Day: June 26, 2019

France put on hot weather alert as heatwave reaches Europe

PARIS — The sunset had an orange glow. So did the extreme weather warning for Paris. Meteorologists placed more than half of France, including around the capital, on alert for high temperatures Monday as a heatwave was expected to spread across continental Europe this week. National weather agency […]


Dwivedi reviews functioning of DIPR Jammu

open view news desk JAMMU, JUNE 26: Commissioner Secretary Information, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi reviewed the functioning of Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) at a meeting convened at Media Complex here today. Joint Director Information Jammu, Naresh Kumar, Deputy Director Information & PR Jammu, Meenakshi Vaid, Youth […]

Union Home Minister, during his first visit to J&K, reviews various development schemes and projects in the State

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JUNE 26: During his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah took a detailed review of various development schemes and projects in the State. The review meeting in Srinagar was attended by the Governor, Union Home Secretary, all […]

Union Home Minister reviews security arrangements for Shri Amarnathji Yatra during his visit to Srinagar

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JUNE 26: Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah conducted a review meeting of the security arrangements for Shri Amarnathji Yatra, in Srinagar today. J&K Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik, Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of MHA, State Government and […]

Chopper scam: SC stays HC order allowing Rajeev Saxena to go abroad for treatment

New Delhi, Jun 26: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a Delhi High Court order permitting Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to go abroad for the treatment of blood cancer and other ailments.  A vacation bench of Justices Sanjiv […]

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo promises to ensure oil supplies to India after Iranian crude ban

NEW DELHI – The United States will ensure India receives adequate supplies of oil as New Delhi stops buying Iranian crude in line with U.S. sanctions, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. India, the world’s third-biggest oil importer, bought about 184,000 barrels per day (bpd) […]

Protests in Indian cities after Muslim man is lynched, Modi says he is ‘pained’

NEW DELHI – Protests were held in several Indian cities on Wednesday following the lynching of a Muslim man last week by a Hindu mob that suspected he was a thief. Increasing anger about the killing in Jharkhand prompted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make his first comments […]

Pompeo vows cooperation with India but trade, defence issues unresolved

NEW DELHI – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to reduce heightened trade tension with India on Wednesday, promising a renewed focus on negotiating better ties, but giving few specifics of how they would overcome their disputes over trade and investment. Pompeo’s India visit comes as the […]

Images of drowned Salvadoran migrant and 2-year-old child stir outrage

Shocking images of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his two-year-old daughter who died while trying to cross the Rio Grande river from Mexico to the United States have sparked outrage, underscoring the dangers faced by asylum-seekers. Twenty-five-year-old Oscar Martinez Ramirez fled El Salvador with his 21-year-old wife and […]

N. Korea blasts Pompeo as obstruction to nuclear talks

North Korea denounced US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as an obstruction to nuclear negotiations on Wednesday, days before President Donald Trump visits Seoul while talks with Pyongyang are deadlocked. The process has been stalled since a second summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]

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