Day: September 22, 2019

Kejriwal to attend C40 Summit in Denmark next month

New Delhi, Sep 22: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will attend the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, next month and speak on his government’s experience in lowering pollution, including the Odd-Even scheme, and other issues, an official statement stated. According to the statement, invited as the leader of one […]

Hry: Clash breaks out between BSP workers in Ballabgarh

Chandigarh, Sep 22: A clash broke out among some workers of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) at a function in Haryana’s Ballabgarh on Sunday, police said. A few people received minor injuries as lathis were wielded by two opposing groups during the skirmish, they said. According to a party […]

UK travel giant Thomas Cook faces collapse

Thomas Cook’s 178-year existence was hanging by a thread on Sunday after the iconic British travel firm struggled to find further private investment and is now relying on an unlikely government bailout. The operator said Friday that it needed £200 million ($250 million) — in addition to the […]

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania

TIRANA – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sending residents rushing into the streets and parks for safety. The Defence Ministry said […]

Trump, Biden spar over Ukraine after whistleblower complaint

Washington, Sep 22: Joe Biden accused Donald Trump Saturday of “an overwhelming abuse of power” and called for an investigation into accusations the US leader pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate the presidential candidate’s son. Biden’s allegations prompted a swift rebuke from Trump, who himself accuses the Democratic frontrunner […]

Amit Shah blames ex-PM Nehru for PoK’s existence

Mumbai, Sep 22: Blaming former prime minister late Jawaharlal Nehru for the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK), Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said it would not have come into existence had Nehru not declared untimely ceasefire with the neighbouring country. Targeting Nehru over “non-integration” of Kashmir with India, he […]

Vendors set up stalls at weekly flea market in Srinagar

Srinagar, Sep 22:  A large number of vendors set up stalls at the weekly flea market here on Sunday while main markets and other business establishments remained shut for the 49th consecutive day in Kashmir over the Centre’s decision to abrogate Article 370. Public transport was off the […]

PM Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits in Houston, assures them of New Kashmir

Houston, Sep 22:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a “special interaction” with a 17-member delegation of Kashmiri Pandits here and assured them of “building a new Kashmir” which would be for everyone. The delegation, which included Kashmiri Pandits from across the US, met Prime Minister Modi on his […]

From the streets to the summit: young climate leaders mobilize at UN

A day after youth-led global climate strikes, several hundred young activists including Greta Thunberg gathered for a climate summit at the United Nations on Saturday, chiding older generations for doing too little to curb carbon emissions. The UN has invited 500 young activists and entrepreneurs to take part […]

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