Day: June 10, 2020

`He is going to change the world’: Funeral held for Floyd

HOUSTON — George Floyd was fondly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and neighborhood mentor, and now a catalyst for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality and racial prejudice. More […]

US dictionary Merriam-Webster to change its definition of racism

The American reference dictionary Merriam-Webster will change its definition of the word racism at the suggestion of a young black woman, who wanted it to better reflect the oppression of people of color. Kennedy Mitchum, a recent graduate of Drake University in Iowa, contacted Merriam-Webster, which has published […]

Philippine journalist Ressa scared but strong ahead of verdict

High-profile Philippine journalist Maria Ressa says the libel charge that could see her jailed next week is a government ploy to intimidate all critical voices, but she refuses to be silenced and still holds out hope of winning. In an exclusive video interview with AFP ahead of Monday’s […]

Facing electoral headwinds, Trump brings back his 2016 team

NEW YORK — As anyone who has ever heard him speak knows, President Donald Trump loves to relive 2016. He recycles old attack lines once aimed at Hillary Clinton. He recounts the drama of election night, complete with impersonations of stunned news anchors putting state after state (Pennsylvania! […]

India inflation likely to have hit six-month low in May: Reuters poll

BENGALURU – India consumer price inflation is likely to have moderated to a six-month low in May on a softer rise in food prices as supply disruptions eased after businesses reopened from the coronavirus lockdown in many parts of the country, a Reuters poll found. The June 4-9 […]

Prime Minister conducts review of Kedarnath Reconstruction project

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 10: Prime Minister today conducted a review of the Kedarnath Dham development and reconstruction project with the Uttarakhand state government via video conferencing. Laying out his vision for the reconstruction of the shrine, Prime Minister said that the state Government should […]

BJP busy in elections, ignoring problem of unemployment: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, Jun 10:  Linking rising unemployment to cases of suicide, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday charged that the BJP was busy focusing on elections and not interested in tackling the problem of joblessness. There have been some cases of migrant labourers, who have returned to Uttar Pradesh […]

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