Month: October 2020

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a second term

Expect to see a lot more of the same if there’s a second Trump administration. President Donald Trump has consistently pointed to tax cuts and regulatory relief as key successes of his first four years in office. He has repeatedly pushed for the end of the Obama-era health law but has yet […]

Biden looks to restore, expand Obama administration policies

Stop and reverse. Restore and expand. Joe Biden is promising to take the country on a very different path from what it has seen over the past four years under President Donald Trump, on issues ranging from the coronavirus and health care to the environment, education and more. The Democratic […]

Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

TEL AVIV, Israel — Usumain Baraka speaks impeccable Hebrew, considers Israelis among his best friends and can quote passages from the Old Testament. But as a Sudanese asylum seeker, Baraka has no legal status in Israel and lives a precarious life tethered to the whims of the Israeli […]

Armenia, Azerbaijan trade fresh accusations of Karabakh attacks

YEREVAN/BAKU – Armenia and Azerbaijan once more accused each other of bombing residential areas on Saturday, in defiance of a pact to avoid the deliberate targeting of civilians in and around the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Shelling was reported by both sides within hours of the latest agreement […]

France tightens security after Nice attack, protests flare in parts of Muslim world

PARIS/NICE, France – France stepped up security nationwide on Friday to guard against Islamist attacks after the fatal stabbings at a church in Nice, while protests flared in parts of the Middle East, Asia and Africa over French caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. President Emmanuel Macron deployed thousands […]

President of India pays homage to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his Birth Anniversary

DELHI, OCTOBER 31: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (October 31, 2020). The President and officials of Rashtrapati Bhavan paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.  Earlier […]

Sardar Patel is the leader whom I admire the most, says Vice President

Vice President calls upon citizens to work together towards realizing the dream of Sardar Patel Politicians must imbibe the great qualities of Sardar Patel Vice President expresses his wish that every child be made familiar with the life and contributions of Sardar Patel Pays rich tributes to Sardar […]

Major step towards Medical Education reform

National Medical Commission notifies “Minimum Requirements for Annual MBBS Admissions Regulations (2020)” DELHI, OCTOBER 31: In a significant step towards affordable medical education, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has notified its first major regulation. Titled as “Minimum Requirements For Annual MBBS Admissions Regulations (2020)”, the notification issued today […]

Nafed floats bids for supply of 15,000 tonnes of imported red onions by Nov 20

By LAXMI DEVI New Delhi, Oct 31: Cooperative Nafed on Saturday invited bids from importers for supply of 15,000 tonnes of red onions by November 20 in order to boost the domestic availability and check price rise. The cooperative has asked bidders to supply 40 to 60 mm size […]

Cong will return to power in MP after assembly bypolls: Nath

Bhopal, Oct 31: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, whose 15-month-old Congress government collapsed in March this year and led to the BJP’s return to the helm, has expressed confidence that voters will remove the saffron party from power in the upcoming assembly bypolls as things have “worsened” […]

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