Day: March 3, 2020

Tornado hits downtown Nashville; at least 9 die in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding at least 40 buildings and killing at least nine people. One of the twisters caused severe damage across downtown Nashville, destroying the stained glass in a historic church and leaving hundreds of people homeless. Daybreak revealed a landscape […]

Virus crisis spreads in Iran, ebbs in China; G7 vows resolve

BEIJING — The coronavirus spread deep into Iran’s government, South Korea ramped up its fight against the epidemic by starting drive-thru testing, and seven major economies tried to shore up global confidence Tuesday with a pledge to use “all appropriate tools” to counter the economic fallout. Mushrooming outbreaks […]

Thousands of migrants look for way around shut Greek border

KASTANIES, Greece — Thousands of migrants searched for ways to cross Greece’s land border on Tuesday, days after Turkey made good on a longtime threat to open its borders for those seeking to cross illegally into Europe. Many of those hoping to enter Greece were trying their luck […]

India’s electricity supply rises 7.1% in February

NEW DELHI – India’s electricity supply rose 7.1% during February, provisional government data showed, marking the second straight month of growth after five straight months of decline. Power supply rose to an average of 3.62 billion units per day in February, up from 3.38 billion units last year, […]

India’s rice exports drop 12% in Jan on weak demand

MUMBAI – India’s rice exports fell 12% in January from a year earlier due to weak demand for non-basmati rice from African and Asian countries, government data showed on Tuesday. India is the world’s biggest exporter of rice. Rice exports totalled 908,492 tonnes in January, down from 1.03 […]

India housing market to keep struggling this year: Reuters poll

BENGALURU – India’s housing market is likely to struggle throughout 2020 as sluggish demand and a weak economic outlook overpower recent government measures efforts to boost activity, a Reuters poll of market experts found. House prices rose 5.7% on average in 2018, the weakest since comparable records began […]

World pharma supplier India restricts export of some ingredients, drugs

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI – India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, on Tuesday restricted the export of 26 pharmaceutical ingredients and drugs made from them, including paracetamol, as concern mounted the coronavirus outbreak could turn into a pandemic. Indian pharma companies get almost 70% of the active pharmaceutical […]

Celebration of Janaushadhi Week from 1st to 7th March

open view news desk Janaushadhi week is being celebrated across the country from 1st March to 7th March 2020. On this occasion various activities like health checkup Camp, Jan Aushadhi Paricharcha, Jan Aushadhi ka sath are being undertaken. During the week, blood pressure check-up, sugar level checkup, free doctor consultation […]

Discovery of Ink to Curb Fake Printing of Passports and Counterfeiting of Currency Notes

open view news desk CSIR-National Physical Laboratory has developed a bi-luminescent security ink which glows in red and green colours when illuminated by two different excitation sources at 254 nano meters (nm) and 365 nm, respectively. The ink was prepared in a batch of 1kg and given to […]

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