AP sources: White House softens on sending troops to states

WASHINGTON — After threatening states that he would dispatch the military to quell protests, President Donald Trump appeared to be privately backing off, with White House officials saying the response to demonstrations across the country indicated that local governments should be able to restore order themselves. The shift […]


Nation’s streets calmest in days, protests largely peaceful

WASHINGTON — Protests were largely peaceful and the nation’s streets were calmer than they have been in days since the killing of George Floyd set off sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against African Americans. An earlier curfew and efforts by protesters to contain the violence […]

Trump threatens military mobilization against violent US protests

President Donald Trump vowed to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto the streets of the capital and threatening to deploy soldiers to states unable to regain control. The dramatic escalation came a week after […]

Indian Railways operationalizes 4155 “Shramik Special” trains till 2nd June, 2020

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 2: Subsequent to the Ministry of Home Affairs order regarding movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places by special trains, Indian Railways is operating “Shramik Special” trains form 1st May 2020. As on 2nd […]

Operation Samudra Setu – INS Jalashwa Arrives at Tuticorin with Indian Citizens Embarked from Sri Lanka

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 2:INS Jalashwa, deployed by the Indian Navy for “Operation Samudra Setu”, entered Tuticorin harbour on 02 June 2020 with 685 Indian nationals evacuated from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Embarkation of Indian nationals was facilitated by the Indian Mission in Sri Lanka. Personnel […]

Expert Committees on Rationalization of Film Media Units and Review of Autonomous Bodies submit report

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 2: The Expert Committees on Rationalisation/Closure/Merger of Film Media Units under the aegis of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and on Review of Autonomous Bodies under the Ministry submitted their report to Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar […]

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map of the virus “immediately,” and said its work and commitment to transparency were “very impressive, and beyond […]

US cities erupt in more violence amid threats from Trump

WASHINGTON — American cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to “dominate the streets.” In New York, nonviolent protests Monday night were […]

India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients

BENGALURU – India’s government said on Tuesday it has approved Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral drug remdesivir for emergency use for five doses in treating COVID-19 patients. Remdesivir, which is administered intravenously in hospital, is the first drug to show improvement in COVID-19 patients in formal clinical trials and […]

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