Day: October 11, 2020

Doctor says Trump won’t transmit virus, stays mum on tests

WASHINGTON — The White House doctor said that President Donald Trump was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it. The diagnosis came as the president prepared to resume campaign rallies and other activities. In a […]

Barrett to senators: Courts ‘should not try’ to make policy

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will tell senators that courts “should not try” to make policy, leaving those decisions to the political branches of government, according to opening remarks for her confirmation hearing obtained Sunday by The Associated Press. The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings, set […]

Nagorno-Karabakh truce under severe strain as both sides allege violations

BAKU/YEREVAN – A Russian-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh was under severe strain on Sunday, a day after it was agreed, with Azerbaijan and Armenia accusing each other of serious violations and crimes against civilians. The ceasefire, clinched after marathon talks in Moscow advocated by President Vladimir Putin, was […]

India’s coronavirus infections cross 7 million ahead of festivals

MUMBAI – India’s coronavirus caseload topped 7 million on Sunday when the health ministry reported 74,383 new infections in the previous 24 hours, with a rise in infections in southern states offsetting a drop in western regions. Deaths from COVID-19 rose by 918 in the last 24 hours […]

India’s Total Recoveries cross the landmark milestone of 60 lakh

Less than 1000 deaths recorded for 8 consecutive days Five top States with maximum caseload contribute more than half of Total Recoveries DELHI, OCTOBER 11: India has scaled another peak today. The total recoveries have crossed the landmark milestone of 60 lakh (60,77,976). With a very high number […]

PM launches physical distribution of Property Cards under the SVAMITVA Scheme

Promises to give such property cards to every household in the next three – four years Property cards will ensure easy access to bank loans: PM DELHI, OCTOBER 11: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched physical distribution of property cards under SVAMITVA scheme through video conferencing and interacted […]

Shri Gangwar addresses BRICS Ministerial Summit; Calls for framing workplace safety mechanisms

Shri Gangwar asks BRICS to work together in finding feasible and sustainable solutions to issues and challenges facing future of labour force in digital economy DELHI, OCTOBER 11: Shri Santosh Gangwar, Minister of State (I/C) for Labour & Employment has called for suitable global action especially by BRICs […]

Kim Kardashian donates USD 1 million to Armenia Fund

Los Angeles, Oct 11: Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian has pledged USD 1 million to the Armenia Fund, amid the ongoing conflict in the country. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, whose late father Robert Kardashian was of Armenian descent, shared the news in an Instagram […]

Less than 1000 coronavirus deaths recorded for 8 consecutive days in India

New Delhi, Oct 11: India’s COVID-19 recoveries crossed the 60-lakh mark, while less than 1000 coronavirus deaths have been recorded daily for eight consecutive days, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday. Active cases of coronavirus are less than nine lakh for the third day in a row. With […]

3 children drown daily in Sunderbans, die: Survey

Kolkata, Oct 11: Nearly three children in the age group of 1-9 years die from drowning every day in Sunderbans of West Bengal, a survey said. The community-based joint survey conducted by the George Institute in collaboration with the Child in Need Institute (CINI) in June-September, 2019 was primarily […]

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