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Day: August 5, 2019

UN probes corruption in its own agencies in Yemen aid effort

CAIRO — The United Nations investigators assembled in the departure hall of Sanaa’s airport were preparing to leave with precious evidence: laptops and external drives collected from the staff of the World Health Organization. These computers, they believed, contained proof of corruption and fraud within the U.N. agency’s […]

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Unrest feared after India revokes Kashmir’s special status

NEW DELHI — India’s Hindu nationalist-led government moved Monday to revoke the special status of Muslim-majority Kashmir, cutting off communications and deploying thousands of troops in the restive Himalayan region amid fears the action could lead to uprisings there. Home Minister Amit Shah announced the revocation amid an […]

Protests across Pakistan over India’s ‘illegal’ move in contested Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan – Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India’s constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries. India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only […]

Putin to Trump: We’ll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would be forced to start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing so after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty. The United States formally left the Intermediate Nuclear Forces […]

DRDO successfully flight-tests state-of-the-art Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles against live aerial targets from ITR, Chandipur

open view news desk Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully flight-tested its state-of-the-art Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles (QRSAM) against live aerial targets from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur. Two missiles, developed by DRDO, were tested against two live targets meeting complete mission objectives of engaging the targets. […]

Government brings Resolution to Repeal Article 370 of the Constitution

Shri Amit Shah introduces Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019  President issues Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 2019  Jammu & Kashmir Reservation (2nd Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Rajya Sabha All of the above passed in Rajya Sabha unanimously open view news desk Union Minister for […]

Met dept issues red alert in three districts in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5: As heavy rains pounded several parts of Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a Red Alert in Idukki, Malappuram and Kozhikode districts on August 8. “These districts are likely to get extremely heavy rainfall of over 240 mm in 24 hours and may […]

Met dept issues red alert in three districts in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5: As heavy rains pounded several parts of Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a Red Alert in Idukki, Malappuram and Kozhikode districts on August 8. “These districts are likely to get extremely heavy rainfall of over 240 mm in 24 hours and may […]

Nagaland apprehensive after repeal of Article 370

Kohima, Aug 5: Following the abolition of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, there are apprehensions in Nagaland about the possibilities of a similar action against its special provisions that are enshrined in Article 371A. Political parties and tribal organisations, however, said they were confident […]

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