Day: February 16, 2020

Boyfriend of British TV presenter heartbroken by her death

LONDON — The boyfriend of Caroline Flack, the British TV host for the controversial reality show “Love Island,” said Sunday that his “heart is broken” at her death as criticism swelled at her treatment by some British media. Flack, 40, was found dead Saturday at her home in […]

Israel’s Gantz vows to form government without Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz is vowing to form a government that will include neither the indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor the predominantly Arab parties in Parliament. In a series of TV interviews two weeks before national elections, Gantz looked to project confidence that the […]

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg

MUNICH – Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Zuckerberg said Facebook had improved […]

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens, mostly students, from Wuhan after coronavirus outbreak

KATHMANDU – Nepal on Sunday evacuated 175 of its nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, an official said, after protests by parents of students studying in the city. A plane operated by state-owned Nepal Airlines carrying 134 men and 41 women, […]

North Korea’s Kim makes first public appearance in 22 days amid virus outbreak

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 22 days amid an outbreak of coronavirus, state media reported on Saturday, to visit a national mausoleum and mark the anniversary of the late leader Kim Jong Il’s birth. Kim Jong Un paid tribute […]

China says coronavirus curbs start to work; 70 more cases on cruise ship

SHANGHAI/BEIJING – The number of new coronavirus cases in China fell on Sunday and a health official said intense efforts to stop its spread were beginning to work, as another 70 people tested positive on a virus-stricken cruise ship quarantined in Japan. The coronavirus, thought to have emerged […]

The Vice President calls terrorism as enemy of humanity, peace and development

open view news desk The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called terrorism as the common enemy of humanity, peace and development. He also called upon the civil society all over the world to collaborate and create a global consensus at platforms such as UN […]

India and Norway to work jointly towards mitigating marine plastic litter and microplastics;Issue Joint statement

open view news desk India marks the beginning of super year of Biodiversity with the hosting of the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), an environmental treaty under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme, from […]

Sedition case: Three engineering students from Kashmir released

Bengaluru, Feb 16: Three Kashmiri engineering students, arrested on sedition charges were released after execution of a bond under Section 169 of the CrPC, police said on Sunday. The three students studying in a private engineering college here were arrested on Saturday for raising pro- Pakistan slogans and posting […]

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