Day: October 13, 2020

Biden addresses idea of high court packing: ‘I’m not a fan’

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden says he is “not a fan” of adding seats to the Supreme Court, after weeks of avoiding questions about the idea that’s been pushed by progressives and used by Republicans to attack him. “I’ve already spoken on — I’m not a fan of court […]

Barrett facing senators on health care, legal precedent

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is facing senators’ questions Tuesday for the first time over her approach to health care, legal precedent and even the presidential election during confirmation hearings on track to lock in a conservative court majority for years to come. Barrett, family in tow, […]

India, China military officials hold ‘positive’ talks on troop pullback

NEW DELHI – Indian and Chinese military commanders held “positive, constructive” discussions on disengaging troops locked in a months-long standoff at their disputed Himalayan border, the two sides said in a joint statement on Tuesday. Diplomats and military officials have held several rounds of talks to pull back […]

As wind drops and stubble smoulders, smog returns to New Delhi

NEW DELHI – Air quality in India’s capital, New Delhi, deteriorated sharply on Tuesday as wind died down just as the burning of crop waste in fields sent smoke billowing across the north of the country. A smoggy haze settled over the city, reducing visibility significantly, as the […]


Delhi, Posted On: 13 OCT 2020 (Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB) #Unite2FightCorona #IndiaFightsCorona India continues to be among the countries with lowest per million cases & per million deaths, and high testing, […]

PM releases the autobiography of Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil titled ‘Deh Vechwa Karani’

Renames Pravara Rural Education Society as ‘Loknete Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Pravara Rural Education Society’ Efforts & Contributions of Dr Balasaheb Vikhe Patil will inspire generations to come: PM DELHI, OCTOBER 13: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released the autobiography of Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil titled ‘Deh Vechwa […]

ESIC refutes report on certain TV Channels reporting of alleged improper services

DELHI, OCTOBER 13: Employees State Insurance Corporation(ESIC), an organisation under Union Labour Ministry has refuted reports in certain news channel alleging improper services & facilities at the news telecast in  about improper facilities & treatment at ESIC Medical College & Hospital, Rajajinagar, Bangalore. In this regard, ESIC has […]

Delhi’s air quality hits ‘very poor’ level, first time this season

New Delhi, Oct 13: The national capital’s air quality was in the very poor category on Tuesday morning, the first time this season, with calm winds and low temperatures allowing accumulation of pollutants. According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences’ Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi, an increase […]

EPFO launches WhatsApp helpline service

New Delhi, Oct 13: Retirement fund body EPFO has launched a WhatsApp helpline service for speedy redressal of grievances of its subscribes, the labour ministry said on Tuesday. This facility is in addition to various other means of grievance redressal forums of EPFO which include EPFiGMS portal, CPGRAMS, social […]

Don’t need your certificate on Hindutva: Thackeray to Governor

Mumbai, Oct 13: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has informed Governor B S Koshyari that a decision on reopening places of religious worship will be taken after careful consideration of the COVID-19 situation in the state. Responding to a letter by Koshyari a day earlier, Thackeray on Tuesday wrote […]

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