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All non-American and non-immigrant travellers will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination before airlines will let them to board US-bound flights.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:33 AM IST
By HT Correspondent I Washington
The mission, which comprises four astronauts, is now scheduled to leave International Space Station (ISS) at 2:05pm Eastern Time.
Published on Nov 08, 2021 08:29 AM IST
Observed annually on November 8, the occasion commemorates the discovery of X-rays by German scientist Wilhelm Rontgen on November 8, 1895.
Published on Nov 08, 2021 07:41 AM IST
- Cornell, Columbia and Brown universities were among the Ivy League schools that were alerted. Evacuations were conducted and students were asked to avoid campus until police investigations concluded.
Published on Nov 08, 2021 07:10 AM IST
AP | , Ithaca
- The ban, imposed by former president Donald Trump in early 2020 and upheld by his successor Joe Biden, has become emblematic of the upheavals caused by the pandemic.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:21 AM IST
Agencies | , Washington
- India has asked for climate finance to meet its own goals. We lose money every time we are hit by a climate event.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:16 AM IST
By Bharati Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Iraq Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi was targetted in a drone attack that struck his residence in Baghdad early Sunday.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:11 AM IST
The charter suggests that India focus on agroforestry to improve its carbon sinks. Trees outside forest (TOF) form nearly 38% of the carbon sink in the forest and tree cover of the country.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:08 AM IST
By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Lahore high court on Saturday set aside a counterterrorism court’s conviction of six senior leaders of the LeT and its front organisation, Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), on the grounds that the prosecution failed to prove the charge of terror financing against the men.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:04 AM IST
By Rezaul H Laskar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Several governments, including India, have made key announcements over climate financing, net-zero commitments, pledges to end deforestation by 2030, and a US- and EU-led pledge to slash methane emissions by 30% by 2030, in the first week of the conference.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 01:25 AM IST
By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Carrying negative Covid test certificate is still mandatory to enter the United States.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 10:45 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
- The couple claims that the obstacles placed by the UK authorities in this matter are part of a political war against Assange
Published on Nov 07, 2021 09:51 PM IST
ANI | , London
“An estimated 22.8 million people, or 55 per cent of the population, are expected to be in crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity (IPC 3+) between November 2021 and March 2022, a nearly 35 per cent increase from the same season last year (16.9m),” the UN report showed.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The fin whale, weighing around 15 tonnes, apparently beached itself after getting injured
Updated on Nov 07, 2021 08:34 PM IST
This year’s plenum will be conducted by the current 19th Central Committee, which was elected in 2017 and will remain until late 2022 when the next party Congress will be held.
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 11:59 AM IST
By Sutirtho Patranobis, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Nationwide anti-coup protests -- including by tens of thousands on October 30 -- have occurred since the October 25 coup but have been met by a deadly crackdown.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 07:10 PM IST
The Lahore high court set aside a counter-terrorism court’s conviction of six senior leaders of the LeT and JuD citing lack of ‘corroboratory evidence’
Updated on Nov 07, 2021 07:37 PM IST
- Protesters in Australia carried placards with phrases like "free Victoria" and "sack Dan Andrews" in Melbourne as they marched towards the Parliament House expressing their opposition to the mandatory vaccination rule
Published on Nov 07, 2021 06:45 PM IST
Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will also visit Thailand and Indonesia, chosen to reflect their "growing economic and diplomatic heft", as post-Brexit Britain looks to strengthen relations with nations and regions beyond Europe.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 06:15 PM IST
“Without any doubt polio is a disease that without treatment will either kill our children or cause them with permanent disability, so in this case the only way is to implement the vaccination,” Dr Qalandar Ebad, the Taliban's acting health minister said, according to the Associated Press.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
In a statement released by Nangarhar's provincial office, the Taliban asked the drivers around the province to give them hand in ensuring the security of the province and acknowledged them to prevent transporting other gunmen, reported Khaam Press.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 04:51 PM IST
ANI | , Nangarhar
- Last week Britain became the first country in the world to approve the potentially game-changing Covid-19 antiviral pill, jointly developed by U.S.-based Merck & Co Inc and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.
Updated on Nov 07, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shubhangi Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Players from a major North American sports franchise Vancouver Canucks donned Diwali-themed jerseys designed by Indo-Canadian artist Jagandeep ‘Jag’ Nagra.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 04:42 PM IST
By Anirudh Bhattacharyya I Edited by Amit Chanda
- The cause of Monday's disaster is still unknown but building collapses are common in Africa's most populous country, where millions live in dilapidated properties and construction standards are routinely ignored.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 04:10 PM IST
It is the latest step in the United Arab Emirates -- where personal status laws on marriage and divorce had been based on Islamic sharia principles, as in other Gulf states -- to maintain its competitive edge as a regional commercial hub.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Reuters | , Abu Dhabi
- A high-ranking Kabul-based Taliban intelligence official stressed that having an air force is "compulsory".
Updated on Nov 07, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Pakistan’s Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmad has been invited by the Council to celebrate the festival of lights at the Teri Temple in Karak, the Dawn newspaper reported.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 02:57 PM IST
China welcomed Iran’s decision to return to the nuclear talks, Xinhua News Agency reported, citing a Saturday phone conversation between foreign minister Wang Yi and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 02:28 PM IST
An international review in May, 2020, reported a Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) incidence rate of 0.14 per cent, meaning 14 in 10,000 cases, among all children with COVID-19 infection, said the ministry.
Published on Nov 07, 2021 02:19 PM IST
PTI | , Singapore