By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:23 PM IST
The refusal was possible because of the vaccine export control measure taken by the European Union earlier this year.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 05:00 PM IST
The backing from a major European Union country comes after Australia called on the European Commission to take a look at Italy’s actions.
Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 11:03 PM IST
The decision comes after Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi called during an EU summit last week for a tougher approach against companies that don’t respect their delivery commitments.
Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 05:48 PM IST
All schools will be closed until March 14. No one will be able to leave town if not for business and health reasons. Milan citizens won’t be allowed to reach their holiday houses. Bars and restaurants will remain closed while shops can stay open.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Italy has established a four-tier colour-coded system (white, yellow, orange and red) which allows for measures to be calibrated according to infection levels, with assessments revised every week.
Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | AP, Rome
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:18 PM IST
- The minister said Italy also will spare no effort to determine the truth behind the killing of Ambassador Luca Attanasio and Carabiniere paramilitary officer Vittorio Iacovacci. A WFP Congolese driver, Moustapha Milambo, was also killed in the attack.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:40 AM IST
Italy's regional travel ban does not apply to travel for work, health or emergency reasons or to anyone who needs to travel to return home. However, travel within Italy for tourism remains prohibited till March 27 due to the spread of the Covid-19 variant.
Posted by Prashasti Singh | AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Major Guillaume Djike, the army's spokesman in North Kivu province told AFP that two others have also died in the attack. Other sources said the two were the envoy's driver and bodyguard.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 05:13 PM IST
“Today unity isn’t a emotion, it’s a duty,“ Draghi said to applause as he concluded his speech. “A duty guided by what unites us all: love of Italy.”
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 04:52 PM IST
Highlighting Italy's political instability, Draghi's government is the 67th to take office since 1946 and the seventh in the last decade alone.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 09:29 PM IST
The estimated Covid-19 reproduction "R" number has risen to 0.95 from 0.84 a week ago, the health ministry said, as officials warned that new restrictions are likely to be announced later in the day for a number of regions.
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 08:21 AM IST
- Access to Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece 'Last Supper', housed inside the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, resumed Tuesday to just eight viewers every 15 minutes in the first week of reopening
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 10:22 PM IST
Summoned by President Sergio Mattarella this week after prime minister Giuseppe Conte's coalition collapsed, Draghi -- dubbed "Super Mario" for extricating the eurozone from its debt crisis early last decade -- has already rallied some political players behind him.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Prosecutors in Palermo are investigating that case, which has led to increased scrutiny of children's use of social media platforms.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 10:12 AM IST
After severe curbs over the Christmas and New Year period, two-thirds of Italy was declared a "yellow zone" allowing bars in those less risky areas to serve customers at counters and tables again instead of offering only take-away in plastic cups.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 12:37 AM IST
AIFA's decision comes a day after the European Union gave the green light for the jab, but Germany's vaccine commission recommended against using it on older people amid questions over its effectiveness that have been rejected by the company.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 10:22 PM IST
Conte, now acting as caretaker, was unseated when former premier Matteo Renzi withdrew his Italia Viva party from the coalition, depriving it of a parliamentary majority and throwing Italy into political limbo during the coronavirus crisis.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 05:20 PM IST
Italy has the second highest toll of Covid-19 deaths in Europe after Britain.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 08:09 PM IST
The Human Rights Committee also called on Italian authorities to “proceed with an independent and timely investigation and to prosecute those responsible” for the deaths.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:55 AM IST
The Antiquarium's displays also document Pompeii's history as a settlement several centuries before it became a flourishing Roman city.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 10:06 PM IST
"I condemn the 1938 racial laws, all of whose weight I still feel on my shoulders to this day, and with me the whole royal house," 48-year-old Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy said of his great-grandfather.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:22 PM IST
The country already had to cut its daily inoculations by more than two thirds because of delays in deliveries of shots from Pfizer Inc, the head of Italy's higher health council Franco Locatelli said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 04:50 PM IST
The strengthening of rules came after a 10-year-old girl died of asphyxiation in Palermo, Sicily, while taking part in a so-called blackout challenge on TikTok, the news agency cited her parents as saying.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:22 PM IST
The girl died in a Palermo hospital after being discovered Wednesday by her five-year-old sister in her family bathroom with her cellphone, which was seized by police.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Conte faces a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament late Monday, which he’s likely to win.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:57 PM IST
The outcome of Conte’s quest is still uncertain. He needs about a dozen more votes in the upper house to restore an outright majority in the 321-strong upper chamber after the defection of the group led by Renzi.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:25 PM IST
With the resignation of the Italia Viva ministers, Conte is working to shore up support in parliament among independent lawmakers.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:07 AM IST
- Milan Fashion Week 2021: Though Dolce & Gabbana have withdrawn from the four-day men's fashion event, brands like Fendi, Etro and Kway are opting to broadcast live shows while Ermenegildo Zegna, Tod's, Prada and Church's have opted for pre-records as rising Covid-19 cases dampen the buzz in Italy
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 03:41 PM IST
The state of emergency, which was to expire at the end of January, gives greater powers to central government, making it easier for officials to bypass the bureaucracy that smothers much decision-making in Italy.
By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The bloc’s economy is expected to gain momentum this year on vaccine hopes, a Reuters poll found last month, and will return to pre-crisis levels within two years.