…while deaths from Covid-19 swelled by 3,915, according to health ministry data.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
BENGALURU - India on Friday reported a record daily rise in coronavirus cases of 414,188, while deaths from Covid-19 swelled by 3,915, according to health ministry data.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
…Abiodun of Ogun on Thursday assured that he would neither slash…
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Thursday assured that he would neither slash workers’ salaries nor reverse the recently signed minimum wage in the state in spite of the harsh economic realities in the country.
DESPITE assurance by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Monday, that the deplorable portion at the Mile 2 axis of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, which has remained a nightmare for road users, would be fixed this week, the contractor handling the palliative work has failed to show up.
Japan's government is set to extend on Friday a state of…
Japan's government is set to extend on Friday a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas by about three weeks until the end of May to curb a surge in novel coronavirus cases just months before the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
…daily newspaper reported on Friday, citing EU diplomats.
France is delaying a European Union order for 1.8 billion doses of the BioNTech/Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine planned for the next two years, Germany's Die Welt daily newspaper reported on Friday, citing EU diplomats.
…saying it would help cover the nation’s security structure and identify criminals terrorising Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged Nigerians to participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number, NIN, with SIM cards across the country, saying it would help cover the nation’s security structure and identify criminals terrorising Nigeria.
New Zealand wants a more mature relationship with China that goes beyond trade ties and gives room for disagreement, particularly on issues of human rights, the Pacific nation's foreign minister said on Friday.
…bringing total new cases for the week to 1.57 million,…
India reported another record daily rise in coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing total new cases for the week to 1.57 million, as the country's vaccination rate falls dramatically due to a lack of supplies and transport problems.
Freight Forwarders under the aegis of the National Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators,,…
Freight Forwarders under the aegis of the National Association of Air Freight Forwarders and Consolidators,, have decried the porous borders in the country which they say affect the economy negatively as well as pose danger especially at a time of high-level insecurity in the country.
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…improving public health and massive financial help from the government.
U.S. employers likely hired nearly a million workers in April as they rushed to meet a surge in demand, unleashed by the reopening of the economy amid rapidly improving public health and massive financial help from the government.
The U.N. disarmament chief reported the discovery of an undeclared chemical warfare agent at a Syrian site to a Security Council meeting Thursday where the United States and its Western allies clashed with Russia over international findings that Syria has used chemical weapons.
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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Thursday cheered President Biden for meeting the…
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Thursday cheered President Biden for meeting the goal of reopening a majority of K-8 schools within his first 100 days in office, but he also acknowledged Black and Hispanic students returned to school at lower rates than their White classmates.
HDFC and Ultratech Cement are the Nifty companies that will report their…
HDFC and Ultratech Cement are the Nifty companies that will report their earnings on Friday. Dabur India, EIH, Kansai Nerolac Paints, and Steel Strips Wheels are among other companies that will also declare their results today
…Australia's international borders might not fully reopen…
SYDNEY - Australia's international borders might not fully reopen until the middle or second half of 2022, Trade Minister Dan Tehan said on Friday, in a blow to airlines and the tourism sector.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Global stocks headed for their first weekly gain in three amid a surge in commodity prices, while traders braced for a key U.S. jobs report later on Friday that could provide clues on when the Federal Reserve will ease back on monetary stimulus.
The Taliban may hold sway over large swaths of Afghanistan as the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces picks up pace,…
The Taliban may hold sway over large swaths of Afghanistan as the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces picks up pace, but America’s top military officer said Thursday skeptics are seriously underestimating the ability of the forces of the U.S.-backed government in Kabul to put up a fight.