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India International coronavirus instances prime 20 million, doubling in 45 days

It took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirusBy MARK STEVENSON, NICKY FORSTER and MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated PressAugust 11, 2020, 10:31 PM• 5 min readROME -- It took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It took just over six…

India Scotland marks 75th anniversary of VJ Day

Image copyright SAC Abby Drewett/RAF Image caption Veterans watched the Red Arrows from Prestwick Airport Commemorations have taken place across Scotland for the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day.VJ Day marked the end of the conflict in Asia and brought World War Two to a close in 1945, four months after the fighting in…

India DNC 2020: Kamala Harris savages Trump ‘failure of management’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'There is no vaccine for racism' - Harris urges action for George Floyd and other black Americans Kamala Harris has accepted her historic nomination as the US Democratic party's vice-presidential candidate, running with Joe Biden for the White House.In a speech to her party convention, the first…

India Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala killing 16

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events. Show more An Air India Express plane with 191 people on board has crashed at an airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing at least 16 people. Also in the programme: The Lebanese Shia movement, Hezbollah, has denied any link to Tuesday's deadly blast at…

India Air India jet breaks in two in Kerala

The Boeing 737 was repatriating Indians stranded overseas by the coronavirus crisis. Also: US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, and the British Foreign office cat Palmerston retires to the countryside.

India MS Dhoni retirement leaves a void in world cricket

By Suresh MenonSports writerPublishedduration15 Augustimage copyrightAFPimage captionDhoni was leader of a talented group of players which emerged from small cities and townsThe uncertainties leading up to the retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be forgotten soon enough, and what will remain are the certainties and the pride of performance over the years. Should he have…

India Russia’s virus instances exceed 1 million, globally 4th highest

Russia’s tally of confirmed coronavirus cases has surpassed 1 million after authorities reported 4,729 new casesSeptember 1, 2020, 8:44 AM• 2 min readMOSCOW -- Russia's tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Tuesday as authorities reported 4,729 new cases.With a total of 1,000,048 reported cases, Russia has the fourth largest caseload in the…

Narendra modi India information highest each day improve in virus circumstances globally

India has registered 78,761 new coronavirus cases, the biggest single-day spike in the world since the pandemic began, just as the government began easing restrictions to help the battered economyBy SHEIKH SAALIQ Associated PressAugust 30, 2020, 12:37 PM• 3 min readNEW DELHI -- India registered 78,761 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the biggest single-day spike…

India India energy plant fireplace: At the very least three useless in main blaze in Telangana

Publishedduration21 Augustimage captionLocal media reports said the fire broke out late on Thursday night and burned into FridayNine people have reportedly died after a fire broke out at a hydro-electric power plant in the Indian state of Telangana.The bodies were found during a search for employees working underground at the Srisailam plant, the state power…

India Rajasthan Royals: Sanitary towel agency sponsors IPL aspect

Ben Stokes is one of several England stars on the books of Rajasthan RoyalsIndian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals have become the first major cricket team to be sponsored by a sanitary towel company.The Royals, winners of the first IPL in 2008, include Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jofra Archer in their ranks.They will display…

India How a Belfast physician used Irish to maintain WW2 secrets and techniques

Image caption Dr Frank Murray was an Allied prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War Two He became known as the Belfast Doctor and his medical expertise, leadership and guile helped protect the lives of hundreds of Allied prisoners of war in Japanese prison camps. Frank Murray was born above the…

India UN labor physique: Qatar ‘dismantles’ kafala employment system

A U.N. labor body says new labor rules in the energy-rich nation of Qatar “effectively dismantles” the country’s long-criticized “kafala” employment systemAugust 30, 2020, 2:11 PM• 2 min readDUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- New labor rules in the energy-rich nation of Qatar “effectively dismantles” the country's long-criticized “kafala” employment system, a U.N. labor body said…
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India North Macedonia: Police discover 148 migrants in vans

Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered 148 migrants crammed into trucks in two separate operations in central and northern parts of the country, and have arrested two men on suspicion of trafficking migrantsAugust 12, 2020, 11:36 AM• 2 min readSKOPJE, North Macedonia -- Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered 148 migrants…

India Article 370: Curfew in Kashmir as protesters plan ‘black day

Publishedduration4 Augustimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage caption5 August is the first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370Curfew has been imposed in Indian-administered Kashmir in anticipation of protests ahead of 5 August - the day the government stripped the region of its special status. Officials say the curfew is meant to prevent violence by groups planning to…

India The Newest: Confirmed coronavirus instances attain 20 million

BEIJING — China’s newly confirmed community transmitted cases of coronavirus fell into the single digits on Wednesday, while Hong Kong saw another 33 cases of infection.The National Health Commission said all nine new cases were found in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, whose capital Urumqi has been at the center of China’s latest major outbreak.…

India India’s financial system contracts by 24%, worst in at the least 24 years

India’s government says the country's economy contracted by 23.9% in the April-June quarter, its worst performance in at least 24 years, as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged what was once the world’s fastest growing major economyBy SHEIKH SAALIQ Associated PressAugust 31, 2020, 2:01 PM• 2 min readNEW DELHI -- India’s economy contracted by 23.9% in the…