Sri Lanka increases coronavirus-curfew zones after spike in cases

Sri Lanka increases coronavirus-curfew zones after spike in cases

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PTI | Colombo

Authorities in Sri Lanka increased the coronavirus-related curfew zones to 56 police divisions on Sunday, to check the virus spread through community-level transmission. So far, the island nation has reported 7,521 COVID-19 cases. The virus death toll rose to 15 on Saturday after a 56-year-old heart patient died in the North...

Slovenian foreign minister tests positive

Slovenian foreign minister tests positive

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | AP | Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Slovenia's Foreign Minister Anze Logar has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Foreign Ministry says Logar has displayed no symptoms of the disease and is self-isolating in the next 10 days. The official STA news agency says Logar was on a tour of the Baltics earlier this week and attended a session...

FBI joins investigation into fatal Illinois police shooting

FBI joins investigation into fatal Illinois police shooting

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | AP | Waukegan (US)

The FBI will join Illinois State Police in investigating a police shooting in suburban Chicago that killed a Black man who was a passenger in a vehicle and wounded the Black female driver, a prosecutor announced Friday. Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim said he asked the U.S. Justice Department to...

Nov 3 poll choice between super recovery and Biden depression: Trump

Nov 3 poll choice between super recovery and Biden depression: Trump

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump on Friday said this election for Americans is a choice between a "super recovery" by his administration and a "depression" by his Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Hitting the campaign trail from the battleground State of Florida, a day after the final presidential debate, Trump said "Biden proved...

Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | AP | Cape Canaveral (US)

A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week's grab that it's jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space, scientists said Friday. Scientists announced the news three days after the spacecraft named Osiris-Rex briefly touched asteroid Bennu, NASA's first attempt at such a mission. The...

Americans are learning to die with coronavirus: Biden

Americans are learning to die with coronavirus: Biden

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PTI | Washington

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday said Americans are not learning to live with COVID-19, but learning to die with it as the pandemic has dwarfed anything that the country faced in recent history and is not showing any signs of slowing down. More than 220,000 Americans have lost their...

Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | AP | San Diego

One of President Donald Trump's top priorities on immigration if he wins a second term would be to use agreements with Central American governments as models to get countries around the world to field asylum claims from people seeking refuge in the United States, a top adviser said. Stephen Miller, a...

Pak to remain in 'grey' list of FATF till Feb 2021

Pak to remain in 'grey' list of FATF till Feb 2021

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Pakistan will remain in FATF's 'grey' list till February 2021 as it has failed to fulfil six key obligations of the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog that include failure to take action against two of India's most wanted terrorists — Maulana Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, officials said...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Dussehra of Kulasekaranpatinam, Tuticorin

25 October 2020 | Experts | Agenda

The Return of Delhi Smog

25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla | Agenda

Astroturf: Season of empowerment

25 October 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Dauntless picks

25 October 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer