In a video call with health leaders delivering the Covid vaccine across the UK, the Queen was asked about her experience of having the jab.
The US military has launched attacks on armed groups backed by Iran in eastern Syria. The US has taken this action in response to rocket attacks on its military bases in Iraq.
World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised India's efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for supporting fairness. He also urged other countries to follow the example of India.
In the midst of all this, Pakistan has suffered a major setback. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has retained Pakistan in its gray list. Now it will be costly for Pakistan to not control the terrorist groups operating from its territory.
The announcement came just days after it decided to restore news on Facebook for Australians, who were blocked from sharing or accessing news on the platform recently.
Nirav Modi, a diamond businessman who scammed over 14,000 crore rupees from the Punjab National Bank (PNB) along with his maternal uncle Mehul Choksi, has suffered a major setback in the British court.
A law forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news in Australia is set to go into effect. Google has in recent weeks made deals with major Australian news businesses. Friedenberg said he was happy to see the progress of Google and more recently Facebook to reach commercial deals with Australian news businesses.
Besides the Prime Minister, Health Ministry Director General Noor Hisham Abdullah and four frontline workers have also received their vaccine shots.
The NAB Lahore has initiated a probe into a complaint that the private laboratory plans to charge over $100 profit from per person for Covid-19 vaccine after procuring it from Russia, the Dawn reported.
China also wants the BRICS summit to be hosted by India this year. If the COVID-19 situation improves in the next few months, China's President Xi Jinping is expected to visit India.