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Day: February 8, 2019

British actor Albert Finney dies aged 82

Veteran British actor Albert Finney, who starred in films including “Murder on the Orient Express” and “Erin Brockovich”, has died at the age of 82, a family spokesman said Friday. Finney, who received four best actor Oscar nominations and won three Golden Globes, “passed away peacefully after a […]

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Mediation leads to expeditious disposal of cases, cuts delays: Chief Justice

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 8: Observing that mediation can hugely reduce the stress of litigation and delay in judicial delivery system, Chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, on Friday exhorted legal practitioners to work towards making mediation as a movement in the […]

Governor expresses grief over loss of lives in Snow Avalanche at Jawahar Tunnel

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 8: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over loss of precious lives due to snow avalanche at Jawahar Tunnelwhere an avalanche had struck a police post last evening. In his message Governor has prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls […]

Fifty years on, Boeing’s 747 clings to life as cargo carrier

SEATTLE – Boeing’s 747 jumbo jet, an aircraft that democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell behind modern twin-engine passenger jets, has bounced back from near death to mark its 50-year flying anniversary on Saturday, thanks to a cargo market boom fueled by online shopping. Boeing’s […]

Exclusive: U.S. considers withdrawal of zero tariffs for India – sources

NEW DELHI – India could lose a vital U.S. trade concession, under which it enjoys zero tariffs on $5.6 billion of exports to the United States, amid a widening dispute over its trade and investment policies, people with close knowledge of the matter said. A move to withdraw […]

Modi govt wrote off 3.5 lakh cr debt of industrialists: Rahul

Bhopal, Feb 8: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Friday mocked the Modi government for announcing support of Rs 6,000 per year to small and marginal farmers when it “wrote off” Rs 3.5 lakh crore loans of 15 big industrialists. Gandhi also reiterated that the PMO was directly involved in conducting […]

FDA alerts more doctors of rare cancer with breast implants

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are telling doctors to be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants after receiving more reports of the disease. The Food and Drug Administration sent a letter Wednesday to family doctors, nurses and other health professionals warning about the […]

Stanford probes faculty ties to China gene-edited baby work

Stanford University has started a review of interactions that some faculty members had with He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make gene-edited babies. Several Stanford professors have said they knew or strongly suspected He wanted to try gene editing on embryos intended for pregnancy. […]

Incapacitated woman’s rape spurs push to catch up on cameras

PHOENIX  — Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states with laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology that aim to deter abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities following the rape of an incapacitated Phoenix woman who later gave birth. Cameras are most commonly used, […]

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