Day: September 20, 2020

Thai protesters challenge monarchy as huge protests escalate

BANGKOK – Openly challenging the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday to present demands that include a call for reforms to curb his powers. Protesters have grown ever bolder during two months of demonstrations against Thailand’s palace and military-dominated establishment, […]

Lt Governor appreciates IITians for making “Wise App”

OPEN VIEW NEWS DESK SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha congratulated Mubeen Masudi and Bilal Abidi for making “Wise App” to facilitate online classes on 2G service. The young developers called on Lt Governor at Raj Bhavan here today. Lt Governor lauded the efforts of the two […]

A rapper, an elevator and an elephant: stories Ginsburg told

WASHINGTON — In recent years Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was surprised to find herself so popular that “everyone wants to take a picture with me.” The justice, who died Friday at 87, had become a feminist icon, with books, movies, clothing and even coloring books devoted to her. People wanted to […]

Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman – and soon

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay. Taking the stage Saturday night at […]

ByteDance gets Trump nod to avoid TikTok shutdown

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China’s ByteDance to divest the video app. ByteDance was […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan interacts with social media users during Sunday Samvaad-2

“Atma Nirbhar Bharat underlines Government’s commitment for Increased Investments in Public Health and other health reforms to prepare India for future pandemics” “No significant mutation in SARS-CoV-2 in India” “ICMR is actively exploring saliva-based test for COVID-19” Minister dispels doubts raised over failure of one vaccine in clinical […]

J-K HC arbitration centres to be set up in Srinagar, Jammu

Srinagar, Sep 20: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court will have arbitration centres in both regions of the union territory to provide an institutionalised framework for speedy and expeditious resolution of disputes through an alternate dispute resolution mechanism. The court has accorded approval to setting up of high court […]

Overall COVID-19 deaths per million population in India low compared to other countries: Govt

New Delhi, Sep 20: The overall number of cases and deaths per million population due to COVID-19 in the country is low compared to similarly affected countries, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey told Rajya Sabha on Sunday. Noting that there are no established pharmaceutical interventions that […]

Will not sign death warrant of farmers: Cong in RS on farm bills

New Delhi, Sep 20: Opposition parties led by the Congress criticised the farm bills tabled in Rajya Sabha on Sunday, saying they will not sign on the “death warrant” of farmers The opposition charged that the two bills are aimed at benefitting big corporates and ending the minimum price […]

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