Day: October 14, 2019

US trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

A trio of Americans on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including Esther Duflo, the youngest-ever economics laureate and only the second woman to win the prize. Duflo — a 46-year-old French-American professor who has served as an advisor to […]

Trump violently attacks media figures in supporter’s event meme: NYT

Washington, Oct 14: An internet meme that depicts Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters, the New York Times reported Sunday. In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the “Church […]

Chidambaram produced before court in INX Media money laundering case

New Delhi, Oct 14: Former finance minister P Chidambaram was produced before a Delhi court Monday in connection with the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. Chidambaram, who is in judicial custody till October 17 in the INX Media corruption case filed by the CBI, […]

Post-paid mobile phone services restored in Kashmir without internet

Srinagar, Oct 14: Mobile phones in Kashmir buzzed back to life on Monday, connecting 40 lakh post-paid subscribers to their families and friends in the country, the Valley and their neighbourhoods after 72 days but without any internet facilities. The phones started ringing from noon as promised by the […]

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize

Stockholm, Oct 14: Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” “The research conducted by this year’s Laureates has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty. In just two decades, their […]

DPIIT launches website and mobile app for IPR

open view news desk Secretary Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Guruprasad Mohapatra launched the website and mobile application [Learn to Protect, Secure and Maximize Your Innovation] on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) today in New Delhi. The website and app has been developed by Cell for IPR […]

J&K reorganization will curb cross-border terrorism, promote inclusive growth: Vice President

Asks Indian Diaspora to effectively counter negative propaganda on J & K India is one of the most inclusive and tolerant democratic countries in the world: VP Asks Indian diaspora to join as knowledge partners and investors in India’s transformational journey Addresses the Indian diaspora in Freetown, Sierra […]

India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the LOTUS-HR (Local Treatment of Urban Sewage streams for Healthy Reuseplant ) as a part of joint collaboration

open view news desk During the visit of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty, Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands a joint launch of the second phase of the Local Treatment of Urban Sewage streams for Healthy Reuse (LOTUS-HR) program was done by the Union […]

US troops leaving northern Syria; a full withdrawal possible

WASHINGTON — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey’s invasion could fuel a broader war. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that President Donald Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin pulling out “as […]

Syrian army pushes north as US prepares to withdraw troops

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. The Syrian military’s deployment near the Turkish […]

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