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 […]

Modi trying to destroy Constitution : YC president

Agartala, Feb 15: Youth Congress president B V Srinivas on Saturday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to destroy the Constitution and said that the BJP- led government at the Centre has introduced the Citizenship Amendment Act to divide the country along communal lines. He hit out at […]

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 […]

Prime Minister wishes Students, Parents and Teachers

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed his best  wishes to students appearing for CBSE Board Exams, their parents and teachers. “As the CBSE Class X and XII exams commence today, best wishes to all young Exam Warriors, their parents and teachers. I urge […]

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 […]

‘Parasite’ shines light on South Korean basement dwellers

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Da-hye, a 29-year-old South Korean, said that moving into a semi-basement apartment was her least-preferred option when she was looking for a new place to live. But after a rigorous search and a close examination of her finances, she was forced to settle […]

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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