Day: November 9, 2020

Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden

MEXICO CITY — There were two notable holdouts among the world leaders who rushed to congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. elections: the leaders of Latin America’s two largest countries, both of whom have been seen as friendly to President Donald Trump. President Jair Bolsonaro […]

Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition

WILMINGTON, Del. — President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power when the new administration takes office in January. The General Services Administration is tasked with formally recognizing Biden as president-elect, which begins the transition. But […]

‘Don’t worry’ – pro-Trump Taiwan seeks to reassure over Biden

TAIPEI – Taiwan’s top China policy maker on Monday sought to reassure nervous lawmakers that Democrat Joe Biden will continue U.S. support for the Chinese-claimed island, which has benefited from strong backing by the outgoing administration of Donald Trump. Tensions over democratic Taiwan have escalated dramatically since Republican […]

Biden to launch COVID-19 task force, Trump plans rallies to protest election

WASHINGTON/WILMINGTON, Del. – President-elect Joe Biden will convene a coronavirus task force on Monday to examine the No. 1 problem confronting him when he takes office in January, while President Donald Trump pursues several long-shot gambits to hold on to his job. Biden is due to meet with […]

PM inaugurates and lays foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi

Urges the people to go Local for Diwali Connectivity of Varanasi has always been a top priority of the Government : PM Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi today through video conference. The Prime Minister today launched […]

India reports 37th Day of Recoveries outnumbering New Cases

Positivity Rate and Daily Fatalities continue with sustained Decline DELHI, NOVEMBER 9: For the second day, new cases reported in the last 24 hours did not cross the 50,000 mark. 45,903 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. New daily cases continue to trend downwards with […]

The 15th Finance Commission submits its Report for 2021-22 to 2025-26 to the President of India

DELHI, NOVEMBER 9: The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC) led by Chairman Sh N K Singh, today submitted its Report for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 to the Hon’ble President of India. Members of the Commission, Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, Prof. Anoop Singh, Dr. Ashok Lahiri and Dr. Ramesh […]

India records 45,903 new COVID-19 cases, 490 more deaths

New Delhi, Nov 9:  India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 85,53,657 with 45,903 new infections being reported, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 79 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.56 per cent, according to the Union health ministry data updated on […]

Trump, who never admits defeat, mulls how to keep up fight

Washington, Nov 9 : President Donald Trump never admits defeat. But he faces a stark choice now that Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House: Concede graciously for the sake of the nation or don’t and get evicted anyway. After nearly four tortured days of counting yielded a […]

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