Month: May 2018

Moscow invites N.Korea’s Kim to visit

open view web desk Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Pyongyang on Thursday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia, Moscow said, during the first meeting between the head of the reclusive state and a Russian official. “Come to Russia, we’ll be very happy to […]

Air India sale gets no bid, exposes hurdles for Modi’s divestment drive

open view web desk NEW DELHI – India’s offer to sell a stake in Air India failed to draw a single bid by the Thursday deadline, underlining the challenges it faces in fixing the debt-laden state carrier and meeting a broader target of stake sales in government-held firms. […]

Tamil Nadu seeks permanent closure of Vedanta’s copper smelter – officials

open view web desk THOOTHUKUDI, India – The Tamil Nadu government said on Thursday that it was seeking a permanent closure of a big copper smelter run by London-listed Vedanta Resources after 13 people died in protests demanding the closure of the plant on environmental grounds. “The government’s […]

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