Day: November 1, 2020

UK says 4-week coronavirus lockdown may have to last longer

LONDON — A new national lockdown in England may have to last longer than the planned four weeks if coronavirus infection rates don’t fall quickly enough, a senior government minister said Sunday. The lockdown announced Saturday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to run from Thursday until Dec. 2. Johnson […]

70-year-old pulled out alive in Turkey as quake toll hits 60

IZMIR, Turkey — Rescue workers extricated a 70-year-old man from a collapsed building in western Turkey on Sunday, some 34 hours after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea struck Turkey and Greece, killing at least 60 people and injuring more than 900. It was the latest series […]

Obama criticizes Trump in scathing, personal terms

FLINT, Mich. — Barack Obama is hitting President Donald Trump right where he thinks it’ll hurt most: His ego. Campaigning for Joe Biden on Saturday, the former president painted Trump as insecure and self-absorbed, describing him as a failed president who cares more about himself than the country. […]

Trump launches final battleground pitch; Biden focuses on PA

BUTLER, Pa. — President Donald Trump is mounting one final test of whether the massive crowds that often show up at his signature rallies will translate into votes as he finishes the final 48 hours of his reelection campaign with a dizzying onslaught of events in the battleground […]

Biden nears finish line with lead in polls, but Trump still close in swing states: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK – With two days to go, Democrat Joe Biden holds a commanding national lead over President Donald Trump amid deep voter concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, but Trump is keeping his hopes alive by staying competitive in the swing states that could decide the White House […]

Four killed in Typhoon Goni, Philippines braces for another storm

MANILA – At least four people died in a super typhoon on the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, including a five-year-old washed away in flash floods after dikes collapsed, a provincial governor said. Video footage by news channels and on social media showed storm surges in […]

National Jal Jeevan Mission organizes Virtual Conference of State Ministers for Rural Water Supply

Union Minister of Jal Shakti to interact with Ministers from States/ UTs on planning & implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission with special emphasis on 100-day campaign [Curtain Raiser] DELHI, NOVEMBER 1: National Jal Jeevan Mission, Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti is organizing a […]

VAIBHAV Summit: A Unique Confluence of Resident and Overseas Indian Scientists

The Summit throws up possibilities of collaborations in new and emerging areas of Science & Technology VAIBHAV proposes a comprehensive roadmap for leveraging expertise/knowledge of global Indian researchers to address emerging challenges for universal development DELHI, NOVEMBER 1:The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik […]

Secularism as principle and practice in India is in ‘danger’: Tharoor

By Asim Kamal New Delhi, Nov 1:  Secularism as principle and practice in India is in “danger” and the ruling dispensation may even try to remove the word from the Constitution, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said, but asserted that “forces of hatred” cannot alter the country’s […]

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