Day: January 8, 2020

Trump says Iran appears to be ‘standing down’ after strike

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be “standing down” and said no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran’s Tuesday ballistic missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the foyer of the White House, Trump announced that the U.S. […]

India to tweak proposed content regulations to ease burden on some – sources

NEW DELHI – India plans to amend proposed rules for policing digital content so the toughest measures apply only to big social media firms, two government sources told Reuters, in a move that could give relief to other tech players fearful of the new regulations. The original proposal […]

Cabinet apprised of information about amendments to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019

open view news desk The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has been apprised of information about the amendments moved to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 as passed by the Rajya Sabha. Amendments will ensure concurrence of the State Governments while formulating National […]

JNU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar meets Secretary MHRD Shri Amit Khare to apprise about current campus situation

Last date for student registration for the Winter Semester 2020 of JNU extended up to 12th January, 2020 open view news desk Vice-Chancellor, JNU Prof. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar along with Rector-II Prof. Satish Chandra Garkoti met Secretary, MHRD todaymorning and apprised that the situation in the campus is […]

MHA issues Revised Guidelines for Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters

open view news desk In furtherance to Government of India’s policy of zero tolerance for crime and in an endeavor to fast track the dispensation of justice, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has taken steps to enhance and streamline the process of international mutual legal assistance in […]

Iranian missiles target U.S. troops in Iraq, Trump to make statement

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON/DUBAI – Iranian forces fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday in retaliation for the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, raising the stakes in its conflict with Washington amid concern of a wider war in the Middle East. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah […]

Outgunned, Iran invests in means to indirectly confront superpower enemy

DUBAI – Iran’s launching of more than a dozen missiles at American-led forces in Iraq on Wednesday came after years of preparing for a confrontation with its superpower foe, whose forces are vastly larger and more advanced. The Gulf country has more than 500,000 active-duty personnel, including 125,000 […]

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