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Indian Gov’t Warns Of Reciprocal Measures On Britain’s COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Row

NEW DELHI, Sept 22 (NNN-PTI) – The Indian government described Britain’s decision, not to recognise Covishield as a legitimate anti-COVID-19…

Bangladesh Reports Lowest COVID-19 Infection Rate Amid Vaccination Drive

DHAKA, Sept 22 (NNN-BSS) – The positivity rate for new COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh, reported by the Directorate General of…

China’s COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Denmark for UN Peacekeeping personnel

A consignment of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrives at the airport in Copenhagen, Denmark as the Chinese government’s donation for…

Australia Seeks COVID Vaccine Approval For Children As Young As Five

CANBERRA, Sept 22 (NNN-AGENCIES) – The Australian government urged Pfizer to seek approval, to administer its COVID-19 vaccine to children…

Philippines To Grow By 4.5 Percent In 2021

MANILA, Sept 22 (NNN-PNA) – The Philippine economy is recovering but remains “fragile” because of periodically tighter COVID-19 mobility restrictions,…

COVID-19 Changes New Zealanders’ Shopping Habits: Survey

WELLINGTON, Sept 22 (NNN-AGENCIES) – New Zealanders’ grocery shopping over the past few years focused on the latest “superfood” or…

India’s COVID-19 Recovery Rate Improves To 97.75 Percent

NEW DELHI, Sept 22 (NNN-PTI) – The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in India increased to 97.75 percent yesterday, the…

Taliban Downplays Daesh Presence As Armed Group Claims Responsibility For Blasts In Afghanistan

KABUL, Sept 22 (NNN-ANA) – Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, yesterday, downplayed the presence of hardliner Daesh group in Afghanistan, saying…

UN chief urges US-China dialogue, warns of divisions

  UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (NNN-AGENCIES) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the United States and China to engage in…

5.8-Magnitude Quake Hits Australia’s Victoria

SYDNEY, Sept 22 (NNN-AGENCIES) – An earthquake, with a magnitude of 5.8, jolted 38 km south of Mount Buller, in…