• Tamil Nadu govt school students to get preference in medical admissions 30 Oct 2020 13:21 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has assented to a bill envisaging 7.5 per cent reservation to government school students who have cleared the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test in admission to undergraduate medical courses. A day after …
  • IPL 2020: RR bowling heavily reliant on Jofra Archer, other bowlers need to back him up, says Virender Sehwag 30 Oct 2020 12:51 We are in the last week of the group stages of the Indian Premier League 2020 and the league has been as good as it possibly can get. With Mumbai Indians becoming the first team to qualify for the IPL 2020 Play-offs after Kolkata Knight Riders lost on …
  • TN Governor grants assent for horizontal quota in medical admissions 30 Oct 2020 12:33 Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday granted assent to the Bill providing for 7.5% horizontal quota for students who have studied in State government schools and qualified in NEET for admissions to undergraduate medical courses, after the …
  • Tamil Nadu governor clears 7.5% quota bill for govt students clearing NEET 30 Oct 2020 11:42 By: PTI | Chennai | Updated: October 30, 2020 3:16:06 pm Tamil Nadu governor okays 7.5 per cent quota bill for govt school students clearing NEET to get preference in medical admissions. Representational image/ file Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal …
  • IPL 2020: Gayle's inclusion has completely... 30 Oct 2020 11:29 Former England cricketer Graeme Swann said that Chris Gayle's inclusion in the playing XI of the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) has 'completely' changed the team. "Well Kings XI are a strong team, there is no doubt about that. Since Chris Gayle …
  • Day after TN govt's order on 7.5 per cent NEET quota, Governor gives assent for legislation 30 Oct 2020 09:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after the Tamil Nadu government issued an  order to provide 7.5 percent reservation to government school students who have cleared NEET since assent for the legislation has been pending for more than 40 days, the Raj …
  • India upholds strategic autonomy principle despite close ties with USA 30 Oct 2020 08:28 NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s crisp reply at the presser following 2 plus 2 dialogue on India’s defence purchases from a variety of sources reflects that Delhi pursues an independent foreign policy as well as defence policy based on its …
  • House resolves to roll back water tariff rates, panel formed to look into GPS watch issue 30 Oct 2020 06:31 Written by Hina Rohtaki | Chandigarh | October 30, 2020 10:32:22 am After over seven months, since the pandemic was declared here, this was the first ever physical house meeting.In a major relief to Chandigarh residents, the general house on Thursday …
  • Bihar Election 2020 Opinion Polls 30 Oct 2020 06:22 By Atanu Biswas It was a debacle for pollsters, when most opinion polls failed to predict a landslide victory in the 2015 Bihar assembly elections for the mahagathbandhan. A majority of them even predicted the wrong winner. The average of 13 opinion poll …
  • Role Of Media- In A Democracy Like India 30 Oct 2020 05:42   “I would rather have a completely free press with all the dangers involved in the wrong use of that freedom than a suppressed or regulated press.” This was the opinion of the first prime minister of India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. A statement made by a …
  • The Battle for the Soul of Islam 30 Oct 2020 05:42 by James M. Dorsey      29 October 2020 Jordanian ruler Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein gloated in 1924 when Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the visionary who carved modern Turkey out of the ruins of the Ottoman empire, abolished the Caliphate. “The Turks have committed …
  • No Takers for Indian Finance Minister Sitharaman's Near Zero Growth Theory in Current Year 30 Oct 2020 04:17 India 03:57 GMT 30.10.2020Get short URL The Indian government has pumped in $298 billion to support the economy ever since the pandemic broke out in the country. The country’s apex bank has also injected liquidity worth $125 billion since February to …
  • Farm bill advocates should not ask farmers to choose between MSP and market 30 Oct 2020 03:32 The RBI's annual report of 2017-18 conclusively shows that MSP is a leading factor influencing the output prices of the farm produce in the entire country. (File Photo)The recently enacted farm bills have triggered debate on the desirability of the MSP …
  • The people's choice 30 Oct 2020 03:22 The political temperature in the country remains high as the joint opposition continues its rallies and protests. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan continues to lash out against the Sharifs and has now said he will personally visit London to capture …
  • Margins, premium product mix to set course for Maruti 30 Oct 2020 03:00 However, the current momentum suggests the projections could be revised upward to 13.7-14.25 lakh units. The Maruti dashboard displayed good sales volumes in the September quarter, although the proportion of entry-level cars increased, crimping margin …
  • Huntsman Corporation (HUN) CEO Peter Huntsman on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 30 Oct 2020 02:50 Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call October 29, 2020 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Ivan Marcuse - Vice President of Investor Relations Peter Huntsman - Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer Sean Douglas - …
  • Jacinda’s way 30 Oct 2020 00:29 It is most clearly visible in the rise of a leader like Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern, voted in for a second term as the Prime Minister of New Zealand, with a landslide 64-seat victory for her Labour Party. (Pool via REUTERS/File Photo)In our generation, …
  • Caught out by spin 30 Oct 2020 00:29 Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of Muttiah Muralitharan biopic after request from cricketerTamil filmstar Vijay Sethupathi’s decision to opt out of a biopic on legendary Sri Lankan Tamil cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan is another tragedy to befall Tamil Nadu …
  • Lost in Paris 29 Oct 2020 21:44 The two ideas do not die. Their conflict does not die. They have no body that can be beheaded or shot. They cannot be threatened, imprisoned, abused, tortured, killed. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar)You cannot kill an idea with another idea. But you can …
  • A long November night 29 Oct 2020 21:44 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo)Having lived in the US for long, I have watched all US presidential elections since 1988. I don’t recall any election being viewed as more important than this one, though 2008 …
  • October 30, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Assam MLAs Gherao 29 Oct 2020 21:44 The Indian Express front page this day, 40-yeras ago. Seven legislators under gherao by Assam agitators over the foreigners’ issue were freed after they gave written statements supporting the movement’s objectives, according to sources. Seven other MLAs …
  • A publican’s ire 29 Oct 2020 21:44 The proprietors of the Mill pub and Il Mulino restaurant, which is attached to it, took exception to their vote in the House. The pub is located in Sunak’s constituency — Richmond (Yorks).What is a Yorkshire publican to do when politics doesn’t stop at the …
  • Last child matters 29 Oct 2020 21:44 Parents also appear to be acutely aware that the smartphone is the new English-medium education in the way it overlays and deepens age-old hierarchies.The digital pivot in India’s schooling system risks pushing it into deeper inequality, seven months after …
  • The Wrong Link 29 Oct 2020 21:44 The issue of MSP is all the more important for rain-fed agriculturists. The recently enacted farm bills have triggered debate on the desirability of the MSP regime. It is a strange outcome. The bills do not facilitate a policy to do away with Minimum …
  • Trust in data 29 Oct 2020 21:44 On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry informed that on an average, nearly 11 lakh tests were conducted daily in the past six weeks.ON several occasions during the pandemic, epidemiologists, public health experts and academics have raised concerns about …
  • Trump administration strips protection from US’s largest forest 29 Oct 2020 20:51 The Trump administration has lifted environmental protection in Tongass National Forest, opening up more than three million hectares in the United States’s largest forest to logging despite opposition from environmental groups and Indigenous leaders. In an …
  • We’ve to finely balance deficit and the need for stimulus: FM Nirmala Sitharaman 29 Oct 2020 17:35 Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, has a tough task ahead as she tries to navigate the economy to a growth path while maintaining the fiscal balance. But Sitharaman is confident that the consultative approach which is adopted by …
  • Quick decision on 7.5 % quota needed, says HC 29 Oct 2020 17:06 The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday hoped that the Governor would take a decision at the earliest with regard to the Bill on implementing 7.5% horizontal reservation for government school students, who cleared National Eligibility-Cum- …
  • Urge federal authorities to oppose Florida's plan to control wetlands permitting | Opinion 29 Oct 2020 16:17 Richard H. Baker Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection wants to take over wetlands permitting from federal agencies such as the Army Corps of Engineers, Fish and Wildlife Service, Marine Fisheries Service and Environmental Protection Agency.  …
  • BJP’s target: Reservation deconstructed 29 Oct 2020 16:01 Written by K K Ragesh | October 29, 2020 8:31:55 pm Jat community members stage a protest demanding reservation in OBC quota in Haryana (File/PTI)After CAA 2020 and the farm bills, what will be the next target of the BJP and the Sangh Parivar? Does the …
  • Koregaon Bhima case: SC asks Bombay HC to expeditiously consider Varavara Rao’s bail plea 29 Oct 2020 15:40 By: PTI | New Delhi | October 29, 2020 7:47:36 pm Varavara RaoThe Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Bombay High Court to expeditiously consider hearing the plea filed by the wife of Telugu poet and writer Varavara Rao, arrested in connection with the …
  • The Nine Worst New York Times (Failed) Hatchet Jobs of the Trump Era 29 Oct 2020 15:17 Two years ago, right before the 2018 midterm elections, the New York Times scammed the media with an op-ed from an anonymous “senior administration official” trashing the President he supposedly served. Now we know that media-glorified Trump critic was, in …
  • Neha trolled for wearing 'copied' outfits 29 Oct 2020 14:11 Indian Idol judge and playback singer Neha Kakkar tied the knot with Rohanpreet Singh on October 24. The singer's choice of outfits for her various functions has led to a debate on social media. Many are of the opinion that she copied Bollywood actors …
  • Trump didn’t build his border wall with steel. He built it out of paper. 29 Oct 2020 14:03 In the middle of his first year in office, President Trump endorsed a bill so radically anti-immigrant that even most Senate Republicans couldn’t stomach it. Trump claimed the bill would create a “merit-based immigration system that protects U.S. workers …
  • Towards Atmanirbhar Bihar 29 Oct 2020 13:28 Written by Guru Prakash | Updated: October 29, 2020 6:43:16 pm Thermal scanning being carried out at a polling booth in Paliganj, in Bihar on Wednesday. APAs someone who has grown up in Bihar and observed the interplay between society and politics closely, …
  • India comes out in support of Macron amid outrage across Muslim nations 29 Oct 2020 13:11 NIA raids Greater Kashmir's office among 10 other locations in Srinagar India has come out strongly in support of France which has risen against radical Islamism following the beheading of a teacher by a Muslim immigrant two weeks ago. In an official …
  • DG ISPR press conference: Linking Abhinandan's release to anything other than a mature response 'misleading' 29 Oct 2020 12:39 RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar said Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was released according to the provisions of the Geneva Convention and that linking it to anything else is "misleading". The DG ISPR was addressing a …
  • Indo-US Defence Pact Potentially Gives Washington Control Over Delhi's Military Ops, Analysts Say 29 Oct 2020 12:23 Opinion 10:31 GMT 29.10.2020Get short URL India and the United States have signed a key defence pact, which would give New Delhi access to real-time US geospatial data that would enhance the accuracy of automated systems and weapons like missiles and armed …
  • Twitter tenders verbal apology before parliamentary panel for showing Ladakh as part of China 29 Oct 2020 11:37 Image Source : PIXABAY Twitter tenders verbal apology before parliamentary panel for showing Ladakh as part of China Microblogging platform Twitter has tendered a verbal apology before a parliamentary committee for showing Ladakh as part of China. This …
  • INDIA-PAKISTAN: The Nastier Group 29 Oct 2020 10:41 October 29, 2020: Pakistanis are uniting to openly oppose their own military. Eleven opposition parties in parliament formed a new coalition, PDM (Pakistan Democratic Movement) to oppose the Pakistani military and its growing political power. That means …
  • India issues quality control order for some leather goods to restrict cheap imports 29 Oct 2020 09:47 NEW DELHI: India on Thursday notified a quality control order on leather footwear and products in a move that will restrict their cheap imports into the country the central government, after consulting the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), is of the …
  • Coronavirus digest: India braces for winter as cases top 8 million 29 Oct 2020 09:12 Asia-Pacific The number of coronavirus cases in India – the world's second-worst hit country in terms of figures – has topped 8 million on Thursday as the country grapples with the prospect of a difficult winter. Authorities are getting ready for a …
  • US Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to block North Carolina absentee ballot extension 29 Oct 2020 08:44 By: Reuters | Updated: October 29, 2020 1:31:55 pm US President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)The US Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request by President …
  • Blaming the Messenger 29 Oct 2020 08:06 Jared Nally, editor in chief of The Indian Leader, the nation’s oldest Native American student newspaper, said he began to notice a “media blockade” over the summer by administrators at Haskell Indian Nations University, a tribal college in Kansas. Nally …
  • The Interest by Michael Taylor review – busting the British slavery myth 29 Oct 2020 07:37 Britain’s national myth about slavery goes something like this: for most of history, slavery was a normal state of affairs; but in the later 18th century, enlightened Britons such as William Wilberforce led the way in fighting against it. Britain ended the …
  • INTERVIEW| It will be a walkover for TRS in Dubbaka bypolls: Telangana minister T Harish Rao 29 Oct 2020 06:35 Express News Service SIDDIPET: With the Dubbaka byelection right around the corner, all major political parties and their stalwart leaders have buckled up for the final set of field-level campaigns. Ever since the ruling party announced that its candidate …
  • Meet a New York Orthodox rabbi voting for Biden 29 Oct 2020 04:28 (NY Jewish Week via JTA) — Rabbi Barry Kornblau, the rabbi of the Young Israel of Hollis Hills in Queens and a previous staff member at the Rabbinical Council of America, will not forget the moment he lost trust in the Trump campaign. “In 2017, I was …
  • NDA has a slight edge in Bihar polls, despite Nitish Kumar’s dwindling popularity 29 Oct 2020 04:14 Written by Sanjay Kumar | Updated: October 29, 2020 9:08:05 am Prime Minster Narendra Modi, right, greets Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, left during a campaign ahead of Bihar state Assembly elections. in Patna, Wednesday. (AP)The inability of any one …
  • Cerner Corporation (CERN) CEO Brent Shafer on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 29 Oct 2020 04:04 Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call October 28, 2020 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Brent Shafer - Chairman and CEO Marc Naughton - CFO John Peterzalek - Chief Client and Services Officer Don Trigg - President Conference Call …
  • Why giving KL Rahul another chance at Test cricket is the right decision 29 Oct 2020 03:20 KL Rahul's being picked for India's Test team for the tour to Australia has produced mixed reactions. Some are of the opinion that picking him devalues the first-class structure because the selection seems to be a reward for his white-ball …
  • Best of BS Opinion: Coupling of power exchanges, regulatory overkill & more 29 Oct 2020 01:54 The pandemic pain is likely to be enduring for the Indian economy, and the latest study of state finances by the RBI — released on Tuesday — underscored some of the challenges. According to the study, the gross fiscal deficit of state governments is likely …
  • Why Emerging Markets Are Wary of a Modern Monetary Fix 29 Oct 2020 00:18 The theory that sovereign currency issuers can’t go broke is also at work in the U.K., in Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s attempt at keeping the economy ticking — even if it means paying the private sector not to fire staff. Japan’s government, …
  • Mirrors of Bhima Koregaon 28 Oct 2020 22:53 The expression ‘urban Naxals’ allegedly designates urban Maoists, in contrast with those in rural India. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar)On October 23, Stan Swamy, an 83-year old Jesuit priest, was sent to judicial custody in the Bhima Koregaon case. His is …
  • Proceed with caution 28 Oct 2020 22:53 NSA Ajit Doval and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo greet each other at South Block in New Delhi Tuesday. (ANI)The India-US 2+2 mechanism is the primary vehicle to give meaningful content to the Bilateral Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership. Its …
  • Alliance, arithmetic and leadership 28 Oct 2020 22:53 Nitish KumarThe inability of any one political party to win a majority on its own makes alliance formation crucial for winning an election in Bihar. This has been the story of the last seven assembly elections and continues to be the story now. Neither of …
  • Unfinished task 28 Oct 2020 22:53 The preliminary sections in all central family law Acts enacted by Parliament since Independence declare that they will apply to “the whole of India except the state of Jammu and Kashmir.”Does the provision of Article 44 of the Constitution of India …
  • J&K realty 28 Oct 2020 22:53 From August 5, 2019, the government’s actions in J&K have smacked of hubris, as if to say, “we do what we do because we can”.The centre appears determined to go out of its way to court anger in Jammu and Kashmir, as if to convey to the people there …
  • Another brick in the wall 28 Oct 2020 22:53 Students at the DUSU helpdesk on the first day of admission at Delhi University. (Express Photo: Praveen Khanna)What is actually frightening has now turned into a joke — “It is probably easier to gain entry into heaven than admission into a prestigious …
  • Social justice plus 28 Oct 2020 22:53 Bihar, of course, has come a long way from the time when elections were marked by booth capturing and other such acts of violence.The 52.24 per cent turnout in the first round of Bihar assembly elections — polling in 2015 was 56.66 per cent — is remarkable …
  • Forty Years Ago: October 29, 1980 28 Oct 2020 22:53 Troops began combing parts of Imphal town for insurgents in the first such operation in the state capital.Clashes In Digboi The second phase of the Assam agitation on the foreigners’ issue, which commenced with a statewide bandh, was intensified with a …
  • Very nice! 28 Oct 2020 22:53 The Kazakhstan government released a short video, which coincided with the release of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm on October 23.In 2006, when Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (or simply Borat), was released …
  • Trumps Taiwanese-American supporters stand by their man 28 Oct 2020 22:50 Social media presence of Trump supporters more visible during 2020 election cycle Something strange has been happening in the Taiwan Daily News in English discussion forum on Facebook recently. To those familiar with this 33,500-strong group, this might …
  • Apex court declines to interfere with Delhi HC bail order on Kalita 28 Oct 2020 22:14 Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita. (File Photo)The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Delhi High Court order granting bail to Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita in a case related to Northeast Delhi riots. A bench of Justices Ashok …
  • China building second Sri Lanka port 28 Oct 2020 21:52 COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — China is building a second seaport on this strategic Indian Ocean island as part of the Belt and Road Initiative, Beijing’s global expansion strategy. The first Chinese-built seaport on the southern end of the island is called …
  • Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft (BDRFF) CEO Stefan De Loecker on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 28 Oct 2020 20:36 Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft (OTCPK:BDRFF) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call October 28, 2020 4:00 AM ET Company Participants Jens Geissler - Head of Investor Relations Stefan De Loecker - Chief Executive Officer Dessi Temperley - Chief Financial Officer …
  • It is judgment time for Donald Trump 28 Oct 2020 20:22 If poetic justice is of any consequence, the U.S. should get a new leader In the U.S., opinion polls can be grossly misleading, the electoral system throws up leaders who do not have popular support, unreadable ballot papers may lead to unexpected results, …
  • Cheating case against MLA Balraj Kundu: Haryana police have not displayed expected objectivity, says sessions judge 28 Oct 2020 19:44 Balraj Kundu was earlier with BJP but had turned rebel when the saffron party did not field him from Meham constituency of Rohtak district in the 2019 Assembly polls. (Source: ANI-Express)A GURGAON court has questioned the “impartiality” of Haryana police …
  • New Job Rules Will Make Working Women More ‘Vulnerable’, Activists Fear 28 Oct 2020 19:02 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 0Shares Already grappling with paucity of platforms to register their grievances in the valley, Kashmiri women are now predicting more inconvenient time in the men-dominated workplaces following new amendments in retirement …
  • MPs Panel Raps Twitter For Showing Leh In China 28 Oct 2020 19:02 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 12Shares New Delhi: A parliamentary committee on Wednesday came down heavily on Twitter for showing Ladakh as part of China, saying it amounted to treason and an explanation must be tendered by the US-based parent of the …
  • From competitive to combative federalism 28 Oct 2020 19:01 So Chhattisgarh has become the latest State government to lock horns with the Centre over the latter’s bid to push through reforms in the agricultural sector through Central legislation, notwithstanding the fact that the Constitution expressly demarcates …
  • Army generals turned Pakistan into an 'jihadi resort' 28 Oct 2020 18:16 Islamabad [Pakistan], October 28 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has cultivated the image of 180 million people of Pakistan with nuclear devices strapped to their collective body threatening to take the world down with it, said Pakistani author Mohammad Hanif. In …
  • People before profit 28 Oct 2020 17:15 Written by Ashish Mittal | October 28, 2020 8:19:29 pm It is argued that unless a greater role for markets is allowed and agriculture is made “demand-driven”, the surplus production and procurement will sink the economy.The raging debate questioning the “ …
  • Farm to Fork: What's Fuelling India's Food, Vegetable Prices Despite Lifting of Pandemic Curbs 28 Oct 2020 16:57 India 10:37 GMT 28.10.2020(updated 11:50 GMT 28.10.2020) Get short URL India’s retail inflation, based on the consumer price index, has almost doubled to 7.34 percent this September as compared with 3.99 percent in the same month last year. According to …
  • Indian Officials Brush Off Twitter's Clarification for Showing Ladakh in China as Inadequate 28 Oct 2020 16:56 India 13:47 GMT 28.10.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/07e4/0a/1c/1080901429_0:77:1280:797_1200x675_80_0_0_d630086f0ca56c7a2e94f44d1daab5da.png Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com …
  • Labour reforms sans human face 28 Oct 2020 15:16 October 28, 2020 7:59:07 pm In the name of reforms, the rights of labour should not be compromised by clipping the wings of trade unions.Written by Atul Sarma and Shyam Sunder Since the shift of the Indian economy to a market-driven, open economy in 1991, …
  • 10 Classical Concerts to Stream in November 28 Oct 2020 14:08 With many opera houses and concert halls still closed by the coronavirus pandemic for months to come, the musical action has moved online. That’s been the case since March, of course — but as the weather cools and outdoor presentations grow more difficult, …
  • Parliament panel raps Twitter for showing Ladakh in China 28 Oct 2020 12:04 By PTI NEW DELHI: A parliamentary committee on Wednesday came down heavily on Twitter for showing Ladakh as part of China, saying it amounted to treason and an explanation must be tendered by the US-based parent of the social media platform in form of an …
  • India: Millions vote in state elections amid pandemic challenges 28 Oct 2020 11:24 India’s first key elections during the coronavirus pandemic has begun in the eastern state of Bihar, with physical distancing regulations and temperature checks outside election booths. Voters will elect the 243-member Bihar legislative assembly in three …
  • Tampax tweet on ‘people who bleed’ causes social media row 28 Oct 2020 10:30 The Tampax tweet aimed at having an inclusive celebration of people who do not identify as female, but bleed. (Source: Pixabay)At a time when brands around the world are looking to take a more inclusive approach in the marketing and promotion of their …
  • Trump wants to Pick off Nevada. But Biden is holding a lead: Report 28 Oct 2020 09:45 President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Eppley Airfield, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Written by Sydney Ember and Isabella Grullón Paz Joe Biden has a steady lead over President Donald Trump in Nevada, …
  • Aahana Kumra on levelling the playing field 28 Oct 2020 07:26 When after 11 years of dabbling in short films and TV shows, you get to play Amitabh Bachchan's daughter in Yudh, it's an unlikely dream come true! But after such a high, going ahead you may get bewildered and ask yourself what went wrong! But …
  • Career in Civil Engineering: Do toppers think of civil as a less lucrative stream 28 Oct 2020 07:21 Even if the oldest examinee in the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE) 2021 is 88 years old, qualified civil engineer, JEE Advanced 2020 toppers seem to have given civil engineering the short shrift. Going by recent preferences of the toppers in …
  • India to Witness Negative or Zero Percent Economic Growth This Year - Finance Minister 28 Oct 2020 06:45 India 04:02 GMT 28.10.2020Get short URL India rolled out a Covid-19 economic stimulus package of $266 billion on 12 May to help the economy and industry tide over the impact of the pandemic. India’s apex bank - Reserve Bank of India - has also pumped in $ …
  • Millions queue to vote as India state election gets under way 28 Oct 2020 06:32 Voters queue up to cast their ballots for Bihar state assembly elections at a polling station in Masaurhi October 28, 2020. — AFP pic PATNA, Oct 28 — Millions of Indians turned out to cast ballots in a state election today in the world's biggest vote …
  • BBC in Hot Water After 'Unfunny' Comedian Likens Rishi Sunak to 'Prince Charles in Brownface' 28 Oct 2020 06:17 UK 05:46 GMT 28.10.2020Get short URL The BBC dismissed all accusations targeting the company and the comedian implicated in the 'race row', saying that the guest on the programme had only suggested that Prince Charles and the Chancellor had a “ …
  • Saumitra Khan and Dilip Ghosh ‘patch up’ after discord over BJYM committees 28 Oct 2020 05:50 Last Friday, Dilip Ghosh had disbanded all district Yuva Morcha committees and removed all the committee presidents appointed by Saumitra Khan. (File)State BJP president Dilip Ghosh and state Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) president and MP Saumitra …
  • Bihar elections: What’s at stake for Narendra Modi in India’s first state vote since Covid 28 Oct 2020 05:16 By Bibhudatta Pradhan Bihar has gone to polls from today in an exercise spread across two weeks. The election is the first test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP since the Covid-19 pandemic struck. A strict nationwide lockdown has resulted in the …
  • Sarson ka saag is your go-to immunity dish this winter; here’s why 28 Oct 2020 05:06 By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 28, 2020 10:00:17 am Sarson ka saag is good for you; find out how. (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock)With the winter chill slowly setting in and the temperature going down, it is advisable to take care …
  • Arhtiyas are undesirable for farm produce: Study 28 Oct 2020 04:09 Paying farmers through arhtiyas is root cause of trouble, finds study (PTI photo)CHANDIGARH: The existence of commission agents or arhtiyas in Punjab is undesirable for both farm produce markets as well as credit markets as interlocking practised by …
  • A letter under Tata letterhead is better than a banker’s guarantee: Nani Palkhivala 28 Oct 2020 03:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU : Nani Palkhivala, the great Indian lawyer, who was also a deputy chairman in the Tata Group, explained the Tatas’ position to the general manager of the Arab-Malaysian Development Bank, Trevor Rowe, who had flown to …
  • World attention towards holocaust in Kashmir sought 28 Oct 2020 02:53 Islamabad : Speakers at virtual contest sought world’s intervention to stop modern day holocaust in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). They demanded the United Nations Security Council to implement its resolutions on Kashmir in true …
  • U.S. reports more than 500,000 cases in a week, a record, as cities and states enact new restrictions. 28 Oct 2020 02:39 LiveUpdated  Oct. 27, 2020, 10:25 p.m. ET Oct. 27, 2020, 10:25 p.m. ET Three Western states joined California’s vaccine-review plan. Pfizer all but ruled out vaccine results before Election Day. Here’s what you need to know: The United States has recorded …
  • Explained: France’s complex relationship with Islam 28 Oct 2020 02:18 Macron acknowledged in his speech that there have been shortcomings in how France has dealt with this challenge. (File)French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks about Islam have pitted France against several countries in the Islamic world. A look what he …
  • My Covid-19 family 28 Oct 2020 00:24 As journalists, we tend to sometimes adopt a general theory about India, especially in challenging times. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar)After 10 days of treatment at home for COVID-19, I was rushed one evening to a private hospital in Delhi in a hypoxic …
  • Give reforms a chance 28 Oct 2020 00:24 Written by Vinod Rai | October 28, 2020 3:08:47 am Protesting farmers block NH-1 near Ladowal toll plaza in Ludhiana during a "Chakka jam" against farm bills. (Express Photo by Gurmeet Singh/File)The Centre has finally decided to bite the …
  • Winners take it all 28 Oct 2020 00:24 Written by Arun Maira | October 28, 2020 3:09:49 am Investors are gaining more power over the rights of people within India, too.Debates about free trade pit those who advocate the value of economic growth against those who advocate values of justice. Many …
  • The Trump challenge 28 Oct 2020 00:24 US President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)There was a time when the United States was regarded as one of the world’s most stable democracies. It has one of the …
  • The Female Gaze 28 Oct 2020 00:24 Medusa is occupying space that should ideally be devoted to new, suppressed or forgotten voices — and to spotlight the gender disparity in the art world. (Source: Wikimedia commons)In what’s been a rough year for statues, the latest to face criticism is …
  • Pandemic fallout, onion prices dominate Indian election 27 Oct 2020 15:36 Social distancing has been abandoned in frantic campaigning to form a government in the Indian state of Bihar, in the world's biggest election since the coronavirus pandemic erupted. Tens of thousands of people have crowded rallies by rival leaders, …
  • US Could Use BECA to Tweak Data, Misdirect Indian Missiles for Vested Interests: Ex-NSA Member 27 Oct 2020 14:03 Opinion 13:16 GMT 27.10.2020Get short URL After years of delays, India has finally signed the fourth and the final of the foundational accords of the US to give impetus to bilateral relations. Earlier this year, the two countries shared the new draft of …