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Novel coronavirus: Centre steps up vigil in areas bordering Nepal, reviews preparedness of states
Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan chaired a video-conference meeting with chief secretaries and police chiefs of the five states bordering Nepal -- Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim to review their preparedness for prevention and management of novel coronavirus. The Principal Secretary (Health) carried out a similar exercise.
Brazilian President’s visit expand India’s forays into Latin America
The visit that will enable to boost India’s forays into Latin America wa...
Pakistan, 'even America' are theocratic states, India is secular: Rajnath Singh
Speaking at the NCC Republic Day Camp in Delhi, Singh said: "...
Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation
The epidemic has revived memories of the SARS outbreak that originated in China and killed nearly 800 as it spread around the world in 2002 and 2003. Its spread has come amid China's busiest travel period of the year, when millions crisscross the country or head abroad for the Lunar New Year holiday.
View: The citizenship law reopens an old chapter in the uneasy Centre-state ties
As many as 12 states and two UTs are now ruled by parties that do'not agree with the BJP on several issues.
France confirms first two cases of coronavirus
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French Health Ministry confirmed the first two cases of deadly coronavirus with one of them involving a person who ...
McConnell's rules not for 'a fair trial': Schiff on Trump's impeachment
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding over whether to remove him from office ...
US army investigating plane crash in Taliban-held area
Local Afghan officials had said earlier on Monday that a passenger plane from Afghanistan's Ariana Airlines had crashed in the Taliban-held area of the eastern Ghazni province. However, Ariana Airlines told The Associated Press that none of its planes had crashed in Afghanistan. The conflicting accounts could not immediately be reconciled.
US: Building explosion shakes Houston, scatters debris
A large explosion at a building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles (kilometers) away and left rubble scattered in the area. The expl...
George Soros blasts Donald Trump, Xi Jinping ; questions success of Belt Road Initiative
In a statement released here during the WEF 2020 week, he also questioned success of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, saying it has required giving large loans, some of which will never be repaid.
UK 'to decide on Huawei 5G next week'
The United States has banned Huawei from the rollout of its next generation 5G mobile networks because of concerns -- strongly denied -- that the firm could be under the control of Beijing. Washington has been lobbying Britain to do the same, even threatening to limit intelligence sharing between the two allies if the UK goes its own way.
Stay awake: Senators struggle to stay focused on Trump's impeachment
They have all heard the story of Trump's pressure on Ukraine. Only a handful claim to have not made up their minds on whether Trump should be removed from office. And the outcome — the impeached president's acquittal — seems clear. Still, the trial is expected to cover tedious, familiar territory six days a week until it is resolved.
Bank of America to hire 50 bankers for Asia dealmaking team in 2020: Sources
Bank of America's (BofA's) Asia headcount expansion comes against the backdrop of a subdued recruitment outlook for the broader investment banking business as global lenders grapple with cost pressures and slowing M&A momentum.
PNB shelves plan to sell housing finance unit
PNB's holding in PNB Housing is set to fall to around 27.5% from the current 32.43% when the later issues fresh shares to raise about Rs 1500 crore. PNB will not subscribe to the issue.
US Senate passes new North America trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and...
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