Day: August 12, 2019

Pakistan dedicates Eid to Kashmir after India strips region of special status

ISLAMABAD – People gathered in mosques across Pakistan on Monday to offer special prayers for Eid al-Adha, the second of Islam’s two major religious festivals. The government has called for the festival to be observed in a “simple manner” this year, to express solidarity with Kashmiris living on […]


China says Indian actions in Kashmir are ‘unilateral’ during diplomatic meeting

BEIJING – China’s foreign ministry said it showed a “principled” stand on “unilateral” actions taken by India in a meeting between the two countries’ top diplomats on Monday. Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said he hoped India would play a constructive role in regional peace and stability, China’s […]

Authorities lock down Srinagar on Eid holiday

SRINAGAR – Indian security forces kept disputed Kashmir’s biggest city of Srinagar largely locked down on Monday, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, to prevent any major protests against a decision that scrapped the Himalayan region’s special rights. Frustration is growing in Muslim-majority Kashmir, which is also claimed […]

Bakrid celebrated in Telangana

Hyderabad, Aug 12: Bakrid was celebrated across Telangana on Monday with Muslims offering prayers in large numbers at Eidgah Miralam, Eidgah Madannapet, Eidgah Qutub Shahi tombs and others in the city. The hockey ground at Masab Tank and the military ground, Mehdipatnam, also witnessed major congregrations. They sacrificed goats […]

Shri Kiren Rijiju confers the National Youth Awards for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social service

open view news desk The Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports (I/C) Shri Kiren Rijiju here today conferred the National Youth Awards on individuals (aged between 15-29 years) and organizations for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social service, such as health, promotion […]

Vikram lander will land on Moon as a tribute to Vikram Sarabhai from crores of Indians: PM Shri Narendra Modi

Institutions set up by Dr. Vikram Sarabhai become center of excellence today: Dr. K Sivan  Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Centenary Celebration inaugurated in Ahmedabad today open view news desk The centenary celebration of the birth anniversary of the founding father of ISRO – Dr. Vikram Sarabhai kicked off in […]

Development of North East Region is priority of the Government: Dr Jitendra Singh

Youth should realise the unexplored potential of NE, encourages DoNER Minister open view news desk The Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, has said that the Government led by […]

96 players for 6th Asian School TT tournament

Vadodara, Aug 12: Ninety-six players from eight countries, including hosts India, will take part in the ‘UTT 6th Asian School Table Tennis Championships’ beginning here on Tuesday, it was announced on Monday. Besides India, players from Bangladesh, China, Nepal, Indonesia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, among others, will […]

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