Day: October 7, 2020

Ethicists say Trump special treatment raises fairness issues

The special treatment President Donald Trump received to access an experimental COVID-19 drug raises fairness issues that start with the flawed health care system many Americans endure and end with the public’s right to know more about his condition, ethics and medical experts say. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. revealed […]

Election 2020 Today: VP debate night, US cautions voters

Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020, 27 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: DEBATE NIGHT: Vice President Mike Pence and his Democratic challenger, California Sen. Kamala Harris, are set to face off in […]

China urges U.S. to drop ‘Cold War’ mentality

China said on Wednesday that the United States should stop its unprovoked attacks and accusations against China, accusing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of maliciously creating political confrontation and smearing Beijing. Pompeo on Tuesday visited Japan and called for deeper cooperation with Australia, India and Japan to […]

India’s daily coronavirus infections slow down after scaling highs

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU – India reported 72,049 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, dropping from the daily highs of last month in a sign infections were peaking for now, officials and experts said. India leads the world in the average number of new infections and is expected to overtake […]

Creators of gene ‘scissors’ clinch Nobel as women sweep chemistry

STOCKHOLM/BERLIN – Two women scientists won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for creating genetic ‘scissors’ that can rewrite the code of life, contributing to new cancer therapies and holding out the prospect of curing hereditary diseases. Emmanuelle Charpentier, who is French, and American Jennifer Doudna […]

Phone call between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and HE Mr Vladimir Putin

DELHI, OCTOBER 7: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spoke on phone today with His Excellency Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation. Prime Minister conveyed his warm greetings and best wishes to the Russian President on the occasion of his birthday. Prime Minister recalled his long association and […]

Securing Fiscal Sustainability:Options for Navigating COVID-19 Crisis

Norms for Fiscal Forbearance N.K. Singh’s Keynote Address to Commonwealth Finance Ministers DELHI, OCTOBER 7: Below is the text of the Keynote Address of Shri N.K. Singh, Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission’s address to the commonwealth Finance Minister’s Meeting 2020: “Let me, at the outset, express my gratitude […]

Signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of Cybersecurity between India and Japan

DELHI, OCTOBER 7: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC)  in the field of cybersecurity between India and Japan.  The MoC will enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest, which in­clude inter-alia, capacity […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh chairs Ambassadors’ Round-table Virtual Conference on Aero India 2021

DELHI, OCTOBER 7: Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence organised the Ambassadors’ Round Table Virtual conference on Aero India 2021, chaired by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh here today. The major reach-out effort of the Ministry was well attended by 200+ invitees comprising Ambassadors, Heads of Missions […]

After 28 days, Rhea Chakraborty steps out of jail

Mumbai, Oct 7: After spending 28 days in prison, actor Rhea Chakraborty, arrested in a drugs case related to her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, was released on bail on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the Bombay High Court granted her bail but rejected her brother Showik Chkraborty’s […]

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