Category Archives: News
China declines to acknowledge Biden victory
9 November 2020
China declined Monday to congratulate Joe Biden as the winner of the US presidential election, saying the outcome was still to be determined. Incumbent Donald Trump has yet to concede, many world leaders congratulated Biden and Harris. ...
Dalai Lama congratulates Joe Biden on election as US President
8 November 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama congratulated Joe Biden on his election as the next president of the United States, hoping that he would be able to contribute to shaping a more peaceful world without poverty and injustice. ...
Joe Biden wins US presidential election, vows new direction for divided US
7 November 2020 | Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller
Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. ...
India launches radar imaging satellite and 9 foreign satellites
7 November 2020
India on Saturday successfully placed into orbit one more eye in the sky — a radar imaging earth observation satellite EOS-01 (formerly RISAT-2BR2) — and nine other foreign satellites in a text book style. ...
India’s top general says face-off with China could spark bigger conflict
6 November 2020 | Devjyot Ghoshal
India’s top military commander said on Friday a tense border standoff with Chinese forces in the western Himalayas could spark a larger conflict, even as senior commanders from both sides met near the frontline for their eighth round talks. ...
Modi woos global investors as economy shows signs of recovery
5 November 2020 | Reuters Staff
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged global investors on Thursday to invest in the country’s infrastructure and manufacturing sector as his government aims to bolster the economy amid some signs of recovery. ...
Trump or Biden, new US president faces troubled economy
5 November 2020 | Ann Saphir and Jonnelle Marte
It’s still not clear yet if the next US president will be incumbent Donald Trump or Democratic challenger Joe Biden, but whoever triumphs will face monumental challenges on the economic front. ...
US presidency still undecided; Biden opens leads in key Midwestern states
4 November 2020 | Trevor Hunnicutt and Jeff Mason
The excruciatingly close US presidential election hung in the balance on Wednesday, with a handful of closely contested states set to decide the outcome in the coming hours or days, even as President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory. ...
Republic TV founder Arnab Goswami arrested in suicide case
4 November 2020
Indian police on Wednesday said they arrested a firebrand television news anchor and charged him with abetment to suicide in connection with the 2018 deaths of an interior designer and the designer’s mother. ...
India, US, Japan and Australia kick off large naval drills
3 November 2020 | Sanjeev Miglani
India, the United States, Japan and Australia began their largest joint naval exercises in over a decade on Tuesday, Indian government sources said, seen as part of efforts to balance China’s vast military and economic power in the region. ...