Friday, July 10, 2020, 04:28:36 PM
India records another single-day spike of new Covid-19 cases

India records another single-day spike of new Covid-19 cases

India recorded 26,506 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in the highest jump so far, and 475 deaths in the last 24 hours pushing its infection tally to 7,93,802, according to the Union health ministry on Friday (July 10).

2020-07-10 15:22:44
WHO launches global pandemic response probe

WHO launches global pandemic response probe

The World Health Organization (WHO), which has faced criticism over its early handling of the coronavirus crisis, on Thursday launched an independent review into the global response to the pandemic.

2020-07-10 13:30:18
Nepal’s cable operators ban private Indian news channels

Nepal’s cable operators ban private Indian news channels

Nepal's cable operators on Thursday imposed a ban on all private Indian news channels.

2020-07-10 01:51:45
India remains among

India Global Week 2020

India remains among "most-open" economies: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the inaugural address at the India Global Week 2020, a virtual conference being organised in the UK, said India is a powerhouse of talent which is eager to contribute and "ever-ready" to learn.

2020-07-10 01:33:15
NSA Ajit Doval monitoring border situation, LAC standoff to be resolved soon

NSA Ajit Doval monitoring border situation, LAC standoff to be resolved soon

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is monitoring the India and China border situation continuously with the Indian Army and the standoff between the troops of two countries is expected to be resolved amicably soon, government sources said.

2020-07-09 17:26:17
What’s happening in Xinjiang is genocide

Washington Post Editorial Board Opinion

What’s happening in Xinjiang is genocide

WHAT HAS been known until now about China’s persecution of the Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang province has focused on cultural genocide: concentration camps intended to eradicate their language, traditions and ways of life.

2020-07-09 17:05:04
Power tussle in Nepal ruling party as China influence grows

Power tussle in Nepal ruling party as China influence grows

Nepal’s prime minister could be forced out of office within weeks amid an internal tussle for power within his governing party following his sharp rhetoric on neighboring India and as Chinese influence grows in the country.

2020-07-09 15:48:02
Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over int'l student visas

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over int'l student visas

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) filed a lawsuit Wednesday (July 8) challenging the Department of Homeland Security and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement

2020-07-09 13:14:35
China is pursuing demographic genocide of Uighur Muslims

China is pursuing demographic genocide of Uighur Muslims

East Turkestan, the home of around 11 million people mostly Uighur Muslims have been forcibly annexed by China in the 1940s. Since then, the Chinese Communist regime has been continuing torture on innocent Uighurs....

2020-07-09 13:13:52
Daily Mirror owner Reach to cut 550 jobs as sales fall

Daily Mirror owner Reach to cut 550 jobs as sales fall

The owner of the Daily Mirror and the Daily Express is to cut 12% of its workforce as it struggles with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Reach, which also owns the Daily Star, OK! Magazine and a stable of regional newspapers, said about 550 people would lose their jobs. The group, whose sales were falling even before the pandemic, saw revenue slip nearly 30% in the quarter to June.

2020-07-09 13:10:27
Saudi opens hajj registration for foreign residents

Saudi opens hajj registration for foreign residents

Of the total 10,000 pilgrims, 70 percent will be non-Saudis residing in the Kingdom, while the remaining 30 percent will be citizens

2020-07-07 13:36:46
Two planes collide mid-air in US, 8 feared dead

Two planes collide mid-air in US, 8 feared dead

At least eight people are believed to be dead after two airplanes collided and crashed into a lake in the US state of Idaho on Sunday afternoon.  The two planes met head-on over Coeur d'Alene Lake in Idaho, after which they sank.

2020-07-06 14:53:09
India now 3rd worst-affected country for coronavirus cases

India now 3rd worst-affected country for coronavirus cases

India has passed Russia as the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after recording a record number of cases for one day.

2020-07-06 12:51:31
Kanye West again says he will run for president

Kanye West again says he will run for president

US rapper Kanye West has said he is running for president, potentially pitting him against a man he says he admires, Donald Trump

2020-07-05 17:17:39
India records highest single-day jump of 24,850 corona cases, 613 deaths

India records highest single-day jump of 24,850 corona cases, 613 deaths

India’s tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reached 673,165 with the biggest single-day increase of 24,850 new cases and 613 deaths, data from the Union health ministry on Sunday showed.

2020-07-05 15:16:50