Day: January 15, 2020

Russian govt in shock resignation after Putin calls for reforms

Russia’s government resigned in a shock announcement on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin proposed a shake-up of the constitution. The announcement by Putin’s longtime ally Dmitry Medvedev came after the president used his annual state of the nation address to call for a nationwide vote on a package […]

DySP case of JKP to be handed over to NIA

New Delhi, Jan 15: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will soon take over the case of suspended Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh, who was caught in south Kashmir while ferrying two militants to Jammu last weekend, officials said here on Wednesday. The necessary formalities were […]

Japan badminton king Momota arrives home after fatal car crash

Badminton world number one Kento Momota arrived in Japan on Wednesday after being released from a Malaysian hospital following a car crash that killed his driver and left him with minor injuries. The 25-year-old Japanese, who walked past waiting journalists without making a statement, faces two months out […]

Iran’s Rouhani urges ‘unity’ after plane protests

President Hassan Rouhani appealed Wednesday for “unity” and flagged the need for radical changes to the way Iran is run, after a wave of angry protests over the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner. The Kiev-bound Boeing 737 was shot down in a catastrophic error shortly after takeoff […]

Despite risks, villagers made Philippine volcano their home

TALISAY, Philippines — It’s the second-most active volcano in the Philippines, a designated permanent danger zone long declared off-limits to human settlements. Yet to more than 5,000 people the Taal volcano is home. A lush island dotted with dozens of craters in the middle of a shimmering lake, […]

Iran warns Europe as diplomat says officials ‘lied’ on crash

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president warned Wednesday that European soldiers in the Mideast “could be in danger” after three nations challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of its nuclear deal. Tehran’s top diplomat meanwhile acknowledged that Iranians “were lied to” for days following the Islamic Republic’s accidental shoot […]

Democrats disclose new documents ahead of impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have released documents they obtained from a close associate of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, including a handwritten note that mentions asking Ukraine’s president to investigate “the Biden case.” The documents, obtained from Lev Parnas as part of the impeachment investigation, show Parnas […]

“Gaganyaan space astronauts training to start this month”: Dr Jitendra Singh

open view news desk “Gaganyaan” space astronauts will start their training this month, most likely in the third week of January. This was disclosed here today by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy […]

Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Javad Zarif Calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

open view news desk Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is visiting India for the Raisina Dialogue 2020, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. Welcoming Dr. Zarif to India, the Prime Minister recalled his warm and cordial discussions with President Rouhani in September 2019 on the sidelines […]

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