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10 kidnapped Filipinos in Gulf of Guinea released

Manila, April 16 -- The 10 Filipino seafarers who were kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea have been released on April 11 and are set to arrive home on April 19, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) sa... Read More


Birgunj turns into COVID-19 hotspot, once again

BIRGUNJ, April 16 -- Birgunj Metropolitan City has turned into a COVID-19 hotspot once again as the second wave of the viral disease hits Nepal and its neighboring country, India severely. Birgunj ha... Read More


Prevention is 'only cure' to end sexual violence in conflict, Security Council hears

New York, April 16 -- "Prevention is the best and only cure" to stem the multiple, devastating and enduring consequences faced by survivors of sexual violence in conflict, especially as a brutal tacti... Read More


Why we should continue with AstraZeneca

Uganda, April 16 -- Some countries have paused the use of AstraZeneca vaccine due to suspected cases of blood clots and low platelet counts. So far, no causal relationship between vaccination and the... Read More


Bengal: EC to meet all parties over Covid-19 situation amid ongoing polls

Kolkata, April 16 -- India's poll body will on Friday meet 10 political parties participating in the high-octane assembly elections in West Bengal amid the spike in Covid-19 cases. The assembly elect... Read More


Campaign for Madhupur by-election ends, over 3.22 lakh to vote on April 17

India, April 16 -- Political parties and candidates made a last-ditch effort to garner people's support, as campaigning for Madhupur by-election ended on Thursday evening. Even though Madhupur assemb... Read More


Norway should stop using AstraZeneca vaccine, says country's public health institute

Oslo, April 16 -- : A day after Denmark's decision to abandon the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine over links with very rare blood clots, Norway's public health institute on Thursday said the country should ... Read More


Plea in SC to give COVID-19 vaccine to all above 18 years

New Delhi, April 16 -- : A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking COVID-19 vaccination for all above the age of 18 years beacuse of a sudden upsurge in ... Read More


North Kashmir: BJP panch among three arrested for extorting money

Srinagar, April 16 -- Police on Friday claimed to have arrested three extortonists including a BJP panch in North Kashmir's Sopore. In a statement, the police said that on a complaint received by Mud... Read More


India rolls out the red carpet for vaccines

NEW DELHI, April 16 -- India agreed to fast-track vaccine approvals that have already been authorized by one of four foreign drug regulators or the World Health Organization (WHO), clearing the way fo... Read More