Day: August 19, 2020

A US WeChat ban could hurt many in America, not just China

For millions of people in the U.S. who use the Chinese app WeChat, it’s a lifeline to friends, family, customers and business contacts in China. That lifeline is now under attack by an executive order from President Donald Trump that could ban the app in the U.S. as […]

Millions of women lose contraceptives, abortions in COVID-19

NEW DELHI — Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the first widespread measure of the toll says India with its abrupt, months-long lockdown has been hit especially hard. Several months into the pandemic, many […]

Democrats nominate Biden for epic challenge to oust Trump

WILMINGTON, Del. — Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their presidential candidate, with party elders, a new generation of politicians and voters in every state joining in an extraordinary, pandemic-cramped virtual convention to send him into the general election campaign to oust President Donald Trump. For someone who has spent more than […]

Explainer: World Health Organization’s struggle for a global COVID-19 vaccine plan

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to join a global pact aimed at ensuring less wealthy countries have access to COVID-19 vaccines, warning about the risks from so-called “vaccine nationalism.” Here is a look at the WHO’s plan and the approaches by wealthier nations. WHAT […]

Indians erect banners, pray for Kamala Harris to win U.S. election

PAINGANADU, INDIA – Indians in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which U.S. vice president hopeful Kamala Harris visited as a kid, erected banners, held special prayers and wished her success. Villagers in Painganadu, Harris’ ancestral village, put up banners of Harris. Harris’ mother, who migrated to the […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan digitally addresses FSSAI’s Eat Right Challenge Orientation Workshop

“Eat Right India along with Fit India, Poshan Abhiyaan, Anaemia Mukt Bharat, Jal Jeevan Mission and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan form the cornerstones of Prime Minister’s New India” open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 19: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare presided over an […]

President of India Pays Homage to Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma on His Birth Anniversary

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 19: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 19, 2020).  The President and officials of Rashtrapati Bhavan, paid floral tributes in […]

Cabinet approves setting up of National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test

Cabinet approves creation of National Recruitment Agency (NRA), paving the way for a transformational reform in the recruitment process for central government jobs NRA: A Multi-Agency Body to encompass the first level test by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and the Institute of […]

Cabinet approves Fair and Remunerative Price of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for the sugar season 2020-21.”

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 19: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane payable by sugar mills for 2020-21 sugar season (October-September) on the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural […]

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