Month: August 2020

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

open view news desk JAMMU, AUGUST 31: The Government on Monday informed that 535 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 245 from Jammu division and 290 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to […]

Uncertainty dominates presidential campaign’s final stretch

NEW YORK — Within President Donald Trump’s campaign, some privately feared the worst heading into the national conventions. They worried a strong showing by Democrat Joe Biden, combined with an underwhelming performance by Trump, would lock in the certainty of a blowout loss that would essentially end the […]

China demands India withdraw troops from border to avoid escalation

HONG KONG – China has demanded India withdraw troops that Beijing said had illegally crossed their shared border, its military spokesman said on Monday. The Indian army said in a statement that Chinese troops carried out military movements over the weekend to change the status quo on their […]

Indian army says thwarts Chinese attempt to occupy hill on disputed border

NEW DELHI – Indian forces foiled an attempt by Chinese troops to occupy a hill on the Asian giants’ disputed border in the western Himalayas, officials in New Delhi said on Monday, following the latest flare-up between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Having spotted the Chinese troops’ movement, Indian […]

Former India president Mukherjee dies after developing lung infection

NEW DELHI – Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for COVID-19 this month, died on Monday after weeks in hospital. He was 84. New Delhi’s Army Hospital (Research And Referral) said earlier in the day that Mukherjee had gone into a septic shock after coming […]

India’s economy shrinks record 23.9% y/y in June quarter

NEW DELHI – India’s economy contracted at its steepest pace on record of 23.9% in the June quarter as the pandemic lockdown cut consumer and business spending, putting pressure on the government and central bank for additional stimulus and a rate cut. The gross domestic product (GDP) data […]

ESTIMATES OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT FOR THE FIRST QUARTER (APRIL-JUNE) OF 2020-21

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 31: National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter (April-June) Q1 of 2020-21, both at Constant (2011-12) and Current Prices, along with the corresponding quarterly estimates […]

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