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Facebook fined 7 mn euros in Italy over improper data use

Rome, Feb 18 | Italy's competition watchdog has fined social networking giant Facebook seven million euros ($8.45 million) for failing to comply with a...

Italy’s new prime minister, his cabinet sworn in

Rome, Feb 14 | The Italian government formed by newly-appointed Prime Minister Mario Draghi, who was also the former chief of the European Central...

Mario Draghi to be sworn in as Italy Prime Minister

Rome, Feb 13 | Former head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi has formally accepted the role of Italy's next Prime Minister and...

Italy maintains downward trend in active Covid-19 cases

Rome, Feb 12 | About one month after easing most restrictions on people's movements, Italy maintained a downward trend in active coronavirus infections, the...

Italy’s outgoing PM Conte signals support for successor

Rome, Feb 5 | Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has signalled his support for a government led by Prime Minister-designate Mario Draghi.In a...

Mancini to step down as Italy boss after 2022 FIFA WC

Rome, Feb 3 | Italy coach Roberto Mancini has said that he would like to leave the Azzurri and return to club management after...

ATP Cup: Berrettini, Fognini help Italy seal semi-final spot

Melbourne, Feb 3 | Italy have sealed a spot in the semi-finals of the ATP Cup after Matteo Berrettini defeated Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-2...

Italy eases restrictions in most regions

Rome, Feb 2 | Coronavirus restrictions has been eased in most of Italy's 20 regions after the country witnessed continued improvement in the pandemic...

Pfizer vows continued vaccine supply despite Italy’s lawsuit

Rome, Jan 29 | The Italian division of US-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said it will continue to honour its contract to provide coronavirus vaccines...

48 arrested in anti-mafia operation in Italy

Rome, Jan 22 | Forty-eight people were arrested in Italy as part of a large anti-mafia operation that also involved a national political leader,...

Italy bans flights from Brazil over new Covid variant detection

Rome, Jan 17 | Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza has signed an order banning direct flights to Italy from Brazil after a new variant...

Italy hits 1 mn dose vaccination mark

Rome, Jan 16 | Italy passed a positive milestone, with 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine having been administered just 19 days after the...

Italy reopens museums, extends nationwide anti-virus curfew

Rome, Jan 16 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has signed a new decree with fresh Covid-19 containment measures, the prime minister's office said...

Italy extends state of emergency as Covid-19 deaths exceed 80,000

Rome, Jan 15 | Italy has extended its state of emergency imposed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic until April 30, the government said in...

Major anti-mafia trial kicks off in Italy

Rome, Jan 14 | A major mafia trial against 325 suspected mobsters and corrupt officials kicked off in the southern Italian city of Lamezia...

Italy’s cabinet approves EU-backed post-Covid recovery plan

Rome, Jan 14 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's cabinet passed a national recovery plan to boost the economy in the post-Covid phase.Overall, the...

Italy relaxes anti-coronavirus restrictions

Rome, Jan 12 | Italy has returned to a three-tiered system that places regions into different restriction levels according to the local Covid-19 pandemic...

Experts urge extra caution as Italy’s Covid-19 curve trending up again

Rome, Jan 9 | Italian experts urged maximum caution in relaxing the restrictions imposed during the year-end holidays, arguing that the recent downward trend...

Italy’s coronavirus data holding steady

Rome, Jan 5 | The main indicators tied to the coronavirus pandemic in Italy so far in 2021 has remained below the peaks recorded...

Italy to vaccinate 10-15 mn people by April: PM

Rome, Dec 31 | Italy is planning to vaccinate 10 to 15 million of its roughly 60 million citizens against the novel coronavirus by...

Italy’s Covid-19 indicators improve during holiday lockdown

Rome, Dec 29 | Italy's coronavirus infection and mortality rates have continued to show improvement as the country, one of the hardest-hit in Europe,...

Italy enters ‘red zone’ amid Covid-19 spike

Rome, Dec 25 | Italy has entered a nationwide 'red zone' of very high risks in the wake of a second wave of the...

New UK Covid-19 strain detected in Australia, Italy

London, Dec 21 | With several countries in the world either suspending or temporarily halting flights to and fro from Britain after the discovery...

Italy imposes partial lockdown for Christmas, New Year

Rome, Dec 19 | Italians will have to spend much of the Christmas and New Year holiday in a nationwide "red zone", which has...

EU recovery fund to boost Italy’s 2021 GDP by 0.3 percentage...

Rome, Dec 19 | Italy's gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to gain 0.3 percentage point growth in 2021 as a result of its...

Italy’s Covid-19 infection rate relatively improving

Rome, Dec 18 | Italy's coronavirus infection rate continued its downward trend, but authorities have warned that another resurgence was "inexorable" with the upcoming...

Italy approves national plan for Covid-19 vaccination

Rome, Dec 17 | Italian authorities have approved a national plan for mass Covid-19 vaccination after a meeting between the central government and regional...

‘Covid-19 circulated in Italy months before 1st case was reported’

Rome, Dec 15 | Researchers recently discovered that Covid-19 had started circulating in Italy as early as November 2019, about three months before the...

Italy sees downward trend in Covid-19 cases

Rome, Dec 11 | An additional 16,999 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Italy, confirming a downward trend in the number of...

Festive holiday season to be muted in Italy

Rome, Dec 11 | As Italy moves toward what is traditionally the most festive part of the year, analysts and key observers have said...

Italy mourn’s death of ‘Azzuri icon’ Rossi

Rome, Dec 10 | Italy on Thursday mourned the death of football great Paolo Rossi, the hero of Italy's 1982 World Cup and one...

Italy’s G20 presidency to focus on Covid-19 recovery

Rome, Dec 10 | Helping provide greater access to coronavirus vaccines as they become available and taking steps to spark worldwide economic growth will...

Paolo Rossi, Italy’s 1982 FIFA World Cup hero, dies aged 64

Rome, Dec 10 | Paolo Rossi, Italy's top-scorer in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, has passed away at the age of 64.Italian TV channel...

Italy reports 13,679 new Covid-19 cases

Rome, Dec 8 | Italy reported 13,679 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the overall infection tally to 1,742,557, according...

Italy reports 18,887 new Covid-19 cases

Rome, Dec 7 | Italy reported 18,887 new coronavirus cases, which increased the country's total infection tally to 1,728,878, the Health Ministry said in...

Italy sets tough curbs for Christmas, New Year holidays

Rome, Dec 4 | In an effort to prevent a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Italy has imposed tough restrictions for the upcoming...

Italy unveils national Covid-19 vaccination plan

Rome, Dec 3 | Italy's national Covid-19 vaccination campaign will see the first tranche of 202 million doses to be distributed to some 40...

Italy passes decree for new stimulus, relief measures

Rome, Dec 1 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's cabinet announced that it has passed a decree to providenew stimulus and relief measures to...

Italy reports drop in active Covid-19 cases

Rome, Dec 1 | Active coronavirus infections in Italy has decreased by 7,300 on a daily average, as the incumbent restrictions in the country...

Italy’s Covid-19 deaths spike while cases plateau

Rome, Nov 27 | Italy's Covid-19 mortality rate has continued to spike while the rate of new cases have inched lower, health experts said,...

Italy allocates more funds to pandemic-hit businesses

Rome, Nov 22 | New funds were allocated in Italy to feed existing relief measures for economic activities, as the restrictions to slow down...

Italy provides $526k for UN’s Libyan political dialogue program

Tripoli, Nov 20 | The UN Development Program (UNDP) announced that Italy has supported the Libyan political dialogue program by providing a financial aid...

Italy plans to vaccinate 1.7mn people by Jan end

Rome, Nov 20 | Some 1.7 million Italians will get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus by the end of January 2021, the country's Extraordinary...

Italy’s Stromboli volcano erupts, no casualties

Rome, Nov 17 | Italy's Stromboli volcano, one of the country's most active, erupted for the first time in more than a year, authorities...

Italy’s coronavirus curve stabilising: Health Minister

Rome, Nov 17 | Italy's coronavirus "contagion curve is stabilising" after the number of daily cases fell for a third consecutive day, Health Minister...

Covid-19 may have appeared in Italy earlier than thought: Study

Rome, Nov 16 | The novel coronavirus might have been circulating in Italy since September 2019, three months before it first emerged in China,...

Indian boxers celebrate Diwali in Italy

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The Indian boxing team which is on a 52-day exposure trip away in Assissi, Italy celebrated Diwali alongside coaches...

Italy adds 2 more regions to Covid-19 ‘red zones’

Rome, Nov 15 | Italy has added two more regions to its coronavirus high-risk "red zones" as the daily case count has surged again.The...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Italy exceeds 1 million

Rome, Nov 12 | The Covid-19 cases in Italy exceeded one million on Wednesday, official statistics by the Health Ministry showed.Some 32,961 new cases...

Italy reports over 25k new coronavirus cases

Rome, Nov 10 | Italy registered 25,271 new coronavirus cases and 356 fatalities in the last 24 hours, which took the overall caseload and...

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Sitharaman joins leaders of tomorrow at IIM Ahmedabad for interactive session

Ahmedabad, Feb 27 | The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), welcomed Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman as...