U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will step down to work on President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, a U.S. official familiar with the matter said on Monday, departing Beijing at a time when the ties between the world’s top two economies are at their worst in decades.
The Union Territory of Ladakh reported 80 new coronavirus cases and three more deaths, taking the cumulative figures to 3,499 infections and 44 fatalities
Maharashtra facing ‘historic economic crisis’, will have to take loans to help flood-hit people: Sharad Pawar
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said Maharashtra is facing a “historic economic crisis” and the state government has no option but to take loans to help flood-affected people in the state. Pawar, who is on a tour of the Marathwada region to review the flood situation, told reporters in Osmanabad that a state government cannot do anything alone in a crisis of such magnitude. Last week, heavy rains and floods claimed at least 48 lives in Pune, Aurangabad and Konkan divisions, while crops on lakhs of hectares were damaged.