Day: August 12, 2020

Kamala Harris’ selection as VP resonates with Black women

DETROIT — China Cochran met Kamala Harris at a campaign event in Detroit last year and was swept away by her ambition, charisma and leadership. She hoped the California senator would advance in politics. So when Joe Biden named Harris on Tuesday as his running mate — making her the […]

How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

WASHINGTON — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out. The Michigan governor had caught the interest of Joe Biden and his vice presidential vetting committee, who were drawn to her prominence in a crucial battleground state and her aggressive response to the coronavirus outbreak there. But by late spring, the nation was in the midst of […]

Police patrol deserted Bengaluru streets after Facebook post sparks clashes

BENGALURU – Baton-wielding police patrolled barricaded and deserted streets in parts of the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru on Wednesday, after three people were killed in overnight clashes triggered by a Facebook post offensive to Muslims. The violence began late on Tuesday, with mobs pelting stones, burning […]

Exclusive: India considers resettling Kashmiri youth who give up arms

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR – India is considering offering young Kashmiri militants an escape from a life of violence by temporarily resettling them in more peaceful parts of the country, according to the top military commander in the Kashmir Valley. Lieutenant General B.S. Raju revealed the plan for a new […]

Income Tax Department conducts search on premises of Chinese entities

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 12: Based on the credible information that few Chinese individuals and their Indian associates were involved in money laundering and hawala transactions through series of shell entities, a search action was mounted at various premises of these Chinese entities, their close […]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to launch the platform for “Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest” on the 13th August 2020.

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 12: Prime Minister will launchthe platform for “Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest” via video conferencing on the 13th August 2020. TheCBDT  has carried out several major tax reforms in direct taxes in the recent years.   Last year the Corporate Tax rates […]

National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 deliberates on strategy to ensure COVID-19 vaccines’ availability and its delivery mechanism

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 12: National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19, met for the first time on 12th August. The meeting was chaired by Dr V K Paul, Member Niti Aayog along with Secretary (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) as co-Chair. The expert […]

Biden ‘nailed this decision’ in picking Harris to be his running mate: Obama

Washington, Aug 12: Former US president Barack Obama has joined top Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, to praise Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris’ selection as the party’s vice presidential candidate in the November election, saying Joe Biden has “nailed this decision”. Presumptive Democratic party presidential nominee Biden on Tuesday named 55-year-old […]

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s condition under control: Hospital

Lucknow, Aug 12:  The health condition of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, who was admitted to a hospital here last week, is under control, the medical facility said on Wednesday. Yadav was admitted to Medanta Hospital here on Friday following an infection in the urinary tract. He […]

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