Day: September 28, 2018

Andorra, one of Europe’s last abortion holdouts

open view web desk Andorra is best known as a ski destination and tax haven — but it’s the tiny principality’s status as one of Europe’s last countries with an abortion ban that activists want to highlight on International Safe Abortion Day. Even in cases of rape or […]

J&K Governor assures stringent action against terrorists who killed cops

  open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 21: Governor of Jammu & Kashmir Satyapal Malik on Friday condemned the heinous killing of Special Police Officers (SPOs) by terrorists and termed it a barbaric act. He also assured stringent punishment against the terrorists. “Pakistan is habitual of doing […]

India to borrow gross 2.47 trillion rupees during October-March: official

  open view web desk NEW DELHI – India will borrow gross 2.47 trillion rupees ($34.08 billion) from the market between October and March through dated securities, lower than budgeted estimates, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said on Friday. Reuters had previously reported the borrowing for the […]

Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

open view web desk Ottawa, Sep 28 (AFP) Canada’s parliament has voted unanimously to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the honorary Canadian citizenship Ottawa had given the long-detained democracy advocate and Nobel laureate the rare honour in 2007. But her […]

Women of all ages now allowed to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple: SC

openview web desk New Delhi, Sep 28: The Supreme Court Friday paved the way for entry of women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala. The five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in its 4:1 verdict, said that banning the entry […]

Trump backs embattled court nominee after fiery hearing

open view web desk Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious Supreme Court nomination will be put to an initial vote Friday, after a dramatic Senate hearing saw the judge furiously fight back against sexual assault allegations recounted in harrowing detail by his accuser. Donald Trump whole-heartedly backed his pick for the […]

Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon

open view web desk Passengers were forced to swim for their lives Friday when an airliner ditched into a lagoon after missing the runway on a remote Pacific island and immediately began sinking. The Air Niugini Boeing 737 was attempting to land at Weno airport in Micronesia but […]

China says Rohingya issue should not be “internationalised”

open view web desk BEIJINY- The Rohingya issue should not be complicated, expanded or “internationalised”, China’s top diplomat said, as the United Nations prepares to set up a body to prepare evidence of human rights abuses in Myanmar The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to establish […]

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