Day: April 13, 2020

Child sex abuse in Pakistan’s religious schools is endemic

PAKPATTAN, Pakistan — Muhimman proudly writes his name slowly, carefully, one letter at a time, grinning broadly as he finishes. He’s just 11 years old and was a good student who had dreams of being a doctor. School frightens him now. Earlier this year, a cleric at the […]

India plans to resume some manufacturing amid lockdown – sources

NEW DELHI – India is planning to restart some manufacturing after April 15 to help offset the economic damage of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, two government sources said, even as it weighs extending the lockdown. The 21-day lockdown of India’s more than 1.3 billion people is due to […]

India, Pakistan plan to restart some economic activity during coronavirus lockdown

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD – India and Pakistan are planning to partially open up some parts of the economy, officials in the two countries said on Monday, as the costs of harsh lockdowns to limit the outbreak of the coronavirus mount across the region. Indian officials said the number of […]

Vice President asks universities to ensure continuity of academic calendar during lockdown

Vice President asks universities to fully harness technology to conduct online teaching Reach out to students, promote collaborative learning and self-learning: Vice President Safeguard the health of students residing in hostels: Vice President Asks students to undertake regular physical activity and learn a new language during lockdown period […]

PM greets people on Baisakhi

open view news desk NEW DELHI, APRIL 13: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on Baisakhi.  “बैसाखी के पावन अवसर पर देशवासियों को बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं। नई उमंगों से जुड़ा यह त्योहार सभी के जीवन में नई ऊर्जा और नए उत्साह का संचार करे।”, the Prime Minister said. Narendra Modi✔@narendramodi बैसाखी के पावन अवसर पर देशवासियों को बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं। नई उमंगों से जुड़ा यह त्योहार सभी के जीवन में नई ऊर्जा और […]

UK's Johnson leaves hospital as millions mark Easter in lockdown

Virus-stricken British Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked medics for saving his life after leaving hospital on Easter Sunday, as hundreds of millions of Christians observed the holiday under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. More than half of humanity is confined at home as governments scramble to stop […]

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