Day: October 17, 2019

Swiss exhibit catalogues draw of war, desire for peace

Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” and a 4,500-year-old peace treaty — the world’s oldest — represent opposite poles in the eternal human struggle between the propulsion to war and the desire for peace. They are among 135 priceless manuscripts, books, documents and other items on display at a new exhibit […]

Berlin blames trade wars and Brexit for falling growth prospects

Germany on Thursday slashed its growth outlook for next year, saying it expects trade conflicts, Brexit and other sources of uncertainty abroad to continue weighing on an economy that remains buttressed by domestic strength. Europe’s largest economy should expand by 1.0 percent in 2020, the economy ministry said, […]

Fact Sheet on Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

open view news desk Number of Recognized State parties :  1) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena                    2) Shiv Sena Assembly Constituencies                      :     288 Smallest and largest Constituencies:-   By Area By Area Name of Constituency Area (in Square kilometers) Smallest                       178 – Dharavi 1 Largest 69- Aheri 2282.7 Smallest and […]

Department of Atomic Energy organizes a Curtain Raiser programme to mark the Centenary Celebrations of Dr Vikram Sarabhai

open view news desk As a part of the year-long Birth Centenary celebrations of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, the Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space have organized a two day programme  in Mumbai beginning from today. The programme was a curtain raiser to commemorate Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s […]

Dilli Series Seapower Seminar 2019 Commences at Indian Naval Academy

open view news desk The sixth edition of the annual Dilli seminar on ‘Role of Seapower in Shaping of Nations’ commenced this morning at the Indian Naval Academy (INA). Several serving and retired senior Naval Officers, eminent academicians, representatives of think tanks, defence analysts and distinguished luminaries are attending the […]

China propaganda app fraught with security concerns: report

A widely downloaded Chinese propaganda app that quizzes users on Communist Party heroes and military achievements may be “studying them right back” through data collection and potential security breaches, an internet freedom campaign group says. The app — called “Xuexi Qiangguo” or “Study to make China strong” — […]

Trump Twitter photo attack backfires as Pelosi owns it

President Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following an acrimonious White House meeting appears to have backfired spectacularly. Trump tweeted a picture of the encounter Wednesday showing a standing Pelosi pointing at the president while he and everyone else in the room was seated, with […]

Aussie retailers pull #MeToo book after legal threats

Two major retailers in Australia have removed a book on Harvey Weinstein from sale, after legal threats from a man who features prominently in the story that sparked the #MeToo movement. Lawyers acting for Australian journalist Dylan Howard, an executive at American Media Inc (AMI), wrote to booksellers […]

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