Day: August 25, 2020

Facebook plans news service launch in UK, India, Brazil

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it plans to launch its news service in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, India and Brazil in the coming months, after having introduced the feature in the United States last year. The social media giant’s news service currently pays U.S. publishers for content […]

Republican convention showcases rising stars, dark warnings

WASHINGTON — A rising generation of Republican stars offered an optimistic view of President Donald Trump’s leadership but was undermined on the opening night of the GOP’s scaled-back convention by speakers issuing dark warnings about the country’s future and distorting the president’s record, particularly on the coronavirus pandemic. As […]

India’s new COVID cases top global tally for 18th straight day

MUMBAI – India reported on Tuesday the highest number of new coronavirus cases globally for the 18th straight day, remaining well ahead of the United States and Brazil, a Reuters tally based on official reporting showed. It took India from the end of January, when the country’s first […]

Child pulled alive from collapsed apartment block in Maharashtra, at least five dead

MAHAD, India – Rescue workers in western India pulled a toddler alive from the rubble of an apartment building on Tuesday some 20 hours after it collapsed killing at least five people. The emergency services have found 76 people alive, but there are still around 14 unaccounted for […]

PM expresses grief over the loss of lives due to building collapse in Raigad, Maharashtra

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi expressed grief over the loss of lives due to the building collapse in Mahad, Raigad in Maharashtra. The Prime Minister said, “Saddened by the building collapse in Mahad, Raigad in Maharashtra. My thoughts are […]

Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution sends letters to Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs to include all eligible disabled persons under the National Food Security Act 2013

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25: The Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution under Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has sent letters to Chief Secretaries of all States and Union Territories requesting them to ensure that all eligible disabled persons are included […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh interacting with All India Toppers of Civil Services Exam 2019 in New Delhi

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today felicitated All India Toppers of IAS/ Civil Services Exam 2019, the result of which […]

SC refers 2009 contempt case against Bhushan to other bench

New Delhi, Aug 25: The Supreme Court Tuesday decided to refer to another bench the 2009 contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal to deal with certain larger questions related to freedom of speech and levelling of corruption charges against the judiciary. The apex court in […]

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