Day: October 24, 2020

Biden calls for ‘transition’ from oil, GOP sees opening

Democrat Joe Biden’s remark that he would “transition” away from oil in the U.S. in favor of renewable energy drew quick attention Thursday night from President Donald Trump, who saw it as a boon to his election chances in key states. “I would transition away from the oil […]

Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will ‘blow up’ dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia on Saturday denounced “belligerent threats” over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said downstream Egypt will “blow up” the project it has called an existential threat. Without naming Trump or […]

Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh goes on despite US mediation

STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh — Rocket and artillery barrage hit residential areas in Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday hours after the United States hosted top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks on settling their decades-long conflict over the region. The heavy shelling forced residents of Stepanakert, the regional capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, […]

Europe becomes second region to cross 250,000 deaths as second COVID wave hits

Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections reported in the past two weeks. Europe reported 200,000 daily infections for the first time on Thursday, as many Southern European countries […]

Asia becomes second region to exceed 10 million coronavirus cases

Asia surpassed 10 million infections of the new coronavirus on Saturday, the second-heaviest regional toll in the world, according to a Reuters tally, as cases continue to mount in India despite a slowdown and sharp declines elsewhere. Behind only Latin America, Asia accounts for about one-fourth of the […]

J&K all set to fulfil Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi’s vision

Jal Shakti Ministry reviews progress of implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in J&K; UT is planning universal coverage by December’ 2022, well ahead of national goal by 2023-24 DELHI, OCTOBER 24: Children are the future of every nation and to provide safe water and improved hygiene is essential […]

PM inaugurates three key projects in Gujarat

Launches ‘Kisan Suryoday Yojana’ for the farmers of Gujarat Inaugurates Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with U.N Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre Inaugurates Ropeway at Girnar DELHI, OCTOBER 24: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated 3 key projects in Gujarat today through video conferencing. Shri Modi launched […]

Vice President greets the nation on the eve of Dussehra

Urges to follow COVID-19 health protocols during Dussehra celebrations DELHI, OCTOBER 24: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the nation on the eve of Dussehra. In his message, he urged everyone to follow COVID-19 health protocols while celebrating Dussehra. Following is the full […]

Scarlett Johansson to headline Sebastian Lelio’s ‘Bride’

Los Angeles, Oct 23: Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson will topline Apple and A24’s upcoming sci-fi drama “Bride”. Sebastian Lelio, the director of Oscar-winning movie “A Fantastic Woman”, will helm the movie, being touted as a “genre-bending feature”, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The story is about a woman created […]

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