Day: July 5, 2020

For nation’s birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US

WASHINGTON — On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within — leftists, looters, agitators, he said — in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances and combativeness of his political rallies. Trump watched paratroopers […]

The Latest: Pope praises UN efforts for worldwide cease-fire

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is praising U.N. Security Council efforts for worldwide cease-fires to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter’s Square, Francis hailed the Security Council’s “request for a global and immediate cease-fire, which would permit the peace and […]

Israeli leader’s son takes center stage in corruption sagas

JERUSALEM — As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving force in a counterattack against critics and the state institutions prosecuting the longtime Israeli leader. A favorite of the prime minister’s nationalistic base and far right leaders around the world, […]

India’s clinical research body defends timeline for coronavirus vaccine trials

MUMBAI – India’s leading clinical research agency said Saturday its decision to fast-track development of a potential coronavirus vaccine was in line with international standards, after health experts raised concerns about the schedule for clinical trials. The Indian Council of Medical Research issued a statement after a letter […]

PM greets people on Guru Purnima

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 5: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has greeted the people on the occasion of Guru Purnima. “देशवासियों को गुरु पूर्णिमा की ढेरों शुभकामनाएं। जीवन को सार्थक बनाने वाले गुरुओं के प्रति सम्मान प्रकट करने का आज विशेष दिन है। इस […]

Professor K Vijay Raghavan: Regulatory system need to be reformed

Prof Ashutosh Sharma:“Need for a robust policy for the long term & also for identifying weak links to connect knowledge generators with knowledge consumers.” High-level Industry consultation roundtable for formulation of STIP 2020 discusses ways to encourage industry to fund R&D Also discussed on the ways to use […]

Indigenous Indian COVID19 vaccines in the global race to end the pandemic –By: Dr TV Venkateswaran

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 5: With the announcement of COVAXIN by Bharat Biotech and ZyCov-D Vaccine by Zydus Cadila the proverbial silver line in the dark clouds of COVID19 appears at the horizon. Now the nod given by the Drug Controller General of India CDSCO […]

Heavy rains continue in Mumbai; low-lying areas waterlogged

Mumbai, Jul 5: Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai, Thane and other parts of Konkan Maharashtra for the third consecutive day on Sunday and caused water-logging in some low-lying areas of the metropolis. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast intermittent rains in the city and suburbs “with […]

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