Day: January 6, 2020

Turkey in touch with Iran, U.S. and aims to cool tensions

ANKARA – Turkey will work to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States and has been in contact with both parties after U.S. forces killed a top Iranian military commander last week, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Since the U.S. killing of Qassem Soleimani, Tehran’s […]

Years of drought threaten South Africa’s wildlife industry

STRYDENBURG/GROBLERSHOOP, South Africa – A severe drought is threatening South Africa’s wildlife industry, with game farmers keeping fewer animals and tourists visiting game lodges in smaller numbers. Parts of the country have been affected by consecutive years of abnormally hot weather and below average rainfall that have scorched […]

Pakistan won’t take sides in Iran-U.S. confrontation – foreign minister

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will not take sides in the escalating confrontation between neighbouring Iran and the United States, its foreign minister said on Monday, following the killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. drone strike. The killing puts Pakistan, which is majority Sunni Muslim but […]

Election Commission of India Announces Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020

open view news desk Election Commission of India  today announced the Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020.  Please see the following link for due details.            Pl. click here to see the details Jan 6

Farmers Science Congress highlights the importance of farmer’s innovations

open view news desk The Farmer’s Science Congress was inaugurated for the first time in the 107 years of history of the Indian Science Congress, highlighting the importance of farmer’s innovations and their scientific validity. While inaugurating Farmers Science Congress, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research […]

SC asks Nusli Wadia, Ratan Tata to resolve differences in defamation case

New Delhi, Jan 6: The Supreme Court Monday asked Bombay Dyeing chairman Nusli Wadia and Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, to sit together and resolve their differences in a defamation case. Wadia filed a criminal defamation case against Ratan Tata and other directors of Tata Sons in […]

Jilted lover slits woman’s throat, kills self

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6: A jilted lover killed a 21-year-old woman by slitting her throat before killing himself at Karakkonam, a nearby suburb on Monday, police said. The incident occurred when the woman, Ashika, was at home and her parents, both daily wage earners, were away for their routine work. […]

J&K admin has been outsourced to bureaucrats: JKNPP

Jammu, Jan 6: The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Monday said the administration in the Union Territory seems to have been outsourced to bureaucrats from outside the state. Alleging subversion of democracy in J&K post Article 370 abrogation, the JKNPP accused the BJP-led government at the […]

Govt staff’s parents don’t cease to be dependants aftertheir marriage: HC

Chennai, Dec 6: Making it clear that parents of government employees continue to be dependants even after their marriage, the Madras High Court has quashed a communication rejecting reimbursement claim of Rs 5.72 lakh under a health insurance scheme by an employee for his father’s surgery. Justice Anand Venkatesh […]

War film ‘1917’ stuns Golden Globes as Tarantino bags most prizes

War epic “1917” shocked the Golden Globes on Sunday by claiming the top prize for best drama film, while Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” won the most honors, massively boosting their prospects for next month’s Oscars. “Once Upon a Time…” — an homage to 1960s […]

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