Day: February 20, 2018

Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses

open view web desk Oxfam revealed Tuesday it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct since the crisis erupted over its handling of a 2011 prostitution scandal in Haiti, which the British charity called a “wake-up call”. Chief executive Mark Goldring told a parliamentary committee in London […]

Study finds new superbug typhoid strain behind Pakistan outbreak

open view web desk LONDON – An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant “superbug” strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday. Researchers from Britain’s Wellcome Sanger Institute who analysed the […]

Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions

open view web desk SHANGHAI – Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency. A fleet of destroyers and at least […]

RBI says had issued warnings on possible misuse of SWIFT system

open view web desk MUMBAI – The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday said it had alerted unidentified banks about the need to prevent any “potential malicious use of the SWIFT infrastructure” at least three times since August 2016, but added lenders had not fully implemented all of […]

Billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi denies involvement in PNB fraud – lawyer

open view web desk NEW DELHI/MUMBAI- Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in the country’s largest ever bank fraud, denies allegations levelled against him by Punjab National Bank (PNB), his lawyer said on Tuesday. “There is nothing, there is nothing in it,” Vijay Aggarwal, […]

Govt to reintroduce board exam for class 11: Altaf Bukhari

open view web desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 20: Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said that the government has decided to reintroduce board exams for class 11 from the current session. He also revealed that the education regulatory mechanism would be strengthened to keep check on the […]

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