Day: September 16, 2020

B2V3: Lt Governor visits Khanmoh, takes part in the ongoing ‘Awami Muhim’

open view news desk SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 16: ‘Basic amenities are a prerequisite for any developed and progressive society and the UT administration shall ensure that the same are provided across the UT within the next two years’. Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha made these remarks while addressing a public […]

Report finds global economic outlook not as bad as expected

PARIS — The global economy is not doing as bad as previously expected, especially in the United States and China, but has still suffered an unprecedented drop due to the coronavirus pandemic, an international watchdog said Wednesday. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report […]

Japan’s new PM Yoshihide Suga, self-made and strong-willed

TOKYO — Before he got Japan’s top government job, Yoshihide Suga was known as a “shadow” prime minister and the right-hand man for his long-serving predecessor. When Shinzo Abe announced last month he would resign due to ill health, his chief Cabinet secretary, Suga, said he would come […]

5M people infected, India’s virus outbreak still soaring

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world’s second-most populous country has added more than 1 million cases this month alone and is expected […]

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON — The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls show a strong undercurrent of skepticism rippling across the land. In a report to Congress and an accompanying “playbook” for states and localities, federal […]

Indian, China troops exchanged gunshots twice last week as tensions rose

NEW DELHI – Indian and Chinese border troops had an exchange of gunfire last week just days before a meeting of their foreign ministers, Indian officials said on Wednesday, in a further breach of a decades-old restraint at the frontier. The two sides have had a long-standing agreement […]

Disposal time of public grievances improved over the last six years: Dr Jitendra Singh

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 16: The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said in a written reply in Lok Sabha today that the average disposal time […]

Prime Minister to dedicate the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation

To inaugurate New Rail Lines and Electrification Projects in Bihar for the benefit of passengers open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 16: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi shall dedicate to the nation the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu (mega bridge) to the Nation through video-conference at 12 […]

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