Day: August 23, 2020

In recordings, Trump’s sister says he ‘has no principles’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s older sister, a former federal judge, is heard sharply criticizing her brother in a series of recordings released Saturday, at one point saying of the president, “He has no principles.” Maryanne Trump Barry was secretly recorded by her niece, Mary Trump, who recently […]

Fauci recovering after surgery to remove vocal cord polyp

BETHESDA, Md. — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert, underwent surgery Thursday to remove a growth from his vocal cord that was causing his notably raspy voice. Fauci, who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, underwent outpatient surgery for the polyp and […]

Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 800,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India leading the rise in fatalities. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open in an external browser. * For a U.S.-focused tracker with […]

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, convicted by Supreme Court over tweets, faces deadline

NEW DELHI – One of India’s most prominent lawyers faces a Monday deadline to apologise to the Supreme Court or risk jail in a case testing the judiciary’s openness to criticism and sparking a debate on freedom of speech in the world’s largest democracy. Prashant Bhushan, 63, was […]

Ministry of I&B releases SOP for Media Production

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 23: Media Production is a major economic activity that has contributed immensely to the GDP of our country.  Given the current COVID – 19 Pandemic, it is crucial that various stake holders involved in activities of Media Production take suitable measures […]

High recoveries push India’s Recovery Rate to nearly 75%

Recoveries exceed the Active Cases by nearly 16 lakh One of the lowest globally, India’s Case Fatality Rate further dips open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 23: A consistently increasing number of recoveries has pushed India’s Recovery Rate amongst the COVID-19 patients to nearly 75%. With the […]

Pak’s COVID-19 cases reach 292,765

Islamabad, Aug 23: Pakistan’s coronavirus cases on Sunday reached 292,765 after 591 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said. Four patients died during the period, taking the number of fatalities in the country to 6,235, according to the Ministry of National Health Services. […]

No change in Pranab Mukherjee’s health: Hospital

New Delhi, Aug 23: There is no change in the health of former President Pranab Mukherjee and he continues to remain on ventilator support, the Army’s Research and Referral hospital said on Sunday. Doctors attending on the 84-year-old Mukherjee said his vital parameters are stable. Mukherjee was admitted […]

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