Month: July 2018

‘Blood moon’ dazzles skygazers in century’s longest eclipse

open view web desk The longest “blood moon” eclipse this century dazzled skygazers across the globe Friday, coinciding with Mars’ closest approach in 15 years in a thrilling celestial spectacle. As Earth’s constant companion slowly sailed across the skies, crowds gathered around the world to catch a glimpse […]

Imran Khan’s party begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests

open view web desk Imran Khan’s party said it has begun talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government after a resounding triumph in Pakistan’s general election, as rival parties planned protests over alleged vote rigging. Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) won 116 seats in […]

India orders all Mother Teresa care homes inspected

open view web desk India has ordered an immediate inspection of all childcare homes run by a religious order founded by Mother Teresa after a nun was arrested over an alleged adoption racket. Illegal adoption is big business in India, with over 100,000 children reported missing every year, […]

Mobocracy cannot be allowed to become new norm: SC on vigilantism

open view web desk New Delhi, Jul 17: The Supreme Court today asked Parliament to consider enacting a new law to effectively deal with incidents of mob lynching, saying “horrendous acts of mobocracy” cannot be allowed to become a new norm. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra […]

Lawyers welcome U.S. court order to slow deportations of separated families

open view web desk Lawyers for immigrant families separated at the border by the U.S. government said a federal judge’s order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients. The families had been separated amid a […]

Court sends separatist Aasiya Andrabi, 2 others to 10-day NIA custody

open view web desk New Delhi, Jul 6: Aasiya Andrabi and two other Kashmiri separatists were today handed over by a Delhi court to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for 10 days’ custodial interrogation in connection with a case of allegedly waging war against the country. Amid tight security, […]

Indian police arrest principal, 5 others in rape of student

  open view web desk   PATNA, India— Police in eastern India have arrested a school principal, two teachers and three students after a teenage girl blamed them and another 13 schoolmates for repeatedly raping her for the last seven months, police said Saturday. Police arrested the six […]

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