Day: March 11, 2019

Third summit between Trump and North Korea’s Kim likely, no date set: U.S. official

WASHINGTON  – A U.S. Department of State official on Monday said she thinks there will be a third summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but no date has been set. Trump and Kim’s second summit in Vietnam last month collapsed over […]

Venezuela still in darkness as Guaido rallies lawmakers

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido urged lawmakers Monday to declare a “state of alarm” to pave the way for the delivery of international aid as the country’s devastating blackout entered its fifth day. Current was restored to some areas of the country over the weekend but — with […]

A shredded book, a passport: What 157 victims left behind

HEJERE, Ethiopia — What little was left was heartbreaking: A battered passport. A shredded book. Business cards in many languages. Searchers in white gloves and canvas shoes picked their way through the scattered remains of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 for a second day on Monday, gingerly lifting from […]

Growing number of Boeing Max 8 planes grounded after crash

BEIJING  — Boeing’s stock plunged 8 percent Monday morning as aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes the day after one crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. The crash of the Ethiopian Airlines jet shortly […]

3 nations ground Boeing 737 Max 8s after Ethiopia crash

HEJERE, Ethiopia — Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft Monday following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, and investigators found the flight recorders from the field where the plane went down. The new plane crashed shortly […]

DGCA to soon issue additional safety instructions for Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes

NEW DELHI – India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Monday it is reviewing safety issues related to Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft operating in the country, a day after the fatal crash of one of the planes in Ethiopia. A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 MAX 8 […]

Talk to Pakistan, Modi’s former ally Mehbooba Mufti urges India amid Kashmir tension

SRINAGAR, India – India should talk to Pakistan and separatists in Kashmir to defuse tension raised by a suicide attack on on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy that was claimed by Pakistan-based militants, a former chief minister of the state said. Mehbooba Mufti, who was chief […]

SC not in favour of passing order at this stage to refer 10 pc quota issue to Constitution bench

New Delhi, Mar 11: The Supreme Court on Monday said it is not in favour of passing an order at this stage to refer the issue of 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections across all classes to a Constitution bench. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan […]

Pompeo to meet Foreign Secretary Gokhale on Monday

Washington, Mar 11: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest. Gokhale arrived in the US on Sunday in connection with the bilateral Foreign Office Consultation […]

Pulwama terror attack mastermind killed in encounter: Officials

Srinagar, Mar 11: The mastermind of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, in which 40 CRPF personnel had died, has been killed in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Tral area, officials said Monday. Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias ‘Mohd Bhai’ was among two militants killed in the […]