Day: March 26, 2019

Back in Israel, PM consults with military on Gaza violence

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned home from Washington on Tuesday, heading straight into military consultations and vowing further action after a night of heavy fire in which Israeli aircraft bombed Gaza targets and Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel. Netanyahu rushed back to Israel to […]

Pentagon authorizes USD 1 bn for Trump’s border wall

Washington, Mar 26: Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said Monday he had authorized USD 1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 92 kilometers of 5.5-meter fencing, build and improve […]

BJP insulted Advani by dropping him, says ‘sad’ Mamata

Kolkata, Mar 26: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday described LK Advani as one of the pillars of the BJP and said leaving him out of its candidates list is an insult to the veteran leader. Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, said political parties should not ignore […]

Cong will launch ‘surgical strike’ on poverty: Rahul Gandhi

Jaipur, Mar 26: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday promised a “surgical strike” on poverty and said his party had been working on how to eradicate it for the last six months. Addressing a rally in Suratgarh a day after declaring his party would roll out a minimum income […]

Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’

A Dutch art detective dubbed the “Indiana Jones of the Art World” has struck again, finding a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros stolen from a Saudi sheikh’s yacht on the French Riviera in 1999. Arthur Brand said he had handed back the 1938 masterpiece entitled “Portrait of […]

No halt to Gaza flare-up despite ‘ceasefire’

Israel kept up air strikes on Gaza into Tuesday and Palestinian militants launched new rockets despite a reported ceasefire deal, raising fears of a return to open conflict in the enclave. Gaza’s Islamist rulers, Hamas, had said on Monday evening that an Egypt-brokered ceasefire has been agreed following […]

Final push at European Parliament for EU copyright reform

The European Parliament votes Tuesday on controversial copyright reforms championed by news publishers and the music business but criticised by big tech and internet freedom activists. The run-up to the vote has seen waves of lobbying and protests by both supporters and opponents of the law, which is […]

Messy days ahead as Thai factions jostle to lead next government

Rival political camps jostled for position Tuesday, hoping to form a government after Thailand’s first election since a coup — a vote clouded by allegations of a bungled counting process and chicanery under junta-written rules. The junta is in pole position to return to power as a civilian […]

Federation of Industries Bari Brahmana calls on Advisor Sharma

open view news desk JAMMU : Deputation of Federation of Industries Bari Brahamana today called on the Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma and discussed several issues related to Industrial sector in the State. The deputation projected several issues like release of pending payments of Industrial Units from […]

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