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e-RUPI Digital Payment Solution to Be Launched Today by PM Narendra Modi

e-RUPI Digital Payment Solution to Be Launched Today by PM Narendra Modi

e-RUPI is a QR code or SMS string-based e-voucher that is delivered to the mobile number of the beneficiaries. e-RUPI, a person and purpose specific digital payment solution, will...
South Africa's ex-leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

South Africa’s ex-leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over to police early Thursday to begin serving a 15-month prison term Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over...
'The ocean is on fire': Gas leak from underwater pipeline sees flames erupt in Gulf of Mexico

‘The ocean is on fire’: Gas leak from underwater pipeline sees flames erupt in...

The fire has been extinguished, says Reuters A gas leak from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico led to a raging fire on the ocean's surface Friday,...
Govt extends ban on scheduled international flights till July 31

Govt extends ban on scheduled international flights till July 31

Dedicated cargo flights, flights under the bilateral air bubble pacts with select countries will continue to operate, the civil aviation watchdog said. The Government of India (GoI) has extended...
Brazil to suspend $324 million Covaxin deal with Bharat Biotech amid graft probe

Brazil to suspend $324 million Covaxin deal with Bharat Biotech amid graft probe

Brazil will suspend a $324 million Indian COVID-19 vaccine contract that has mired President Jair Bolsonaro in accusations of irregularities. The deal to buy 20 million doses of Bharat...
China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight, says WHO

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight, says WHO

Countries that have achieved at least three consecutive years of zero indigenous cases can apply for WHO certification of their malaria-free status. China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday...
Malaysia extends lockdown until COVID situation improves

Malaysia extends lockdown until COVID situation improves

Malaysia has now gone ahead and extended its restrictions until the pandemic is controlled. Malaysian Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin announced this decision on Sunday. The Prime Minister said that the phase one...
Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for Floyd murder that prompted global protests

Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for Floyd murder that prompted global protests

The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted in April. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd,...
After unwanted flights over the South China Sea, Malaysia looks for new aircraft

After unwanted flights over the South China Sea, Malaysia looks for new aircraft

Malaysia has released a long-awaited tender for a new light combat aircraft and advanced fighter trainer, three weeks after accusing China of sending 16 military aircraft over the South China Sea near...
China donated 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses to Vietnam

China donated 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses to Vietnam

Vietnam has received a shipment of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated by China, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the country is ramping up inoculations to battle against a more widespread...

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