Day: November 21, 2020

Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed. Trump summoned a […]

Biden could announce Cabinet picks as soon as next week

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to fill out his administration and could name top leaders for his Cabinet as early as next week. Biden told reporters on Thursday that he’s already decided on who will lead the Treasury Department. That pick, along with his nominee for secretary […]

Rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul, at least 8 killed

KABUL – Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 31, police officials said. The explosions, some close to the diplomatic enclave, sent warning sirens blaring from embassies and it comes two […]

Tibetan political leader visits White House for first time in six decades

SHANGHAI – The head of the Tibetan government in exile has visited the U.S. White House for the first time in six decades, a move that could further infuriate Beijing, which has accused the United States of trying to destabilise the region. Lobsang Sangay, President of the Central […]

Two weeks after Biden named President-elect, Trump faces stinging setbacks

WASHINGTON – Joe Biden on Saturday reached the two-week mark since becoming president-elect, with President Donald Trump stinging from back-to-back setbacks in his desperate, unprecedented bid to undo his election defeat. Biden, a Democrat, is preparing to take office on Jan. 20, but Trump, a Republican, has refused […]

Modi says India set to double oil refining capacity in five years, earlier than expected

MUMBAI – India plans to nearly double its oil refining capacity in the next five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, offering a much more aggressive timeline than previously despite the coronavirus pandemic blighting the economy. The country’s energy minister was quoted here in June as saying India’s […]

PM Shri Narendra Modi today reviewed preparedness of Covid-19 vaccine delivery, distribution and administration

Data base, cold chain augmentation and transportation mechanism being readied. Digital platform for vaccine delivery and monitoring has been prepared and tested in consultation with all the stakeholders. Priority groups for Covid-19 vaccination like Health Workers, Frontline workers and other vulnerable groups being identified. DELHI, NOVEMBER 20: Prime […]

PM to inaugurate Multi-storeyed flats for Members of Parliament on 23rd November

DELHI, NOVEMBER 21: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate Multi-storeyed flats for Members of Parliament on 23rd November 2020 at 11 AM via video conferencing.  The Speaker of Lok Sabha Shri Om Birla will also be present on the occasion. These flats are located at Dr B […]

Unilever to introduce mouthwash formulation in India, claims to reduce 99.9 pc corona after rinsing

New Delhi, Nov 21: Global FMCG major Unilever on Saturday said it will bring to India its mouthwash formulation, which, it claims, will reduce 99.9 per cent of coronavirus after 30 seconds of rinsing. “Unilever has confirmed that preliminary lab test results show that mouthwash formulation containing CPC Technology […]

LSR student suicide: LSR announces fee rebate, committee to provide laptops on need basis

New Delhi, Nov 21: Following the suicide of a student allegedly over financial constraints, the Lady Sri Ram College has announced reduction in fee for a few courses, setting up a committee to provide laptops and allowed some second-year students to reside in hostels. “Given the fact that students […]

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