Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 16 (ANI): The "commendable" work done by the Indian Army during the India-China standoff raised the morale and pride of the country, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.
Hong Kong, January 16 (ANI): The Hong Kong government on Saturday hit out at the United States for imposing stringent sanctions against six officials for their role in implementing the Beijing-imposed draconian National Security Law as "insane, shameless and despicable".
New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): A total of 8,100 healthcare workers at 81 locations across the national capital will be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday, the first day of the nation-wide vaccination drive.
Hong Kong, January 16 (ANI): At least four suspects were released on bail on Friday after being accused of helping Hong Kong pro-democracy protestors who tried to escape to Taiwan in wake of the draconian National Security Law imposed by Beijing.
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Calling for a transparent and thorough investigation into the origin of COVID-19, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Friday said the pandemic was avoidable adding that Beijing did not reveal vital information about the virus, which would have helped scientists to save the world from the disease.
New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday cautioned citizens and urged them not to be affected by propaganda against the two Made in India vaccines against coronavirus.
Shijiazhuang [China], January 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Residents of Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, are required to keep staying at home until January 19 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to the city's epidemic prevention and control headquarters office.
Islamabad [Pakistan], January 16 (ANI): Pakistan has not placed any final order to import the Covid-19 vaccine nor has any vaccine manufacturer accepted the country's request for supply of the vaccine, a top official in the Imran Khan government has said.