Day: October 2, 2020

AP-NORC poll: Americans concerned by foreign interference

WASHINGTON — Most Americans are concerned at least somewhat by the potential for foreign interference in November’s election, and a majority believes that Russia sought in 2016 to influence the outcome of that race, according to a new poll that underscores the anxiety and political divisions heading into […]

India says three soldiers killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India – Three Indian soldiers were killed on Thursday, the Indian army said, in what a spokesman described as unprovoked firing by Pakistani forces at the border in the disputed region of Kashmir. Pakistan for its part accused Indian forces of violating a ceasefire in the region […]

Protests rumble in India over alleged gang-rape of young woman

LUCKNOW – Galvanised by the alleged gang-rape of a young woman who died of her injuries earlier this week, political parties representing India’s downtrodden Dalit community held small protests in several cities on Friday. In Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, the capital of the state where the […]

Shock, sympathy, criticism: World reacts to Trump infection

TOKYO — News that the world’s most powerful man was infected with the world’s most notorious disease drew instant reactions of shock, sympathy, undisguised glee and, of course, the ever-present outrage and curiosity surrounding everything about President Donald Trump. Trump’s announcement Friday, on Twitter, that he and first […]

Trump joins growing list of virus-infected world leaders

JOHANNESBURG — President Donald Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus, joining a small group of world leaders who have been infected. Trump is 74, putting him at higher risk of serious complications. Here’s a look at other leaders who have had the virus. Some are sending Trump their wishes […]

Trump says he and first lady tested positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential election. Trump, who has spent much of the year downplaying the […]

India crosses landmark milestone of less than 10 lakh Active Cases for 11th consecutive day

The last 10 lakh recoveries added in just 12 days DELHI, OCTOBER 2: In a landmark achievement, India has sustained the steady trend of active cases being lower than the 10 lakh mark for 11 days in an unbroken chain. The number of active cases today is 9,42,217. With […]

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute organizes week long programme to commemorate birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi

DELHI, OCTOBER 2: ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute organized a week long programme from 26th September to 2nd October to commemorate the birth anniversary of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The seven days long programme started with cleanliness drive (Swachhta Abhiyaan) on 26th September from 9.30 am to 11.30 […]

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