Day: October 30, 2020

Strong Aegean Sea earthquake topples buildings in Turkey

ISTANBUL — A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Several buildings were wrecked in Turkey’s western Izmir province, according to officials, but there was no immediate information on casualties. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday’s earthquake was centered in the Aegean […]

As anger rises, thousands of Muslims protest French cartoons

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Thousands of Muslims, from Pakistan to Lebanon to the Palestinian territories, poured out of prayer services to join anti-France protests on Friday, as the French president’s vow to protect the right to caricature the Prophet Muhammad continues to roil the Muslim world. Demonstrations […]

Biden marks Iowa rise from caucus collapse to fall contender

DES MOINES, Iowa — When Joe Biden was last in Iowa, his presidential campaign was on the verge of collapse and he was soundly trounced in the caucuses by a former Indiana mayor nearly 40 years his junior. He returns Friday as the Democratic nominee, believing he’s just days away from becoming […]

Factbox: Did Donald Trump make America great again?

 Saying he knew best what ailed America and often governing by executive order, President Donald Trump dismantled or disrupted multilateral pacts, overhauled tax and immigration systems and, with the help of Senate Republicans, reshaped the judiciary. Trump’s actions may be undone in many areas over time, but win […]

Thousands protest in Bangladesh over Macron remarks after killings in France

SINGAPORE – Tens of thousands of Muslims protested in Bangladesh on Friday after killings by a knife-wielding assailant in a French church prompted a vow from President Emmanuel Macron to stand firm against attacks on French values and freedom of belief. French Interior Minister Gerald Damarnin said France […]

Militants kill three more BJP members in Kashmir

SRINAGAR – Militants shot dead three young workers of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party in Kashmir late on Thursday, days after his government changed laws allowing people from the rest of the country to buy land in the disputed region. Many Kashmiris have been simmering with anger […]

The 15th Finance Commission concludes deliberations

DELHI, OCTOBER 30: The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC), headed by Chairman Shri N K Singh, today concluded their deliberations on the Report for the year 2021-2022 to 2025-2026. The Report was signed by Shri N. K. Singh, the Chairman of the XVFC, and, Members of the Commission, Shri. […]

Prime Minister inaugurates Arogya Van, Arogya Kutir, Ekta Mall and Children Nutrition Park at Kevadia in Gujrat

DELHI, OCTOBER 30: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects under Integrated Development of Kevadia in Gujarat. Shri Modi inaugurated Arogya Van and Arogya Kutir. He also  inaugurated the  Ekta Mall, and Children Nutrition Park. Arogya Van & Arogya Kutir Arogya Van has 5 lakh plants […]

KVIC Launches high quality Muslin fabric Masks for Diwali

DELHI, OCTOBER 30: Deck up the festive fervor this Diwali with Khadi’s new face masks in an appealing combination of snow white and sparkling red. Keeping in view the Diwali festival, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched a Limited Edition of two-layered “Happy Diwali” printed face […]

COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 80,88,851

New Delhi, Oct 30:  India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload to 80,88,851, while the active cases fell below 6,00,000, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The national recovery rate crossed 91 per cent. The COVID-19 […]

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