Day: September 7, 2020

WikiLeaks’ Assange in UK court to fight US extradition bid

LONDON — A British judge on Monday rejected a request by lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to ignore allegations against him in a U.S. indictment that the defense says was sprung on it “out of the blue.” The move came as Assange appeared in a London court […]

Indian army asks China’s PLA if missing civilians in their custody

GUWAHATI, India – The Indian Army has asked its Chinese counterpart if five civilians who went missing from an eastern border state days ago were in their custody, an Indian military spokesman said on Monday. Relations between the nuclear-armed Asian giants have hit a multi-decade low since clashes […]

‘Fire on all sides’: California wildfires prompt evacuations

More than 200 people were airlifted to safety overnight after a fast-moving wildfire cut off the only road out of the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreational site in California’s Sierra National Forest. Twenty evacuees were taken to hospitals, the Madera County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter on […]

Indian Merchant’s Chamber role crucial to post-COVID economy: Jitendera Singh

It’s also important for realising the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Mission of PM Narendra Modi open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 7: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said today that Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) role is crucial to post-COVID economy and for realising the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Mission […]

PM addresses inaugural session of Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 7: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural session of Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy. The conference was also graced by the President of India and was attended by Governors & Lt. Governors of various states, UTs & […]

New Zealand government to honour Maori New Year if reelected

By Nick Perry Wellington, Sept 7:  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that her government will create a new public holiday to celebrate the Maori New Year if it is reelected next month. Ardern, who leads the liberal Labour Party, began her election campaign by […]

Delhi Metro resumes services with strict safety measures after 169-day COVID hiatus

New Delhi, Sep 7: The Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operations on the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as both the DMRC and the commuters trod with caution amid the new normal in the rapid transport system. […]

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