Day: June 24, 2019

Memes, cartoons and caustic Cantonese: the language of Hong Kong’s protests

Viral artwork pummelling city leaders, clever word plays and Cantonese cursing that would make a sailor blush — Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of satire during their huge anti-government protests. Anger has punctuated much of the historic rallies roiling Hong Kong in the last two […]


US slaps new sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader Khamenei

The United States imposed sanctions Monday on Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military chiefs, tightening pressure on the country that President Donald Trump threatened with “obliteration” if it seeks war. Trump signed the punitive financial measures against in the Oval Office, calling this […]

Chief Secretary participates in Back to Village programme at Gurez

open view news desk DAWAR (GUREZ), JUNE 24: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam during his 2-day extensive visit to district Bandipora participated in the Back to Village Programme on Monday across several Panchayats and also visited Gurez. The Chief Secretary visited Kanzalwan, Badwan, Wanpora and Khandyal Panchayats and interacted […]

Rajouri, Poonch witness huge public response on Day-5 of ‘Back to Village’ programme

open view news desk JAMMU, JUNE 24: With huge public participation and enthusiasm, the ‘Back to Village’ programme today entered its 5th day in twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch witnessing a multitude of activities in all the Panchayats by the visiting officers. People raised a number of […]

Day-5 ‘Back to Village’ programme in Chenab Valley

open view news desk JAMMU, JUNE 24: Day 2 of ‘Back to Village’ initiative saw activities being undertaken in 23 panchayats of the district, with visiting officers undertaking public meetings and inspections to assess status of public services available in these areas. People raised a multitude of issues […]

Hidden oil spill: New study contradicts owner’s claims

NEW ORLEANS — A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil. Oil and gas have been leaking into the Gulf […]

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