Day: September 13, 2020

Pakistani police hunt for gang rape suspects as protests held across country

ISLAMABAD – Protests were held in several Pakistani cities for a second day on Saturday over the handling of an investigation into the gang rape of a mother travelling with her children on a highway, as police said they were launching a manhunt for the suspects. The woman, […]

Asia Today: India cases climb to 4.75M as recovery improves

NEW DELHI — India has registered a single-day spike of 94,372 new coronavirus cases, driving the country’s overall tally to 4.75 million. The Health Ministry on Sunday also reported 1,114 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities up to 78,586. Even as infections are growing faster […]

As Trump played down virus, health experts’ alarm grew

WASHINGTON — Public health officials were already warning Americans about the need to prepare for the coronavirus threat in early February when President Donald Trump called it “deadly stuff” in a private conversation that has only now has come to light. At the time, the virus was mostly […]

Navalny’s illness energises push to challenge Kremlin at vote in Siberian town

TOMSK, Russia – When Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny collapsed on a flight from the Siberian city of Tomsk last month, his allies, who had seen him healthy and full of energy just hours before, found it hard to get back to campaigning for this Sunday’s local election. But […]

India reports over 94,000 new coronavirus cases, over 1,000 more deaths

MUMBAI – India reported 94,372 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, taking total cases past 4.7 million, as infection numbers rose in several states amid a gradual opening up of businesses. The number of deaths rose to 78,586, with 1,114 new deaths, health ministry data showed. […]

PM dedicates to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 13: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar today via video conferencing. The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project and two LPG Bottling […]

Health Ministry issues Post COVID Management Protocol

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 13: Government of India is leading the COVID-19 response and management in the country in close coordination and collaboration with the State/UT governments. Several strategic and calibrated measures have been taken for the prevention, containment and management of COVID-19. It has […]

J’khand CM condoles death of Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

Ranchi, Sep 13:  Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Sunday mourned the demise of former Union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, saying he was a “simple-hearted leader” and his death is an “irreparable loss” to the nation. The CM prayed for the departed soul and offered condolences to his […]

Burglary bid at shrine in Srinagar city

Srinagar, Sep 13: Unidentified suspects attempted to break into a famous shrine in Khanyar area here, police said on Sunday. The police were informed by the ‘Intizamiya’ (management) Committee of the Dastageer Sahab shrine in Khanyar that some unidentified thief/thieves attempted to break open the donation box for taking […]

Conspiracy to malign Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai, Sep 13:  Facing flak from detractors on both political and coronavirus front, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said a conspiracy is afoot to malign Maharashtra. “Whatever political storms come, I will face… I will fight coronavirus too,” Thackeray said in a televised public address. A day […]

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