Day: July 27, 2020

Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

BEIJING — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are closely intertwined. The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest […]

Virus vaccine put to final test in thousands of volunteers

The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government — one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. There’s still no guarantee that the experimental vaccine, developed by […]

Indian rice exports slow as coronavirus disrupts supply chain -trade

MUMBAI – India’s rice exporters are struggling to fulfil orders due to limited availability of containers and workers at mills and the biggest handling port on the east coast after novel coronavirus cases jumped in the region, industry officials told Reuters. Slowing shipments from the world’s biggest rice […]

WHO says travel bans cannot be indefinite; countries must fight virus

GENEVA – Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the World Health Organization said on Monday. A surge of infections has prompted countries to reimpose some […]

China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu, retaliating for Houston

CHENGDU, China – China took over the premises of the U.S. consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Monday, after ordering the facility to be vacated in retaliation for China’s ouster last week from its consulate in Houston, Texas. The seizure capped a dramatic escalation in tensions […]

By boat and on foot, Assam hunts for plasma for COVID patients

GUWAHATI, India – When doctors in a flood-ravaged Indian state urgently sought plasma of a particular blood type for a COVID-19 patient this month, health officials sent a boat for a marooned donor who had recovered from the disease weeks ago. With coronavirus cases surging in Assam and […]

DGGI-DRI-led teams book 3 firms for Tax evasion of more than Rs 600 Crore

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULYA 27: case was booked against M/s. Fortune Graphics Limited, M/s. Reema Polychem Pvt. Ltd. & M/s. Ganpati Enterprises, who were found involved in issuance of invoices without any actual supply of goods. The case was detected and developed by the officers […]

India’s Case Fatality Rate (CFR) continues to improve and is 2.28%

Total Recoveries cross 9 lakh More than 30,000 Recoveries/day for 4th Successive Day open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 27: The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on early detection and isolation through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management of hospitalized cases have shown results with […]

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