Day: October 6, 2020

3 scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole research

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes, the all-consuming monsters that lurk in the darkest parts of the universe and that still confound astronomers. Briton Roger Penrose, German Reinhard Genzel and American Andrea Ghez explained to […]

Kyrgyzstan cancels parliament election results after unrest

MOSCOW — The Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan declared the results of the weekend’s parliamentary election invalid on Tuesday after mass protests erupted in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, and other cities, with opposition supporters seizing government buildings overnight and demanding a new election. Hundreds were injured, and one […]

Trump, still infectious, back at White House — without mask

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19. He immediately ignited a new controversy by declaring that despite his illness the nation should not fear the virus […]

India’s coronavirus infections rise to 6.69 million

BENGALURU – India’s total coronavirus cases rose by 61,267 in the last 24 hours to 6.69 million on Tuesday morning, data from the health ministry showed. Deaths from COVID-19 infections rose by 884 to 103,569, the ministry said. India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 […]

India’s services sector slump eased in September, but job losses balloon

BENGALURU – The plunge in India’s services sector activity eased considerably in September after the government lifted some coronavirus restrictions, but demand continued to contract, prompting firms to cut more jobs, a private business survey showed on Tuesday. Signs of stabilisation in services are likely to provide more […]

Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi calls on Lt Governor

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 06: Member, Central Waqf Council and Chairperson, Waqf Development Committee, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha at the Civil Secretariat here today. Dr. Andrabi briefed the Lt Governor about the working of the Waqf Board and […]

Lt Governor pays tribute to Army’s JCO martyred in unprovoked cross border shelling along LoC in Rajouri

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 06: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha paid tributes to Subedar Sukhdev Singh, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of Indian Army who attained martyrdom during the unprovoked cross border shelling along the Line of Control in Rajouri district on Monday. Saluting the courage and valour of the valiant […]

Multiple options for COVID 19 detection kits by start-ups on the cards through support of CAWACH Initiative of NSTEDB, DST

DELHI, OCTOBER 6: India will soon have the option of choosing from several COVID 19 rapid detection technologies that start-ups are working on currently. A technology to conduct rapid molecular tests at small clinics, points of entry like airports, or small laboratories, a lab on palm platform for Rapid […]

Second Reservation Charts to be issued 30 minutes before the scheduled train departure time

Ticket booking facility, both online and on PRS ticket counters, shall be available, before preparation of second chart DELHI, OCTOBER 6: Indian Railways has decided to restore earlier system of preparation of second reservation charts w.e.f. 10.10.2020. As per established pre COVID period instructions, the first reservation chart […]

UP CM should have decency to call Hathras incident a tragedy: Rahul

Patiala, Oct 6: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday, saying Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should have the decency to call the alleged gang rape and killing of a Dalit woman in Hathras district a tragedy . Gandhi, who is holding a series of tractor […]

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