President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave his assent to the three contentious farm bills that were passed by Parliament amid unprecedented drama.Earlier, the opposition parties, led by the Congress, had met the President and urged him to return the bills for reconsideration. The parties claim that the bills are “anti-farmers” and will pave the way for the end of Minimum Support Price (MSP).
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Snchez is holding an emergency Cabinet meeting on Friday morning to consider declaring a state of emergency for Madrid and its surrounding region in order to impose stronger antivirus restrictions on the reluctant regional governors.
A business jet that was reported stolen in Mexico crashed in a Guatemalan jungle on Wednesday near a hidden airstrip after making a mysterious trip to Venezuela, leaving two men dead near an onboard stash of drugs and weapons.
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID19, the illness caused by the virus.