Girls outshine boys in class 12 exams, CBSE not to announce merit list this year
on July 13, 2020 at 8:47 am
The board has announced the results on the basis of an alternate assessment scheme after the pending exams were cancelled in view of spike in COVID-19 cases. As per the four-pointer scheme, marks have been awarded on basis of marks scored by a student in his or her best performing subjects.
India’s GDP to contract 7.5% if Covid vaccine is delayed, 4% in base case: Bank of America Securities
on July 13, 2020 at 8:45 am
Multiple efforts to find a vaccine against the dreaded virus are on both globally as well domestically, but no timelines have been announced yet. Many analysts are expecting the Indian economy to contract by 5 per cent in FY21 as a result of the nationwide lockdowns, with some also estimating a contraction of up to 7.2 per cent in the GDP.
PM Narendra Modi, Google’s Pichai discuss how tech can transform lives
on July 13, 2020 at 8:38 am
“This morning, had an extremely fruitful interaction with Sundar Pichai. We spoke on a wide range of subjects, particularly leveraging tech to transform the lives of India’s farmers,” PM said.
India needs 6.2% additional spending of GDP to achieve 2030 development goals: NITI
on July 13, 2020 at 8:31 am
“The ways and means for this additional financing needs to be identified. At the same time, it is crucial to make sure that the budget allocations align with SDG priorities,” the Aayog said.
Look out, Mars: Here we come with a fleet of spacecraft
on July 13, 2020 at 8:13 am
Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning this week, in the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life while scouting out the place for future astronauts.
Over 600 Christians Imprisoned in ‘Africa’s North Korea’ Without Any Formal Charges
on July 12, 2020 at 8:46 pm
The small African nation of Eritrea doesn’t get the attention other heavy persecutors of Christians receive, but it’s been described as one of the worst in the world currently, with hundreds of Christians in prison indefinitely simply for their faith in Jesus Christ.
Window Closing for Cristina to Become Seasons 1st Hurricane
on July 12, 2020 at 4:21 pm
Despite forming several days ago and spending several days over the open waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, AccuWeather forecasters say the window for Tropical Storm Cristina to emerge as the first hurricane of 2020 in the Western Hemisphere is closing.
World-Renowned Evangelist Morris Cerullo Passes Away at 88
on July 11, 2020 at 4:27 pm
World-renowned evangelist Morris Cerullo passed away on Saturday at the age of 88.
Bolivia’s President, Venezuela’s Socialist Party Boss Are Latest Latin American Leaders to Contract COVID
on July 10, 2020 at 2:10 pm
Bolivia’s interim president and Venezuela’s No. 2 leader announced Thursday that they have been infected with the new coronavirus, just days after Brazil’s leader tested positive as the pandemic hits hard at some of Latin America’s political elite.
Islamic Conquest: Turkey’s President Turns Iconic Christian Hagia Sophia Site Into a Mosque
on July 10, 2020 at 1:06 pm
Turkey’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday that the government can convert the historically Christian cathedral called Hagia Sophia into a Muslim house of worship. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately took action to reconvert the site into a mosque.
Dolighan July 13, 2020
by Postmedia News on July 13, 2020 at 6:00 am
Letters to the Editor, July 13
by Postmedia News on July 13, 2020 at 4:30 am
TRUDEAU NEVER LEARNS The very least Canadians should expect from their prime minister is ethical behaviour. Apparently, Trudeau doesn’t know what it is or just doesn’t care. Why should he care? There is really no meaningful penalty that can be applied. He is also buying his next majority government by throwing billions of borrowed dollars
MCCARTHY: Morikawa outduels JT in playoff … Tiger gets teased … Day has low score theory
by Jon McCarthy on July 13, 2020 at 2:40 am
The PGA Tour restart has been thrilling, but the Workday Charity Open took the excitement to a new level Sunday — even without fans, and even with the leaders teeing off at 9 a.m. to avoid an ominous afternoon weather forecast. As storm clouds finally rolled into Muirfield Village in Ohio shortly before 3 p.m.,
Leafs announce camp roster
by Lance Hornby on July 13, 2020 at 2:29 am
Summer hockey is here for the Maple Leafs. The club announced its 34-man training camp roster Sunday morning ahead of Monday’s official start of training camp for the 24-team Return To Play tournament for the Stanley Cup. Toronto, which opens a best-of-five qualifying round Aug. 2 against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scotiabank Arena, will
TFC’s opening match at the MLS is Back tournament delayed after positive test
by Steve Buffery on July 13, 2020 at 1:36 am
Not only did Walt Disney World open in Orlando this weekend, the circus came to town. The circus that is the MLS is Back tournament. Since Major League Soccer kick-started the continuation of its season last Wednesday with a World Cup-style tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Walt Disney World