Monday, August 24, 2020

Chinese Foreign Minister to embark on week-long European tour from August 25

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (File Photo)

Beijing [China], Aug 24: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, France and Germany as a component of his European visit from August 25 to September 1, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Monday. 

"At the greeting of Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Soreide, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay official visits to Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, France and Germany from August 25 to September 1," Zhao said at a preparation. 

The representative noticed that the outing to Europe would be the unfamiliar clergyman's first abroad travel after the episode of the Covid, which shows the significance connected to China-European relations by the two sides. 

Through this visit, China hopes to propel major political and monetary plan of two-sided relations, develop participation on battling the pandemic and talk about additional communication in arising areas like the computerized economy and green economy, the negotiator added. (ANI/Sputnik)

Indian officials to train Nepali technicians for operating Janakpur-Jaynagar railway line

26 Indian officials will provide training to Nepali technicians for the operation of the Janakpur-Jaynagar railway line. Photo/ANI

Janakpur [Nepal], August 24: Indian authorities will give preparing to Nepali experts to the activity of the Janakpur-Jaynagar railroad line. A sum of 26 authorities from India will come to Nepal alongside moving stock, as indicated by an agreement. 

To bring authorities from India, an arrangement has been reached among Nepal and Indian Railway Board, Director General of Rail Department of Nepal, Balram Mishra said. 

"We requested the authorities from India in an online video meeting held between the Railway Department of India and Nepal. There is an opportunity for different posts in Nepal yet no applications have approached. For the time being, we will bring authorities from India who will likewise give preparing to Nepali authorities once the enrollment is done," Mishra said. 

Nepal's Railways Department has just begun finishing the technique to enlist Indian authorities for a fixed term. 

"Indian side is likewise strong and they are quick to give the assets with the goal that the rails (venture) could hit the track at the earliest opportunity. We have talked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about it. The Board of Directors of Department has given the thumbs up for it, and it would be finished soon when the COVID-19 circumstance improves," Mishra said. 

For the present, Nepal will employ Senior Sectional Engineer (one), Station Master (eight), Chief Power Controller (one), Chief Loco Inspector (one), Loco Pilot (one), Deputy Loco Pilot (one), Supervisors (one), Mechanics (one) and Point Man (one) by mid-September. 

All the mentors for the wide measure railroad have just shown up in Bihar however they have not been given over to Nepali specialists due to the COVID-19 limitations. 

Nepal has allotted 84.65 crore Nepali rupees as spending plan to get the railroad set from India, out of which 20% installment has been made while the excess 80% will be made after the culmination of the undertaking. (ANI)

Amid India-China tensions, Indian Ambassador calls for mutual understanding on basic principles

Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri during the second China-India roundtable. (Photo credits: Indian Embassy in Beijing Twitter)

Beijing [China], August 24: Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri conveyed the feature address of the second China-India roundtable, in which he delineated India's situation on late improvements in respective relations and called for advancing common comprehension based on fundamental standards. 

The roundtable was held by the Indian Embassy in Beijing in relationship with Tsinghua University on August 22. 

"Indian Embassy in Beijing in relationship with Tsinghua University held second China-India roundtable on August 22. Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri conveyed the feature address and illustrated India's situation on late advancements in two-sided relations," the Embassy said in a tweet. 

"In his collaboration with Chinese researchers, the Ambassador called for advancing shared comprehension based on essential standards," read another tweet. 

The roundtable was held in the background of pressures among India and China, as the two nations are occupied with a deadlock since April-May over the offenses by the Chinese Army in different territories including Finger zone, Galwan valley, Hot springs and Kongrung nala. 

The discussions between the different sides have been continuing throughout the previous three months including five Lieutenant General-level talks however have neglected to yield any outcomes, up until this point. 

The Chinese Army has would not pull out or withdraw totally from the Finger zone and is by all accounts purchasing time to defer its separation from that point. 

While endeavors are in progress to determine the continuous outskirt question, India has dismissed China's recommendation to separate equidistantly from the Finger zone in Eastern Ladakh. (ANI)

FM Wang Yi greeted members of Pakistan Foreign Minister's delegation in China with 'Namaste'

A screengrab from video posted by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson. (Photo: ANI)

Beijing [China], August 24: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, during his visit to China was invited by the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. 

According to an image, doing adjusts via online media, the Chinese Foreign Minister invited the individuals from Pakistan Foreign Minister's appointment with Namaste, the Indian way of welcome. 

Chinese Foreign Ministry representative Lijian Zhao on August 21 tweeted a video which shows Wang Yi inviting the Pakistani Foreign Minister and his assignment. 

"Warm greeting by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Foreign Minister Qureshi at Hainan. It is such an enjoyment to have companions coming from a remote place!" tweeted Lijian Zhao. 

The Indian welcome style has gone worldwide in the wake of Covid pandemic. 

An ongoing video tweeted by French President Emmanuel Macron shows him and German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcoming each other with 'Namaste'. 

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Chinese partner Wang Yi and traded sees on the Covid pandemic, reciprocal relations and global and provincial issues of common interest, Dawn prior detailed. 

Qureshi was on a two-day visit to China to hold the second round of the China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialog in the Chinese area of Hainan. 

Refering to an official statement, Dawn detailed that the two chiefs "arrived at agreement to all things considered take measures to shield their normal advantages and advance harmony, flourishing, and improvement in the locale." (ANI)

Monetise your passion with these technology platforms

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New Delhi [India], August 20: While many settle for a decent paying position, there are rare sorts of people who hustle and pursue their energy to change their fantasy over to a consistent pay. With better innovative advances throughout the long term, individuals are figuring out how to adapt their abilities and furthermore clear an approach to arrive at their intended interest group. 

In the current situation, the COVID-19 pandemic has in a split second obstructed actual network among people and has left numerous jobless. 

Notwithstanding, innovation has encouraged the thought among individuals that enthusiasm can be changed over into a type of revenue. Here are some tech stages that can assist gifted individuals with pursueing their energy and earn enough to pay the bills out of it. 

1. Knorish 

Knorish is an innovation organization with an across the board online course stage that permits individuals to dispatch their online institutes that sell courses and substance. It empowers people, for example, specialists, mentors, mentors, experts, advisors, specialists, and foundations to assemble and dispatch their whole online business and procure a consistent pay dependent on their enthusiasm or interest. 

The element pressed stage offers full-stack course creation apparatuses for dispatching on the web courses and organizations. The stage accompanies a custom web designer alongside a course manufacturer instrument that makes sight and sound rich substance including Videos, PPTs, Word docs, Prezi introductions, implant recordings from YouTube or Vimeo, lead mechanized evaluations, and then some. 

Furthermore, the stage mechanizes installment assortment through a pre-incorporated installment door and has been assembled explicitly to guarantee that anybody and everybody with a diversion or expertise can fabricate and dispatch their online institute. 

2. Shiprocket 

Shiprocket is India's biggest web based business transportation and enablement stage for SMBs. With 20 messenger accomplices ready, the brand empowers skillet India just as global transportation conveyances. Coronavirus initiated lockdown made a few people telecommute and roused them to make items like handiworks, veils, sanitisers, and so on 

Individuals began selling these things on social Commerce and E-trade mediums alongside the current classification of Kirana stores, basic food item dealers, and so forth Tech-empowered strategic organizations like Shiprocket effectively helped these little dealers in keeping up business congruity by making pickup and conveyance consistent during this stage. 

The stage additionally assists such little merchants with its assortment of administrations from Website advancements, Live following of bundle, bundling arrangement, and go about as a satisfaction accomplice to its dealers directly from where the request is put to client doorstep. 

3. Instagram 

The Facebook-claimed picture and video-sharing long range interpersonal communication administration that permits clients to transfer media, which can be altered with channels and coordinated with labels and area data and divided between clients across nations. 

Instagram has been demonstrated to be an excellent mechanism for different venders and specialists to adapt their abilities. Be it a food sweetheart, painter, a wellness aficionado, little merchant, or a picture taker, Instagram has produced business for millions through brand relationship in an interesting manner and assisted individuals with making and set up a business. 

4. YouTube 

The American online video-sharing stage permits clients to transfer, see, rate, share, add to playlists, report, remark on recordings, and buy in to different clients. It offers a wide assortment of client created recordings relating to various ideas, realities, and areas and causes individuals adapt as per the premium produced on the stage as preferences and perspectives. 

For quite a long time and even in the COVID-19 period, YouTube stood apart to be perhaps the best stage for different bloggers and substance makers to adapt their inclinations and create business for them in this troublesome stage. 

5. Meesho 

Meesho is an Indian-cause social trade stage incepted in 2015. It empowers private companies and people who can transform their diversion into a business by beginning their online stores by means of social channels, for example, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and so forth 

The organization is settled in Bengaluru and intends to alleviate a portion of the WhatsApp business trouble spots by moving a significant part of the purchasing experience to its devoted versatile shopping application. (ANI)

Joe Biden hits out at President Trump over handling of COVID-19 pandemic

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Washington D.C. [US], August 24: Former US Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday (neighborhood time) hit out at President Donald Trump over the treatment of Covid pandemic. 

"President Obama and I set up a White House office to set up our country for future pandemics. Donald Trump disposed of it - and we've been addressing the cost each and every day," Biden, who is additionally the Presidential candidate of Democratic Party said in a tweet. 

As indicated by the most recent information from Johns Hopkins University, the quantity of Covid cases in the US remains at 5,700,487 while the loss of life has ascended to 176,774. 

As a measure to control the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, Democratic Party's official applicant Joe Biden had on Friday said he would close the nation down if researchers suggest so. 

In a meeting to ABC, Biden stated, "I would close it down; I would tune in to the researchers. I will be set up to take the necessary steps to spare lives since we can't get the nation going until we control the infection." 

This comes after US President Donald Trump asked the nation to return organizations and instructive foundations regardless of the flood in COVID-19 cases. 

In July, Trump stated, "We're a lot of going to squeeze lead representatives and every other person to open the schools, to get them open... We will put a ton of strain to open the schools in the fall." (ANI)

Chinese mainland reports 16 new imported COVID-19 cases

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Beijing [China], August 24: The Chinese territory announced 16 new imported COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the absolute number of imported cases to 2,418, the National Health Commission said Monday. 

Among the imported cases, five were accounted for in Shanghai, three each in Fujian, Sichuan and Yunnan, and one each in Shanxi and Shandong, the commission said in its day by day report. 

Among all the imported cases, 2,203 had been released from medical clinics after recuperation, and 215 remained hospitalized, with two in extreme conditions, the commission said. 

No passings had been accounted for from the imported cases. (ANI/Xinhua)

Third Israeli minister tests positive for COVID-19

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Tel Aviv [Israel], August 24: Israeli Minister of Immigration and Integration Pnina Tamano-Shata tried positive for Covid, as per an assertion gave by the Israeli parliament representative on Sunday. 

"As indicated by a primer examination, the priest was keep going at the parliament on Wednesday. The parliament will proceed with the epidemiological examination, in a joint effort with the Health Ministry," the assertion said. 

Toward the finish of the examination, the wellbeing service should choose which government and parliament individuals should enter home isolate. 

Tamano-Shata is the third Israeli priest who has tried positive for COVID-19 since the flare-up of the pandemic in the nation in late February. 

Likewise on Sunday, it was reported that Walid Taha, a parliament individual from the Arab-Israeli gathering Joint List, had tried positive for the novel Covid. (ANI/Xinhua)

US President approves emergency aid for Lousiana

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Washington D.C. [US], August 24: US President Donald Trump has affirmed government help for Louisiana which is undermined by two tempests at the same time, White House said on Sunday (nearby time). 

"Today, President Donald J. Trump proclaimed that a crisis exists in the State of Louisiana and requested Federal help to enhance State, ancestral, and neighborhood reaction endeavors because of the crisis conditions coming about because of Tropical Storms Laura and Marco starting on August 22, 2020, and proceeding," White House said in an explanation. 

As indicated by a Sputnik report, during a White House preparation, Trump said the two tempests can possibly cause considerable harm. 

"This is fairly uncommon, the extent of the tempests and furthermore the way that they come so rapidly after each other, the two tempests have the capability of social occasion strength before they make landfall and could cause critical harm," Trump was cited as saying. 

As indicated by Sputnik report, Tropical Storm Marco was proclaimed a Category 1 typhoon on Sunday and is relied upon to make landfall on Monday. Tempest Laura is relied upon to hit Louisiana 48 hours after Marco, the report said. 

Legislative leader of the U.S. territory of Texas Greg Abbott on Sunday gave a state catastrophe revelation for 23 districts as Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura are figure to affect the state in the coming days, as per a Xinhua report. (ANI)

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