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Day: September 12, 2019

Indian soldiers injured in boat incident with Chinese army

LEH, India — Chinese and Indian army boats collided on a lake in an area of Kashmir claimed by both countries, injuring some Indian soldiers, but the incident has been settled, Indian officials said Thursday. The collision occurred Wednesday because of different perceptions of the disputed border in […]

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Anti-bullying and rights defenders among Magsaysay awardees

MANILA, Philippines — Five people were honored Monday as this year’s winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize, including a South Korean who helped fight suicide and bullying and a Thai housewife who became a human rights defender after losing her […]

Biggest ever pan-India joint operation by Directorate General of GST Intelligence and Directorate General of Revenue Intelligence against fraudulently claiming refund of IGST by exporters

DGGI & DRI crackdown involved about 1200 officers open view news desk In the biggest ever joint operation by Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and Directorate General of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) against exporters who were claiming refund of IGST fraudulently, pan-India searches were carried out at 336 […]

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thursday as the committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump . Some of Nadler’s […]

Mugabe’s family and govt wrangle over Zimbabwe burial

Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe’s family and the government appeared to be deadlocked on Thursday over his final resting place after relatives snubbed a plan for him to be buried at a national monument. Mugabe died in Singapore last week aged 95, leaving Zimbabweans divided over the legacy of […]

ECB unveils ‘big bang’ stimulus while urging govts to share load

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi urged eurozone governments to spend more Thursday, while the Frankfurt institution launched new “big bang” interventions to prop up the economy as the outlook darkens. Overcoming publicly-aired divisions on the institution’s governing council, the Italian economist announced a key interest rate deeper […]

Russia targets opposition leader Navalny with mass raids

Russian investigators on Thursday raided dozens of regional offices of top protest leader Alexei Navalny as well as the homes of his supporters after mass opposition rallies this summer. Navalny said the raids were the result of Kremlin “hysteria” after allies of President Vladimir Putin suffered major losses […]

Last date of nominations for Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar- 2020 extended

open view news desk The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has extended the last date of receipt of applications for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar – 2020 till 30th September 2019. The nominations of the deserving candidates should be submitted only through online mode on the […]

Prime Minister launches National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self Employed Persons

open view news desk The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi launched at Ranchi today, the National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self Employed Persons, a pension scheme for theVyaparis (shopkeepers/retail traders and self-employed persons)withannual turnover not exceeding Rs 1.5 crore. The Governor of Jharkhand Smt. Draupadi Murmu, […]

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