Serum Institute of India (SII) chief sits on a truck loaded with Covishield vaccines for photographs during the dispatch of the first shipments of the vaccine doses for multiple locations across India.
Employees of Serum Institute of India assemble to share an emotional moment during the dispatch of the first shipments of Covishield, the COVID-19 vaccine of the institute, for multiple locations across India.
Pilgrims prepare food outside their makeshift tent during Gangasagar Mela at Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas district. Authorities are anticipating less number of pilgrims at the Makarsankranti festival on Jan. 14 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the National Transportation Safety Committee carry a box containing the flight data recorder from the Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 retrieved from the Java Sea where the passenger jet crashed at the Tanjung Priok Port. Indonesian navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered the flight data recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board.
A dead crow and myna found at Tau Devi Lal Biodiversity and Botanical Garden in Sector-52, in Gurugram. At least six Indian states have stepped up efforts to contain two strains of bird flu - H5N1 and H5N8 - after the deaths of thousands of migratory birds, ducks, crows and chicken in recent days.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after visiting Union minister Shripad Naik, who is admitted in the Goa Medical College and Hospital, after he met with an accident in neighbouring Karnataka, near Panaji.
First consignment of Covishield vaccine, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, being transported in a temperature-controlled truck amid tight security arrangements, after arrival at the IGI Airport, in Gurgaon.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and in-charge of Assam Jitendra Singh, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Ripun Bora and others release a book, ahead of State assembly elections, in Guwahati.
Winner Mudita Mishra from Uttar Pradesh, first runner-up Ayati Mishra from Maharashtra and 2nd runner-up Avinam Manger from Sikkim at the valedictory function of the National Youth Parliament Festival-2021, in the Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi.
Indonesian navy divers show parts of aircraft recovered from the Java Sea where a Sriwijaya Air passenger jet crashed, near Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesian navy divers were searching through plane debris and seabed mud Tuesday looking for the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that nosedived into the Java Sea over the weekend with 62 people aboard.
First consignment of Covishield vaccine, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, being transported in a temperature-controlled truck amid tight security arrangements, upon arrival at the IGI Airport in New Delhi.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju addresses the final function of the second National Youth Parliament Festival at the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the event via video conferencing.
This combination of photos released by Vogue shows images of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the cover of their February digital and print issues. Vogue's February 2021 issue is available on newsstands nationwide on January 26.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, centre, listens during a visit to the mass public vaccination centre in Bristol, England. The government has opened seven mass public vaccination centres across the nation to ramp up the vaccination programme against Covid-19.
Medical staff treats an arriving patient at the Royal London Hospital in London during England's third national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus. The government has imposed a national lockdown while allowing schools to open, with freedom to exercise and shop for food and essential items.
A nurse administers the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to 2017 Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner Jacques Dubochet during the vaccinations against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the opening day of the vaccination centers in the canton of Vaud at the EHC hospital in Morges, Switzerland.
People shop at a supermarket as they begin to stock up on provisions, in Beirut, Lebanon. Panic buyers swarmed supermarkets after reports the government planned to also order them shut in the tightened lockdown. Long lines formed outside chain supermarkets, sparking fear the crowds could further spread the virus.
Security officials survey the Capitol in Washington ahead of the scheduled presidential inauguration. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is calling for congressional action to rein in President Donald Trump after inciting last week's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Children use a dinghy outside a flooded house after heavy rainfalls in Obot village, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) northwest of Tirana, Albania. Heavy rainfall and snow during the last days has flooded many areas in the country, authorities said on Monday. Thousands of hectares (acres) have been flooded in western Albania where authorities have evacuated scores of them.
People wearing a face mask to protect against coronavirus sit on a bus in Belgrade, Serbia. A spate of rainy and snowy weather across the Balkans in the past days has left homes and fields flooded, disrupted road and sea traffic and caused power outages.
Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) investigators inspect the debris found in the waters around the location where Sriwijaya Air passenger jet crashed at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia. The search for the black boxes of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet has intensified to boost the investigation into what caused the plane carrying dozens of people to nosedive into Indonesia seas. The Boeing 737-500 jet disappeared during heavy rain on Saturday.
A health worker in a protective suit runs past oxygen cylinders in a makeshift emergency unit at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, which is battling an ever-increasing number of Covid-19 patients.
A CVS pharmacist vaccinates a resident of Monarch Villa memory care facility with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Monarch Villa memory care facility in Stockbridge, Ga. The center director Pat Mobley says all 26 residents of the home were scheduled to be vaccinated.
Thai classical dancers wearing face shields to help curb the spread of the coronavirus perform at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's government announced new measures, including partial lockdowns with strict travel restrictions in some areas. Schools, bars, gambling parlors and other public gathering places have been closed.
People in traditional kimonos wear protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as they walk through a shopping arcade in the Asakusa district in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 970 new coronavirus cases on Monday. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and three other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus.
From left to right, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, hold a press conference at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks next to French Junior Minister of Foreign Trade Franck Riester, right, during the One Planet Summit, at The Elysee Palace, in Paris. Global leaders seek to put efforts to protect the planet on top of this year's international agenda as environment talks focusing on biodiversity are set to take place on Monday.
Lalengmawia of NorthEast United FC and Sunil Chhetri of Bengaluru FC in action during the 7th season of the Hero Indian Super League between NorthEast United FC and Bengaluru FC at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Goa.