Day: November 2, 2018

Secretary Tourism inspects progress of works at Tawi Golf Course

open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 02 :Secretary Tourism, Rigzin Samphel today visited Jammu Tawi Golf Course (JTGC), Sidhra and inspected the progress of various works under execution there. The Secretary had threadbare discussion and deliberations on the status of different works taken up under Prime Minister Development […]

Why India’s Modi wants to increase control over the central bank

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI – An incendiary speech by a top Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official last Friday blew the lid off an increasingly toxic dispute between the central bank and the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over monetary policy and who controls the institution’s reserves. While historically […]

US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. The sanctions will take effect Monday and cover Iran’s shipping, financial and energy sectors. It’s the second batch of penalties that the administration has […]

Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists protest over Christian woman

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD – Pakistan suspended mobile phone networks in major cities on Friday and many schools were closed as Islamist groups protested for a third day against the acquittal of a Christian woman facing the death penalty for blasphemy. The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia […]