Day: August 18, 2020

Michelle Obama warns at DNC that Trump is ‘in over his head’

WASHINGTON — At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, former first lady Michelle Obama told party members that “when they go low, we go high.” After four years of President Donald Trump, she came back to give it to them straight. “If you think things cannot possibly get worse, […]

Dems put divides aside, rally behind Biden at convention

NEW YORK — Michelle Obama delivered a passionate condemnation of President Donald Trump during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, declaring him “in over his head” and warning that the nation’s mounting crises would only get worse if he’s reelected over Joe Biden. “Donald Trump is […]

Pakistan gives go-ahead to Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s drug regulator greenlit the country’s first Phase 3 clinical trial for a potential COVID-19 vaccine, which is being developed by China’s CanSino Biologics (CanSino) and Beijing Institute of Biotechnology. The trial is slated to begin next month, according to an official who will coordinate the […]

Michelle Obama presses fight for Biden with scathing attack on Trump

WASHINGTON – Former first lady Michelle Obama launched a blistering attack on President Donald Trump on Monday and urged Americans to elect Democrat Joe Biden in November to end the chaos she said had been created during the four years of Trump’s presidency. In an impassioned speech capping […]

Amit Shah back in hospital after recovering from COVID-19

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI – India’s interior minister Amit Shah was hospitalised again on Tuesday after complaining of fatigue and body ache, four days after he said he had recovered from COVID-19, as cases in the country surged to more than 2.7 million. Shah, a close aide of Prime Minister […]

Prime Minister to Announce Results of Swachh Survekshan 2020 in “Swachh Mahotsav”,

Fifth Edition of Annual Cleanliness Survey of Urban India Completed in 28 Days 1.87 Crore Citizens Participated in SS 2020 Survey of 4,242 Cities, 62 Cantonment Boards and 92 Ganga Towns SS League, a Quarterly Cleanliness Assessment of Cities/Towns Conducted Across Three Quarters to Ensure Continuous Assessment & […]

Curtain Raiser – Naval Commanders’ Conference 2020

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 18: The Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2020 is scheduled atNew Delhi from 19 to 21Aug 20. The Conference is the apex level event for interaction between the Naval Commanders. The Chief of the Naval Staff, with the Commanders-in-Chief, will review major operational, […]

Take right precautions in season of tropical and vector-borne diseases: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi -PTI New Delhi, Aug 18:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged citizens on Tuesday to take precautions during the ongoing monsoon season, noting that this is the time when tropical and vector-borne diseases spread. The government is also closely monitoring the situation and ensuring care […]

Flash floods threatening Indo-Pak border fencing in J&K

Jammu, Aug 18: Flash floods triggered by heavy rains are threatening the three-tier border fencing along the Indo-Pak International Border and have caused minor damage to a section of the fencing in Jammu frontier belt, officials said. Heavy rains have caused flash floods in various rivers along the […]

Ashok Lavasa resigns as Election Commissioner; to join ADB as vice president

Ashok Lavasa on Tuesday resigned as Election Commissioner -PTI New Delhi, Aug 18:  Ashok Lavasa on Tuesday resigned as Election Commissioner and would soon be joining the Asian Development Bank as vice president, sources in the poll panel said. Lavasa was next in line to head the EC. […]

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