Day: March 20, 2020

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The death toll from the global pandemic surpassed 10,000 people worldwide and the effects of a global economy grinding to a halt because of the pandemic were beginning to show, from millions of unsold flowers rotting in piles in Kenya to the slow emptying of the world’s skies. The U.N. […]

Lok Sabha passes Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Bill will encourage IIITs to promote the study of Information Technology in the country through innovative and quality methods – Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ open view news desk Lok Sabha passed the Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in New Delhi today. The Indian Institutes […]

PM greets the nation on Navroz

open view news desk The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has greeted nation on the occasion of Navroz. “Navroz Mubarak! I pray that the coming year is filled with happiness and prosperity. May everyone be healthy and their aspirations be fulfilled”, the Prime Minister said. Narendra Modi✔@narendramodi Navroz […]

Prime Minister exhorts ensuring dignity and safety of women is of utmost importance

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today said that the nation has to be built with a strong focus on women empowerment, where there is emphasis on equality and opportunity. In a tweet, he said “Our Nari Shakti has excelled in every field”. While saying […]

Armed Forces in the Fight against COVID-19

Its Quarantine centres shelter 1095 evacuees open view news desk Since the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China Air Force, Army and Navy Ministry of Defence have proactively worked to evacuate Indian people from the Covid-19 affected countries China, Iran, Italy and Japan and quarantined them at […]

AC approves setting up of 4 Fast Track Special Courts

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 20: The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu accorded sanction to establishment of four Fast Track Special Courts in Jammu & Kashmir for effective implementation of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2018 by ensuring targeted […]

Expedite on-going desilting, cleanliness works of Ranbir canal: Sahu

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 20: Commissioner Secretary, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Department, Ajeet Kumar Sahu, today directed the concerned authorities of Irrigation department to expedite the ongoing desilting and cleanliness works of Ranbir canal. Commissioner Secretary made these remarks during inspection of the ongoing desilting […]

Cricket great Warne’s gin distillery shifts to hand sanitiser

Australian cricket great Shane Warne has halted production of gin at a distillery he co-owns to make medical-grade hand sanitiser for hospitals in these “challenging times”. The spin legend, who played 145 Tests, responded to Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s plea for companies to help wherever they can during […]

Former Google engineer agrees to plead guilty to secrets theft

A former Google star engineer charged with stealing trade secrets from its self-driving car program has agreed to plead guilty in a deal with prosecutors, according to court documents filed Thursday. Anthony Levandowski, 39, was a founding member of an autonomous vehicle project in 2009 called “Chauffeur,” one […]

Mask diplomacy: China tries to rewrite virus narrative

With millions of face masks, low interest loans and teams of medical experts, China is trying to paint itself as a Good Samaritan while deflecting criticism over its initial missteps in handling the coronavirus. Beijing has showered struggling European nations with aid as part of a diplomatic charm […]

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