Ebrahim Raisi: Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief registers presidential run – Times of India

Ebrahim Raisi: Iran's hard-line judiciary chief registers presidential run - Times of India

Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran’s judiciary shows his identification document while registering his name as a candidate for the June 18 presidential elections DUBAI: The hard-line cleric in charge of Iran’s judiciary who also took part in a panel involved in the mass execution of thousands of prisoners in 1988 registered Saturday to run against … Read more

UN rights chief urges lowering Gaza tensions – Times of India

UN rights chief urges lowering Gaza tensions - Times of India

BERLIN: The United Nations‘ human rights chief is urging all in what has developed into a battle between Israel and Gaza‘s militant Hamas rulers to lower tensions, and faulted actions by both sides. Michelle Bachelet, the UN high commissioner for human rights, said in a statement issued in Geneva on Saturday that “rather than seeking … Read more

AIIMS Chief Cites Misuse of Steroids as Black Fungus Cases Rise Among Covid-19 Patients

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As new cases of blacks fungus, mucormycosis, has kept the health experts on tenterhooks, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria clarified that the fungal infection is not new, but has the cases have increased with Covid-19. Guleria said the ‘misuse’ of steroids is one of the major causes behind black fungus cases. Diabetic patients, covid patients and … Read more

WI vs PAK: Replaced One Test With Two T20Is Keeping World Cup In Mind, Says Pakistan Cricket Chief Wasim Khan | Cricket News

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Wasim Khan has said that the governing body replaced one Test match with two T20Is against West Indies to help the Asian side in their preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup slated to be played in India. PCB on Friday confirmed their men’s national team’s tour to … Read more

News18 Afternoon Digest: PM Modi to Chair Meet on Covid and Vaccination; India’s Covid Situation Hugely Concerning: WHO Chief

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PM Modi to Chair Meet on Covid and Vaccination; India Sees 3.26L New Cases, 3,890 Deaths PM Narendra Modi will chair a high-level meeting on the Covid-19 related situation and vaccination at at 11 am on Saturday. India on Saturday saw a slight dip in the number of daily Covid-19 cases with 3,26,098 infections. 3,890 … Read more

India’s Covid Situation Hugely Concerning, Says WHO Chief

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India’s Covid-19  situation remains hugely concerning, with several states continuing to see a worrying number of cases, hospitalisations and deaths, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday, warning that the pandemic’s second year will be “far more deadly” than the first for the world. Ghebreyesus added that the WHO is responding to the Covid-19  … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Japan’s entry ban will not affect Indian athletes, assures IOA chief Narinder Batra | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Japan's entry ban will not affect Indian athletes, assures IOA chief Narinder Batra | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: With Japan restricting entry of people from India, Pakistan and Nepal due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, questions have been raised on whether the Indian athletes will also face issues in entering the country for the Tokyo Olympics. But Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has made it clear that all … Read more

US Trade Representative Meets WHO Chief, Discusses Vaccine Production

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The TRIPS waiver aims to increase global vaccine production (Representational) Washington: US trade Representative Katherine Tai on Friday virtually met World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to discuss increasing vaccine production and the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver on COVID-19 vaccines for the pandemic. According to a readout from her … Read more

India’s Covid Situation Hugely Concerning, Says WHO Chief

World In New And Dangerous Phase Of Pandemic, Says WHO Chief

WHO Chief pointed out that the emergency-like situation was not restricted to India. (File) United Nations: India’s COVID-19 situation remains hugely concerning, with several states continuing to see a worrying number of cases, hospitalisations and deaths, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday, warning that the pandemic’s second year will be “far more deadly” … Read more

“Not Scared”: Youth Congress Chief, Questioned By Cops Over Covid Relief

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Indian Youth Congress chief Srinivas BV said they will not stop their work and are not scared. New Delhi: Indian Youth Congress chief Srinivas BV, whose Twitter account has been among the most active in responding to Covid-related SOS, was questioned by the Delhi Police today on allegations linked to relief material. “We will not … Read more

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