Modi France visit

France to allow Indians to make UPI payments in rupees: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India and France have agreed on usage of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) mechanism and it will begin from the Eiffel Tower, which means Indian tourists can pay in rupees to visit the world famous site. Jul 14, 2023
WHO launch new child mental health program in Covid-19 recovery

Global Covid caseload tops 499.8 mn

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 499.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 6.18 million and vaccinations to over 11.11 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University. Apr 12, 2022

New Covid variant detected in France "Ihu" is not a threat yet: WHO

The new Covid-19 variant called B.1.640, which was detected by French researchers and is probably of Cameroonian origin, is not "circulating widely at the moment" and has so far been identified in less than 1 per cent of the samples sequenced in France, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Jan 7, 2022