Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicNew zealand

Topic: new zealand

Not just NZ & Philippines, diplomats of many more countries hit by O2, beds, vaccine crises

Foreign missions in India are also facing severe challenges and difficulties when it comes oxygen requirements and hospitalisations for Covid affected diplomats, staff & their families.

Covid-19 pandemic: 9 sacked for refusing vaccine in New Zealand, savings up in South Africa

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Red faces in govt as New Zealand mission tweets oxygen SOS to Youth Congress, apologises

The High Commission first asked Congress leader Srinivas B.V. for oxygen. It later deleted the tweet and apologised for 'misinterpretation'.

New Zealand suspends entry of travellers from India as 17 test positive for Covid

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Thursday announced that the restriction will be in place from 11 to 28 April. The ban also covers New Zealand citizens travelling from India.

COVAX delivers first vaccines, Brazil hard hit by variant & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Gorilla ‘selfie’ threat, Olympic torch relay in jeopardy & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

India ranks 86 of 98 countries in Covid response index, New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan in top 3

The performance index by Lowly Institute used publicly available data on Covid-19 response. China was excluded from the list due to lack of publicly available data. 

New Zealand won’t open its border to the world in 2021, PM Ardern says

Jacinda Ardern said travel bubbles with Australia and the Pacific will continue but the rest of the world 'poses too great a risk' to the country's health and economy at this stage.

China province in wartime mode, New Zealand’s first quarantine-free flight & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

New Zealand says its strict Covid lockdown is paying off as economy rebounds

Economic growth will recover more rapidly while budget deficits and net debt will be lower than expected, New Zealand's Finance Minister Grant Robertson said.

On Camera

YourTurn

Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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