Day: July 15, 2020

Trump looks to scale back environmental reviews for projects

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is ready to roll back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles major infrastructure projects, but that environmentalists say has served for decades as a safeguard for low-income and minority communities. Trump was traveling to Atlanta on Wednesday to formally announce […]

EU executive chief says hopes for ‘ambitious’ free trade pact with India

NEW DELHI – The European Union seeks an “ambitious” free trade deal with India although “we’re not there yet”, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday. “But, with this high level trade and investment dialogue, we hope to advance things and to promote our common […]

Zydus begins human trials for potential COVID-19 vaccine

BENGALURU – Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus said on Wednesday it has started human studies for its potential COVID-19 vaccine, as coronavirus infections continue to surge in the world’s third worst-hit nation. ZyCoV-D, its plasmid DNA vaccine, was found to be safe, immunogenic and well-tolerated in the pre-clinical toxicity […]

Intense rainfall spell over Gujarat State, Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra on 15th & 16th July, 2020

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 15: According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): · A cyclonic circulation lies over north Konkan & neighbourhood at lower tropospheric levels. · An east-west shear zone runs roughly along Latitude […]

Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University starts admission process for new session

29th July 2020 is the last date for submission of on-line applications for Under Graduate and Post Graduate programs open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 15: India’s sole Aviation University, Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU), Amethi, Uttar Pradesh has announced start of admission process for the […]

English rendering of PM’s address on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day

New Delhi, July 15, 2020 open view news desk Namaskar! Greetings to my young friends! My greetings to all the youngsters on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day! This day is dedicated to your skills. The greatest power of the youth or the millennial generation of the […]

Defence Ministry delegates capital procurement powers to Armed Forces

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 15: Considering the security environment due to prevailing situation along the Northern Borders and the need to strengthen the Armed Forces for the Defence of our borders, a Special Meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council was convened on 15th July 2020 under […]

Single-day spike of 29,429 COVID-19 cases in India

New Delhi, July 15: India registered a record single-day jump of 29,429 COVID-19 cases pushing its tally to 9,36,181 on Wednesday, while the death toll climbed to 24,309 with 582 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The number of recoveries stands at 5,92,031, while there are […]

Pilot involved in horse trading, says Gehlot

Jaipur, Jul 15:  Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday accused rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot of involvement in horse trading with the BJP to topple his government in the state. Pilot was removed from the posts of the Rajasthan deputy chief minister and the state Congress president […]

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