Day: February 15, 2020

Defamation case: Delhi court imposes Rs 5000 cost on Tharoor for not appearing before it

New Delhi, Feb 15: A Delhi court on Saturday imposed a cost of Rs 5,000 on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for not appearing in hearing on a criminal defamation complaint filed against him for his alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja […]


Amazon, Flipkart seek rollback of new Indian tax on online sellers

NEW DELHI – Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart are among online retailers demanding that India scale back a proposed tax on third-party sellers on their platforms, saying the burden of compliance will hurt the fledgling industry, according to documents seen by Reuters. The online retail industry is braced for […]

Two-day ‘Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking’ for BIMSTEC Partner Nations concludes in New Delhi

open view news desk The BIMSTEC ‘Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking’ concluded in New Delhi yesterday. Over two days of extensive deliberations, it provided an important platform for the Partner Nations to share ideas and exchange best practices required to combat the drug menace in the region. The geographical proximity to both […]

Vice President calls upon the youth to come up with innovative ideas to address the problems faced by the country

open view news desk The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called upon the youth to come up with innovative ideas to address the problems faced by the country. Addressing the students and faculty of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITDM), Jabalpur today […]

Esper says Taliban deal is promising but not without risk

MUNICH — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that a truce agreement between the United States and the Taliban that could lead to the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan is not without risk but “looks very promising.” Ahead of a formal announcement of the seven-day “reduction […]

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