Day: June 6, 2020

French forces kill leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

France said its forces have killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, in a blow to the group behind a string of deadly attacks across the troubled Sahel region. Abdelmalek Droukdel was killed on Thursday in northern Mali near the Algerian border, where the group has […]

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. “It was an honor to compete alongside one of the […]

COVID-19 epidemics in India, South Asia growing but not exploding – WHO

GENEVA – The number of COVID-19 cases in India has been doubling every three weeks but the epidemic is not growing exponentially in the country and South Asia region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday “In South Asia, not just in India, but in Bangladesh and… […]

India overtakes Italy’s coronavirus tally as lockdown easing looms

MUMBAI – India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world’s sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the reopening of malls, restaurants and places of worship. With its total number of cases rising […]


open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 6: Indian and Chinese officials continue to remain engaged through the established military and diplomatic channels to address the current situation in the India-China border areas.  At this stage, therefore, any speculative and unsubstantiated reporting about these engagements would not be […]

Trump says India, China will have more COVID-19 cases with more tests

Washington, Jun 6:  US President Donald Trump has said that countries like India and China would have much more coronavirus cases than America, the worst-hit country in the world, if they conduct more tests. Trump, in his remarks at Puritan Medical Products in Maine, said that the US […]

India now sixth worst-hit nation by COVID-19, surpasses Italy with an infection tally of 2,36,657

New Delhi, June 6:  India went past Italy to become the sixth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic with the country registering a record single-day spike of 9,887 cases which pushed the nationwide tally to 2,36,657 India’s death toll due to COVID-19 rose to?6,642 with a record increase […]

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