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Day: January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant helicopter lacked recommended safety device

LOS ANGELES — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant didn’t have a recommended warning system to alert the pilot he was too close to land but it’s not clear it would have averted the crash that killed nine because the pilot may have lost control as the aircraft plunged […]

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‘I’m never coming back’: Lebanon crisis fuels brain drain

When Lebanon’s protests erupted in October, thousands found a renewed commitment to their homeland and vowed to fix a country that has long fed its best and brightest to the diaspora. Then the economy unravelled. Students and young professionals who had mobilised en masse to demand better opportunities […]

‘Roger is Roger’ – Djokovic not underestimating ageless great

Novak Djokovic is ever respectful of “great fighter” Roger Federer, but the Serb goes into their Australian Open semi-final as clear favourite after beating the Swiss maestro in every Grand Slam meeting since Wimbledon 2012. The pair enjoy one of world sport’s greatest rivalries and will be facing […]

Trump peace plan embraced in Israel, rejected by Palestinians

President Donald Trump’s long delayed Middle East peace plan won support in Israel on Wednesday but was bitterly rejected by Palestinians facing possible Israeli annexation of key parts of the West Bank. Trump, who unveiled the plan on Tuesday at the White House standing alongside Israel’s Prime Minister […]

Indian ministries buy more air purifiers as capital battles toxic air

NEW DELHI – India’s government has stepped up the purchase of air purifiers over the last two years, taking the number of devices in ministries to protect against deteriorating air quality to nearly 300, government data seen by Reuters showed. Six federal ministries – including the health, foreign […]

India’s budget likely to raise spending to revive economic growth

NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is expected to raise spending on infrastructure and cut some personal tax in its 2020/2021 budget, to spur consumer demand and investment, government sources and economists said. India is facing its worst economic slowdown in a decade. Growth slipped to […]

Cabinet approves extension of Productivity Linked Reward Scheme

open view news desk The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to extend the existing Productivity Linked Reward (PLR) Scheme beyond 2017-18 until any change/amendment is made in the Scheme. The Scheme will annually benefit to 28,821 Major Port Trusts […]

Cabinet approves official amendments in the National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019

open view news desk The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the official amendments in the National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019 for amending the Homoeopathy Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973.  Presently, the Bill is pending in Rajya Sabha. The amendments […]

Advisory to recess the symptoms of respiratory tract in possible Corona virus infected cases

open view news desk In continuation of the preventive measures issued on 29-01-2020, further advisory to recess the symptoms of respiratory tract in possible Corona virus infected cases is as below: AYUSH system is based on traditional health practices.  The traditional Healthcare system of the country provides lifestyle […]

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