Day: March 2, 2019

Ayurvedic products gaining popularity as alternative medicine system: Advisor Kumar

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 02: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Saturday said that Ayurvedic medical treatment is gaining popularity across the country due to its effectiveness and focus would be to further promote it as alternative medicine system. The Advisor was speaking during an inaugural […]

Governor expresses grief over loss of lives in Majalta road accident, announces ex-gratia

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 02: Governor, Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over the loss of innocent lives in a road accident near Majalta in Udhampur district.  In a condolence message, the Governor has conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for peace to […]

Trump twists Cohen’s words on collusion

WASHINGTON — Assailed by his ex-lawyer at every turn, President Donald Trump nevertheless claimed a measure of vindication from Michael Cohen’s statement that he possessed no direct evidence of collusion with Russia from his time serving the boss. But contrary to Trump’s words, Cohen did not exonerate him […]

Measles cases soar worldwide, UN warns of ‘complacency’

Just 10 countries were responsible for  three-quarters of a global surge in measles cases last year, the UN children’s agency said Friday, including one of the world’s richest nations, France. Ninety-eight countries reported more cases of measles in 2018 compared with 2017, and the world body warned that […]

Canada appeals court upholds landmark tobacco ruling

Quebec’s appeals court on Friday upheld a historic ruling ordering three tobacco firms to pay Can$15.5 billion (US$11.6 billion) to smokers in the Canadian province who claimed they were never warned about the health risks associated with smoking. Imperial Tobacco Canada, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco, Rothmans […]

US slaps new sanctions on Venezuela regime as Russia ups support

The United States and Russia clashed Friday over how to assist crisis-wracked Venezuela, with Moscow pledging new relief channeled through President Nicolas Maduro and Washington slapping sanctions over the blocking of US aid it tried to push through the border. A day after Russia and China vetoed a […]

Russian Nobel Prize winner for physics Alferov dies aged 88

MOSCOW – Zhores Alferov, the 2000 Nobel prize winner in physics and a member of Russia’s parliament, has died aged 88 in St Petersburg, the Russian Communist party said on Saturday. Alferov shared the nearly $1 million award, which recognised his research work in the 1970s in information […]

India and Pakistan step back from the brink, tensions simmer

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, India – A flare up between arch-foes India and Pakistan appeared to be easing on Saturday after Islamabad handed back a captured Indian pilot, but tensions continued to simmer amid efforts by global powers to prevent a war between the nuclear-armed neighbours Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, […]

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