Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency on Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the critical battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania. Those put Biden in a stronger position to capture the 270 Electoral College votes needed to take the White House. The winner will lead a country facing a historic set of challenges, including a surging pandemic and deep political polarization.
The European Union finally sees progress in trade talks with the United Kingdom, but insists a momentary change in mood between the oftbickering sides is no guarantee that an agreement will be delivered on time, officials said Thursday.
The three Chinese banks to whom Anil Ambani owes more than $716 million (Rs 5,276 crore), as well as significant legal costs, have decided to pursue their rights against him on his worldwide assets, following the beleaguered Reliance Group chairman’s English high court cross-examination on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge the world is facing since World War-II and is an important turning point in the history of humanity. Modi was addressing the G20 Summit where he also offered India’s IT prowess for efficient functioning of the grouping.