Day: November 23, 2020

Iran’s allies on high alert in Trump’s final weeks in office

BAGHDAD — Iran has instructed allies across the Middle East to be on high alert and avoid provoking tensions with the U.S. that could give an outgoing Trump administration cause to launch attacks in the U.S. president’s final weeks in office, Iraqi officials have said. The request — […]

Reports: Israeli PM flew to Saudi Arabia, met crown prince

JERUSALEM — Israeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, which would mark the first known encounter between senior Israeli and Saudi officials. Hebrew-language media cited an unnamed Israeli official as saying that […]

Biden expected to nominate Blinken as secretary of state

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team’s planning. Blinken, 58, served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser during the Obama administration and has close ties with Biden. […]

U.N. urges civilian protection after Ethiopia’s 72-hour deadline for Tigrayan forces

NAIROBI – The United Nations urged Ethiopia on Monday to ensure the protection of civilians, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan forces 72 hours to surrender before a military offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle. Hundreds, possibly thousands, have been killed in fighting that […]

PM inaugurates Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament

17th Lok Sabha has already taken many historical decisions DELHI, NOVEMBER 23: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated Multi Storeyed flats for Members of Parliament through video conference, today. These flats are located at Dr B D Marg in New Delhi. Eight old bungalows, which were more than […]

India’s Active Caseload remains below 5% of Total Cases

Recovery Rate sustained above 93% Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases since the last 16 days DELHI, NOVEMBER 23: India’s present active caseload (4,43,486) is 4.85% of the total Positive Cases, and has been sustained below the 5% mark. The Recovery Rate continues to be above 93% as 93.68% of all cases have […]

Indira IVF is now in 93 centres across India

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) – Improving accessibility for couples seeking treatment for infertility – Adds 5 new centres (Nanded, Warangal, Sirsa, Gulbarga and Ujjain) MUMBAI, India, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ […]

Kashmir Valley receives season’s first snowfall

Srinagar, Nov 23:  Most of the plain areas in Kashmir experienced the season’s first snowfall on Monday, even as the higher reaches witnessed heavy precipitation, leading to the closure of Srinagar-Leh road which connects the valley with Ladakh, officials said here. The MeT office has issued an ‘Orange […]

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 91-lakh mark

New Delhi, Nov 23: India’s COVID-19 caseload went past 91 lakh with?44,059 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while the?recoveries surged to 85,62,641, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday The total coronavirus cases mounted to?91,39,865 while the death toll climbed to?1,33,738 with 511 new […]

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