Day: June 19, 2019

AP Photos: Saris stand out on Indian fashion runway

NEW DELHI — It’s fashion season in India’s capital, with the country’s top designers showcasing their latest collections to lure the rapidly growing domestic and export markets for Indian haute couture. Before the styles debut on the runway lie days of planning, fittings and hair and makeup sessions […]

Has ‘the sacrificial lamb’ arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder

RIYADH – Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers laying in wait at the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday. Will it “be possible to put the […]

Lower trust in vaccines among people in richer countries: survey

People in Europe have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, according to a global survey of public attitudes toward health and science published Wednesday. The study found that people living in high-income countries have the lowest confidence in vaccines, a result that ties in to the rise […]

AP FACT CHECK: In 2020 debut, Trump exaggerates growth

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump officially opened his 2020 campaign Tuesday with a speech exaggerating what he’s done for the economy and against illegal immigration. Some claims from his rally in Orlando, Florida: ECONOMY TRUMP: “It’s soaring to incredible new heights. Perhaps the greatest economy we’ve had in […]

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

GENEVA — An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and suggested sanctions on his personal assets. The scathing probe is likely to […]

4 charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands — International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men — three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds — in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine five years ago, killing all 298 people aboard. The […]

Div Com reviews preparations for implementation of ‘Back to Village’ prog at Kathua

open view news desk KATHUA, JUNE 19:- Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today had a review meeting regarding the preparations being made by Kathua district administration for implementing State government’s flagship programme “Back to village,” to be held from 20 to 27 June besides discussing various initiatives to […]

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