Day: October 27, 2020

Can I celebrate Halloween during the pandemic?

Can I celebrate Halloween during the pandemic? Yes, but probably not like you normally would. Health experts say some Halloween traditions like crowding on doorsteps for candy and inching your way through haunted houses heighten the risk of spreading COVID-19 and should be avoided. But there are ways […]

Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 8 students, wounds 136

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing at least eight students and wounding 136 others, police and a hospital spokesman said. The bombing happened as a prominent religious scholar […]

Biden goes on offense in Georgia while Trump targets Midwest

WASHINGTON — One week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia — which hasn’t backed a Democrat for president since 1992 — and pushing into other territory where President Donald Trump was once expected to easily repeat his wins from four years ago. The […]

Issues important to Trump await Barrett on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Amy Coney Barrett’s first votes on the Supreme Court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her. The court is weighing a plea from President Donald Trump to prevent the Manhattan district attorney from acquiring his tax returns. It is also considering appeals from the […]

Blast at Pakistani religious school kills seven, wounds more than 80

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb blast at a religious seminary in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday killed at least seven people and wounded more than 80, police and hospital officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bomb in the northwestern city, near […]

Fake news spread on WhatsApp to Indian Americans plays stealth role in U.S. election

OAKLAND, Calif. – New Jersey tech entrepreneur Arun Bantval is U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden’s top fake-news watchdog on messaging service WhatsApp about the Democrat and his Indian American running mate Kamala Harris. Messages on WhatsApp, owned by Facebook Inc, are confidential and cannot be seen by moderators […]

U.S. warns of threat posed by China, signs military pact with India

NEW DELHI – The United States and India signed a pact to share sensitive satellite and map data on Tuesday as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of the threat posed by an increasingly assertive China. Pompeo, who arrived in New Delhi on Monday along with Defense […]

MHA extends the Guidelines for Re-opening

Moving ahead with caution (सतर्कता के साथ अग्रसर) States/ UTs advised to enforce COVID-Appropriate behavior  Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an Order today to extend the Guidelinesfor Re-opening, issued on 30.09.2020, to remain in force upto 30.11.2020 Re-opening of activities outside the Containment Zones Since the issuance of the […]

Call on Prime Minister by the Secretaries of State and Defence of USA

DELHI, OCTOBER 27: U.S. Secretary of State H.E. Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense H.E. Dr. Mark T. Esper called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. They conveyed greetings from the President of United States of America to the Prime Minister. Recalling the successful visit […]

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