Day: February 10, 2020

Coronavirus cases may be ‘tip of the iceberg’ outside China: WHO

BEIJING – People across China trickled back work on Monday after an extended Lunar New Year holiday as the government eased restrictions imposed to counter the coronavirus, but the World Health Organization (WHO) said the number of cases outside China could be just “the tip of the iceberg”. […]

Sinn Fein finds its voice in Ireland after vote gains

Republican party Sinn Fein on Monday stood on the threshold of a potential role in Ireland’s government after winning the popular vote in a weekend election, a result shattering the political landscape. The result from Saturday’s ballot broke the stranglehold of two-party politics in Ireland, opening up a […]

Fire sale: An Iran plant makes the US flags protesters burn

KHOMEIN, Iran — Near the hometown of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, workers at a small Iranian factory diligently add all 50 stars and 13 red-and-white bars to what are supposed to be U.S. flags, and carefully imprint the blue Star of David on Israeli ones. That’s even […]

KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi again remanded to judicial custody

Guwahati, Feb 10: A special NIA court on Monday remanded Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief advisor Akhil Gogoi, arrested under the stringent UAPA during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, was remanded again to judicial custody till February 25. Gogoi, also an RTI activist, has been in judicial custody […]

Anti-CAA protesters scuffle with cops as march from Jamia to Parliament stopped

New Delhi, Feb 10: Scores of Jamia Millia students and residents of Jamia Nagar on Monday got into a scuffle with police after they were stopped from carrying an anti-CAA march towards Parliament. The protest call was given by the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC), an organisation of Jamia students […]

Boosting Domestic Production of Defence Equipment

open view news desk Government has taken following policy initiatives to boost production and promote indigenous design, development & manufacture of defence equipment in collaboration with Indian private sector:- Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) has been revised in 2016 wherein specific provisions have been introduced for stimulating growth of […]

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare conducts the tenth round of the National Deworming Day

open view news desk The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) conducted the tenth round of National Deworming Day (NDD), today. This will be followed by the mop-up day on February 17, 2020. As part of this campaign, children and adolescents aged 1-19 years are being administered […]

Solar Orbiter launches on mission to reveal Sun’s secrets

The US-European Solar Orbiter probe launched Sunday night from Florida on a voyage to deepen our understanding of the Sun and how it shapes the space weather that impacts technology back on Earth. The mission, a collaboration between ESA (the European Space Agency) and NASA, successfully blasted off […]

Storm Ciara sows trail of destruction across Europe

Storm Ciara caused travel chaos on Monday, severely disrupting commutes and grounding hundreds of flights as swathes of Europe were left without power by torrential rain and winds of up to 180 kilometres (110 miles) per hour that also caused flash flooding and the cancellation of sporting fixtures. […]

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