Day: November 6, 2019

China says RCEP trade deal could provide opportunities for India’s exports

BEIJING – China on Wednesday sought to assure India over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), saying the trade deal could provide many opportunities for India’s exports. China joined 14 countries this week in agreeing terms for RCEP, which could become the world’s biggest free trade deal if […]

Xi, Macron unite on climate after US withdraws from Paris pact

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron declared on Wednesday that the Paris climate pact was “irreversible”, showing a united front after Washington formally withdrew from the accord this week. The joint declaration came at the end of Macron’s second visit to China, which started on […]

Rebuke for Trump in races seen as barometers for 2020 election

Democrats celebrated big election wins in two US states seen as a test of President Donald Trump’s strength ahead of the 2020 elections, while Republicans held fast to a governorship in traditionally conservative Mississippi, results showed Wednesday. In a sign of trouble for Trump, Democratic challenger Andy Beshear […]

AP reporter recounts covering fall of Berlin Wall in 1989

BERLIN — After months of overtime writing about upheaval and protests in East Germany , AP’s Frieder Reimold settled in on Nov. 9, 1989, to watch a televised evening briefing by Guenter Schabowski, a member of the Communist country’s Politburo.A Look Back: Fall of the Berlin Wall History didn’t give Reimold […]

Pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong stabbed while campaigning

HONG KONG — An anti-government assailant stabbed and wounded a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker who was election campaigning Wednesday, police said, in another escalation of violence surrounding the protests demanding political reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Junius Ho has become a hated figure by the protesters over […]

Cabinet approves MoUs signed between India and German Agency in the field of Occupational Diseases, Re-habilitation and vocational training.

open view news desk The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval for the MoUs between India and German for collaboration in the field of Occupational Diseases, Re-habilitation and vocational training of Insured Persons with disabilities. Benefits:           The MoUs […]

Delhi police protest darkest day in history, arrest guilty policemen in a week, says BCI

New Delhi, Nov 6: The Bar Council of India Wednesday said that the protest by Delhi Police yesterday seems to be “politically motivated” and the “darkest day in the history of independence” and asserted that the guilty police officials should be arrested within a week. BCI Chairman Manan […]

Sensex rallies over 350 pts to hit record intra-day high; Nifty tests 12K

Mumbai, Nov 6: Market benchmark BSE Sensex surged over 350 points to hit its record intra-day peak of 40,606.91 points on Wednesday driven by strong buying sentiment in banking, metal and realty stocks. After starting on a choppy note, the 30-share index rallied to trade 332.85 points, or 0.83 […]

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