Day: November 27, 2020

S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at sea and locked down the capital, Pyongyang, as part of frantic efforts to guard against the coronavirus and its economic damage, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers Friday. […]

Trump says he’ll leave if Electoral College seats Biden

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory — even as he insisted such a decision would be a “mistake” — as he spent his Thanksgiving renewing baseless claims that “massive fraud” and […]

Analysis: Battle of the billionaires: Bezos, Ambani gun for India retail supremacy

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI – Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani, two of the world’s richest men, face a turning point in a battle for preeminence in India’s booming, nearly trillion-dollar retail market. The outcome of a legal dispute which has embroiled the billionaires’ and Reliance Industries Ltd empires – […]

Delhi police back off after scuffle with farmers, allow peaceful protest

NEW DELHI – New Delhi police agreed to let thousands of Indian farmers stage a peaceful protest inside the capital on Friday after initially blocking demonstrators on the outskirts and firing tear gas and water cannon at them. The farmers are angry over new laws deregulating the vast […]

India’s economy shrinks 7.5% in July-Sept quarter

NEW DELHI – Indian economy contracted 7.5% in the quarter to September, government data showed on Friday, showing some signs of a pick-up after the easing of pandemic restrictions that triggered a record contraction of 23.9% year-on-year in the previous quarter. The read-out for the September quarter was […]

PM to visit Vaccine facilities in three cities tomorrow

DELHI, NOVEMBER 27: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will embark on a 3 city visit to personally review the vaccine development and manufacturing process. He will visit the Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad, Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad and Serum Institute of India in Pune. As India enters […]


Posted On: 27 NOV 2020 5:47PM by PIB Delhi (Contains Press releases concerning Covid-19, issued in last 24 hours, inputs from PIB Field Offices and Fact checks undertaken by PIB) #Unite2FightCorona #IndiaFightsCorona 70% of India’s Active Caseload from Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, and […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan digitally addresses the students of Indian Institute of Mass Communication

“Health Journalism was the nucleus of our war againstPolio” Dr. Harsh Vardhan seeks the help of budding journalists in eradicating TB by 2025 DELHI, NOVEMBER 27: Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfaretoday digitally addressed the students of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) . […]

Sensex, Nifty start on tepid note amid weak global cues

Mumbai, Nov 27:  Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty opened on a tepid note on Friday, tracking subdued cues from global markets. The 30-share BSE index was trading 25.74 points or 0.06 per cent higher at 44,285.48. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty slipped 17.60 points or 0.14 per cent […]

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