Day: September 21, 2019

After ‘Howdy Modi,’ Trump and India’s PM could sign trade deal

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI – The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar with the talks […]

Thousands of Paris police deployed over ‘yellow vest’ clash fears

More than 7,000 police officers are to be deployed for rallies in Paris on Saturday over fears that yellow vest protesters and their radical, anarchist “black blocs” could try to infiltrate a march against climate change in the French capital. The yellow vest movement erupted 10 months ago […]

‘Millions’ protest in youth-led global climate strike

Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was “only the beginning,” ahead of a UN youth summit she will participate in Saturday. Some four million people filled city streets around the world, organizers said, in what […]

Iran issues ‘battlefield’ warning as US deploys troops

Any country that attacks Iran will become the “main battlefield”, the Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday after Washington ordered reinforcements to the Gulf following attacks on Saudi oil installations it blames on Tehran. Tensions escalated between arch-foes Iran and the United States after last weekend’s attacks on Saudi energy […]

More than 100 arrested in Paris ‘yellow vest’ protests

Over a hundred demonstrators were arrested at yellow vest protests in Paris on Saturday as about 7,500 police were deployed to deal with the movement’s radical anarchist “black blocs” strand. After first marching with the yellow vests, around 1,000 radical demonstrators joined a separate march against climate change […]

Environmental activists get down and dirty on mass cleanup day

Thousands of volunteers wielding nets and bin bags scoured coasts, parks and riverbanks across the globe Saturday, in a litter-picking drive highlighting the vast quantity of trash dumped worldwide, a day after mass international climate protests. Campaigners took part in World Cleanup Day from Manilla to the Mediterranean, […]

Trump says he had ‘perfectly fine’ call with Ukraine leader

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the center […]

GST Rate on Services as Recommended by The GST Council in Its 37th Meeting

open view news desk The 37thGST Council met in Goa today under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman  . The meeting was also attended by Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag Thakur besides Chief Minister of Goa […]

Election Commission announces Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra, 2019

open view news desk Election Commission of India today announced theSchedule for General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra, 2019 as also theSchedule for bye-elections to fill casual vacancy in the Parliamentary Constituency & State Legislative Assemblies of various States/UTs. Click here to See Schedule-1 […]

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