Day: January 21, 2020

Greta says planting not enough after Trump backs trillion tree plan

DAVOS, Switzerland – Greta Thunberg said planting trees was not enough to address climate change on Tuesday, in an apparent rebuke to a planting pledge in Davos by U.S. President Donald Trump. “Our house is still on fire,” Thunberg said, repeating her remarks at the annual meeting of […]

Uber cuts losses from Eats business in India with sale to Zomato

BENGALURU – Uber (UBER.N) has sold its loss-making online food-ordering business in India to local rival Zomato in exchange for a 9.99% stake in the startup backed by China’s Ant Financial. Zomato, valued at around $3 billion after raising money from Ant this month, will take over Uber […]

Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest

US President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him — and quickly, if possible. Four months after the Ukraine scandal exploded, and 10 months before Americans go to the […]

Virus fears infect global markets

Global stock markets slumped Tuesday as a SARS-like virus taking hold in China spooked investors, while sentiment suffered a knock also from a credit-ratings downgrade to major financial hub Hong Kong, analysts said. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index was down 0.7 percent in afternoon training, after Hong Kong […]

Trump lauds US economy in Davos, says little on climate woes

DAVOS, Switzerland — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s led a “spectacular” turnaround of the U.S. economy and urged the world to invest in America, but had less to say about climate change issues that are a focus of this year’s gathering of top business and political […]

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates India’s first global Mega Science Exhibition “Vigyan Samagam” in Delhi

open view news desk The Union Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that three-tier teams should be set up for scientific research involving older and younger generations, so […]

Prime Minister greets Tripura on its Statehood Day

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today greeted the people of the state of Tripura on the occasion of its statehood day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “We are proud of Tripura’s exemplary traditions and contribution to national development. It’s people are known […]

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