Month: September 2020

Dr Jitendra e-inaugurates PMGSY roads, bridges in J&K

JAMMU SEPTEMBER 30: Union Minister of State PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh, today e-inaugurated various roads and bridges constructed under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Superintendant Engineers PMGSY Circle Reasi and Batote and Executive Engineers PMGSYdivision Kathua, Billawer, Udhampur, Ramnagar, […]

Analysis: Trump leans on tone that turns off voters he needs

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump needed to make the first general election debate about his rival, Democrat Joe Biden. Instead, as he so often does, Trump made it about himself. The president set the tone from the start for one of the ugliest general election debates in recent memory, badgering […]

Trump to far-right extremists: ‘Stand back and stand by’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and telling one far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.” “Almost everything I see is from the left wing, […]

Rape and killing of Dalit woman shocks India, draws outrage

NEW DELHI — The gang rape and death of a woman from the lowest rung of India’s caste system sparked outrage across the country on Wednesday, with several politicians and activists demanding justice and protesters rallying in the streets. The attack of the 19-year-old is the latest gruesome […]

Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions

CLEVELAND — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night as Trump repeatedly interrupted his opponent with angry — and personal — jabs that sometimes overshadowed the sharply different visions each man has for a nation facing […]

Delhi loses cleaner lockdown air as farmers burn crop waste

NEW DELHI – India’s longest spell of clean air on record came to an end in September when New Delhi, the world’s most polluted capital city, recorded a significant deterioration in air quality, partly due to crop waste burning by farmers. Up until this month, New Delhi and […]

Protesters clash with police in India after late night cremation of gang rape victim

LUCKNOW, India – Protests erupted in several parts of India on Wednesday following the late night cremation of a gang rape victim, that was carried out against the wishes of her family. The 19-year-old victim from the Dalit community – the lowest rung of India’s ancient caste system […]

Court acquits Hindu nationalist leaders in Babri mosque demolition case

LUCKNOW, India – An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted Hindu nationalist leaders, including former deputy prime minister Lal Krishna Advani, in a case over the demolition of a mosque at a disputed site 28 years ago, citing a lack of evidence. The demolition sparked nationwide riots that killed […]

Mega series of webinars to re-kindle Mahatma Gandhi’s thoughts on Health and Nutrition

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 30: The National Institute of Naturopathy(NIN), Pune in association with the Regional Outreach Bureau Maharashtra and Goa of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, is organizing a 48 day- long series of Webinars starting on Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October 2020) and ending on Naturopathy Day (18th November […]

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