Day: November 7, 2020

CJ visits district court Pulwama Interacts with officers, Bar Members

PULWAMA, NOVEMBER 07: Chief Justice, Ms Gita Mittal has said that the witnesses are ears and eyes of the criminal justice system and called for adoption of the witness protection facilities in all the district courts across the J&K. This was stated by the Chief Justice while visiting […]

EXPLAINER: Slow U.S. election count mostly for good reasons

WASHINGTON — The slow pace of this year’s U.S. election count is fueling a lot of criticism, but it’s mostly a reflection of laudable things: greater voter enthusiasm and steps that states took to protect their residents from COVID-19. THE ENTHUSIASM FACTOR Even though the count is not […]

Be prepared: Biden transition team at work amid limbo

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden’s transition team isn’t waiting for a verdict in the presidential race before getting to work. As officials continue to count ballots in several undecided states, longtime Biden aide Ted Kaufman is leading efforts to ensure the former vice president can begin building out […]

Suspended animation: Count drags on as Biden nears victory

WASHINGTON — Four days after the election, the U.S. presidential race hovered in suspended animation Saturday as the long, exacting work of counting votes brought Democrat Joe Biden ever closer to a victory over President Donald Trump. The verdict delay can be attributed to high turnout, a massive […]

Air strikes in Ethiopia’s Tigray region will continue, PM says

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed further air strikes after jets bombed the northern Tigray region on Friday amid reports that Tigrayan forces had seized control of federal military sites and weapons. The military conflict, which has raised fears of civil war, broke out on […]

Three new Information Commissioners administered oath of office today

DELHI, NOVEMBER 7: The Chief Information Commissioner Shri Y.K. Sinha today administered the oath of office to Information Commissioners Shri Heeralal Samariya, Ms. Saroj Punhani and Shri Uday Mahurkar at a swearing-in ceremony organized in Central Information Commission. With their induction, the total number of Information Commissioners including […]

COVID-19: India records 50,356 fresh infections, 577 deaths

New Delhi, Nov 7: India’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to?84,62,080 with 50,356 infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 78 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 92.41 per cent, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry […]

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