Friday, April 10, 2020

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Food Kashmir: China ignores Pak’s UNSC contact

NEW DELHI: As president of the UN Security Council in March, and in a sharp departure from its position earlier, China ignored a plea by Pakistan for "urgent and appropriate" consideration of what the latter described as grave developments in Jammu and KashmirUNSC presidency has not been lost on India as the two countries look…

Food US starts troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: US formal

US troops have started to leave Afghanistan for the initial troop withdrawal required in the US-Taliban agreement, a spokesman for US Forces in Afghanistan announced on Monday, amid political chaos in Kabul that threatens the deal. The US will cut the number of forces in the country to 8,600, according to a statement by US Forces Afghanistan…

Food India hits out at Imran Khan for J&K reviews

NEW DELHI: India on Saturday hit out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for commenting on the domicile rules for Jammu and Kashmir, saying repeated attempts to interfere in India's internal affairs will not make its "untenable" claims acceptable. Imran Khan on Thursday criticised India's new domicile rules for Jammu and Kashmir, calling them an…

Food Afghanistan: Ghani signals decree to launch 1,500 Taliban fighters

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners as a move to launch direct talks with the armed group to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan. According to a copy of the two-page decree seen by Reuters news agency late on Tuesday night, all released Taliban prisoners will have to provide "a written…

India’s MX Player expands to US, United kingdom and other markets in intercontinental drive

MX Player, the on-demand video streaming service owned by India’s conglomerate Times Internet, is expanding to more than half a dozen new international markets including the U.S. and the U.K. to supply more entertainment content to millions of people trapped in their homes. The Singapore-headquartered on-demand video streaming service, which raised $111 million in a…

Coronavirus live news: international fatalities go 95,000 as Easter starts below lockdown – The Guardian

5.41am EDT05:41 Spain's coronavirus death toll reaches 15,843, number of people dying falls again Spain recorded a 605 increase in the death toll on Friday, another fall on the previous day. The number of people who have died from the disease rose to 15,843 on Friday, up from 15,238 on Thursday. The total number of…

The Most current: Dairy vegetation dumping unused milk as desire dries

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— India's PM urges citizens to light candles Sunday night to boost morale, spirit— South Korea says…

Food Afghanistan: Taliban crew in Kabul for prisoner trade process

A three-member Taliban team has arrived in Kabul to begin a prisoner exchange process, which is likely to kick-start talks between the group and negotiators named by the Afghan government to end the country's 18-year war. The peace talks, known as the intra-Afghan dialogue, were envisaged in an agreement signed between the United States and…

Food Daniel Pearl murder | Pakistan vows to charm versus acquittal of Omar Sheikh

Faced with strong criticism from the United States and a possible threat of India raising the case at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Pakistan on April 4 said the acquittal of Omar Ahmed Sheikh Saeed (Omar Sheikh) and three others for the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl will be appealed.On April 2, the…

The launch of Disney+ in India has been postponed as the coronavirus continues to distribute

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers earlier this morning.To check to see if you already have access to Business Insider Intelligence through your company, click here.Stay up-to-date with our latest coverage on the impacts of coronavirus on technology, marketing, and the digital economy here.The decision was precipitated by the rescheduling of…
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Food Kashmir: China ignores Pak’s UNSC contact

NEW DELHI: As president of the UN Security Council in March, and in a sharp departure from its position earlier, China ignored a plea by Pakistan for "urgent and appropriate" consideration of what the latter described as grave developments in Jammu and KashmirUNSC presidency has not been lost on India as the two countries look…
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Food US starts troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: US formal

US troops have started to leave Afghanistan for the initial troop withdrawal required in the US-Taliban agreement, a spokesman for US Forces in Afghanistan announced on Monday, amid political chaos in Kabul that threatens the deal. The US will cut the number of forces in the country to 8,600, according to a statement by US Forces Afghanistan…

Almost everything You Can Enjoy on Quibi When It Launches Following Week

Image: QuibiQuibi, a new entertainment platform designed specifically for your phone, is set to officially launch on April 6th. When it does, it will launch with a decent-sized lineup of programming.Programming includes travel series Cup of Joe starring Joe Jonas; Anna Kendrick’s comedy Dummy; Fight Like a Girl from WWE’s Superstars; Agua Donkeys from Funny…

A next prospective COVID-19 vaccine, backed by Monthly bill and Melinda Gates, is coming into human screening

A new COVID-19 vaccine candidate is entering Phase 1 clinical human testing today, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted an application from Inovio Pharmaceuticals under the regulator’s Investigational New Drug program. Inovio plans to inject its first volunteer test subject with the INO-4800 DNA vaccine candidate it has developed, following promising results…

U.S. imposes fresh new sanctions on Iranian folks, companies – Treasury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday blacklisted 20 Iran- and Iraq-based companies, officials and individuals, accusing them of supporting terrorist groups and ramping up pressure on Tehran even as the Islamic Republic battles the coronavirus outbreak.The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that the individuals and entities supported Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards…