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Amid Talk Of Boosters, Global Vaccine Disparity Gets Sharper

Sep 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The dramatic contrast highlights the vast disparity around the world. In the developing world, supply is limited and uncertain.Just over 3 per cent of people across Africa have been fully vaccinated, and health officials and citizens often have little idea what will be available from one day to the next.

Long Jumper Shaili Singh Misses Gold By 1cm, Settles For Silver In U-20 World Athletics Meet

Aug 22, 2021 PTI

Shaili,17, leaped 6.59m but it was not enough for a gold as she was pipped to the post by Sweden's reigning European junior champion Maja Askag, who managed 6.60m


Hurdler Rohan Kamble Books Semifinal Berth In U-20 World Athletics Championships

On a day when the World Athletics President Sebastian Coe met and encouraged the Indian team, Kamble finished fourth in his 400m hurdles heat

WHO Africa: COVID-19 Booster Shots Make 'Mockery' Of Equity

Aug 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

U.S. health officials on Wednesday announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans amid the surging delta variant and signs that vaccines' effectiveness is slipping.


Indian Mixed 4x400m Relay Team Wins Bronze In U-20 World Athletics Championships

The Indian quartet of Bharat S, Priya Mohan, Summy and Kapil clocked 3:20.60 seconds to finish third in the final.

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29 July, 2021

Burundi Government Finally Accepts COVID-19 Vaccines

Associated Press (AP)

Health Minister Thaddee Ndikumana on Wednesday said the vaccines will arrive with the support of the World Bank. It was not immediately clear how many doses the East African country will receive or when.


01 July, 2021

'Not One Dose... ': Africa's Covid-19 Envoy Blasts EU, COVAX Over Vaccine Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

The African continent of 1.3 billion people is now in the grip of a third surge of infections that is 'extremely aggressive'.


23 October, 2020

India Working With Somali Govt To Rescue 33 Indian Labourers: Jaishankar

PTI

Thirty-three Indian labourers, including 25 workers from Uttar Pradesh, have been allegedly held hostage by a company in Somalia for the last eight months.


10 March, 2019

Pilot Of Crashed Nairobi-Bound Boeing 737 Reported 'Difficulties', Asked To Return: Ethiopian Airlines

Outlook Web Bureau

The pilot was given clearance to return to Addis, chief executive officer Tewolde GebreMariam told journalists in the Ethiopian capital when asked whether there had been a distress call.


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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi during his visit to Khadi Mall in Patna.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind visit Mahavir Temple in Patna.

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Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel take positions in a forest area during the 12th day of the encounter between security personnel and militants, at Mendhar in Poonch district.

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An artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Kali ahead of Kali Puja in Dhanbad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind visit Takht Sri Patna Sahib Gurudwara in Patna.

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