Wearing masks and trying to keep a safe distance, more than a million pupils returned to schools across Portugal on Monday, a longawaited moment for many after students were forced in March to learn remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The govt said it was important to avoid changing the status quo in border areas while India and China continue their discussions to achieve complete disengagement in all friction areas and to ensure full restoration of peace and tranquillity along the LAC. The govt insisted the process had to be “reciprocal” — that Indians would move once the Chinese did so.
Crews who struggled just days ago against deadly wildfires raging unchecked across California, Oregon and Washington have now taken the offensive, making substantial progress in subduing the blazes, officials in all three states said on Thursday.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Friday a measure giving state regulators power to deny development permits to businesses whose operations pollute predominantly Black and other minority communities.