Day: July 7, 2020

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this sheikhdom that relies on the dollars, pounds, rupees and yuan spent by travelers remains in question. […]

Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans

WASHINGTON — As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump’s election efforts, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal data. Many were among the first to be […]

AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city

SAGINAW, Mich. — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial inequality left many debating what should be hallowed and what must be changed. But Tom Roy had given […]

South Korean COVID-19 patient recovering after double lung transplant

ANYANG, South Korea – After a record 112 days on a specialised life-support system, a South Korean COVID-19 patient is recovering from double lung transplant surgery, doctors say, in only the ninth such procedure worldwide since the coronavirus outbreak began. The 50-year-old woman was diagnosed with the disease […]

WHO reviewing report urging new guidance over airborne spread of coronavirus

GENEVA/CHICAGO – The World Health Organization (WHO) is reviewing a report urging it to update guidance on the novel coronavirus after more than 200 scientists, in a letter to the health agency, outlined evidence the virus can spread in tiny airborne particles. The WHO says SARS-CoV-2, the virus […]

India’s coronavirus death toll hits 20,000 as infections surge

 India’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday and case numbers surged as the south Asian nation pushed ahead with relaxations to its almost two-month lockdown amid grim economic forecasts. The rate of both new virus infections and deaths are rising at the fastest pace […]

Union Minister DrJitendra Singh inaugurates IAS Professional Course Phase-II (2018 Batch) of LBSNAA through a video conference

Civil Services have assumed a Pan-Indian character withrepresentation from almost all States and UTs: Dr. Jitendra Singh Dr. Jitendra Singh says, officers have an opportunity to become the architect of Prime Minister’s vision of New India open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 6: Union Minister of State […]

Ministry of Home Affairs permits conduct of examinations by Universities and Institutions

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 6: Ministry of Home Affairs, in a letter to Union Higher Education Secretary, today permitted conduct of examinations by Universities and Institutions.  The final Term Examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar […]

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