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Day: February 9, 2019

Irish prime minister says Brexit deal ‘can be done’

DUBLIN/BELFAST – Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Friday said he believed “a deal can be done” to avoid a disorderly British exit from the EU, after a meeting with a key ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May that he said went very well. Varadkar later hosted […]

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China condemns PM Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

MUMBAI – China’s foreign ministry on Saturday condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying it “resolutely opposes” activities by Indian leaders in the region. Modi’s visit was part of a series of public meetings in the region aimed at garnering support for his Hindu nationalist […]

Foreign aid groups accuse Indian government of impeding work

NEW DELHI — Their offices raided, bank accounts frozen and travel restricted, international aid and rights groups with deep roots in India say they are struggling to operate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has elevated the role of sympathetic homegrown social organizations […]

Jobless youth march to protest Indian ‘unemployment crisis’

NEW DELHI — Hundreds of jobless young people marched Thursday through the streets of the Indian capital demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government tackle what they called a rising unemployment crisis. The protesters disputed the government’s claim that it has created millions of jobs since it came to […]

Avalanches, landslides kill 11 people in Himalayan Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — Heavy snow caused avalanches and landslides that killed 11 people and trapped another in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, officials said Friday. Rescuers cut through mounds of snow to reach 11 people — seven policemen, two firefighters and two prisoners — who were trapped in […]

39 die, dozens sick in India from drinking spurious liquor

LUCKNOW, India — At least 39 people have died and another 27 fallen sick from drinking cheap spurious liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in the northern India, officials said Saturday. Senior police officer Ashok Kumar said 26 died in two separate incidents in the state of […]

French yellow vest anti-govt protests turn violent in Paris

PARIS — A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th consecutive week of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost four fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters […]

Day-two of 3-day Refresher Workshop on Mediation for Lawyers

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 9: The second day of the 3-Day Refresher Workshop on Mediation for Lawyers, organized by the Mediation and Conciliation Committee of the High Court in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Government, today witnessed consensus over Mediation to be evolved as an effective […]

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