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Covid-19: ‘Pfizer, AZ vaccines ‘highly effective’ against Delta variant’

Virendra Pandit New Delhi: As the United Kingdom delayed lockdown relaxation period by a month on June 14 because of the spread of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) of Covid-19, global vaccine maker Pfizer and AstraZeneca’s two jabs are ‘highly effective’ against this strain, according to government agency Public Health England (PHE)’s latest analysis. It suggested […]

PNB scam: ‘Choksi Indian citizen, misleading Dominican courts’, says CBI

Virendra Pandit New Delhi: India informed the Dominican courts on Monday that fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, an Indian citizen accused in the Rs.13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, is ‘misleading’ the courts to stall his deportation to India. India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have formed a […]

Parliament of Israel approves the new government: Naftali Bennett is the new Prime Minister

New Delhi: A former Defence Minister of Israel – Naftali Bennett on Sunday defeated Netanyahu in polls to become Israel’s Prime Minister. According to a media report, Netanyahu’s extreme right-wing supporters shouted slurs at Bennett as the Parliament announced the former’s close victory by a 60-59 majority. A-49-years-old Bennett has served the nation as a […]