Day: October 1, 2020

Exclusive: Over 50 Republican former U.S. national security officials join Biden endorsement

LOS ANGELES – More than 50 Republican former national security officials will endorse Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday, joining one of several Republican organizations opposing the re-election of President Donald Trump. The group, called Former Republican National Security Officials for Biden, launched in August with 70 […]

Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

LONDON — An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world’s poorest people is facing potential shortages of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines themselves — and is running into skepticism even from some of those it’s intended to help most. In one of the biggest […]

Election 2020 Today: Voters cringe after debate, race issue

Here’s what’s happening Thursday in Election 2020, 33 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: ‘IT WAS SAD’: While President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden debated, Americans cringed. The country struggled for words to […]

General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Bihar 2020

DELHI, OCTOBER 1:The schedule for holding General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of Bihar 2020 has been announced on 25thSeptember, 2020.  Poll is scheduled to be held in three phases in the state on 28/10/2020, 03/11/2020 & 07/11/2020.Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 prohibits displaying any […]

Urgent need to accelerate action to conserve biodiversity: India at UN Biodiversity Summit

DELHI, OCTOBER 1: Representing India at the United Nations(UN) Biodiversity Summit on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the UN General Assembly, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, said that as we are approaching the end of the UN Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020 there […]

Police detains Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi as unrest flares over Hathras gang-rape

LUCKNOW/DELHI, India – Indian police arrested several opposition leaders on Thursday heading for the site where a low-caste woman died after being gang-raped in the latest high-profile assault to whip up nationwide anger and protests. The 19-year-old victim from the Dalit community, which often faces violence and discrimination, […]

Bhushan files fresh plea in SC seeking review of punishment in contempt case

New Delhi, Oct 1: Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan moved the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking review of the August 31 sentencing order to either pay nominal fine of Re 1 or face a three-month jail term and debarment from law practice for three years in the contempt case for his […]

India must persevere with flexible inflation targeting – former RBI deputy governor

MUMBAI – India should stick with its flexible inflation targeting framework, which has worked well, to reap the benefits over the long term, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Viral Acharya said. The central bank and the government agreed in 2015 on a policy framework that […]

India says three soldiers killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India – Three Indian soldiers were killed on Thursday in what an army spokesman described as an unprovoked firing of weapons by Pakistani forces at the border in the disputed region of Kashmir, in a fresh eruption of tensions. Firing frequently erupts along the Line of Control, […]

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