Day: December 11, 2018

May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal

Berlin, Dec 11: Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals on Tuesday in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after delaying a parliamentary vote on the text to avoid a crushing defeat. May had breakfast with Dutch Prime Minister […]

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasudhara Raje resigns

Jaipur, Dec 11: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday night handed over her resignation to Governor Kalyan Singh here.  “Raje handed over the resignation to the Governor tonight,” a Raj Bhawan spokesperson said. The Congress was heading towards victory in the desert state, winning 81 seats and leading […]

Clear message to Modi that People are unhappy and it is time for change: Rahul on poll results

New Delhi, Dec 11: Buoyed by Congress’ resurgence, party president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the assembly poll outcome is a “clear message” to the Modi government that people are not happy with it and time has come for a change while asserting that his party will also win […]

US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901

MANILA, Philippines — For over a century, the Bells of Balangiga have not rung in the Philippines, a silence that the president last year called “painful.” Now, the revered bells will once again be heard in the country. Hundreds of Filipino villagers in 1901, armed with bolos and […]

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year

Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for what it said was standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence. The group, which Time called “the guardians,” consists of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi; […]

SLPSC approves Annual Work Plan for Project “SECURE Himalaya”

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: State Level Project Steering Committee Meeting (SLPSC) today approved the Annual Work Plan for the project “SECURE Himalaya” (Securing, Conservation, Sustainable Use and Restoration of High Range Himalayan Ecosystem) here its maiden meeting chaired by Commissioner/ Secretary Forests, Environment & Ecology, […]

Advisor Kumar visits Indoor Sports Complex Nagrota, reviews progress

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited the site of Indoor Sports Complex/Rifle range cum Open Playfield here at Nagrota to review progress on the construction works and to resolve the issues hampering the pace of this important project of […]

Mallya’s lawyer opposes ED plea to declare him fugitive

Mumbai, Dec 11: The lawyer of former liquor baron Vijay Mallya Tuesday sought dismissal of the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) plea to declare him a fugitive in view of an extradition order passed against by him by a UK court. A court in London Monday ordered that Mallya, wanted for […]