Day: September 22, 2020

UN diplomacy goes impersonal, but what’s lost along the way?

Each year, for nearly seven decades, the spectacle has unfolded in grand and scripted fashion: Leader after world leader striding to the podium inside the colossal U.N. General Assembly chamber to uncork carefully calibrated speeches, posture publicly and speak the language of statecraft. And each year, in the […]

Non-symptomatic COVID patients to be discharged now after 10 days without testing

Non-symptomatic COVID patients to be discharged now after 10 days without testing One stop COVID testing and patient segregation counter to be set up at in Emergency Block of GMC GMC Jammu to have 150 CCTV cameras to monitor performance JMC to carry out 3 day sanitation drive […]

KPDCL decides to replace wires, wooden poles worth Rs 40 crore

open view news desk SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 22: Principal Secretary Power Development & Information Departments, Rohit Kansal today chaired the first Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) here. The Principal Secretary commended the company for completing all the financial statements within the deadline. He […]

Election 2020 Today: Replacing Ginsburg, Bloomberg pays up

Here’s what’s happening Tuesday in Election 2020, 42 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: REPLACING GINSBURG: President Donald Trump has met with the conservative appeals court judge, Amy Coney Barrett, who is considered the favorite […]

World powers take the stage, virtually, at UN debate

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N.’s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet’s biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year. Among those speaking Tuesday are […]

UK leader orders new virus restrictions, could last 6 months

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Britons on Tuesday that they should not expect to return to a normal social or work life for at least six months, as he ordered new restrictions that he hopes will suppress a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. Saying that Britain […]

Sign-up delays for global vaccine plan are procedural: WHO

GENEVA – More countries will sign up to a global vaccination plan and some of the delays were due to procedural issues rather than doubts about the scheme, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Tuesday. The Geneva-based body has said that 156 nations have joined the […]

India building collapse death toll climbs to 20, second day search underway

MUMBAI – Rescue workers and sniffer dogs scoured the ruins of a collapsed apartment building looking for any sign of life on Tuesday, as the death toll climbed to 20 a day after the disaster struck in Bhiwandi town on the northeast outskirts of Mumbai. There were no […]

Parliament passes the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020

This bill will create a positive environment not only for farmers but also for consumers and investors: Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao Legislation will help in more investment in cold storages, modernization of food supply chain, bringing price stability, create competitive market environment and prevent wastage of agri-produce open […]

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