Day: September 16, 2019

Rupee tumbles 68 paise to 71.60/USD in early trade on sharp rise in crude prices

Mumbai, Sep 16: The rupee tumbled by 68 paise to 71.60 against the US currency in early trade on Monday, as a sharp jump in global crude oil prices dampened investor sentiments. Forex traders said, market participants were concerned as the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities has […]

600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar at ‘serious risk of genocide’: UN

Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a “serious risk of genocide”, UN investigators said Monday, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from the country by the army remains “impossible”. The fact-finding mission to Myanmar, set up by the Human Rights Council, last year branded the […]

Outsider leads after divisive Tunisia presidential poll

Political outsider Kais Saied was leading Tunisia’s elections with just over a quarter of votes counted, the electoral commission said Monday, in the country’s second free presidential vote since the Arab Spring. Saied was on 19 percent, leading imprisoned media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was on 14.9 percent, […]

Netanyahu, Gantz spur supporters on eve of tense Israeli polls

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz sought to galvanise supporters Monday on the eve of a tense election with the political fate of the country’s longest-serving premier in the balance. The vote on Tuesday will be Israel’s second in five months after Netanyahu […]

Weapons used in Saudi attacks ‘came from Iran’: coalition

The weapons used to strike Saudi oil facilities were Iranian-made, the Riyadh-led coalition said Monday, heightening fears of regional conflict after the US hinted at a military response to the assault. The weekend strikes on Abqaiq –- the world’s largest oil processing facility –- and the Khurais oil […]

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

open view news desk The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) for the month of August, 2019 rose by 0.2% to 121.4 (provisional) from 121.2 (provisional) for the previous month. INFLATION The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI for August 2019, remained unchanged […]

Call on Prime Minister by Governor of New Jersey, Mr. Phillip D. Murphy

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi received Mr. Phillip D. Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey in the United States of America this morning on Mr. Murphy’s first visit to India in his current official capacity. Governor Murphy is visiting Agra, Mumbai, Hyderabad […]

Smooth & Speedy Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants from Government Residential Accommodation

Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Act, 2019 Comes Into Force Increased Availability of Government Residential Accommodation open view news desk The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019 which was passed by the Parliament during the Budget Session, 2019 has come into effect from […]

Warren offers anti-corruption plan central to her campaign

NEW YORK — Elizabeth Warren has released a proposal aimed at government corruption, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign. The Democratic senator from Massachusetts is announcing the plan Monday in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park, near the […]

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