Day: November 8, 2020

Azerbaijani leader: Forces seize key Nagorno-Karabakh city

MOSCOW — Azerbaijani forces have taken control of the strategically key city of Shushi in Nagorno-Karabakh where fighting with Armenia has raged for more than a month, the country’s president said Sunday. In a televised address to the nation, President Ilham Aliyev said “Shusha is ours — Karabakh […]

Firecrackers and prayers as Indians celebrate Harris’ win

THULASENDRAPURAM, India — Waking up to the news of Kamala Harris’ election as U.S. vice president, overjoyed people in her Indian grandfather’s hometown set off firecrackers and offered prayers on Sunday. Groups gathered at street corners in Thulasendrapuram, a tiny village of 350 people, reading newspapers and chatting […]

Americans pivot from red-hot Trump to Biden’s seasoned cool

WASHINGTON — In a crystallizing moment at the last presidential debate, Donald Trump and Joe Biden fielded a question about people of color who live alongside chemical plants and oil refineries that seem to be making them sick. As is his way, Biden responded with I’ve-been-there empathy. He […]

Newsmaker: A longtime fixture in U.S. politics, Biden finally wins elusive prize

WASHINGTON – Joe Biden, a fixture in U.S. politics for a half century as a senator and vice president, completed a long climb to the political summit that included two previous failed presidential bids by defeating President Donald Trump. When he enters the White House on Jan. 20, […]

Biden wins U.S. presidency, calls for healing in appeal to Trump voters

WILMINGTON, Del./WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden declared it was “time to heal” a deeply divided America in his first speech after winning in a bitter election, even as President Donald Trump refused to concede and pressed ahead with legal fights against the outcome. Biden’s victory on Saturday in […]

8th round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting

DELHI, NOVEMBER 8: On November 6th, the 8th round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting was held in Chushul. The two sides had a candid, in-depth and constructive exchange of views on disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in the Western Sector of India-China border areas. Both […]

Less than 50,000 cases reported in the last 24 hours

Difference between Recovered and Active Cases steadily Increasing DELHI, NOVEMBER 8: India has reported less than 50,000 daily new cases in the last 24 hours with 45,674 persons having tested positive for COVID-19. New daily cases have been trending downward since 15th of October. Keeping with the trend […]

PM inaugurates Ro-Pax terminal at Hazira

Flags off Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira and Ghogha in Gujarat Renames Ministry of Shipping as Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Gujarat has increased its sea trade potential in past two decades: PM Government’s effort is to restart the ferry service between Ghogha-Dahej very soon: PM DELHI, […]

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