Day: August 29, 2020

UAE formally ends Israel boycott amid US-brokered deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The ruler of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree Saturday formally ending the country’s boycott of Israel amid a U.S.-brokered deal to normalize relations between the two countries. The announcement now allows trade and commerce between the UAE, home to oil-rich Abu […]

Shock, grief, and gratitude after death of Chadwick Boseman

“He was a gentle soul and a brilliant artist, who will stay with us for eternity through his iconic performances over his short yet illustrious career. God bless Chadwick Boseman.” — Denzel Washington, via a statement. “Chadwick… words to express my devastation of losing you. Your talent, your […]

Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer

LOS ANGELES — First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect. When the former playwright suited up as Black Panther, he brought cool intellectual gravitas to the […]

Defying trade tensions, Chinese buyers snap up Indian steel

NEW DELHI/BEIJING – India’s steel exports more than doubled between April and July to hit their highest level in at least six years, boosted by a surge of Chinese buying in defiance of tensions between Beijing and New Delhi. Traders said reduced prices had driven the purchases as […]

‘Black Panther’ film star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43, after cancer battle

LOS ANGELES – “Black Panther” film star Chadwick Boseman, an actor whose work celebrated African-American pioneers and culture, has died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, according to an announcement posted on Friday to his social media accounts. Boseman, a native of South Carolina […]

PM inaugurates College and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi through video conferencing

Agricultural institutions will provide new opportunities to students, help connect farming with research and advanced technology, says PM PM urges people to make Atmanirbhar Abhiyan a success 500 Water related Projects worth over Rs 10,000 crores approved for Bundelkhand region; work on Projects worth Rs 3000 crores already […]

Total Recoveries in India surpass 26 lakh

Increasing Recovery Rate is coupled with a consistently falling Case Fatality Rate open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 29: A significant feature of India’s management of COVID-19 cases is the growing rate of recovered patients.  Higher number of patients are recovering and being discharged from hospitals and […]

President of India virtually presents National Sports and Adventure Awards, 2020

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 29: In a first ever virtual presentation of awards, the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, gave away the National Sports and Adventure Awards, 2020 from Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 29, 2020) and said that the achievements of these award […]

Yamuna continues to flow near warning mark; water level likely to recede

New Delhi, Aug 29: The Yamuna was flowing precariously close to the warning mark in Delhi on Saturday morning, but the water level is expected to recede, officials said. “The water level was recorded at 204.23 meters at the Old Railway Bridge at 10 am. It was 204.41 […]

India’s COVID-19 tally goes past 34 lakh with single-day spike of 76,472 cases; death toll 62,550

New Delhi, Aug 29:  India’s COVID-19 tally raced past 34 lakh with a single-day spike of 76,472 cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 26,48,998, pushing the recovery rate to 76.47 per cent on Saturday, according to the Union health ministry. The total number of COVID-19 cases […]

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