Six killed in stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan: Block medical officer

Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 1 (ANI): As many as six persons were killed in a stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan in Katra on Saturday morning, but the exact number is yet to be confirmed.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:53 IST

As China intensifies crackdown on dissents, Taiwan sees rise in immigration from Hong Kong

Taipei [Taiwan], January 1 (ANI): Taiwan is witnessing a rise in immigration from Hong Kong where China has intensified its crackdown under controversial national security law, a media report said.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:43 IST

COVID-19: Tour of Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum to remain closed from today

New Delhi [India], January 1 (ANI): In view of the current COVID-19 situation, the tour of Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum will remain closed from Saturday.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:34 IST

China invites Nicaragua to join OBOR as Beijing opens its embassy in central American nation

Managua [Nicaragua], January 1 (ANI): After Nicaragua cut off diplomatic ties with Taiwan, China invited the central American nation to join its One Belt and One Road initiative, reported Sputnik.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:34 IST

COVID-19 vaccination: CoWIN registrations for 15-18 age group begins from today

New Delhi [India], January 1 (ANI): In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement on Christmas, registrations for vaccinating 15-18-year-old children against COVID-19 starts from Saturday on the Co-WIN portal.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:25 IST

Imran govt is turning Pakistan's State Bank into bank of IMF, says PML-N leader on new bill

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 1(ANI): Lambasting the new bill in Pakistan's National Assembly, the country's former Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said that with the government's unveiling of a new amendment bill the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has "now become the State Bank of IMF."

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:15 IST

France slams Iran for space launch as nuclear talks progress

Paris [France], January 1 (ANI/Sputnik): The French foreign ministry said on Friday that Paris was upset about Iran's recent space launch, all the more so because it came at a time when nuclear talks with Tehran were showing signs of progress.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:15 IST

Erdogan says new mechanisms of tackling foreign attacks on economy developed

Ankara [Turkey], January 1 (ANI/Sputnik): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that the government has developed new mechanisms for tackling foreign attacks aimed at undermining Turkey's economy as the national currency is in the throes of a meltdown.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 06:12 IST

Former Puducherry CM offers prayers at church to mark New Year 2022

Puducherry [India], January 1 (ANI): Former Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy on Saturday offered prayers at a church in the union territory to mark the New Year 2022.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 05:44 IST

Stampede occurs at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan, injuries reported

Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 1 (ANI): A stampede occurred at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan here on Saturday morning.

Updated: Jan 01, 2022 05:38 IST