Day: November 5, 2020

Trump and allies spread falsehoods to cast doubt on election

While much of America was sleeping Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump’s leads in crucial battleground states began slipping — and that’s when online falsehoods about the election started surging. More than 100,000 votes that Democratic nominee Joe Biden picked up in Wisconsin were evidence of “outright corruption,” one […]

Biden needs 1 more battleground state to win the White House

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path. With just a handful of states still up for grabs, Trump tried […]

India sees early vaccine launch as AstraZeneca deliveries run late

NEW DELHI – India raced ahead with work on its coronavirus vaccine while Britain’s AstraZeneca said its deliveries were running “a little bit late” as countries around the world sought to conquer the pandemic and rescue their economies. A vaccine is seen as the world’s best bet for […]

Exclusive: India-made COVID-19 vaccine could be launched as early as February – government scientist

NEW DELHI – An Indian government-backed COVID-19 vaccine could be launched as early as February – months earlier than expected – as last-stage trials begin this month and studies have so far showed it is safe and effective, a senior government scientist told Reuters. Bharat Biotech, a private […]

U.S. vote count edges Biden closer to win as Trump mounts legal challenges

WASHINGTON – Democrat Joe Biden moved closer to victory in the U.S. presidential race on Thursday as election officials tallied votes in the handful of states that will determine the outcome and protesters took to the streets. President Donald Trump alleged fraud without providing evidence, filed lawsuits and […]

KVIC’s e-portal Brings Early Diwali for empowered Potters

DELHI , NOVEMBER 5: Khadi’s online sale has brought good fortune for its empowered potters this Diwali. Earthen lamps (Diya) made by these potters in the remote parts of Jaisalmer and Hanumangarh districts in Rajasthan are reaching every corner of the country, thanks to Khadi India’s e-portal . […]

ECI to host International Election Visitors Programme 2020 for Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections

DELHI, NOVEMBER 4: The Election Commission of India is organizing an International Virtual Election Visitors Programme 2020 (IEVP) for foreign Election Management Bodies (EMBs)/Organisations from 05-07 Nov 2020, in the context of the ongoing Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections.   In the past, ECI has organized International Election Visitor Programmes (IEVPs) for foreign EMBs/Organizations […]

India maintains a steady trajectory of sustained fall in Active Cases

27 States/UTs have less than 20,000 Active Cases 10 States account for 78% of total Active Cases DELHI, NOVEMBER 5: India continues to report a steady trend of declining active cases. The active cases are less than 6 lakh for the last seven consecutive day and stand presently […]

India’s COVID-19 caseload mounts to 83.64 lakh with 50,210 new cases

New Delhi, Nov 5:  India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 83.64 lakh with 50,210 new cases in a day, while 77,11,809 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 92.20 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Thursday. The total coronavirus cases mounted […]

Court rejects police’s plea for Arnab’s custody, sends him in judicial remand

Mumbai, Nov 4: A court at Alibaug in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Wednesday evening remanded Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and two other accused in judicial custody till November 18 in a 2018 abetment to suicide case. The police had sought Goswami’s custody for 14 days, but the court […]

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