Day: October 28, 2019

Members of European Parliament call on PM

open view news desk Members of European Parliament called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi today.  Prime Minister appreciated the importance the Parliamentarians attach to their relationship with India by visiting right at the beginning of their term. Prime Minister said […]

Dr. Sukhbir Singh Sandhu Takes Over as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India

open view news desk Dr. Sukhbir Singh Sandhu has taken over as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India today.  He is an IAS Officer of 1988 batch Uttarakhand Cadre, who has held important positions in the Central Government and the Government of Uttarakhand, Government of Uttar Pradesh and […]

Tiger emerges from ‘most challenging’ career phase with record win

Tiger Woods said Monday his latest injury comeback to win the Zozo Championship and tie the US PGA Tour’s win record had ended the “most challenging” phase of his storied career. Woods held off Hideki Matsuyama at Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club to equal Sam Snead’s record of […]

Unemployment fuels unrest in Arab states: IMF

Unemployment and sluggish economic growth are fuelling social tension and popular protests in several Arab countries, the International Monetary Fund said Monday. The unrest is in turn contributing to slower growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, alongside global trade tensions, oil price volatility and […]

With Baghdadi gone, who is heir to the ‘caliph’?

The US declaration of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death opens the question of his succession at the helm of the Islamic State jihadist organisation and analysts say the list looks short. It was limited further on Sunday night after Kurdish fighters in Syria said they had killed IS spokesman […]

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

BRUSSELS/LONDON – The European Union on Monday agreed a 3-month flexible delay to Britain’s departure from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for. Just days before the United Kingdom […]

Prince Charles to visit India for second time in two years

LONDON – Prince Charles, heir-to-the-British throne, will make an official visit to India next month with a focus on sustainable markets, climate change and social finance, his office said on Monday. Charles, 70, will arrive in New Delhi for the two-day visit on Wednesday Nov. 13. It will […]

India allows EU lawmakers into Kashmir in first foreign visit since clampdown

NEW DELHI – A group of European Union lawmakers will visit Indian Kashmir on Tuesday, the first foreign delegation since the special status of the Muslim-majority territory was revoked, Indian officials said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government withdrew Kashmir’s autonomy in August, a move accompanied by a […]

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K’s Rajouri

Jammu, Oct 28: Pakistan army on Monday violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages with small arms firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. The latest ceasefire violation took place a day after Prime […]

Maha CM, Sena leader meet Governor amid power sharing tussle

Mumbai, Oct 28: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and senior Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote on Monday met state Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, amid the ongoing tussle between ruling alliance partners BJP and Shiv Sena over forming the next state government. A Raj Bhawan official said the meetings were […]

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