Day: December 28, 2019

Lt Governor interacts with J&K contingent of NCC cadets participating in forthcoming Republic Day

open view news desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 27: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu met and interacted with a Republic Day Contingent comprising of 20 NCC cadets representing Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, today here at Raj Bhavan. The Lt Governor termed the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Cadets as the […]

India’s internet shutdowns costing mobile carriers millions of rupees in lost revenue

NEW DELHI – Indian mobile operators are losing around 24.5 million rupees ($350,000) in revenue every hour they are forced to suspend internet services on government orders to control protests against a new citizenship law, a top lobby group said on Friday. Countrywide protests have raged for three […]

UN extends investigation of leader’s mysterious 1961 death

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday approved a resolution extending the investigation into the mysterious 1961 death of secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold. The Swedish diplomat had been traveling in southern Africa for a mission when his plane crashed. The text, initiated by Sweden and co-sponsored by more than […]

Delhi freezes at 2.4 deg C; coldest day of season, fog affects air and rail traffic

New Delhi, Dec 28: The national capital on Saturday recorded its coldest day of the season as the minimum temperature plummeted to 2.4 degrees Celsius in the morning, officials said. Dense fog enveloped the city reducing visibility and affecting air traffic and vehicular movement in the streets. Mercury fell […]

Delhi Police constable shots self dead

New Delhi, Dec 28: A 33-year-old Delhi Police constable allegedly shot himself dead with his service pistol here on Saturday, officials said. Parun Tyagi allegedly committed suicide at Subroto Park police post near Dhaula Kuan suspectedly over a family dispute, they said, adding that no suicide note has been […]

Rahul Gandhi visit homes of two persons killed in police firing during anti-CAA protests

Guwahati, Dec 28: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday visited homes of two persons – Sam Stafford and Dipanjal Das, who were killed in firing by security forces during protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act earlier this month. After addressing a public rally against the CAA, Gandhi who […]

Drawn-out sex crimes case rattles Israel-Australia ties

JERUSALEM — Nicole Meyer endured years of sexual abuse allegedly at the hands of her former school principal. She’s had to watch as her alleged abuser fled her residence in Australia for Israel, evaded justice for years and is now undergoing a protracted extradition process that critics have […]

Hawaii tour helicopter crash kills 6, leaves 1 missing

HONOLULU — The search for the final person missing after a Hawaii tour helicopter crash killed six is expected to resume Saturday depending on weather, officials said. There are no indications that anybody survived the crash, authorities said Friday night after the remains of six of the people […]

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