Day: May 25, 2020

Woods-Manning prevail in star-studded match, raised $20m for charity

Tiger Woods says while his surgically repaired back may never be 10-out-of-10 again, it won’t stop him from being healthy and ready to go when the PGA Tour starts up again. The 44-year-old Woods says he’s been able to use the down time during the coronavirus pandemic to […]

UK PM defiant as political scandal rages over aide

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to draw a line under a scandal over his top aide Dominic Cummings allegedly breaching coronavirus rules as pressure mounted on the Brexit mastermind to go. Johnson faces the threat of his government’s authority being undermined in the heat of […]

Trump doubles up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day events

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a “rat and rodent infested mess,” and its mayor has suggested Trump stay home. Presidents typically honor fallen military members by laying […]

Wheat procurement by government agencies surpasses last year figures

Despite fortnight delay due to COVID, procurement touches 341.56 LMT surpassing last year’s total by 25,000 tons open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 25: : Procurement of wheat by the government agencies surpassed last year’s figures of 341.31Lakh Metric Tonnes (LMT) to touch 341.56LMT on 24.05.2020, surmounting […]

Centre reviews progress of relief and restoration work in West Bengal

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 25: Continuing the coordination efforts and restoration measures in the areas of West Bengal affected by cyclone Amphan, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary ShriRajiv Gaubamet again today for the fifth time. As announced by Prime […]

Vice President asks Jal Shakti Ministry and NITI Aayog to study the feasibility of drinking water project for Udayagiri in Andhra Pradesh

Vice President discusses the region’s drinking water problems with senior officials open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 25: The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today held a meeting with Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, Shri Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Drinking Water & Sanitation, and Shri […]

Moscow espionage trial of ex-US marine Whelan to wrap up

The trial in Moscow of ex-US marine Paul Whelan on espionage charges is set to conclude Monday, ending a court proceeding that has strained ties with Washington and fuelled speculation of a prisoner exchange. Lawyers on both sides are scheduled to make their closing arguments, and the prosecutors […]

Bushfire-hit Australians still in tents as virus slows recovery

Victims of Australia’s catastrophic bushfires are still living in tents, garages and makeshift shelters months after the blazes ended, with efforts to rebuild their lives hampered by the coronavirus pandemic. Inside a small tin shed on Australia’s south-east coast, a family of six takes refuge from the cold […]

New Zealand PM unruffled as quake hits mid-interview

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand’s North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview. The quake struck just off the coast before 8:00 am local time (2000 Sunday GMT) at a depth of about […]

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