Day: June 23, 2019

PM interacts with economists and experts on the theme “Economic Policy – The Road Ahead”

Groups make presentations on key economic themes open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended an interactive session with over 40 economists and other experts, organized by NITI Aayog, on the theme “Economic Policy – The Road Ahead.” During the session, participants shared their […]

Cricket: Kohli fined for excessive appealing against Afghanistan

SOUTHAMPTON, England – India captain Virat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for excessive appealing in Saturday’s tense World Cup contest against Afghanistan, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced. The two-time champions survived a scare against Afghanistan, who eventually fell 11 runs short of […]

Death toll from acute encephalitis in Muzaffarpur rises to 129 children

NEW DELHI – At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur town in Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said on Sunday. The death toll from AES, a fever that affects the central nervous system, has risen from […]

Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

Thailand’s premier made an impassioned plea against protectionism on Sunday at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders where the fallout from the US-China tariff war has dominated talks. A controversial repatriation plan for the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority and ongoing disputes over the South China Sea will also […]

Dashing Sohail boosts Pakistan’s bid for World Cup survival

Haris Sohail boosted Pakistan’s bid to avoid World Cup elimination with a blistering 89 in his side’s 308 for seven against fellow strugglers South Africa on Sunday. Sohail was making just his second appearance at this year’s World Cup and his dashing display at Lord’s suggested he should […]

‘It sets me up nicely’ – Federer looks to Wimbledon after winning 10th Halle title

Roger Federer said he was ready for Wimbledon after waltzing past Belgium’s David Goffin in straight sets to win a record-extending 10th title at the ATP event in Halle on Sunday. Federer, 37, beat Goffin 7-6 (7/2), 6-1 to secure his 102nd career singles title and remain unbeaten […]

North Korean leader receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter of “excellent content” from US President Donald Trump, the country’s state media said Sunday, amid a nuclear deadlock between Pyongyang and Washington. Talks have been stalled since the collapse of a second summit between the two leaders in […]

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