Day: November 10, 2020

Global Markets: Vaccine euphoria keeps stocks cruising higher

Having surged 4% on Monday on the vaccine breakthrough from U.S. and German drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech there was a drop in the pace in Europe, though things were still shuffling forward. The pan-European STOXX 600 was up another 0.4%, taking November’s rally past 13% and though Wall […]

MCC J&K High Court begins Phase II of 40 hour online Mediation training for judicial officers

JAMMU NOVEMBER 09: The Mediation and Conciliation Committee of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir began second phase of 40 hour online Mediation training programme for judicial officers of Union territories of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh on the first day of opening of Darbar move in Jammu. The […]

AA (Panchayat) exams conclude smoothly across all the districts of Kashmir division

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 10: The Service Selection Board Examination for recruitment of Accounts Assistant (Panchayat) today concluded smoothly across all the districts of Kashmir division. On the occasion, the respective Deputy Commissioners visited the examination centres set up in their districts to take stock of facilities and arrangements put […]

Russian peacekeepers go to Nagorno-Karabakh to bolster truce

MOSCOW — More than a dozen planes carrying Russian peacekeepers headed for Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, hours after Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to halt fighting over the separatist region and amid signs this cease-fire would hold where others hadn’t. The truce came after significant advances by Azerbaijani forces that […]

Much at stake as Supreme Court weighs future of ‘Obamacare’

WASHINGTON — When the Supreme Court weighs the fate of “Obamacare,” arguments will revolve around arcane points of law like severability — whether the justices can surgically snip out part of the law and leave the rest. But what’s at stake has real-world consequences for just about every […]

Biden defends health care law as high court mulls its fate

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is championing the Obama administration’s signature health law as it goes before the Supreme Court in a case that could overturn it. He will deliver a speech on the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, the day the high court will hear arguments on its […]

Trump mounts legal assault as Barr authorizes probes of vote irregularities

WASHINGTON/WILMINGTON, Del. – President Donald Trump will push ahead on Tuesday with legal challenges to the results of last week’s election after U.S. Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors to look into any “substantial” allegations of voting irregularities. Barr’s directive to prosecutors prompted the top lawyer overseeing […]

Russian peacekeepers deploy to Nagorno-Karabakh after ceasefire deal

MOSCOW/YEREVAN/BAKU – Russian peacekeeping troops deployed to the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday as part of a ceasefire deal to end six weeks of heavy fighting between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces. Under the deal, Azerbaijan will keep territorial gains made in the fighting, including the enclave’s […]

India’s October CPI likely above 7% again, industrial output falls: Reuters poll

BENGALURU – India’s retail inflation likely stayed above 7% for a second straight month in October as supply distortions led to a surge in vegetable prices, especially of onions, a Reuters poll showed, lowering the chances of further interest rate cuts. Disruption from by the coronavirus pandemic and […]

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