Harry arrives in UK for grandfather Prince Philip's funeral: Report

Harry arrives in UK for grandfather Prince Philip's funeral: Report

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PTI | London

Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has flown in from his California home to London to attend grandfather Prince Philip – the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral on Saturday, according to a UK media report on Monday. The 36-year-old was seen getting off a British Airways flight from Los Angeles that arrived...

All fit and fine now: R Madhavan tests negative for COVID-19

All fit and fine now: R Madhavan tests negative for COVID-19

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | PTI | Mumbai

Actor R Madhavan on Sunday said that he has recovered from coronavirus but still taking utmost care and precaution. The 50-year-old actor took to Twitter and gave a health update, saying that his mother has also tested negative for COVID-19. "Thank you all for the concern and prayers. All at home including...

S Korea to resume AstraZeneca jab for ages 30-60

S Korea to resume AstraZeneca jab for ages 30-60

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | AP | Seoul

South Korea says it will resume administrating AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine to all eligible people between the ages of 30 and 60. Last week, South Korea suspended the use of AstraZeneca vaccines for those 60 years old or younger while awaiting the outcome of the European Medicine Agency's review. The Korea Disease Control...

Official: Chinese vaccines' effectiveness low

Official: Chinese vaccines' effectiveness low

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | AP | Beijing

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country's top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost. Chinese vaccines “don't have very high protection rates,” said the director of the China Centers for Disease...

Electrical problem strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear facility

Electrical problem strikes Iran's Natanz nuclear facility

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | AP | Tehran

Iran's Natanz nuclear site suffered an incident Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid, state TV reported. State TV quoted Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman for Iran's civilian nuclear programme, announcing the incident. Kamalvandi said there were no injuries nor pollution cause by the incident. The word state television used in its report attributed to...

Vaccine shortages hitting poor countries

Vaccine shortages hitting poor countries

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | AP | London

As many as 60 countries might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program are blocked until as late as June. The COVAX initiative is designed to provide vaccines to countries lacking the clout to negotiate on their own for scarce...

Gun salutes honour Prince Philip as UK enters eight-day mourning

Gun salutes honour Prince Philip as UK enters eight-day mourning

Saturday, 10 April 2021 | PTI | London

Gun salutes in all capitals of the United Kingdom as well as aboard some Royal Navy ships on Saturday honoured Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away aged 99 at Windsor Castle on Friday. The 41 rounds fired in London, Cardiff, Belfast...

Iran enforces 10-day lockdown amid fourth wave of pandemic

Iran enforces 10-day lockdown amid fourth wave of pandemic

Saturday, 10 April 2021 | AP | Tehran

Iran on Saturday began a 10-day lockdown amid a fourth wave of coronavirus infections, state TV reported, a worrisome trend after more than a year of the country battling the Middle East's worst outbreak. Iran's coronavirus task force, charged with determining virus restrictions, ordered most shops closed and offices restricted to...

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