News18 Afternoon Digest: Biden’s Possible India Links, Firecrackers in Delhi Silenced on Diwali and Other Top Stories


    News18 Afternoon Digest: Biden’s Possible India Links, Firecrackers in Delhi Silenced on Diwali and Other Top Stories

    Joe Biden’s Possible India Links: A Forgotten Letter from Mumbai Sparks Genealogical Craze

    Already rupturing with pride at Kamala Harris’s origins, India has actually now begun digging up possible regional roots for United States President-elect Joe Biden. The next leader of the United States has hypothesized that he may have had relatives in colonial India. While there is no proof, the Biden name has actually become a genealogical target of examination throughout the nation.

    Fight of Longewala Will Always be Remembered, States PM Modi as He Commemorates Soldiers on Diwali

    Preserving his custom of commemorating Diwali with the militaries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got here in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer on Saturday. The PM has been checking out the forward locations on the festival considering that 2014 when he elected to head the nation for the very first that. That year he went to Siachen, the world’s greatest battleground. This year too he has actually stayed up to date with the practice in spite of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Firecrackers Silenced in Delhi But Dense Smog Greets Homeowners on Diwali, Met Blames Low Wind Speed

    Delhi’s air quality stayed very bad on Saturday morning and emission from firecrackers and calm winds may push it to the severe zone, according to federal government agencies and weather condition professionals. The Ministry of Earth Sciences’ air quality screen, SAFAR, said the PM2.5 concentration in Delhi on Diwali is most likely to be the lowest in the last four years if no firecrackers are scorched.

    IPL: ‘MS Dhoni May Handover CSK Captaincy to Faf du Plessis for 2021 Season’

    In CSK’s last match in this year’s IPL, MS Dhoni had made it clear that he has no plans of retiring from the IPL. However the management had also hinted that Dhoni has a new captain to lead the franchise. Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar feels that the 39- year-old ought to turn over the captaincy to Faf du Plessis. CSK, this year had a dreadful project where they ended seventh on the table.

    ‘ Who Knows? Time Will Tell’: Trump Defiant, But Speaks of a Future Very First Time Considering That Electoral Defeat

    Donald Trump said Friday that “time will tell” if he remains president, in a momentary slip of his unprecedented rejection to concede his election defeat and aid Democrat Joe Biden prepare to take power. Trump broke his silence after a week without on-camera remarks, speaking at a Rose Garden occasion to declare the impending permission of a coronavirus vaccine.

    Al-Qaida’s No. 2, Accused in 1998 US Embassy Attacks, Secretly Eliminated in Iran

    Al-Qaida’s second-highest leader, accused of being one of the masterminds of the fatal 1998 attacks on US embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran 3 months earlier, intelligence officials have verified. Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who went by the nom de guerre Abu Muhammad al-Masri, was assassinated on the streets of Tehran by 2 assassins on a motorcycle on August 7, the anniversary of the embassy attacks. He was killed along with his child, Miriam, the widow of Osama bin Laden’s kid Hamza bin Laden.


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