Day: July 10, 2020

Union Minister Jal Shakti, Lt Governor review implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in J&K

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 10: Sh. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Jal Shakti and Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today reviewed the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir through video conferencing. Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, Sh. Rajeev […]

Special Report: How the Trump administration secured a secret supply of execution drugs

If the Trump administration carries out the first federal execution since 2003 on Monday, as scheduled, it will mark the culmination of a three-year campaign to line up a secret supply chain to make and test lethal-injection drugs, a Reuters investigation has found. Intent on enforcing the death […]

Lives Lost: Young Venezuelan dreamed of better life in Peru

BOGOTA, Colombia — Yurancy Castillo did not want to leave her family. But as inflation in Venezuela soared, rendering her salary as a social worker nearly worthless, the young woman known for her beaming smile and wild amber-colored curls decided her future rested far away, in Peru. One […]

Vikas Dubey’s killing raises handcuffing issue vis-a-vis SC guidelines on “inhuman” practice

New Delhi, Jul 10: The issue of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey not being apparently handcuffed has kicked up dust after his alleged encounter killing on Friday since the Supreme Court has provided for exceptions while disapproving of the inhuman practice. Dubey was shot dead by police, who claimed he […]

Trump’s reelection campaign gets a reboot as virus persists

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s campaign reboot is getting a reboot. He will take baby steps back out onto the road Friday after a multiweek hiatus caused by a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases and after his planned comeback in Oklahoma turned into a debacle. Trump, trailing in the polls, […]

Trump looks for political edge in latest high court rulings

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump won the White House on the promise of bringing a conservative shift to the Supreme Court. But this year and last, even with two justices Trump hand-picked, the court has shown it is no rubber stamp for him or his administration’s policies. That’s […]

WHO advance team on way to China to set up probe into virus origin

GENEVA – An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organise an investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus which sparked the global pandemic, a spokeswoman said on Friday. The virus is believed to have emerged in a wholesale market in […]

India’s ambitious plan to help small businesses does little to save them

MEERUT/MUMBAI – India re-opened for business in June after months of lockdown but for thousands of small entrepreneurs in the town of Meerut, near Delhi, the blow has been devastating. Businesses from textiles to sports goods and furniture are shuttered or working at a bare minimum, and cows […]

Scientists focus on how immune system T cells fight coronavirus in absence of antibodies

As scientists question whether the presence, or absence, of antibodies to the novel coronavirus can reliably determine immunity, some are looking to a different component of the immune system, known as T cells, for their role in protecting people in the pandemic. Recent studies show that some recovered […]

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