Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, says fuel hike 'wholly insensitive', 'ill-advised'

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, says gasoline hike ‘wholly insensitive’, ‘ill-advised’

She accused the federal government of incomes an extra income of practically Rs 2.6 lakh crore via these “ill-advised” hikes in excise responsibility and improve in costs of petrol and diesel  PTI        Final Up to date: June 16, 2020  | 11:50 IST Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday demanded a rollback of hike in gasoline costs, saying…

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A world redrawn: Nobel winner Deaton warns coronavirus might worsen inequality

The coronavirus outbreak has uncovered present inequalities however with out reform, argues Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton, it additionally dangers making them a lot worse. In an interview with AFP, the Scottish-born Princeton professor referred to as for modifications to the US healthcare system and the ability of the nation’s large tech companies. “Somebody in…

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Diamond within the Desert: Qatar unveils new 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium devoted to Covid-19 frontline employees

Gianni Infantino, president of world soccer physique FIFA, seemed ahead to a time when matches now not needed to be performed with out spectators because of the disaster. Reuters Photograph HIGHLIGHTS The 40,000 capability Training Metropolis stadium is named a ‘Diamond within the Desert’ That is the third venue to be prepared for the 2022…

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North Korean military ‘absolutely prepared’ for motion in opposition to Seoul: Report

Earlier, North Korean chief Kim Jong Un’s sister threatened army motion in opposition to South Korea as she bashed Seoul over declining bilateral relations. North Korea had introduced it was severing all official communication hyperlinks with South Korea. North Korea has issued a sequence of vitriolic condemnations of the South over activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets…

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I need to retire from T20 cricket after taking part in an enormous event: Mohammed Hafeez

Mohammad Hafeez was recalled to Pakistan’s T20 squad for the house collection towards Bangladesh in January and has additionally been picked for Pakistan’s tour of England in August-September. Reuters Picture HIGHLIGHTS Mohammad Hafeez stop Exams in late 2018 however remained energetic in limited-overs cricket The 39-year-old was planning to finish his 17-year worldwide profession after…

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This day that year: Rohit Sharma's belligerent 140 helps India crush Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

At the present time that 12 months: Rohit Sharma’s belligerent 140 helps India crush Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

The stage was set for a blockbuster conflict between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on the 50-over World Cup in Manchester on June 16 final 12 months however the contest turned out to be a one-sided affair due to the all-round superiority proven by the two-time world champions. The mother-of-all-battles in worldwide cricket came about on…

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US revokes decision to treat Covid-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine; jolt for Zydus Cadila, Ipca Lab

US revokes determination to deal with Covid-19 sufferers with hydroxychloroquine; jolt for Zydus Cadila, Ipca Lab

KEY HIGHLIGHTS US regulator says lack of scientific proof to show HCQ’s effectiveness Additionally warns to not use HCQ with Remdesivir, one other anti-viral made by the US firm Gilead Life Sciences Zydus Cadila and  IPCA Laboratories are the biggest makers of the drug FDA had granted emergency use authorisation for HCQ on March 28…

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