PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 03:28 AM IST
“During the meeting, ambassador Heckner praised the various steps taken by the Delhi government to deal with Covid-19 despite difficult circumstances," a press statement issued by the chief minister’s office said.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 09:10 PM IST
The number of coronavirus cases in Switzerland and neighbouring Liechtenstein rose by 1,750 on Thursday, well above the seven-day average of 1,285 cases.
Reuters | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 10:49 PM IST
The measure to amend the Swiss constitution passed by a 51.2-48.8% margin, provisional official results showed.
ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:35 AM IST
According to a report by Sputnik, the police had warned people ahead of a planned protest that mass events are banned in Switzerland amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
AP | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:22 PM IST
- In the past, Swiss voters have approved a ban on the construction of minarets in the Alpine country whose flag carries the cross.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:56 PM IST
- The billboard is part of a campaign by the far-right Swiss People's Party to ban face coverings in public and which will be voted on in a binding national referendum on Sunday.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 06:18 AM IST
The renewed 10 billion Swiss francs ($11.05 billion) currency swap deal, which was first signed in 2018, will be effective from March 1 and could be extended again if agreed by both sides.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Nearly three years after the proposal was first floated, the Swiss are to take up the proposal entitled “Yes to a ban on covering the face” in the vote culminating on March 7.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Health authorities quarantined two hotels and closed ski schools in the posh Swiss resort of St Moritz on Monday to try to curb an outbreak of the highly infectious new coronavirus variant.
Geneva | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 02:27 PM IST
The findings of a recent study indicate that app-formed couples have stronger cohabitation intentions than couples who meet in a non-digital environment.
Geneva | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Around 200-420 British tourists in the ski resort of Verbier fled in the night over the 10-day retoactive quarantine ordered by the Swiss government due to the new Covid-19 variant found in England.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Johannesburg | By HTC and Agencies
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 05:17 AM IST
The unease over mutations in the virus -- first spotted in the UK before similar but distinct variants were seen in South Africa -- continued to spread to more parts of the world on Friday, with Germany, Switzerland and Japan saying they have identified their first cases.
Zurich | By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 07:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 05:05 PM IST
South Africa’s health minister had earlier said that scientists have found out that the increase in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country is being driven by the new strain of the virus
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 05:19 PM IST
The UK and US among others have already approved the vaccine, while European regulators are meeting next week to decide.
London | By Reuters | Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 09:28 AM IST
On Friday, the lawmakers of Switzerland voted for transgender people to be able to easily legalise their gender change with just a declaration. Not just that, they also voted to make same-sex marriage legal in the country.
Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 09:23 PM IST
It marked the first time that the United States has labeled another country as a currency manipulator since August 2019 when it called out China at a time when the world’s two largest economies were locked in tense trade negotiations.
Washignton | By Reuters | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:32 PM IST
While President-elect Joe Biden is expected to be less confrontational with US allies on matters of trade, a new White House could find it politically difficult to immediately walk back designations of currency manipulation by the current administration.
Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 07:43 AM IST
The singer talks about touring the world with some of the greatest Indian musicians, meeting her husband in her 40s and her simple life in Mumbai with her aunt and dog
Les Diablerets, Switzerland | By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 10:33 AM IST
The natural cave, also known as “the Mill”, forms through a siphon effect. Each spring and summer, the cavity fills with water from the snow melt, forming a lake. In autumn, the plug disappears and the water drains, leaving the cave.
Zurich | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Switzerland plans to ban public events apart from church services and limit public gatherings due to the worsening of the Covid-19 situation.
Lausanne | By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:20 PM IST
Chandeliers that used to illumine the dance floor for thousands of party-goers at the MAD nightclub in the student town of Lausanne now light the way for nurses to insert needles as songs by Queen, the Bee Gees and Michael Jackson play.
Zurich | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 06:13 PM IST
The move, in place indefinitely, affects dozens of daily routes, including long-distance trains between Milan and Frankfurt, Germany, as well as regional trains that connect the two countries, where many workers travel daily across the border from northern Italy to Switzerland.
Zurich | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 11:01 PM IST
The proposal would have amended the Swiss constitution and forced such companies to ensure they and their suppliers respected strict human rights and environmental protection standards.
Tricking the taste buds: flavour makers rise to challenge creating delicious plant-based meat alternatives
Zürich | By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 01:12 AM IST
The Swiss company and competitors such as International Flavors & Fragrances and Symrise are vying to create the tastiest plant-based meat alternatives in a market that is growing fast on the back of consumer concerns about health, sustainability and animal welfare.
Leuven | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 10:33 AM IST
The Crystal Palace forward showed clinical efficiency to convert Belgium’s two best chances in the second half after Switzerland deservedly took the lead with an early goal that rewarded its intense pressing.
Digital Swiss Gold announces the launch of its DSG mobile app that allows Indian consumers to buy and hold physical gold in Switzerland
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 05:04 PM IST
With the DSG app, Indian consumers will be able to save up to 10% on all gold purchases.
Geneva | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Alain Berset made the comments after the country of 8.5 million tallied on Wednesday a record 5,583 new cases over the latest 24 hours, obliterating the previous one-day record — set two days earlier — by about 14%.
Geneva | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 12:16 PM IST
The ministry said it was informed by French authorities that the hostage had been “killed by kidnappers of the Islamist terrorist organization Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam Muslimeen about a month ago.”
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 09:40 PM IST
The data will be examined by agencies dealing with black money investigations to see if there are any irregularities in these bank accounts belonging to Indians, said officials.