Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition of power, Joseph R Biden will take the oath to become the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday.
A Sri Lankan minister was rushed to hospital after she consumed a 'magical portion' given by a self proclaimed holy man as a cure against coronavirus. Dhammika Bandara, a self styled god man has been claiming to possess a concoction that can prevent a person from being infected by COVID-19, as per reports.
One of the most prominent expectations from budget is the larger appropriation of funds and spending towards the healthcare sector. From research to treatment, the healthcare sector needs huge financial impetus to cater to one of the largest populations of the world in matters related to health and wellness.
Kathmandu [Nepal], January 20 (ANI): India will be sending one million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Nepal on January 21 under VaccineMaitri, said Hridayesh Tripathi, Nepal Health Minister, on Wednesday.
As soon as the airline crew was informed about the girl's deteriorating health, the pilots made an emergency landing at 7.25am at Nagpur airport. The incident took place on Tuesday. According to a report by TOI, the girl was rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) following which she was declared brought dead.
Moscow [Russia], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 21,152 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 21,734 the day before, taking the tally to 3,633,952, the coronavirus response centre said on Wednesday.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): India dispatched the first consignment of 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to Male in the Maldives on January 20.
Singapore, January 20 (ANI): Banking systems in emerging markets face the expected deterioration in asset quality indicators as regulatory forbearance measures are lifted while vaccine rollouts in several countries continue, S&P Global Ratings said on Wednesday.
President Trump pardoned former White House aide Steve Bannon, who was accused of fraud in a case involving fund for a border wall. This was one of the last-minute decision made only hours before he is scheduled to depart the White House for a final time.
Manila [The Philippines], January 20 (ANI): Countries in Southeast Asia should consider developing industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable the transition to fourth industrial revolution (4IR) with adequate investment in skills development for new and repositioned jobs, according to a new study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).