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Death toll in Kabul car bombing rises to 55, US and other countries condemn attack

Kabul: Explosions caused by a car bomb and mortars outside a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday (May 8) killed at...

European Union doesn’t renew order for AstraZeneca vaccine

Paris: The EU Commission did not renew its order for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, the European Union's Internal Market Commissioner said Sunday. "We have not...

South Africa detects four cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus

Johannesburg: South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has said that four cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus have been detected in the...

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel firm on Jerusalem as global concern mounts

Jerusalem: Israel "firmly rejects" pressure not to build in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday (May 9) following days of unrest...

COVID-19: South Korea delivers first batch of medical assistance to India

Incheon: The first batch of medical assistance from South Korea departed from the city of Incheon on Sunday to help India combat the...

Afghanistan: At least 58 killed in school blast in Kabul, over 100 injured

Kabul: The death toll from an explosion outside a school in Afghanistan`s capital Kabul has risen to 58, Afghan officials said on Sunday,...

Chinese rocket re-enters Earth’s atmosphere, disintegrates over Indian Ocean near Maldives

Beijing: Remnants of China`s biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday (May 9, 2021), with the bulk of its components destroyed...

Bangladesh detects six cases of Indian variant of COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh has detected its first case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India, the country`s health directorate said on...

COVID-19: US CDC confirms transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from inhalation of virus in air

New Delhi: The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its public guidelines on the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the...

Bomb explosion in Kabul, over 25 killed and 12 injured

Kabul: A bomb exploded near a school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday (May 8), killing at least 25...

Charge of blasphemy, tool to silence women’s rights activists in Pakistan

Islamabad: The charge of blasphemy has been used as a tool to silence many in Pakistan, especially the annual Aurat March that continues...

Pakistan imposes 10-day lockdown to control COVID-19 surge

Islamabad: In order to curb the rising number of coronavirus infections, authorities in Pakistan are imposing complete countrywide lockdown from May 8 for...

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Chinese scientists discussed weaponising coronavirus 5 years before pandemic: Report

London/Melbourne: Amid the ongoing second surge of COVID-19 pandemic, reports say that the US State Department has obtained documents referring Chinese military scientists...

Curfew extended in J&K till May 17 | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: The J&K administration on Sunday extended till May 17 the ‘Corona curfew’ imposed across the Union Territory to contain the spread of...

Saudi to step in for better India-Pakistan ties | India News – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Saudi foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Sunday said that Riyadh would work to encourage reduction in...

Bengal: Several new faces among 43 ministers likely to be sworn-in on Monday | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Several fresh faces and a number of trusted lieutenants of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be sworn-in as...