Day: September 7, 2019

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in landmark ‘first step’ to ease tensions

Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited swap of 70 prisoners on Saturday, in a deal hailed as a first step towards ending five years of tensions and conflict. Two planes carrying 35 prisoners from each side landed simultaneously in Moscow and Kiev, where the passengers emerged under […]

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO – Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the whole planet. Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island, which research […]

Project ‘Bal Basera’ for the welfare of Children of Construction Workers deployed at AIIMS Rishikesh

open view news desk With the support of CPWD, a Crèche (Bal Basera) at AIIMS Rishikesh, a project for the welfare of Children of Construction Workers deployed at the site will be inaugurated by Mrs Deepa Singh, President CPWD Officers’ Wives Association on 09.09.2019 at 11.00 AM. Bal […]

Priyanka Gandhi slams govt over plans for ‘100 days celebration’

New Delhi, Sep 7: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday attacked the government over its plans to mark 100 days in office, saying sectors such as automobile, transport and mining will see it as a celebration of their “ruin”. She made the remarks on Twitter, sharing a media […]

JMC to launch campaign in Jammu to fight dengue, malaria

Jammu, Sep 7: The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) will organize a thermal fogging campaign and special sanitation drive from September 9 to free the city from dengue and malaria, a councillor said on Saturday. Chairman Public Health Sanitation Committee, JMC, Baldev Singh Billawaria, said the special thermal fogging campaign […]

Cong will fight Haryana polls collectively: Selja

Chandigarh, Sep 7: Haryana Congress’s newly appointed president Kumari Selja on Saturday said the party will fight the state polls collectively by moving in “fast-forward mode”. Stressing that the allocation of tickets will be done soon, Selja said all sections of society, including youth and women, will be accommodated […]

Darkest night before dawn: Sarangi on economic slowdown

Sehore (MP), Sep 7:  Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Saturday admitted that the country’s economy was experiencing a slowdown, but added it was the “darkest night before dawn”. Expressing confidence of a turnaround, the Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry claimed there would be no delay […]

Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop shrine reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s ruling elite, an official said Saturday, as the southern African nation began several days of official mourning. Mugabe, who was 95 when he died Friday in Singapore, will be laid to rest […]

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