Day: September 25, 2019

The Indian Children who take a train to collect water

As their classmates set off to play after school each day, nine-year-old Sakshi Garud and her neighbour Siddharth Dhage, 10, are among a small group of children who take a 14 km (9 miles) return train journey from their village in India to fetch water. Their families are […]

New climate report: Oceans rising faster, ice melting more

NEW YORK — Due to climate change, the world’s oceans are getting warmer, rising higher, losing oxygen and becoming more acidic at an ever-faster pace and melting even more ice and snow, a grim international science assessment concludes. But that’s nothing compared to what Wednesday’s special United Nations-affiliated […]

Woman raped at Jaipur hotel, manager arrested

Jaipur, Sep 25 : A hotel manager was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman here, police said. The woman was staying at the hotel that falls under Jawahar Nagar Police Station limits, they said. Devendra was arrested after she lodged a complaint early Wednesday morning, police said, […]

NRC won’t happen in Bengal : Mamata

Midnapore (WB), Sep 25: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday allayed fears among the people that NRC exercise will be carried out in the state. Addressing an administrative meeting at Debra in West Midnapore district, Banerjee said it is shocking that people have commited suicide fearing that […]

Dravid to depose before BCCI ethics officer on Thursday

Mumbai, Sep 25: Former India captain Rahul Dravid would depose before BCCI Ethics Officer D K Jain on Thursday to explain the conflict of interest allegations against him. Dravid is currently the Director of National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, besides being a vice-president in the India Cements group, […]

Death toll from Pakistan earthquake rises to 37: local official

ISLAMABAD – The death toll from an earthquake in Pakistan on Tuesday has risen to 37, the Mirpur divisional commissioner, Muhammad Tayyab, said on Wednesday. Tayyab said the dead included men, women and children. Reuters Sep 25, 2019 Reporting by Asif Shahzad in Islamabad; Editing by Toby ChopraOur […]

Biden rises in poll as Ukraine scandal unfolds, interest in impeachment drops: Reuters poll

NEW YORK – Support for Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden ticked higher following reports that President Donald Trump pressured his Ukraine counterpart to investigate Biden, while Americans overall are less supportive of impeaching Trump than they were months ago, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday. […]

Sensex, Nifty end lower; state-owned banks slump

BENGALURU – Indian shares ended lower on Wednesday as calls for an impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump rattled investors, with state-owned banks dropping the most. The broader Nifty index ended down 1.28% at 11,440.20, while the benchmark BSE Sensex closed 1.29% lower at 38,593.52. Democrats in the […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh calls for round-the-clock vigil from all agencies in Maritime domain to thwart any potential threats posed by ‘non-state’ as well as ‘state-sponsored’ terrorism

OPEN VIEW NEWS DESK Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for a 24×7 vigil, co-ordination and pro-active approach from all agencies in the Maritime domain to thwart any potential threats posed by ‘non-state’ as well as ‘state-sponsored’ terrorism. He was addressing the Investiture Ceremony of Indian CoastGuard […]

Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

OPEN VIEW NEWS DESK The National Statistical Office(NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the press note on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 to July, 2019, based on the administrative records available with selected government agencies to assess the progress in […]

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