Day: February 3, 2020

Pakistan resumes flights to and from China, screens passengers for virus

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD – Pakistan said on Monday it was resuming flights to and from China, three days after it suspended them because of the coronavirus outbreak in China. The decision runs counter to many other airlines and governments which have tightened travel restrictions and suspended more flights in response […]

Dems kick off Iowa caucuses amid worry over beating Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Democratic campaign that has cost more than $1 billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over health care and taxes crests Monday in the Iowa caucuses. Full Coverage: Election 2020 By day’s end, […]

Dr Jitendra Singh chairs a meeting today to fast-track the implementation of Ujh Multipurpose (National) Project, Jammu & Kashmir

open view news desk The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh and Sh. Rattan Lal Kataria, Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti chaired a meeting on 03.02.2020 to fast-track […]

ECI Reviews Delhi’s Poll Preparedness

open view news desk Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner Sh Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Sh Ashok Lavasa and Sh Sushil Chandra today reviewed the Poll Preparedness for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020 with Chief Secretary, Commissioner of […]

Ceasefire Violations on The Indo-Pak Border

open view news desk There have been 2,335 incidents of Cease Fire Violations (CFVs) along Line of Control in Jammu region since 30 May 2019 (formation of current Government) till 20 January, 2020.  In addition, 177 incidents of cross-border firing along Indo-Pak International Border in Jammu region since […]

Creation of New Department of Military Affairs

open view news desk Department of Military Affairs (DMA) with Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) as Secretary was created to facilitate optimal utilization of resources and promote jointness among the three Services. As per the Second Schedule to Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules 1961, the following […]

China accuses U.S. of whipping up panic over virus as stocks tumble

BEIJING/SHANGHAI – China accused the United States on Monday of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese stocks plunged on the first day back from the extended Lunar New Year holiday. The death toll in China from the newly identified virus, […]

Trump impeachment trial to resume for final arguments

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial resumes for final arguments Monday before an expected acquittal later in the week that Democrats have said will be invalid because no witnesses testified. The president was impeached in December for abuse of power over pressure on US ally Ukraine to announce investigations […]

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