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Parts of northern China brace for more COVID-19 lockdowns and curbs

BEIJING (Reuters) - Parts of northern China are bracing for more COVID-19 curbs as a wave of cases raises concerns of a broader outbreak, with three areas enforcing lockdowns, some…

Two northern Chinese areas enforce lockdown in COVID-19 outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) -China reported nine new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since the end of September, with the latest outbreak prompting two northern border…

Chinese city imposes travel curbs, closes public venues in new COVID-19 outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) -A city in China's southeastern province of Fujian has closed cinemas and gyms, sealed off some entries and exits to highways and told residents not to leave town…

Pentagon under lockdown after ‘shooting incident’

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): The Pentagon on Tuesday (local time) was locked down with no personnel allowed outside due to a "shooting incident" outside the building, according to a…

Hundreds of flights cancelled, strict COVID curbs imposed amid new outbreak in Southern China

Beijing [China], June 20 (ANI): Hundreds of flights have been cancelled and part of a city is under lockdown in Southern China as the province of Guangdong witnesses a rise…

Cherry harvesting begins in Kashmir Valley after Covid restrictions relaxed

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 15 (ANI): Following relaxation in lockdown rules, the harvesting of the cherry crop is in full swing in the Kashmir valley. As the pandemic…

Kashmir: New Normal or Abnormal?

Kashmir: New Normal or Abnormal? Earlier this month, the rumour mills started working overtime in the Kashmir valley. The buzz on the streets, in the corridors of power and of…

India expects countries to ease travel restriction on Indians as COVID-19 situation normalises: MEA

New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): India expects countries to ease travel restrictions on Indians as the COVID-19 situation normalises in the country, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).…

Vietnam’s new COVID-19 hybrid variant ‘replicating quickly’

Vietnam's 'very dangerous' new COVID-19 hybrid variant may be fuelling its worst outbreak so far as it is replicating quickly. On Saturday, the Vietnamese authorities revealed they had discovered a "very…

International support pours in for India to fight Covid 19, Prime Minister chairs a high-level review meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation  with  Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States of America on Monday. President Biden conveyed solidarity with India and affirmed that…