Day: August 25, 2019

Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires

Two of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef. – Beef – Brazil is the world’s largest exporter of beef, with a record […]


Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack: army

The Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives, the army said Sunday. While Israel operates regularly in Syria, it rarely acknowledges its actions so swiftly, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warning […]

EC announces Assembly bypolls on four seats

New Delhi, Aug 25: The Election Commission on Sunday announced by-elections to one assembly seat each in Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Chhattisgarh and Kerala. The bypolls for Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Pala (Kerala), Badharghat (Tripura) and Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh) Assembly seats will be held on September 23. The bypoll in Hamirpur was […]

UK government planning fuel duty cut in emergency budget – Sunday Times

LONDON – The British government is planning to cut fuel duty for the first time in eight years in a possible emergency October budget, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office last month, has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union […]

North Korean leader Kim oversaw test of ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher’: KCNA

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher” on Saturday, state news agency KCNA reported on Sunday. North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military […]

Shri Prabhakar Singh ,Director General, CPWD chosen for ‘Eminent Engineer Award- 2019’

open view news desk Shri Prabhakar Singh ,Director General, Central Public Works Department has been chosen for the ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2019’ by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his distinguished and exemplary Service in the field of Engineering and Technology.  This Elite and Prestigious Award shall be conferred to him […]

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