Day: January 19, 2018

Jewish child orphaned in Mumbai attacks makes 1st visit back

open view web desk NEW DELHI — Moshe Holtzberg, a boy whose parents were killed at a Jewish center in Mumbai during a 2008 terror attack, returned to India for the first time Tuesday to visit the site of the attack. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in […]

Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

open view web desk SRINAGAR, India — Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival troops shelled villages and border posts for a third day Friday. Three civilians and a soldier were killed on both sides […]

Indian tribunal refuses to lift Price Waterhouse audit ban

open view web desk MUMBAI – The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) said on Friday that Price Waterhouse can continue to service existing clients whose financial year started on Jan. 1 2018, but refused to grant a stay on a two-year audit ban ordered by the market regulator. The […]

Benefit from GST probably won’t show up next year: Reuters poll

open view web desk BENGALURU- India’s economy won’t significantly benefit from a goods and services tax until after next fiscal year, according to a slim majority of economists polled by Reuters, but almost half said rewards might come sooner.   Economic growth is probably at its weakest pace […]

Adequate efforts not made to examine witness of ’84 riots: SC

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 19: Adequate efforts were not made to examine key prosecution witnesses in the five 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases in which the Delhi High Court issued show cause notices to those acquitted asking them why re-trial should not be ordered, the Supreme Court […]

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

  open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 19: In a blow to Delhi’s ruling Aam Admi Party, the Election Commission on Friday recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 of its MLAs for holding office of profit, setting the stage for their ouster from the Assembly In […]

Rahul tweets ‘ideas’ for PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Jan. 19: Congress President Rahul Gandhi asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi how he plans to address issues like jobs, rising rape cases in Haryana, and Doklam in Mann Ki Baat. Rahul tweeted, “Dear @narendramodi, since you’ve requested some ideas for your […]

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