Day: January 13, 2020

Macron urges ‘credible, lasting’ Libya ceasefire

Paris, Jan 13: French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a credible and lasting ceasefire in Libya, his office said on Monday, as the main players in the conflict prepare to sign a truce. “The president emphasised the necessity that the ceasefire that is to be announced is credible, […]

List for several posts to be available on official website by Jan 13: High Court

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JANUARY 12: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked all concerned that the select and waiting lists of candidates for the posts of Process Sewers, Orderlies, Chowkidars and Sweepers in the subordinate Courts of Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh shall […]

CCI directs probe against Amazon, Flipkart

New Delhi, Jan 13: Fair trade regulator CCI on Monday ordered a probe against Flipkart and Amazon for alleged malpractices, including deep discounting and tie-ups with preferred sellers. The order follows a complaint filed by Delhi Vyapar Mahasangh, whose members comprise many traders. “The Commission observes that the exclusive […]

Indian broadcasters will ask court to halt new tariff rules – sources

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI – Indian broadcasters will on Tuesday ask a court to suspend new government regulations on pay-TV charges they say would put some channels out of business and stifle consumer choice, two sources told Reuters. The move came as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) defended […]

‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations with 11

Dark comic book story “Joker” led nominations on Monday for the Oscars, with 11 nods, including best picture and best actor for Joaquin Phoenix. The Warner Bros (T.N) film will compete for the top prize with race car drama “Ford v Ferrari,” Netflix (NFLX.O) gangster movie “The Irishman,” […]

Pakistan court revokes coup leader Musharraf’s death sentence, guilty verdict

LAHORE – A Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation of the court that sentenced him was unconstitutional, a government law officer said. Musharraf was sentenced to death in […]

India’s inflation soars, likely putting rate cuts on hold

NEW DELHI – India’s annual retail inflation has accelerated to its highest level in more than five years, increasing the likelihood of an extended pause in the central bank’s rate cutting cycle. The pick-up to 7.35% in December, mainly driven by rising food prices, adds to the challenges […]

Australian ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia’s largest “megablaze” under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside ravaged by bushfires. New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire on Sydney’s […]

Harry, William present united front ahead of royal crisis summit

Prince Harry and his brother Prince William put on a united front as they were summoned to showdown talks Monday on Harry’s future after he and his wife Meghan unilaterally announced they were quitting as front-line British royalty. The brothers, who, at Harry’s public admission, have drifted apart […]

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