Day: May 8, 2019

Hello, Archie! Meghan and Harry name son Archie Harrison

LONDON — Tired but beaming, Meghan and Prince Harry showed the public their baby son’s face for the first time on Wednesday, and also revealed his name: Archie. The royal couple said their son, seventh in line to the British throne, is named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Mountbatten-Windsor is […]

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues

JOHANNESBURG — South Africans voted Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout and voters saying they were disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment. Despite the demise of apartheid 25 years ago, South Africa remains divided by economic inequality . The African National Congress, the […]

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi flees country after blasphemy saga

Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman at the centre of a decade-long blasphemy row that sparked violent unrest and spotlighted religious extremism, left her home country on Wednesday and is believed to be in Canada. Islamabad made no formal statement and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to […]

Prince Harry and Meghan name ‘dream’ son Archie

Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan on Wednesday announced their new “dream” son’s name is Archie, hours after showing him off to the world for the first time. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor,” […]

Sensex tanks 487 pts as trade jitters take a toll

Mumbai, May 8:  Markets wilted under selling pressure for the sixth straight day Wednesday as investor sentiment remained grim amid US-China trade tensions and declining foreign fund inflows. The 30-share BSE Sensex plunged 487.50 points, or 1.27 per cent, to end at 37,789.13; while the broader NSE Nifty […]

RDD projects in Kashmir division reviewed

open view news desk SRINAGAR, MAY 08: Secretary Rural Development Department and Panchayat Raj, Sheetal Nanda, Wednesday convened a meeting to review progress of various ongoing projects in Kashmir division. The meeting took comprehensive stock of various schemes of the Department in the state including MGNREGA, Geo-tagging, job […]

Div Com reviews progress on 4 laning Jammu-Akhnoor Road

open view news desk JAMMU MAY 08: Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting with concerned officers to review progress on 4 lane Jammu-Akhnoor Road project. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, General Manager NHIDCL, Vijay Kumar, SSP Traffic, Joginder Singh, Chief Engineer […]

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