Day: October 1, 2018

India’s sanitation summit overshadows problems that persist

open view web desk NEW DELHI— The United Nations is celebrating an Indian government program officials say can be a model for other low-income and developing countries at a summit this week in New Delhi. But in Taimoor Nagar, a slum just outside one of the city’s poshest […]

US, Japan duo win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

open view web desk Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural defences can fight cancer, the jury said on Monday. Unlike more traditional forms of cancer treatment that directly target […]

Indian judiciary strongest, most robust: CJI Misra

open view web desk New Delhi, Oct 1: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said on Monday that Indian judiciary is the “most robust institution” in the world and young lawyers were assets having potential to develop the jurisprudence “Our judiciary has been strongest judiciary in the world having […]

Julian Assange Interviews Imran Khan On His Success In Politics

  open view web desk The Julian Assange Show Episode 10: Khan (2012): When former international cricket captain Imran Khan entered politics, neither he nor his party were taken seriously. In this interview he discusses his meteoric rise in Pakistani politics, and the issues driving it. Courtesy: Journeyman […]

Government moves to take control of debt-laden IL&FS

open view web desk MUMBAI- India on Monday moved to take control of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), whose recent defaults have roiled Indian markets, in a rare move highlighting the extent of the woes at the debt-laden financing and construction firm. The government has filed an […]

Russia’s Putin to discuss military cooperation on India visit – Kremlin

open view web desk MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin will discuss military cooperation with India when he visits the country this week, the Kremlin said on Monday, without specifying whether the possible sale of S-400 surface-to-air missiles was on the agenda. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, when asked whether […]

Petrol crosses Rs 91 mark, LPG above Rs 500

open view web desk New Delhi, Oct 1: Petrol price Monday crossed the Rs 91-mark in Mumbai while domestic cooking gas LPG rates breached the Rs 500-level for the first time ever as oil at four-year high pushed fuel prices to new all-time high across the country. Petrol prices […]

Koregaon-Bhima case: Delhi HC ends house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha

open view web desk New Delhi, Oct 1: The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Gautam Navlakha, one of the five rights activists arrested in connection with Koregaon-Bhima case, to be freed from the house arrest. The high court granted him the relief saying that the Supreme Court last […]

Iran fires missiles at Syria ‘terrorists’ after deadly attack

open view web desk Iran said Monday it struck jihadists in Syria with ballistic missiles in retaliation for a deadly attack on an Iranian military parade, warning the “real punishment” was still to come. Last month’s assault in the Iranian city of Ahvaz killed 24 people and was […]

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