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PM to chair COVID review meeting with CMs of seven high-burden states

New Delhi, Sep 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level virtual meeting with chief ministers and health ministers of seven high-burden states on Wednesday to review the COVID-19 situation. These states are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab, an official statement said, […]

Oppn to boycott RS till suspensions of 8 MPs revoked, govt says apologise first

New Delhi, Sep 22 : A number of opposition parties on Tuesday staged a walkout from Rajya Sabha and decided to boycott proceedings of the House till the suspension of eight members is revoked, even as the government insisted on their apology. Among the parties that boycotted the proceedings […]

Nepal’s Ang Rita Sherpa, first to climb Mount Everest ten times, dies

KATHMANDU – Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died of a lengthy illness on Monday, his family said, an event that fellow sherpas called a major loss to Nepal and the climbing community. All the ascents to the 8,850-m. (29,035-foot) summit of […]

India’s Nobel laureate fears upsurge in child labour as pandemic shrivels economy

NEW DELHI – For four decades Indian Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi rescued thousands of children from the scourge of slavery and trafficking but he fears all his efforts could reverse as the coronavirus pandemic forces children into labour. “The biggest threat is that millions of children may […]

India’s Taj Mahal gets first visitors as coronavirus infections climb

AGRA, India – India reopened the Taj Mahal after six months on Monday, with the first visitors trickling into the famous monument as authorities reported 86,961 new coronavirus infections across the country, with no signs of a peak yet. The white marble tomb in the city of Agra, […]

Explainer: Why many farmers and politicians oppose Modi’s farm laws

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI – India’s parliament has approved new farm bills that the government says will unshackle farmers from having to sell their produce only at regulated wholesale markets and make contract farming easier. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet had issued emergency executive orders in June to change the […]

Prime Minister to Address the Convocation of IIT, Guwahati

open view news desk DELHI, SEPTEMBER 21: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi shall address the convocation of IIT, Guwahati through video-conferencing at 12 Noon, on Tuesday 22nd September 2020. Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank , Union Minister of State for […]

Opposition parties in Pak launch alliance to oust PM Imran Khan

By Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Sep 21: Demanding Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s immediate resignation, the country’s major Opposition parties have launched an alliance to hold a countrywide protest movement to oust his government. A 26-point joint resolution was adopted on Sunday by the All Parties Conference (APC), which was […]

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