Day: March 18, 2020

Sanders to ‘assess’ campaign after Biden sweeps latest primaries

Leftist Bernie Sanders was under fresh pressure Wednesday to bow out of the race for the Democratic White House nomination after losing the three latest primaries in contests hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic. Political moderate Joe Biden swept all three of Tuesday’s contests, building a solid lead in […]

‘Putting us in danger’ – athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics

Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi said athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak out about holding the Tokyo Games during the coronavirus crisis. Stefanidi and British heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson both voiced concerns after the International Olympic Committee said it was “fully […]

Imported food safe from Corona Virus: FSSAI

OPEN VIEW NEWS DESK SRINAGAR, MARCH 18: A committee of experts constituted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to examine the possibility of presence of “Corona Virus” in imported food items has opined that the predominant route of transmission of Corona Virus appears to […]

IOCL team led by Executive Director calls on Lt Governor

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 18: A team of Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) led by Executive Director and State Head IOCL, Chandigarh Sh. Sujoy Choudhary, called on Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today. The Executive Director discussed various issues related to handing […]

5 primary takeaways: Joe Biden is Democrats’ antidote

Joe Biden’s surge toward the Democratic presidential nomination rolled on Tuesday with a dominating victory in Florida, the largest delegate prize of the day, and win in Illinois and Arizona. Takeaways from Biden’s latest victories: BIDEN’S SURGE BECOMES A WAVE Biden continues one of the most remarkable presidential […]

Biden notches 3 more victories; Sanders reassessing campaign

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. On Wednesday, Sanders’ campaign manager said Sanders “is going to be having conversations with supporters to […]

World virus infections hit 200,000; Borders jammed in Europe

BERLIN — Desperate travelers choked European border crossings on Wednesday after nations implemented strict controls in an attempt to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, creating traffic jams miles long and slowing the passage of trucks carrying critical supplies. The number of people infected worldwide crested the […]

Trump presses for $1 trillion stimulus as U.S. coronavirus deaths cross 100

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK – The Trump administration pressed on Tuesday for enactment of a $1 trillion stimulus package, possibly to include $1,000 direct payments to individual Americans, to blunt the economic pain from a coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 100 people in the country. Roughly half of all […]

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