Kamala Harris Begins Asia Trip Amid Afghan Crisis

US Vice President Kamala Harris waves upon arrival at Paya Lebar Base airport in Singapore. Singapore: Vice President Kamala Harris began a trip to Asia Sunday where she will offer reassurances of Washington’s commitment to the region after the chaotic US pullout from Afghanistan and Taliban takeover. The hardline Islamists’ swift return to power a … Read more

30,948 Fresh Covid Cases In India In 24 Hours, 10% Lower Than Yesterday

India coronavirus: The daily positivity rate remains less than 3 per cent for the last 27 days. India’s Covid chart continued to show improvement today, with the country recording 30,948 cases, a drop of 10.18 per cent from yesterday. About 403 deaths were recorded during the period, according to the Health Ministry. Kerala contributed 17,106 … Read more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President, Other Leaders Greetings

PM Modi tweeted to wish people on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan. New Delhi: Leaders across the nation extended their Raksha Bandhan greetings to the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar are among those who wished on the occasion of Raksha … Read more

US, Germany Advise Against Travel To Kabul Airport Amid Evacuation Chaos

US Soldiers arrive to provide security in support of Operation Allies Refuge at the airport. Kabul [Afghanistan]: The United States and Germany told their citizens in Afghanistan on Saturday to avoid travelling to Kabul airport, citing security risks as thousands of desperate people gathered trying to flee almost a week after Taliban Islamists took control. … Read more

Australia’s PM Scott Morrison Defends Lockdown Strategy Until Majority Vaccinated

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison defended the country’s lockdown strategy. Melbourne: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday defended the country’s lockdown strategy to combat coronavirus outbreaks until at least 70% of the population is fully vaccinated. On Saturday, Australian police arrested hundreds of people during anti-lockdown demonstrations in Sydney and Melbourne, capitals of the … Read more