Day: August 14, 2019

A$AP Rocky gets suspended sentence for Stockholm assault

A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and gave him a suspended sentence over a street brawl, a case that outraged fans and sparked a diplomatic spat with US President Donald Trump. The 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, and two […]

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2011-12=100) Review for the month of July, 2019

open view news desk The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base : 2011-12=100) for the month of July, 2019 declined by 0.2% to 121.2 (provisional) from 121.5 (provisional) for the previous month. INFLATION The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 1.08% (provisional) […]

CBDT takes further steps to ensure transparency in Tax Administration by bringing in concept of DIN

open view news desk With a view to bringing greater transparency in the functioning of the tax-administration and improvement in service delivery, almost all notices and orders of Income Tax Department are being generated electronically on the Income Tax Business Application (ITBA) platform. However, it has been brought […]

Address to the Nation by the Hon’ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day

open view news desk Dear Fellow Citizens I offer you my greetings on the eve of our 73rd Independence Day. This is a happy and emotional day for all children of Mother India, whether living at home or abroad. Weremember with gratitude the countless freedom fighters and revolutionaries who struggled, strived and made heroic sacrifices to […]

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

HONG KONG — Flights resumed at Hong Kong’s airport Wednesday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.Full Coverage: Hong Kong About three dozen protesters remained camped in the airport’s arrivals […]

Shah Faesal sent back to Kashmir from Delhi, detained under PSA in Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug 14: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal was detained by authorities at the Delhi airport on Wednesday and sent back to Kashmir, officials said. Faesal was again detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) on his arrival in Srinagar, they said.  He was bound for Istanbul, the officials […]

Trump threatens to pull US from WTO ‘if we have to’

Monaca (US), Aug 14: President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if conditions are not improved. “We will leave if we have to,” Trump told a cheering audience of workers at a Shell chemical plant in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. “We […]

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