Day: October 27, 2019

President of India pays homage to Shri K.R. Narayanan on his birth anniversary

open view news desk The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Shri K.R. Narayanan, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (October 27, 2019). The President, officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan as well as family members of Shri […]

PM celebrates Diwali with his ‘family’ – the bravehearts on the border in J&K

open view news desk In continuation of the tradition set in the first tenure, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today celebrated the festival of Diwali with soldiers of Indian Army at the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir. This was the third instance of […]

Lebanon protest teach-ins revive pre-war landmarks

The Lebanese capital’s iconic egg-shaped cinema looming large behind him, Jamil Mouawad lectured around 20 students on the politics of public space, as demonstrations swelled in the streets below. “It’s a political act to be able to teach here,” said the professor of political science at the American […]

Bored and broke, Vietnam migrants risk lives for riches in Europe

Young, aspirational and poor Vietnamese are risking their lives to travel to Europe, taking on large debts to join well-worn trafficking routes in the hope of a better future thousands of miles from their rural homes. The dangers of illegal crossings into Europe were laid bare this week […]

Powerful winds fan flames as ‘historic’ California blaze spreads

Powerful winds were fanning wildfires in northern California in “potentially historic fire” conditions, authorities said Sunday, as tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate and sweeping power cuts began in the US state. Gusts of 80 miles per hour (130 kph) were fueling the Kincade blaze […]

Dread builds in Vietnam over fate of missing UK migrants

Dread mounted across Vietnam on Sunday as relatives of migrants feared to be among 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain revealed new heart-wrenching details of their last contact with their loved ones. The driver of the refrigerated trailer discovered in an industrial park on Wednesday […]

Modi’s visit to troops along LoC left them ecstatic and proud

Jammu, Oct 27: After celebrating Diwali with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Army personnel guarding the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir were ecstatic and said they are happy and proud after his surprise visit. Modi visited the border district in Jammu region, his first to […]

Rescue ops continue to save boy stuck in TN borewell

Tiruchirappalli, Oct 27: Rescue operations continued for the third day on Sunday to bring out a three-old boy, who fell into an abandoned borewell near here, as special prayers were held across the Tamil Nadu for the safe return of the child. State Health and Family Welfare Minister C […]

Dushyant’s family attends swearing-in ceremony

Chandigarh, Oct 27: The entire family of JJP leader Dushyant Chautala, who was sworn-in as the Haryana deputy chief minister on Sunday, was present at the oath-taking ceremony and exuded confidence that the BJP-led coalition government would run “smoothly” for the next five years. Manohar Lal Khattar took oath […]

BJP legislative party meeting starts; no swearing-in ceremony on Saturday

Chandigarh, Oct 26: The BJP legislative party meeting to elect its leader began after Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar reached here from New Delhi on Saturday morning. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Arun Singh also reached the UT guesthouse here to […]

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