Situation at India border ‘overall stable’: China

China on Wednesday said that the situation at the border with India is “overall stable and controllable,” and both the countries have proper mechanisms and communication channels to resolve the issues through a dialogue and consultation.

How Wuhan tested 6.5 million for virus in days

In Wuhan, medical workers armed with coronavirus test swabs scoured construction sites and markets to look for itinerant workers while others made house calls. Officials aired announcements over loudspeakers urging people to sign up for their own good. These are the front lines of an unprecedented campaign to screen virtually all 11 million people in Wuhan.

‘Sachin closed his eyes facing Shoaib bouncers’

“When we started bowling (in the 2006 Karachi Test), Shoaib bowled at express pace in that match. I was standing at square leg near the umpire and I myself saw that Tendulkar closed his eyes while facing one or two bouncers bowled by Shoaib,” said Mohammad Asif.

After May 31, states to have own lockdown rules

After the end of Lockdown 4.0 on May 31, the Centre may leave it to the states and Union territories to decide on future restrictions, to be imposed in their respective jurisdictions, outside a countrywide ‘negative‘ list that may continue to bar international flights and reopening of schools and colleges.

Covid-19: After May 31, states to have own lockdown rules

After the end of Lockdown 4.0 on May 31, the Centre may leave it to the states and Union territories to decide on future restrictions, to be imposed in their respective jurisdictions, outside a countrywide ‘negative‘ list that may continue to bar international flights and reopening of schools and colleges.

Tigress gives birth to triplets in Sariska

Six-year-old tigress ST-12 has given birth to triplets one more time in Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR), making her the mother of six cubs born in different litters in the last two years. This is a record for any tigress to have six surviving cubs in STR.

US company begins vaccine trial on humans

A US biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year. Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the safety of the vaccine and looking for signs of its effectiveness. The results of the trials are expected to be known in July.

US company begins vaccine trial on humans

A US biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in Australia on Tuesday with hopes of releasing a proven vaccine this year. Novavax will inject 131 volunteers in the first phase of the trial testing the safety of the vaccine and looking for signs of its effectiveness. The results of the trials are expected to be known in July.

India not to budge in border confrontations with China

India will remain firm on the ground in the ongoing troop confrontations in eastern Ladakh where it said China has violated the unresolved boundary and obstructed Indian patrols even as New Delhi remains committed to a peaceful and diplomatic resolution. India will soon resume border infrastructure construction activities derailed by the coronavirus pandemic.