Day: October 26, 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo in India on first leg of Asia trip

NEW DELHI – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in India on Monday, the first leg of a five-day Asian trip aimed at strengthening strategic ties in the face of growing Chinese influence across the region. Pompeo was met at New Delhi airport by U.S. Ambassador Kenneth […]

Vaccine hopes rise as Oxford jab prompts immune response among old as well as young adults

LONDON – One of the world’s leading COVID-19 experimental vaccines produces a immune response in both young and old adults, raising hopes of a path out of the gloom and economic destruction wrought by the novel coronavirus. The vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford, also triggers lower […]

2020 Watch: Is Biden remaking the Democratic coalition?

WASHINGTON — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into the final full week of the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 8 ___ THE NARRATIVE Welcome to the final full week of the election. Anxiety on both sides is spiking with so much uncertainty heading into an […]

Trump plans battleground blitz despite growing virus worries

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House. Trump is expected to hit nearly a dozen states […]

Democrats ask Pence to skip Barrett vote over COVID-19 risk

WASHINGTON — A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Mike Pence to stay away from presiding over Monday’s session due to potential health risks after his aides tested positive for COVID-19. Barrett’s confirmation is not […]

Ministry of Tourism organisesa webinar on Bundi

Architectural Heritage of a Forgotten Rajput Capital” under Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series DLEHI, OCTOBER 26: The Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series titled “Bundi: Architectural Heritage of a Forgotten Rajput Capital” on 24th October 2020 focused on Bundi, Rajasthan.  In shadows of erstwhile power centres of medieval […]

India’s Case Fatality Rate lowest since 22nd March

Less than 500 Deaths reported in last 24 hours 14 States/UTs have Case Fatality Ratio less than 1% DELHI, OCTOBER 26: The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT governments on effective clinical management of the hospitalized cases have ensured that India’s Fatality Rate has touched 1.5%. With effective containment […]

AIM Launches India–Australia Circular Economy Hackathon

DELHI, OCTOBER 26: AIM (Atal Innovation Mission), in association with CSIRO, is organizing a two-day hackathon on circular economy, ‘India–Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)’, on 7 and 8 December. The idea of I-ACE was conceived during a virtual summit on 4 June, between the Indian and Australian prime […]

Spokesman: China to sanction US arms suppliers to Taiwan

Beijing, Oct 26: China will impose sanctions on US companies including Boeing and Lockheed Martin for supplying weapons to rival Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said Monday. Raytheon also will be affected, said the spokesman, Zhao Lijian. He gave no details of what penalties might be imposed or when. […]

The more Congress hates PM, the more people support Modi: Nadda

New Delhi, Oct 26: Hitting out at the Congress for its criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief JP Nadda on Monday said the more the opposition party and its leaders “lie” and “hate” Modi, the more people will support him. In a series of tweets, Nadda lambasted […]

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