Day: October 10, 2020

Unlock 5.0: J&K government announces guidelines

Cinemas, restaurants to open with 50 percent capacity; schools, colleges to remain closed till October 31: Simrandeep ‘No movement passes required for travel only covid tests mandatory at entry points’ All districts of Kashmir, Jammu Provinces marked as orange zones except Kishtwar; Area of Lakhanpur, Jawahar tunnel either […]

Five things to know about court nominee Amy Coney Barrett

WASHINGTON — Confirmation hearings begin Monday for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett. If confirmed, the 48-year-old appeals court judge would fill the seat of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last month. Ginsburg’s replacement by Barrett, a conservative, would shift the balance on the […]

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh

MOSCOW (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a Russia-brokered cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh starting Saturday, after two weeks of heavy fighting that marked the worst outbreak of hostilities in the separatist region in more than a quarter-century. But the two sides immediately accused each other of breaking the […]

North Korea’s Kim attends military parade, thanks troops for stopping coronavirus

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un addressed an unusual predawn military parade early on Saturday, praising the troops for working hard to respond to natural disasters and to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, state television reported. The country marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of its […]

Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

BAKU/YEREVAN – Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other of swiftly violating the terms of a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday, raising questions about how meaningful the truce, brokered by Russia, would turn out to be. The ceasefire, clinched after marathon talks in Moscow advocated by President Vladimir Putin, […]

Bangladesh weighs death penalty for rapists as protests flare

DHAKA – Protests rocked Bangladesh on Saturday as hundreds of people took to the streets to demand justice after a series of rapes and sexual assaults that have spurred the government to seek capital punishment for offenders. Such incidents have surged in Bangladesh in recent years, with gang […]

Declaration of Written Result of NDA and Naval Academy Examination- I & II

DELHI, OCTOBER 10: On the basis of the result of the written  part of the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) & (II) 2020 held by the Union Public Service Commission on 06th September, 2020 as a common Examination, candidates with the under mentioned Roll Nos. have […]

China has deployed 60K soldiers on India’s northern border: Pompeo

Washington, Oct 10: China has amassed 60,000 troops on India’s northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said as he hit out at Beijing for its “bad behaviour” and the threats it poses to the Quad countries. The foreign ministers from the Indo-Pacific nations known as the […]

Pak targets civilian areas along LoC, IB in unprovoked ceasefire violation

Jammu, Oct 10: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire overnight by unprovoked firing and mortar shelling on civilian areas along the Line of Control and International Border in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday. Indian troops retaliated befittingly to silence the Pakistani guns, they said, adding there […]

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