Day: March 29, 2018

Pak PM frisked as he was on private visit: US Embassy

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Mar 29: Deputy Spokesperson of the United States Embassy in India, Alexander McLaren on Thursday said Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was frisked at the US airport as he was on private visit. Speaking to ANI, McLaren said that if an individual is on a private visit, irrespective of whether […]

CBSE paper leaks: Students take to streets; Cong demands HRD min’s sacking

open view web desk New Delhi, Mar 29: Students here took to the streets on Thursday to protest the CBSE’s decision to hold re-examination of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers, even as the Congress demanded that Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and the board chairperson be […]

Rights lawyer Amal Clooney to represent Reuters reporters held in Myanmar

open view web desk YANGON – Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has joined the legal team representing two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar, who are accused of possessing secret government papers, her office said on Thursday. A court in Yangon has been holding preliminary hearings since January […]

Secrecy, delays surrounded North Korea leader’s slow train to China

open view web desk SHANGHAI/BEIJING – For a regime obsessed with secrecy, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s decision to travel to Beijing on a distinctive green armoured train was an all-but-dead giveaway that he was making his first journey abroad since assuming power in 2011. The historic […]

China warns U.S. not to open Pandora’s Box, unleash trade ills on world

open view web desk BEIJING- China warned the United States on Thursday not to open Pandora’s Box and spark a flurry of protectionist practices across the globe, even as Beijing pointed to U.S. goods that it could target in a deepening Sino-U.S. trade dispute. China could target a […]

Dalai Lama faces cold shoulder as India looks to improve China ties

open view web desk NEW DELHI – The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, faces increasing isolation in his home in exile as India tones down an assertive stand toward its powerful neighbour and rival, China, in the hope of calming ties strained by a border stand-off. The […]

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