Humanitarian situation in Yemen falling off cliff: UN

New York [US], May 7 (ANI/Xinhua): With 20 million Yemenis in need of assistance in the face of conflict and COVID-19, "the humanitarian situation is falling off a cliff," UN humanitarians said on Thursday.

Updated: May 07, 2021 02:16 IST

Israel-based firm produces solar technology in India for UAE

New Delhi, [India], May 7 (ANI): The Israeli embassy on Thursday said a partnership has been initiated by the International Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (IFIICC) through which an Israel-based company is producing an innovative robotic solar technology in India for a landmark project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Updated: May 07, 2021 01:57 IST

India's relation with China has enormous possibilities, significant challenges, says Jaishankar

London [UK], May 7 (ANI): India's relation with China has enormous possibilities as well as significant challenges, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday, adding that a relationship can be developed "if it is free of tension and friction".

Updated: May 07, 2021 01:45 IST

Air ambulance makes emergency belly landing in Mumbai after malfunction, all passengers safe

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] May 7 (ANI): A full state of emergency was declared for a non-scheduled flight at the Mumbai airport on Thursday after an air ambulance flying from Nagpur to Hyderabad suffered technical malfunction. The air ambulance was redirected to Mumbai, where it successfully belly-landed.

Updated: May 07, 2021 03:07 IST

COVID-19: IAF airlifts oxygen containers from Singapore, Bangkok to Panagarh in Bengal

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): As India continues its battle against COVID-19, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday airlifted 3 cryogenic oxygen containers from Singapore and 4 cryogenic oxygen containers from Bangkok to Panagarh Air base in West Bengal.

Updated: May 07, 2021 01:45 IST

Turkey registers 22,388 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara [Turkey], May 7 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Thursday confirmed 22,388 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,401 symptomatic patients, raising the total number of cases in the country to 4,977,982.

Updated: May 07, 2021 00:57 IST

Indian peacekeeper, who died in line of duty last year, honoured at UN memorial ceremony

New York [US], May 7 (ANI): An Indian UN peacekeeper Yuvraj Singh, who died in line of duty in 2020, was honoured during the UN annual Memorial Service on Thursday.

Updated: May 07, 2021 00:57 IST

COVID-19: Aircraft carrying Remdesivir crash lands in MP's Gwalior, 3 injured

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 7 (ANI): A 7-seater aircraft of the Madhya Pradesh government carrying a stock of anti-viral drug Remdesivir for COVID-19 patients crash landed at Gwalior airport on Thursday evening, informed a government official.

Updated: May 07, 2021 00:53 IST

Fake advisory doing rounds on social media, have not issued any such guideline: ICMR

New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday termed as "fake" a 21-point list of dos and don'ts related to COVID-19 doing the rounds on social media in its name.

Updated: May 07, 2021 00:21 IST

UP panchayat poll winner booked for taking out victory procession, playing Pakistani song

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 7 (ANI): A candidate named Imran Khan who won in the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat elections, took out a victory procession to the accompaniment of a popular Pakistani song and released a video of the event, has been booked by the police for taking out a victory procession during the COVID pandemic and allegedly also disrupting communal harmony.

Updated: May 07, 2021 00:08 IST