Day: September 1, 2020

Trump to wade into racial tensions with visit to Kenosha

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is diving head-first into the latest eruption in the nation’s reckoning over racial injustice with a trip Tuesday to Kenosha, Wisconsin, over the objections of local leaders. The city has been riven by protests since the Aug. 23 shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man […]

Exclusive: Hackers test defenses of Trump campaign websites ahead of U.S. election, security staff warn

LONDON – Hackers have stepped up efforts to knock Trump campaign and business websites offline ahead of the U.S. election, in what a security firm working for the campaign said could be preparation for a larger digital assault, according to emails seen by Reuters. The security assessment was prepared by […]

India says troops hold Himalayan hilltops after face-off with Chinese forces

NEW DELHI – A senior Indian official said on Tuesday Indian troops had deployed on four strategic hilltops after what New Delhi called an attempted Chinese incursion along the disputed Himalayan border, underlining simmering tensions between the Asian giants. China denied that it had moved first, with an […]

India’s coronavirus surge eases slightly as millions take exams, pubs reopen

BENGALURU – India’s tally of coronavirus infections surged to nearly 3.7 million on Tuesday, as millions of masked students sat for college admission exams after the government refused to defer them. India, the world’s third most affected country by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil, reported […]

Shri Rajiv Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 1: Shri Rajiv Kumar today assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. Sh Kumar joins the Election Commission of India with Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra. Born on 19thFebruary 1960, Shri […]

Combined Defence Services Examination (II)2019-Final Result

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 1: The following are the lists, in order of merit of 196 (106+76+14) candidates who have qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in  September, 2019 and SSB […]

Cabinet condoles the sad demise of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India

Two minutes silence observed in the memory of Shri Pranab Mukherjee open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 1: The Union Cabinet condoled the sad demise of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India. Cabinet also observed silence for two minutes in the memory of Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The […]

Indian Astronomers discover one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe.

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 1: As a landmark achievement in Space missions, Indian Astronomers have discovered one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe. Sharing this information here today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, […]

COVID-19 tally in India climbs to 36,91,166

New Delhi, Sep 1: With 69,921 people testing positive for coronavirus infection, India’s COVID-19 tally mounted to 36,91,166, while recoveries surged to 28,39,882 on Tuesday pushing the recovery rate to 76.94 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll climbed to 65,288 with 819 new […]

President, VP, Prime Minister pay last respects to Mukherjee

New Delhi, Sep 1: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chiefs of three defence services were among the dignitaries who paid their last respects to former president Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday morning. Mukherjee’s mortal remains were brought to his residence, 10, […]

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