Tokyo requests Beijing to stop taking anal swab tests for COVID-19 on Japanese
05:05 PM on 01 Mar 2021,Monday
Tokyo, one of the world's largest cities, has requested Beijing to stop taking anal swab tests for COVID-19 on Japanese citizens as the procedure causes psychological pain, a government spokesman said on Monday.
An anal swab test involves inserting a cotton swab 1.2 to 2 inches into the r
US Regulators urges improvements to relief bill
12:40 PM on 01 Mar 2021,Monday
WASHINGTON: A non-partisan US regulator group said that the House of Representatives-approved USD 1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill includes measures not directly related to the pandemic, urging the Senate to pass a better targeted one.
Expressing concern to the giant relief bill that cleared
RPI inflation: Rail tariffs to rise by 2.6 pc in England and Wales
12:28 PM on 01 Mar 2021,Monday
Rail fares in Wales and England ales will increase by 2.6 percent on Monday, the first time the government has opted to put up prices above RPI inflation since 2013, in a move that has been mooted for further pricing middle income earners out of rail travel and undermining the government’
Updates: Brazil registers 34,027 fresh Covid cases
12:18 PM on 01 Mar 2021,Monday
Brazil: Brazil reported 34,027 new cases and 721 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said. The new additions hiked taking the overall case tally to 10,551,259 and the death toll to 254,942, reports Xinhua news agency citing the Ministry as saying.
Brazil currently a
Bangladesh PM announces vaccinating teachers against COVID-19 by March 30
11:25 AM on 01 Mar 2021,Monday
DHAKA: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said teachers and officials of educational institutions in the country should be inculcated against the Covid-19 by March 30.
"We've already instructed the Ministry of Health to take action on that and the vaccine wil