Day: July 30, 2020

Pilgrims pray on peak day of hajj in shadow of coronavirus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Masked pilgrims arrived Thursday at Mount Arafat, a desert hill near Islam’s holiest site, to pray and repent on the most important day of the hajj, the annual pilgrimage in Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The global coronavirus pandemic has cast a shadow over […]

Objective of new education policy is to implement agenda of RSS: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, Jul 30:  Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday claimed that the objective of the new education policy announced by the Centre is to implement the “agenda of RSS”. A government which is destroying social amity, cultural values and the principles of the Constitution, and not […]

Central Consumer Protection Authority established to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 30: The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 has come into force from 20th July, 2020. As provided in section 10 of the Act, the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has been established w.e.f. 24th July, 2020. For operationalization of the CCPA, Additional Secretary in the […]

Trump vs. Biden: Where they stand on health, economy, more

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, both promise sweeping progress over the next four years –- via starkly different paths. Trump, like many fellow Republicans, holds out tax reductions and regulatory cuts as economic cure-alls and frames himself as a conservative champion in seemingly endless […]

NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off for the red planet Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth […]

Trump floats November election delay – but he can’t do that

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is for the first time floating a “delay” to the Nov. 3 presidential election, as he makes unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud. The dates of presidential elections — the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in every […]

Trump raises possibility of delaying the election – but that power rests in Congress

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s Nov. 3 presidential election, though the Constitution bestows that power on Congress, not the president. The move drew immediate objections from Democrats and it was not clear whether Trump was serious. Trump also […]

China warns India against ‘forced decoupling’ of their economies

China warned on Thursday that a “forced decoupling” of its economy with India, following a Himalayan border clash last month that killed 20 Indian soldiers, would hurt both countries. The Chinese ambassador said China was not a strategic threat to India and that the “general structure that we […]

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