Continue Reading

Pakistan taken aback by Blinken’s remarks

Pakistan came out strongly against comments made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other lawmakers during the recent Congressional hearings on Afghanistan, and clearly said that the remarks were not in line with the close cooperation between Islamabad and Washington, The News International reported. Continue Reading