Day: December 2, 2019

Vigils held for victims of London Bridge terror attack

Tributes were paid on Monday to victims of the London Bridge terror attack, as the government said it was reviewing the early release from prison of dozens of convicted terrorists. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the main opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan all […]

New higher-speed Florida train has highest US death rate

MIAMI — After Richard Branson announced his Virgin Group would partner with Brightline, Florida’s new higher-speed passenger rail service, a train whisked the British billionaire, VIPs and journalists from Miami to West Palm Beach in just over an hour and then back, with no problems. That was likely […]

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong over new law

HONG KONG — China said Monday it will suspend U.S. military ship and aircraft visits to Hong Kong and sanction several American pro-democracy and human rights groups in retaliation for the signing into law of legislation supporting anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous territory. While the nature of the […]

Indians demand swift action against rapists as protests spread after Telangana woman’s murder

NEW DELHI – Protests over the alleged rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor spread to cities across India on Monday as people demanded tough and swift punishments, including public lynchings, to stop crimes against women. The woman was raped, asphyxiated and her dead body then set […]

China’s facial recognition rollout reaches into mobile phones, shops and homes

SHANGHAI – China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud. The rules, first announced in September, mean millions more people […]

India’s manufacturing growth picks up in November – PMI

BENGALURU – India’s manufacturing activity picked up in November as new orders and output rose at a faster pace, a survey showed on Monday, although factories were less optimistic about the future, shedding jobs for the first time since March last year. That is likely to raise concerns […]

Tiger corridors in Country

open view news desk The National Tiger Conservation Authority in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute of India has published a document titled “Connecting Tiger Populations for Long-term Conservation”, which has mapped out 32 major corridors across the country, management interventions for which are operationalised through a Tiger Conservation […]

MCA filed 11,082 prosecutions for non-filling of statement of accounts by Companies

open view news desk As per the provisions of the Companies Act, prosecutions are filed by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) through Registrar of Companies against such companies which have not filed Financial Statements from time to time and there are 11,082 number of prosecutions filed by […]

Compensation to Families Displaced by Construction of Dams

open view news desk The Water Resources Projects are planned, funded, executed and maintained by the concerned State Governments themselves as per their own resources and priority. The land acquisition (LA) and Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R & R) works of such projects are also carried out by the […]

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