Day: July 2, 2018

BJP govt has institutionalised corruption: Pilot

open view web desk Jaipur, July 2: Rajasthan Congress Chief Sachin Pilot today alleged that the BJP government has institutionalised corruption as a “transfer racket” was operating in the state. “Government employees and officers who do not have resources and approach are being exploited by the government. They are […]

Over 270,000 displaced by south Syria violence, UN says

open view web desk More than a quarter of a million people have fled a Russian-backed government onslaught on southern Syria, the United Nations said Monday, in the latest civilian exodus in the seven-year war. For nearly two weeks, regime forces and their Russian allies have battered rebel-held […]

UN chief hears of ‘unimaginable’ atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps

open view web desk UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he heard “unimaginable” accounts of atrocities during a visit Monday to Bangladesh’s refugee camps and called for Myanmar to be held responsible for “crimes” against the Rohingya. Guterres described the situation for the persecuted Muslim minority as “a […]

Abducted Pakistani writer decries ‘intimidation’ ahead of polls

    open view web desk ISLAMABAD- A Pakistani writer and activist says she fears for her life after being briefly abducted from a military cantonment in the city of Lahore on June 5, an incident that triggered national outrage and saw fingers pointed at the powerful armed […]

Few Indian shopkeepers turn up for protests against Walmart’s Flipkart deal

open view web desk MUMBAI/NEW DELHI- Indian shopkeepers and traders affiliated to a local lobby group held scattered sit-in protests across the country on Monday against Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) proposed $16 billion acquisition of e-commerce firm Flipkart. The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) had hoped to gather […]

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