Panel discusses Maharashtra govt stand on Maratha quota in Supreme Court

Mumbai, Maharashtra PWD Minister Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said the MVA government is “positive” towards implementing all pending schemes for welfare of the Maratha community announced by the previous dispensation. Talking …

Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for coronavirus

Puducherry, July 9 Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday, a day after an employee of the Raj Nivas here was found to be infected with the …

2 more aides of Vikas Dubey killed in separate encounters in UP: Police

Lucknow, Jul 9  Two more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, were gunned down in separate encounters in Uttar …

Goa Board may reduce syllabus for classes 10 and 12 to make up for academic loss

Panaji, Jul 9 The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view …

Brazil:Facebook removes false accounts linked to President Bolsonaro

Sao Paulo (Brazil), Jul 9  Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it has removed dozens of accounts linked to supporters or employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of …

UN Security Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

United Nations, Jul 9  The UN Security Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution that would have cut back the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest to …

Heavy rain hits central Japan, more damage in south

Tokyo, Jul 9 Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing …

Six injured in explosion at fireworks factory in China’s southwest Sichuan province

Beijing, Jul 9 Six persons were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in China’s southwest Sichuan province, state media reported on Thursday. The blast, triggered by a fire, took …

Australian prime minister defends Melbourne lockdown

Canberra (Australia)Australia’s prime minister said a shutdown of the nation’s second-largest city is necessary and promised continuing financial support for businesses that fear they won’t survive a second lockdown. The Victoria …

Donald Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

Washington, President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal money if schools don’t reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that …

HCQ will cure me, Confident : Brazil President Bolsonaro

  Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is sure that he will quickly recuperate from the new coronavirus on account of treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the counter jungle fever tranquilize …

Adversely affect Indian students in the US : New immigration rules

  Washington/New York: In a move that will antagonistically affect a huge number of Indians, the US migration authority has reported that outside understudies should leave the nation or hazard expelling if …

Hong Kong Chinese security law enforcement creates panic in Taiwan

  Taipei (Taiwan): The inconvenience of a general national security law on Hong Kong has sent chills through Taiwan, developing feelings of dread that Beijing will concentrate next on holding onto the …

With Visa Bans Over Tibet Access: US Hits Chinese Officials

Washington:The US has declared new visa bans on senior Chinese authorities engaged with confining access to outsiders to the delicate locale of Tibet and reaffirmed its help for “important independence” for …

Faces flak for ‘immature’ foreign policy: KP Oli

  Kathmandu: Nepal’s Opposition parties thrashed Tuesday the KP Oli government’s ‘juvenile’ international strategy. They said the international strategy is hampering the nation’s relations with its neighbors. Executive Oli has been confronting …