Trump Wants Ivanka As First Woman Prez, Not Kamala

US President Donald Trump he would support seeing a first female President in the country but added that it should not be Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris, it was reported. He made the remarks while speaking to supporters at an airport in Londonderry, New Hampshire, on Friday as he began his campaign trail a

Thousands descend to protest police brutality in US

Thousands of people took to the streets of Washington D.C. to protest against police brutality and racism in the biggest gathering to take place in the US capital since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country earlier this year. A series of speakers addressed the protesters on Friday from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, marking

Peru To Continue Emergency For 90 Days

Peru has extended the national state of emergency for another 90 days due to a resurgence of Covid-19 cases. “As of July of this year, an increase in Covid-19 cases has been observed in several regions, as well as in Metropolitan Lima and Callao, where the situation persists,” Xinhua news agency quoted a government decree

UK To Grant Immediate Approval To Effective Vaccine

The British government on Friday proposed measures to give emergency approval to a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine and train a large number of people in administering it in order to enable a fast-paced mass rollout…reports India Daily News If a vaccine is developed before 2021, the proposals will bolster existing powers that allow the

Shinzo Abe Announces Resignation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday announced that he was resigning from the post due to health concerns. The 65-year-old made the announcement at a press conference in Tokyo, reports Xinhua news agency…reports India Daily News. Abe said that he needed to be treated for a flare-up of his intestinal disease that led his

‘The Discomfort of Evening’ Bags the 2020 Int’l Booker Prize

‘The Discomfort of Evening’, the debut novel written by 29-year-old Dutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and translated from Dutch by Michele Hutchison, has been announced as the winner of The 2020 International Booker Prize. Rijneveld has become is the youngest author to win the prestigious award. The Dutch edition was a bestseller in the Netherlands,

Annual JLF London Goes Virtual

As the world works through a new “normal” this year, Teamwork Arts, the producer of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival, and the British Library, bring to you a virtual edition of the annual JLF London, with the magnificent piazza of the British Library replaced by the boundless possibilities of the internet. Everything else remains the

Bangladesh flood situation improves

The overall flood situation in Bangladesh has improved in most of the districts with water levels receding in many rivers, an official said on Thursday. Sarder Udoy Raihan, Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) executive engineer, told Xinhua news agency that water levels receded at most of the 101 observation points across the four major river

US Targets CCP, PLA Over South China Sea Dispute

The US has imposed a visa ban on members of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime, People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and some state-owned businesses responsible for the occupation and militarization of the disputed South China Sea…reports India Daily News In a statement issued by the State Department on Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said

Nirav Modi’s extradition judgement delayed

The long-awaited judgment in the extradition trial of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi will be handed down in the UK after December 1…reports Asian Lite News At a scheduled hearing at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, District Judge Samuel Goozee set the timetable for the second phase of Nirav Modi’s extradition trial scheduled between