Brazil COVID-19 death toll hits 27,878, surpassing hard-hit Spain

Brazil on Friday reached 27,878 coronavirus deaths, official figures showed, surpassing the toll of hard-hit Spain and making it the country with the fifth-highest number of fatalities. The epicenter of the South American coronavirus outbreak, Brazil saw 1,124 deaths in 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said. It […]


Officer charged with murder of black American as unrest sweeps US

Violent protests erupted across the United States late Friday over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police, with murder charges laid against a Minneapolis officer failing to quell seething anger. Demonstrators clashed with police for a fourth straight night in the midwestern city […]

Inspire faculty from NIT Srinagar working on marriage of material science & electrochemistry for sustainable energy

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 30: Dr. Malik Abdul Wahid from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar is a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty award instituted by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India working in the area of energy research towards marriage of material […]

Grievance cell of MoFPI resolves 581 out of 585 issues received from industry amid Covid-19 situation

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 30: The grievance cell of Ministry of Food Processing Industries has been able to close and resolve 581 issues out of 585 received, with proactive approach and timely redressal. The task force has been taking up these issues with the respective […]

Scaling up of COVID testing centres (Hub and spoke model) in National research laboratories and Universities

open view news desk NEW DELHI, MAY 30: To scale up testing and enhance the reach across the countryCity /Regional clusters have been established in a Hub and Spoke Model to scale-up testing of COVID-19 samples in government institutions across the country. Institutes and Laboratories which have the […]

Trump strips Hong Kong privileges, curbs students in volley on China

President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US universities in anger over Beijing’s bid to exert control in the financial hub. In a day of concerted action, the United States and […]

Merkel a ‘no’ for Trump’s in-person G7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, a German government spokesman said Saturday. Leaders from the Group of Seven, which the United States heads this year, […]

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