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Day: October 2, 2019

Hong Kong police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot

HONG KONG — Hong Kong office workers and schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a police officer rallied Wednesday to condemn police tactics and demand accountability. The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China’s National Day was a fearsome escalation […]

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Big Tech’s eco-pledges aren’t slowing its pursuit of Big Oil

Employee activism and outside pressure have pushed big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there’s another thing these tech giants aren’t cutting: Their growing business ties to the oil and gas industry. When Microsoft held an all-staff meeting in September, […]

At Vatican, Pompeo urges alliance for religious freedom

VATICAN CITY— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday criticized governments that wield absolute power as threats to religious freedom, as he scrambled to contain a political crisis back home. Amid a growing storm in Washington over an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Pompeo went to […]

Hong Kong police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot

HONG KONG — Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability Wednesday. The shooting Tuesday during widespread anti-government demonstrations on China’s National Day marked a fearsome […]

Soto lifts Nats to 4-3 comeback wild-card win over Brewers

WASHINGTON — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that a 20-year-old kid who never had been to the postseason, Juan Soto, would help the Washington Nationals finally advance. And maybe, just maybe, it makes sense that it would be this particular […]

North Korea fires missile days before resuming US talks

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea on Tuesday displayed some of its newly purchased U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter jets for the first time during its Armed Forces Day ceremony, a development that will likely infuriate rival North Korea. Under its biggest-ever weapons purchase, South Korea is to buy […]

PM addresses Arogya Manthan marking one year of Ayushman Bharat Launches a new mobile application for Ayushman Bharat and Startup Grand Challenge

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched a new mobile application for the Ayushman Bharat, the world’s largest health insurance scheme aimed at securing the health of over 10.70 Crore Poor families in the country.  The Prime Minister was presiding over the over the valedictory […]

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