Thursday, Aug 11 2022 | Time 08:19 Hrs(IST)
image
World


New Zealand detects Omicron subvariant for first time

Wellington, July 5 (UNI/Xinhua) The Omicron subvariant BA.2.75 has been detected in New Zealand for the first time as the country recorded 9,629 new community cases of COVID-19 and 24 more deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

Analysis of whole genome sequencing has confirmed two cases in New Zealand with BA.2.75. Before testing positive for Covid-19, both cases had recently travelled to India, where this subvariant has been detected, the ministry said in a statement.
More News

B'desh FM warns against loan from China through the BRI projects

10 Aug 2022 | 10:23 PM

Dhaka, Aug 10 (UNI) Bangladesh Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has warned the developing countries from taking loans through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) of China. In an interview to the Financial Times (FT), Finance Minister Mustafa Kamal said the developing countries must think twice before taking BRI loans keeping in mind the global inflation and slowing growth which add to the indebted emerging economies.

see more..

UK launches booster polio vaccination for children aged 1-9

10 Aug 2022 | 9:45 PM

London, Aug 10 (UNI) The United Kingdom is starting a booster polio vaccination campaign for children aged one to nine residing in London after finding poliovirus during a sewage inspection in the UK capital, Health Secretary Steve Barclay said on Wednesday.

see more..

Journalist Ovsyannikova charged with defaming Russian armed forces

10 Aug 2022 | 9:39 PM

Moscow, Aug 10 (UNI) Marina Ovsyannikova, a former journalist with Russian broadcaster Channel One, was charged on Wednesday in Moscow with spreading false information about Russian armed forces, her lawyer told Sputnik.

see more..

US kills 4 Al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia

10 Aug 2022 | 8:56 PM

Washington, Aug 10 (UNI) The US military conducted three airstrikes in Somalia killing four members of the al-Shabab terror group (banned in Russia), the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said on Wednesday.

see more..

Japan's daily Covid cases hit record high of 250,403

10 Aug 2022 | 8:38 PM

Tokyo, Aug 10 (UNI) Japan logged 250,403 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a daily record high, amid concerns over a strain on the medical system due to a new wave of the pandemic.

see more..
image