Day: July 28, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak in hard-hit U.S. states may be peaking, Fauci says

WASHINGTON – A coronavirus surge in Florida, California and a handful of other hard-hit states could be peaking while other parts of the country may be on the cusp of growing outbreaks, the top U.S. infectious diseases official said on Tuesday. A spike in cases in Florida, along […]

Barr condemns rioting at much-anticipated House hearing

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday “violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests” sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. Barr told members of the House Judiciary Committee at a […]

Union Environment Minister releases detailed report of Tiger Census on the eve of Global Tiger Day

India now in leadership role in Tiger Conservation; will share best practices with Tiger range countries: Shri Prakash Javadekear LIDAR survey technology to be used for the first time for effective fodder and water augmentation in forest area: Environment Minister open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 28: […]

The Vice President calls Shri Jaipal Reddy a rare politician

Says he would always be remembered for his oratory, simplicity and down-to-earth attitude Vice President calls him as one of the best parliamentarians of times VP releases Telugu version of Shri Jaipal Reddy’s book ‘Ten ideologies’ Pays rich tributes to the late leader and his dear friend open […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth to jointly inaugurate the new Supreme Court Building of Mauritius

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth will jointly inaugurate the new Supreme Court building of Mauritius on Thursday, July 30, 2020. The inauguration is scheduled to take place through video-conference in presence of senior […]

US-China spats rattle world, prompting calls for unity

BEIJING — Antagonisms between the United States and China are rattling governments around the world, prompting a German official to warn of “Cold War 2.0” and Kenya’s president to appeal for unity to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Global trade already was depressed by the 2-year-old tariff war between […]

Malaysian ex-PM Najib given 12 years in jail in 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian court sentenced former Prime Minister Najib Razak to serve 12 years in prison on Tuesday after finding him guilty in the first of several corruption trials linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund that brought down his government […]

Trump again pushes unproven drug as COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON — A week after appearing to project a more serious tone about the coronaviru s, President Donald Trump is back to spreading misinformation about how to combat the virus and the credibility of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert. Fauci pushed back Tuesday, saying he will […]

Moderna, Pfizer start decisive COVID-19 vaccine trials, eye year-end launches

Moderna Inc and Pfizer Inc launched two 30,000-subject trials of COVID-19 vaccines that could clear the way for regulatory approval and widespread use by the end of this year, the companies said on Monday. The trials, both announced on Monday, are the first late-stage studies supported by the […]

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