The News Scroll 15 August 2020  Last Updated at 8:35 pm | Source: PTI

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Indians abroad celebrate Independence Day amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Melbourne/Beijing/London: Indians across the world on Saturday celebrated India’s 74th Independence Day by hoisting the tricolour and singing the national anthem and patriotic songs while wearing masks and adhering to the social distancing norms amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.


India faces ''twin challenges'' of COVID-19, aggression at borders: Indian envoy to China

Beijing: Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri on Saturday said that 2020 has been a very unusual year for India as it had to face the "twin challenges" of COVID-19 as well as aggression on the country''s borders.


US wishes ''good'' friend India on Independence Day

Washington: Wishing India on its 74th Independence Day, the US has said the two countries share "close bonds of friendship and democratic traditions," which over the time has flourished into a comprehensive global strategic partnership.


Iran threatens ''dangerous future'' for UAE after Israel deal

Tehran, Aug 15 (AP) Iran''s powerful Revolutionary Guard vowed Saturday there would be dangerous consequences for the United Arab Emirates after it announced a historic deal with Israel to open up diplomatic relations. (AP)


Hope Indian professionals are continued to be welcomed in US: Indian envoy

Washington: India''s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has voiced hope that Indian professionals will continue to be welcomed in America as their talent has contributed significantly to the country''s economy.


American actress Mary Millben greets India on Independence Day with melodious rendering of National Anthem

Washington: Mary Millben, a prominent African-American Hollywood actress and singer, on Saturday greeted Indians on the occasion of the country''s 74th Independence Day and joined the virtual global celebration with a melodious rendering of the National Anthem.


Singapore govt firm calls out racist Facebook posts targeting Indian employees

Singapore: A leading Singaporean state-owned investment company has called out posts on social media targeting its Indian employees as a "divisive, racist campaign" aimed at stirring up hatred and intolerance.


Prince Charles leads UK’s VJ Day World War II end commemoration

London: Britain’s Prince Charles on Saturday led the UK''s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day - the day World War II ended with Japan''s surrender in 1945.


Trump campaign creates coalitions to woo Indian-American, South Asian voters

Washington: US President Donald Trump''s reelection campaign has launched four new coalitions as it seeks to boost its appeal to Indian-American, Sikh, Muslim and other South Asian communities ahead of the general election.


Trump says he hasn''t been blunt with Kamala Harris, doesn''t see her as threat in presidential race

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he has not been blunt with Democratic vice-presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris and did not see her as a threat in this presidential election. PTI PMS PMS PMS

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