Daily Archives: October 15, 2020

Crimes against women rising in UP, dismiss Yogi govt: Cong to Centre

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI): Claiming that Uttar Pradesh is among the states with high rate of crime against women, the Congress on Wednesday...

India, France re-elected as president, co-president of solar alliance

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI): India and France were re-elected as president and co-president of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for a term of...

Great Barrier Reef has lost over half of its corals in 3 decades: Report

Melbourne, Oct 14 (PTI): The Great Barrier Reef in Australia, which is the largest reef system in the world, has lost more than half...

Covid-19 lockdowns led to unprecedented decline in global emissions: Report

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI): The lockdown measures enforced to prevent the spread of COVID-19 were associated with an unprecedented decline in global carbon...

India, Portugal discuss ways to expand bilateral ties

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) India and Portugal on Wednesday agreed to further boost cooperation in areas of defence and security, trade, and migration...

Will continue struggle for restoration of Article 370, resolution of Kashmir issue: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Oct 14 (PTI) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who was released from detention after 14 months, has...

Coal scam: CBI seeks life imprisonment for ex-minister Dilip Ray

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI): The CBI urged a Delhi court on Wednesday to award life imprisonment to former Union minister Dilip Ray who...

10,000 ineligible names to be deleted from final NRC in Assam: Report

GuwahatiNew Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI): deleted from the final NRC in Assam as many "ineligible persons" and their descendants were included in the list,...

It was a close to perfect game for us: Dhoni

Dubai, Oct 14 (PTI) Relieved and ecstatic in equal measure, Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni lauded his team's "close to perfect" show...

With fans in stands, Ukraine beats Spain for 1st time

Kyiv, Oct 14 (AP) Viktor Tsygankov scored shortly after coming off the bench in the second half and Ukraine defeated Spain 1-0 in the...

Germany fights back to draw 3-3 with Switzerland in Cologne

Cologne, Oct 14 (AP) Germany fought back to draw 3-3 with Switzerland in another error-strewn performance in the Nations League.Mario Gavranovic scored twice for...

Undefeated Titans survive COVID delay with best win yet

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 14 (AP) — The Tennessee Titans keep proving adversity simply makes them tighter and stronger with a toughness that helps them...

US body on AI calls for creating India-US strategic tech alliance

Washington, Oct 14 (PTI): The US should build a formal tech alliance with India that will help develop an overarching Indo-Pacific strategy focused on...

China and Russia win seats on UN human rights council, Saudi Arabia lose

United Nations, Oct 14 (AP): China, Russia and Cuba won seats on the UN's premiere human rights body Tuesday despite opposition from activist groups...

China wants unipolar world with every country as its tributary: US official

Washington, Oct 14 (PTI): China ultimately wants to have a unipolar world wherein every country is some sort of a tributary to it, a...

Coronavirus Puts Global Fight Against Tuberculosis At Risk: WHO

Geneva, Oct 14 (AFP): The novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to reverse progress towards eliminating tuberculosis, until now the top infectious disease killer globally, the...

Facebook bans anti-vaccination ads but not anti-vaccination

Oakland (US), Oct 14 (AP): Facebook says it will ban ads on its platform that discourage vaccinations with an exception carved out for advocacy...

G-20 suspends poor nations’ debt payments for 6 more months

WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (AP) — The Group of 20 nations, representing the world’s biggest economies, agreed Wednesday to extend the suspension of debt payments...

Kyrgyzstan president faces pressure to resign amid turmoil

MOSCOW , Oct 14 (AP) — Kyrgyzstan’s embattled president on Wednesday dismissed a call to step down, saying he would stay on the job...