Day: February 23, 2020

India looks forward to welcoming US President Trump: PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India looks forward to welcoming US President Donald Trump, who will arrive on his maiden visit to the country beginning February 24. The US president will be on a two-day visit to India. “India looks forward to welcoming […]

Clashes break out at anti-CAA protest in Jaffrabad

New Delhi, Feb 23: Clashes broke out between two groups of people near Jaffrabad in northeast Delhi on Sunday evening where a large number of people had gathered to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Police fired tear gas shells as members of the two groups pelted stones at […]

President hails judiciary for pursuing cherished goal of gender justice

New Delhi, Feb 23: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday hailed the efforts of the Indian judiciary in pursuing the “cherished goal of gender justice” and said that the Supreme Court has always been “pro-active and progressive”. Speaking at the International Judicial Conference 2020 – ‘Judiciary and the Changing […]

‘America First’ vs ‘Make in India’ as Modi hosts Trump

Trade ties between the United States and India have long been problematic but under “America First” President Donald Trump and “Make in India” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they have worsened. While eclipsed by his trade war with China, Trump’s tussle with India, and New Delhi’s prickly reaction, has […]

Sensational Fury crushes Wilder in heavyweight title rematch

Tyson Fury reigns again as a heavyweight world champion after battering Deontay Wilder to a stunning seventh-round stoppage in their World Boxing Council title rematch. Fourteen months after their dramatic split-decision draw, Britain’s Fury dominated the American champion — who had blood dripping from his left ear and […]

Judge halts plan to move virus patients to California city

COSTA MESA, Calif. — A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from […]

S. Korea leader: ‘Unprecedented’ steps needed to fight virus

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president has put his nation on its highest alert for infectious diseases, saying Sunday that officials should take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight the outbreak of the new virus in the country. President Moon Jae-in made the comments at the start of […]

Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

LAS VEGAS — Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, cementing his status as the Democrats’ national front-runner but escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. As Sanders celebrated Saturday night, Joe Biden was in second place with votes still […]

Cabinet Secretary chairs high level review meeting on COVID19

Citizens are advised to avoid all non-essential travel to Singapore open view news desk Cabinet Secretary chaired a high level meeting to review the status, actions taken and preparedness of States/UTs regarding management of Novel Coronavirus (COVID19), here today. Secretaries of Health and Family Welfare, Civil Aviation, Defence, […]

Indian Delegation discusses India’s participation at Cannes Film Market 2020 and Strategic Positioning of IFFI at Cannes Film Festival

open view news desk The Indian Delegation at Berlin International Film Festival met Ms Maud Amson, Head of Sales & Operations, Marche Du Film, Cannes Film Festival and Mr Arnaud Menindes, Sales & Operations – Advertising at Marché du Film, Cannes Film Festival regarding Government of India’s participation […]

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