China joins COVAX, UN-backed global COVID-19 vaccine facility

China has officially signed an agreement to join the World Health Organisation-led COVAX facility, a global COVID-19 vaccine project to ensure poorer countries have access to life-saving vaccines. China is … Read More

China will pay big price for coronavirus pandemic: Donald Trump

In a video address to the nation, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (local time) blamed China for the COVID-19 pandemic, and said that China will pay a big price … Read More

India’s economy set to contract 9.6%, says World Bank in 2020-21, sharper than June forecast of 3.2%

The World Bank on Wednesday said the Indian economy was projected to contract by 9.6% in fiscal year 2020-21 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and it was in a far … Read More