Day: May 9, 2020

Rajouri Admn facilitates Gujjar, Bakerwal migration

open view news desk RAJOURI, MAY 9: Nationwide lockdown was imposed across the country to combat the spread of Covid-19 and break the chain of deadly Corona virus infection. While it has restricted the movement of people outside their homes and has imposed a total ban on non-essential […]

Dr. Harsh Vardhan engages with North Eastern States to review preparedness and containment measures taken for COVID-19 management

“Let’s focus and work together by converting the orange zones to green zones and maintain the protective status across the States”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 9: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare held a high level meeting today […]

Arrange transportation of 9.5k migrant workers to home states, will pay their fare: Delhi Cong to CM

New Delhi, May 9: The Delhi Congress has forwarded two lists of nearly 9,500 migrant workers to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that they want to return back to their native states and the party is ready to pay for their train fares. A day after sending names of […]

With attention on virus, Amazon deforestation surges

It has not gotten much attention with the world focused on coronavirus, but deforestation has surged in the Amazon rainforest this year, raising fears of a repeat of last year’s record-breaking devastation — or worse. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon hit a new high in the first four […]

End of an era: Bangladesh's last Armenian dies

Michael Joseph Martin, Bangladesh’s last Armenian, has died aged 89, bringing an end to the more than 300-year presence of the once thriving and powerful minority Christian community. Martin spent decades as custodian of the Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection which was founded in 1781 in what […]

US reversal prevents UN vote on pandemic truce

The United States on Friday stunned other members of the UN Security Council by preventing a vote on a resolution for a ceasefire in various conflicts around the world to help troubled nations better fight the coronavirus pandemic, diplomats said. Washington’s reversal came a day after it agreed […]

Spain sex workers left to fend for themselves under lockdown

With the coronavirus pandemic emptying the streets of Madrid, life has become even more precarious for sex workers Evelyn, Alenca and Beyonce under the lockdown. Already extremely vulnerable and with an ambiguous legal status, many of Spain’s sex workers have struggled to make ends meet during the state […]

Russia virus surge mutes WWII celebrations as world economy reels

Rising coronavirus infections forced Russia on Saturday to curtail its celebrations marking the end of World War II, as deaths from the pandemic surged past 270,000 worldwide and the global economy reeled from the disease and lockdowns. Economic figures point to the most acute downturn in nearly a […]

Historic unemployment rate upends Trump’s reelection bid

NEW YORK — The record unemployment rate reported on Friday captured the pain of a nation where tens of millions of jobs suddenly vanished, devastating the economy and forcing President Donald Trump to overcome historic headwinds to win a second term. Just a few short months ago, Trump […]

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