Day: June 26, 2020

Seawater seeping into decaying oil tanker off Yemen coast

CAIRO — The United Nations said an abandoned oil tanker moored off the coast of Yemen loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil is at risk of rupture or exploding, causing massive environmental damage to Red Sea marine life, desalination factories and international shipping routes. […]

Trump zeroes in on base to overcome reelection obstacles

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is sharpening his focus on his most ardent base of supporters as concern grows inside his campaign that his standing in the battleground states that will decide the 2020 election is slipping. Trump turned his attention this week to “left wing mobs” toppling Confederate […]

Special Report: As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

Dr. Gopi Patel recalls how powerless she felt when New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital overflowed with COVID-19 patients in March. Guidance on how to treat the disease was scant, and medical studies were being performed so hastily they couldn’t always be trusted. “You felt very helpless,” said Patel, […]

India says China amassed troops along border in violation of agreements

NEW DELHI – China has deployed large numbers of troops and weapons along a disputed Himalayan border in violation of bilateral agreements, India’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, accusing Beijing of escalating tensions and triggering a deadly clash last week. “At the heart of the matter is that […]

Pakistan condemns India’s expulsion of diplomats at ‘delicate’ time after China clash

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has accused old rival India of trying to distract the attention of its people by expelling Pakistani diplomats after Indian forces got a “battering” at the hands of Chinese troops in a clash on their disputed Himalayan border. Pakistan is concerned about the tension after […]

Citizens with mild or medium colour blindness to also obtain Driving License now

open view new desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 26: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification for amendment  to the FORM 1 and FORM 1A of the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989for enabling the  Citizens with mild to medium colour blindness in obtaining the Driving […]

Recovered cases exceed active cases by more than 96,000

COVID-19 Recovery rate improves to 58.24% open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 26: The graded, pre-emptive and pro-active steps taken by Government of India along with the States/UTs for prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 are showing encouraging results. The recovered cases have exceeded the active cases […]

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