Day: July 20, 2019

Shehla Rashid meets Governor

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 20: Ms. Shehla Rashid, General Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM), met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Ms. Rashid apprised Governor about various developmental matters and other issues of public importance including upgradation of health facilities, […]

DG Social Welfare reviews progress, implementation of schemes at Bla

open view news desk BARAMULLA, JULY 20: Director General Social Welfare Department Kashmir Rukhsana Gani today convened a meeting of the officers of social welfare department and other concerned at Dak Bungalow Baramulla to review the progress besides implementation of various government sponsored schemes. During the review, threadbare […]

Nation celebrates 50th anniversary of 1st lunar footsteps

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on another world Saturday, gathering in record heat at races and other festivities to commemorate Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s “giant leap” on Apollo 11. At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, cars were backed […]

Trump’s “go back” remark: In workplace, it might be illegal

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color “go back” to countries “from which they came” has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of America’s workplaces and institutions, the same language would be unacceptable and possibly illegal. The Equal […]

Iran says its seizure of British ship a ‘reciprocal’ move

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto the […]

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace

LOS ANGELES – Joe Biden, former U.S. vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George Wallace, a prominent supporter of racial segregation. Wallace, known for his white supremacist views, served as governor of Alabama for 20 years from 1967 and unsuccessfully […]

Exclusive: Indian government seeks to tap foreign lenders for loans to its small firms – sources

NEW DELHI – The government is in talks with foreign lenders to provide as much as $14.5 billion in credit to millions of its small firms, two officials said, in a sign the country’s banking system may not be robust enough to do the job on its own. […]

Two killings symbolise reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges

SRINAGAR/AWANTIPORA, India – More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data – one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory’s recent history. India and Pakistan have fought two wars […]

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest

HONG KONG – Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis. The rally, […]

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