Day: November 14, 2019

Understanding Nehru and the need to continue his mission

We have remembered him on birth and death anniversaries and forgotten that we are a democratic, secular, liberal country today, thanks mainly to him Nearly 130 years have passed since the birth of Jawaharlal Nehru. He was born four years after the formation of the Indian National Congress. […]

Traffic Jams and congestion on Jammu roads

JAMMU NOVEMBER 14: The increasing vehicular traffic on Jammu roads and confused traffic authorities which reveals that the government is completely failed to provide any solution to this ever increasing menace. The traffic police have no any drastic and effective blueprint for traffic management and to regulate the […]

‘Depressed and unemployed’: China’s rights lawyers battle disbarment

Once a staunch defender of rights activists in court, Liu Zhengqing has sunk into a depression since being barred by Chinese authorities in January. “I have been unemployed at home,” the 55-year-old told AFP, adding that it is especially hard to find work given his age. “I am […]

Schools closed as protests put chokehold on Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protesters challenging Bejing’s rule of Hong Kong choked the city with barricades and rallies for a fourth straight day Thursday, as the police drafted in reinforcements and the government denied rumours of an imminent curfew fuelled by Chinese state media. The five-month crisis entered a new phase […]

Despite recession at the global level, BRICS countries accelerated economic growth, drove millions out of poverty: PM

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the BRICS Business Forum, on the sidelines of BRICS Summit in Brazil today. Heads of states of other BRICS countries, also addressed the Business Forum. Speaking on the occasion, PM Shri Narendra Modi said that BRICS countries account […]

PM pays tributes to first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his birth anniversary

open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his birth anniversary. Prime Minister said, “Tributes to our former PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary.” Narendra Modi✔@narendramodi Tributes to our former PM […]

PM condoles passing away of Mathematician Dr. Vashishtha Narayan Singh

open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of Mathematician Dr. Vashishtha Narayan Singh. “गणितज्ञ डॉ. वशिष्ठ नारायण सिंह जी के निधन के समाचार से अत्यंत दुख हुआ। उनके जाने से देश ने ज्ञान-विज्ञान के क्षेत्र में अपनी एक विलक्षण प्रतिभा […]

CBI set to file fresh charges in $2 billion PNB bank fraud case: source

MUMBAI – The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will soon file fresh charges in the $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case and detail how the alleged wrongdoing was carried out, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. In the police’s initial charges, billionaire […]

Modi says wants to make India a $5 trillion economy by 2024

BRASILIA – India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his country aims to be a $5 trillion economy by 2024, in remarks to leaders at a summit of BRICS major emerging economies on Wednesday. India’s GDP in 2018 was $2.6 trillion. Modi said that BRICS targets for investment […]

Hong Kong students hunker down as government dismisses curfew rumours

HONG KONG – Pro-democracy protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and stockpiled weapons and the government dismissed rumours of a curfew. Thousands of students hunkered down on several campuses, surrounded […]

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