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Saturday, November 28, 2020

First SpiceJet flight from Delhi touches down at Ras Al Khaimah

The first SpiceJet flight from India touched down at Ras Al Kahimah International Airport early on Friday (November 27).

India reports 492 deaths; 43,082 positive cases

Indian government authorities said on Friday that 492 people succumbed to COVID-19 while 43,082 positive cases were registered from different parts of...

Russia agrees to produce coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in India

Russia’s sovereign wealth fund and Indian pharmaceutical company Hetero have agreed to produce over 100 million doses per year in India of...

AstraZeneca says its vaccine needs ‘additional study’

The head of British drug manufacturer AstraZeneca said on Thursday further research was needed on its Covid-19 vaccine after questions emerged over...

India: Fire in hospital kills 5 coronavirus patients

A fire broke out early Friday in a privately-run hospital treating coronavirus patients in western India, killing at least five of them...

Philippines to Buy 2 Million Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine

The Philippines will sign on Friday an agreement to buy two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca Plc.Included...

AstraZeneca says its vaccine needs ‘additional study’

The head of British drug manufacturer AstraZeneca said on Thursday further research was needed on its Covid-19 vaccine after questions emerged over...

New Zealand’s Ardern set to declare climate emergency

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government is to declare a climate emergency in a symbolic step to increase pressure for action...

India extends international flights suspension until December 31

The Indian government on Thursday extended the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights until December 31 in view of the pandemic. Earlier this month,...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 60.05 million

More than 60.05 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,415,428 have died, according to...

India: Powerful storm ‘Nivar’ makes landfall

A powerful cyclonic storm hurtled into India’s southern coast early Thursday, uprooting trees and packing strong winds and rains as tens of...

UAE: First scheduled passenger flight to Israel takes off

The first scheduled passenger flight from Dubai to Israel will take off from the Dubai International Airport at 9.40 on Thursday morning.

India: Cyclone Nivar makes landfall; tens of thousands evacuated

Cyclone Nivar, which the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has described as a 'very severe cyclonic storm', has made landfall.

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports.The...

COVID vaccine hopes lift oil prices to 8-month high

Oil hit its highest since March on Tuesday, rising towards $47 a barrel, as a third promising coronavirus vaccine spurred hopes of a...

EU seals 6th vaccine deal, secures 160 million Moderna shots

The European Union’s executive said Tuesday it will sign a contract for up to 160 million doses of the experimental coronavirus vaccine...

US election: Joe Biden’s presidential transition begins

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter...

China preparing for mission to bring back material from moon

Chinese technicians were making final preparations Monday for a mission to bring back material from the moon’s surface for the first time...

Israel’s EL AL to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai from...

Israel’s largest airline El AL will operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai from December 13. The carrier’s schedule will include three flights...

India records more than 44,000 new coronavirus cases

India has recorded 44,059 new cases of the novel coronavirus, taking its total to 9.14 million, data from the health ministry showed...
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