Spain prime minister wants to extend state of emergency 1 month.

Spain prime minister wants to extend state of emergency 1 month.

Sunday, 17 May 2020 | AP | Madrid

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro S nchez says he'll ask Parliament for what he hopes will be the last extension of the state of emergency. S nchez says he'll seek the support of the legislature to support a one-month extension of the state of emergency that gives his government extraordinary powers to...

Trump still confident in virus test despite false negatives

Trump still confident in virus test despite false negatives

Saturday, 16 May 2020 | AP | Washington

President Donald Trump expressed no concerns Friday about a rapid coronavirus test that the White House has been relying on to ensure his safety, despite new data suggesting the test may return an inordinate share of false negatives. Trump expressed his confidence in the test from Abbott Laboratories after a preliminary...

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

Saturday, 16 May 2020 | AFP | United Nations

China on Friday issued a statement calling on all UN member states to "actively fulfill their financial obligations to the United Nations," stressing that Washington owes the organization more than USD 2 billion. "As of May 14, the total unpaid assessments under the UN regular budget and peacekeeping budget amount to...

Trump hopeful to have COVID-19 vaccine by end of this year

Trump hopeful to have COVID-19 vaccine by end of this year

Saturday, 16 May 2020 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped a COVID-19 vaccine would be available by the end of the year and announced to appoint a former head of vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline to spearhead the effort as researchers around the world scramble to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus that...

US retail sales plunged a record 16 per cent in April as virus hit

US retail sales plunged a record 16 per cent in April as virus hit

Friday, 15 May 2020 | AP | Baltimore

US retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4 per cent from March to April as business shutdowns caused by the coronavirus kept shoppers away, threatened the viability of stores across the country and further weighed down a sinking economy. The Commerce Department's report Friday on retail purchases showed a sector that...

Nepal reports 9 new cases; total infections goes upto 258: Health Ministry

Nepal reports 9 new cases; total infections goes upto 258: Health Ministry

Friday, 15 May 2020 | PTI | Kathmandu

km Kathmandu, May 15 (PTI) Nepal on Friday reported nine fresh cases of COVID-19, mostly from a district adjacent to the Indo-Nepal border, taking the total number of infections to 258, the health ministry said. Nepal, which currently is under a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus, is among...

China defends its company building dam in PoK

China defends its company building dam in PoK

Friday, 15 May 2020 | PTI | Beijing

China on Friday defended its state-run company taking up the contract to build the Diamer-Bhasha dam in Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) despite objection from India, saying that it is part of a "win-win" bilateral cooperation to promote the wellbeing of the local population. On Wednesday, Pakistan government signed a whopping...

Singapore reports 793 new COVID-19 cases, mostly foreign workers

Singapore reports 793 new COVID-19 cases, mostly foreign workers

Friday, 15 May 2020 | PTI | Singapore

Singapore on Friday reported 793 new coronavirus cases, mostly foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the total number of infections in the country to 26,891, the health ministry said. Out of the 793 new cases, only one is a Singaporean citizen or a permanent resident (foreigner). The rest are all foreign workers...

State Editions

Bilaspur industrialists thank CM for helping MSME

04 June 2020 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

‘Monsoon won’t accelerate corona spread’

04 June 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

State mulls to set up units for daily-use goods

04 June 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Nitayananda Satpathy passes away

04 June 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Monsoon in State by June 11’

04 June 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

A summit feat

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‘I have always been a drama queen’

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The strongest coffee is here

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US Presidential poll in times of Covid

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Maoist mayhem under new leadership

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