Death toll in Air India Express flight crash rises to 18

Kozhikode(Ker), Aug 8: The death toll in the Air India Express flight crash at the airport here, rose to 18 on Saturday with one more passenger succumbing to injuries. Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan told reporters here that one more passenger had succumbed to injuries. Except one, all […]

Visit of Vice Chief of Air Staff to Forward Bases in Ladakh Region

open view news desk NEW DELHI, AUGUST 7: Vice Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora PVSM AVSM ADC on      07 Aug 2020 visited forward air bases in Ladakh sector of Western Air Command (WAC). Besides reviewing the operational preparedness at these bases, the VCAS interacted […]

Russia’s race for virus vaccine raises concerns in the West

MOSCOW — Russia boasts that it’s about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials — and scientists worldwide are sounding the alarm that the headlong rush could backfire. […]

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China’s government criticized as “political manipulation.” The twin executive orders Thursday — one for each app — add to growing […]

India moves Kashmiri village leaders to safety after wave of attacks

SRINAGAR, India – India has shifted scores of village and municipality leaders, mostly from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party, to secure locations in Kashmir after a spate of militant attacks, police and two security officials said on Friday. Separatists fighting Indian rule in the disputed region have […]

Trump preps bans on WeChat, TikTok, stoking tension with Beijing

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled sweeping bans on U.S. transactions with the Chinese owners of messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok, escalating a high-stakes confrontation with Beijing over the future of the global tech industry. The executive orders announced Thursday and effective in 45 […]

India surges past 2 million coronavirus cases, angry health workers launch a strike

MUMBAI, India – India, the country hardest hit in Asia by the coronavirus pandemic, reported on Friday a record daily jump in infections, taking its total number of cases over two million, as government struggled to contain the spread amid striking health workers. More than 3.5 million health […]

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