FGN25 BANGLA-SHRINGLA Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets Bangladeshi counterpart Dhaka: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday met his Bangladeshi counterpart Masud Bin Momen here and the two top diplomats discussed ways to boost bilateral ties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
FGN6 US-DEMOCRATS-2NDLD BIDEN Biden secures Democratic presidential nomination to challenge Trump Washington: Joe Biden has officially been nominated the Democratic presidential candidate at the party's unprecedented virtual convention to challenge Republican incumbent President Donald Trump in the November 3 election. By Lalit K Jha FGN17 US-HARRIS-SPEEECH Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris to deliver her VP acceptance speech on Wednesday Washington: Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris will deliver her acceptance speech on Wednesday as the Democratic vice-presidential candidate to become the first-ever American of Indian and African descent to be nominated by a major party for the top post. By Lalit K Jha FGN22 US-ELECTION-HINDUS Trump and Biden campaigns woo Hindus in US Washington: In a sign of the growing political prominence of Hindus in America, the Trump and Biden campaigns are wooing this small religious minority community like never before. By Lalit K Jha FGN14 US-DIPLOMATS-TRUMP Former top US diplomats slam Trump for dividing, isolating country New York: America’s two former top diplomats have slammed President Donald Trump for dividing the country, with one of them calling his foreign policy record as a “blooper reel” while asserting that the US deserves a president who is not a laughing stock around the world. By Yoshita Singh FGN10 US-CLINTON-LD TRUMP For Trump, US Presidency means spending hours watching TV, zapping people on social media: Clinton New York: Former US president Bill Clinton has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, saying the Oval Office under him is a chaotic “storm centre” instead of being a 'command centre' and for him the presidency is about spending hours a day watching TV and “zapping” people on social media and not taking responsibility for his actions. Yoshita Singh FGN31 VIRUS-UK-HEATHROW UK's Heathrow Airport unveils new COVID-19 test plan to cut quarantine times London,: The UK's Heathrow Airport, one of the world’s busiest hub airports, on Wednesday unveiled a new coronavirus testing facility which it hopes will help cut down the compulsory 14-day quarantine period currently required for travellers into the UK from most countries. By Aditi Khanna RUP RUP