Day: November 4, 2019

British MPs vote on new speaker after Bercow’s departure

British MPs began the selection of their new speaker on Monday to replace John Bercow, who enraged the government but won a global following with his parliamentary rulings on Brexit. Seven MPs have put themselves forward to replace Bercow, whose shouts of “Order! Order!” have rung out across […]

Women Scientists’ & Entrepreneurs’ Conclave: An inspiration for new science careers

open view news desk A chance to meet some of the top women leaders in science from India and abroad, grass root innovators awaits visitors at the Women Scientists’ and Entrepreneurs’ Conclave of the India International Science Festival (IISF) at Kolkata. The third edition of women scientists’ conclave […]

S&T Media conclave to deliberate on s science communication in transforming media

Ministry of Science & Technology S&T Media conclave to deliberate on s science communication in transforming media open view news desk A Science and Technology Media Conclave will be held at India International Science Festival 2019 in Kolkata to bring diverse perspectives from India and abroad to crystallise […]

Students claim paramilitary force deployed in JNU

New Delhi, Nov 4: Jawaharlal Nehru University students, who are on protest against the draft hostel manual since last week, on Monday claimed that the administration had called paramilitary force inside the campus. However, a senior police officer said the paramilitary personnel did not enter the campus and were […]

Pak violates ceasefire along IB in J-K’s Kathua

Jammu, Nov 4: Pakistani rangers on Monday targeted forward posts with small fire arms along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, officials said. There was no report of any casualty or damage in the firing, they said. The unprovoked firing from across the border in Manyari-Chorgali […]

India will not join RCEP trade deal in blow to sprawling Asian pact

India said Monday it would not join a sprawling Asian trade pact, dealing a blow to the China-backed deal at the end of a Bangkok summit held against a backdrop of global growth fears. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was meant to account for 30 percent of […]

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Daily Orange isn’t daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now prints three issues per week. Editor-in-chief Haley Robertson wonders where she’ll find advertisers, worries about firing friends, and searches for alumni donors who […]

Iran spins more centrifuges on US Embassy crisis anniversary

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Monday broke further away from its collapsing 2015 nuclear deal with world powers by doubling the number of advanced centrifuges it operates, linking the decision to U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement over a year ago. The announcement — which also […]

Scores injured, one critical in chaotic weekend of Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG – Scores of people were injured in Hong Kong during a chaotic weekend of anti-government protests that left one man in a critical condition, authorities said on Monday, and China called for a tougher stance to end months of unrest. Twelve police officers were also injured […]

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