Day: November 24, 2020

‘We just ran’: Ethiopians fleeing war find little relief

UMM RAKOUBA, Sudan — The baby was born on the run from war. Her first bath was in a puddle. Now she cries all night in a country that is not her own. Wrapped in borrowed clothing, the child is one of the newest and most fragile refugees […]

Biden set to formally introduce his national security team

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals his shift away from the Trump administration’s “America First” policies and a return to U.S. engagement on the global stage. […]

Trump administration gives green light to proceed with Biden transition

WASHINGTON/WILMINGTON, Del. – After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Trump vowed to continue fighting the election results. Trump, a Republican, has alleged […]

India bans 43 more mobile apps as it takes on China

NEW DELHI – India banned 43 mobile applications on Tuesday including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app Aliexpress in a new wave of web sanctions targeted at China with whom it has engaged in a months-long standoff at a Himalayan border site. The 43 mostly Chinese origin apps, […]

As India readies vaccine strategy, Modi warns of possible side-effects

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned on Tuesday that any COVID-19 vaccine could lead to side-effects in some people, as even popular medicines do, and that the government would only go by science in finalising one for the country. The comments came ahead of the […]

Text of PM’s closing remarks at virtual meeting with Chief Ministers on COVID-19

Delhi, November 24, 2020 सबसे पहले तो मैं सभी आदरणीय मुख्‍यमं‍त्री जी का आभार व्‍यक्‍त करता हूं कि आपने समय भी निकाला और बहुत गंभीरता के साथ अपनी बातें रखीं हैं। लेकिन मेरा आपसे आग्रह है कि अब तक जो कुछ भी चर्चाएं, discussion   हुआ है, उसमें सभी […]

PM to address the concluding session of 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference on 26 November

DELHI, NOVEMBER 24: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the concluding session of 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference on 26 November at 12:30 PM via video conferencing. The All India Presiding Officers Conference began in 1921. This year is also being celebrated as the centenary year […]

Tarun Gogoi sets on his final journey, sea of people pay tributes

Guwahati, Nov 24: “Baad Diya He” (just leave it) — a phrase that former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi often uttered when faced with a quandary. And when he departed from the world, people fondly remember him as a leader who never left them in difficult times. Gogoi’s final […]

Task force set up in Maha to manage vaccine distribution: CM

Mumbai, Nov 24: The Maharashtra government has formed a task force to manage the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine and how vaccination will be carried out in the state, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday. According to an official statement, Thackeray made the remarks during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

Fresh snowfall in high reaches of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Nov 24: Several high reaches of Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall in the last 24 hours, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said on Tuesday. Kalpa recorded 9.6 cm snowfall, followed by Khadrala 6 cm, Keylong 3 cm and Shillari 1 cm, Shimla MeT Centre Director Manmohan Singh said. Besides […]

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