Day: June 18, 2019

Why Cuba Has the Best Doctors in the World

One of the greatest paradoxes in Cuba is how a country where the average wage is only $20 per month can keep its population as healthy as those of developed nations. The main reason for this accomplishment is Cuba’s ability to produce well-trained, quality doctors and a good healthcare system […]

Iran says it won’t wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions

GENEVA/DUBAI – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States […]

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms

NEW DELHI – India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and also irked the U.S. government. The decision to review the rules comes at a […]

With ‘Libra,’ Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency

San Francisco, Jun 18: Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money, designed to let people save, send or spend money as easily as firing off text messages. “Libra” — described as “a new global currency” — was unveiled Tuesday in a new initiative […]

Trump says having ‘extended meeting’ with Xi at G20 summit

Washington, Jun 18: US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and that they will hold an “extended meeting” next week at the G20 summit. Trump’s tweet set a more upbeat tone for his talks with Xi at the […]

7 civilians injured in grenade attack near police station

Srinagar, Jun 18: At least seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said. The militants lobbed the grenade towards the police station, but it exploded on the roadside, causing injuries to seven passers-by, […]

Mizoram police rescues 8 minor Rohingya girls

Aizawl, Jun 18: Eight Rohingya girls, suspected to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued from a village near the Mizoram-Myanmar border in Champai district, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police of Northern Range Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said here Tuesday. The girls, all of them minors, were rescued from Dungtkang […]

Casio has Inducted a Market Sweep Action in Kolkata

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) NEW DELHI and KOLKATA, June 18, 2019/PRNewswire/ — Casio, a leading lifestyle brand in the country, is aggressively running awareness drives to fight the counterfeit […]

India will lead by example in combating desertification: Union Environment Minister

open view news desk Union Environment Minister today said that we as a country make targets not under any global pressure but for our own country’s real sustainable development, and as in the past India will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification. […]

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