Day: June 11, 2020

Europe to reopen borders but world virus toll mounts

Brussels set out plans to reopen the EU’s internal borders on Thursday, even as the global coronavirus outbreak hit worrying new landmarks in the United States, Latin America and Russia. The European Commission recommended that the 27 EU members fully reopen their frontiers with each other on June […]

Companies touting Black Lives Matter face workforce scrutiny

SEATTLE — After hitting the streets to protest racial injustices, Sharon Chuter was disillusioned by the number of corporate brands posting “glossy” messages spouting support for black lives. The 33-year-old founder of Uoma Beauty, a cosmetics company that caters to black women, came up with a social media […]

Milley says he was wrong to accompany Trump on church walk

WASHINGTON — Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation’s top military officer, said Thursday he was wrong to accompany President Donald Trump on a walk through Lafayette Square that ended in a photo op at a church. He said his presence “created a perception of the military involved in […]

Nepal parliament to vote on new map in land dispute with India

KATHMANDU – Nepal’s parliament is set to vote at the weekend on a new map of its border with India, an official said on Thursday, underlining the Himalayan nation’s determination to press its case in a land dispute that has strained ties with its giant neighbour. Nepal published […]

India rejects Pakistan offer of help disbursing coronavirus cash

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday offered to help neighbouring India disburse cash to the public during the coronavirus lockdown, citing a report Indians were struggling to make ends meet, but India later rejected the offer. Relations have been hostile between the two countries, […]

India lifts export ban on Trump-touted drug hydroxychloroquine

BENGALURU – India has lifted an export ban on hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential “game changer” in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a minister said late on Wednesday. “Department of Pharmaceuticals has approved the lifting of ban on Export […]

PM addresses Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Annual Plenary Session 2020

We need to build a Self Reliant India: PM open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 11: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address of the 95th annual plenary session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) through video conferencing here today. Referring to the war […]

FLOOD WARNING SYSTEM FOR MUMBAI “IFLOWS-Mumbai” to be launched on June 12, 2020

IFLOWS-Mumbai is developed as a state of art Integrated Flood Warning system for Mumbai to enhance the resilience of Mumbai by providing early warning for flooding specially during high rainfall events and cyclones Ministry of Earth Sciences, using in-house expertise,and in close coordination with Municipal Corporation of Greater […]

Army personnel killed, civilian injured as Pak shells villages, forward posts in Rajouri, Poonch

Jammu, June 11:  An Army personnel was killed and a civilian injured as the Pakistani Army heavily shelled villages and forward posts along the LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts on Thursday, officials said. This is fourth consecutive day of firing and shelling by the Pakistan Army. Officials […]

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