Day: November 27, 2019

Buddhist nationalists claim victory in Sri Lankan election

KANDY, Sri Lanka — In this mountain city that was for centuries home to Sri Lanka’s kings and in recent years has been riven by religious violence, Buddhist nationalists are rejoicing the election of the country’s newest leader. They hope he ushers in another golden era for the […]

Iran supreme leader claims protests a US-backed ‘conspiracy’

In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting with members of the Revolutionary Guard’s all-volunteer Basij force in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday claimed without evidence […]

Cabinet approves Post Facto the Agreement on establishment of Strategic Partnership Council between India and Saudi Arabia

open view news desk The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved Post Facto the Agreement signed by Prime Minister on 29th October, 2019 for establishment of Strategic Partnership Council between India and Saudi Arabia. The Agreement will enable the leadership at the highest-level in […]

Cabinet approves India’s Approach to UN Climate Change Conference to be held in Spain next week

open view news desk The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved the negotiating stand of India at the 25th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) scheduled to be held in Madrid, Spain (under the Presidency of […]

PM congratulates ISRO team on successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite

open view news desk The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated the entire ISRO team on yet another successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 satellite and over a dozen nano satellites of USA.  “I heartily congratulate the entire ISRO team on yet another successful launch of PSLV-C47 carrying indigenous Cartosat-3 […]

Government Committed to Eliminate Child Labour

open view news desk Child Labour is an outcome of various socio-economic problems such as poverty, economic backwardness and illiteracy.  For elimination of Child Labour, the Government is committed to elimination of Child Labour in the country. The Government has amended the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, […]

Top Malta politicians quit as probe into slain reporter widens

Two high-ranking politicians in Malta’s government resigned on Tuesday, with a third “suspending himself” in the biggest political fallout to date from a widening probe into the brutal murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. The resignations of Keith Schembri, the chief of staff to Prime Minister Joseph […]

‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch

Chile’s national police committed “serious human rights violations” as weeks of violent demonstrations across the South American country claimed 25 lives, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday in a report calling for reform of the force. HRW said the police, known as Carabineros, “committed serious human rights violations, including […]

Bangladesh court sentences Islamist extremists to death for 2016 cafe

Seven Islamist extremists have been sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court over a savage 2016 attack that killed 22 people including 18 foreigners at a Dhaka cafe popular with Westerners. A special anti-terrorism tribunal delivered the verdict in a crowded courtroom in the capital Dhaka, with judge […]

Direct police to produce tweets of Sunanda Pushkar, Tharoor urges court

New Delhi, Nov 26: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Tuesday urged a special court here to direct Delhi Police to bring on record various tweets made by his wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead in mysterious circumstances in January 2014. Tharoor told the court that the Twitter account of […]

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