Day: February 21, 2020

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — An Olympic wrestler on Thursday accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician’s reputation for such conduct was well known among his teammates. Andy Hrovat, who competed for the U.S. in the […]

China backs Pakistan decision not to evacuate students from coronavirus lockdown

KARACHI, Pakistan – A Chinese diplomat on Thursday backed Pakistan’s decision not to evacuate Pakistani students from the province at the centre of China’s coronavirus outbreak, a day after parents confronted government ministers demanding their children be brought home. Pakistan has ruled out bringing back more than 1,000 […]

U.N. says it fears ‘bloodbath’ in northwest Syria, Russia denies mass displacements

GENEVA/MOSCOW – The United Nations warned on Friday fighting in northwest Syria could “end in a bloodbath” and it called again for a ceasefire, while Moscow denied reports of a mass flight of civilians from a Russian-led Syrian government offensive in the region. Syrian troops backed by Russian […]

Global watchdog keeps Pakistan on terrorism financing ‘grey list’

PARIS – Pakistan won an extra four months to meet international anti-terrorism financing norms on Friday when a global dirt money watchdog decided to keep the country off its blacklist for now. After Pakistan missed multiple previous deadlines, the Financial Action Task Force said it was concerned that […]

India set to dazzle Trump with pomp and circumstance as trade rows fester

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump will be accorded the biggest public reception given to any foreign leader in years during his visit to India beginning on Monday, officials say, one that could help paper over the two countries’ growing friction over trade. Close political and security […]

Department of Telecommunications Announces ‘5G Hackathon’

open view news desk In its endeavour toidentify and promote applications relevant to India in the 5G realm, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched ‘5G Hackathon’in association with a number of government, academia& industry stakeholders.  Aimed at shortlisting India focussed cutting edge ideas that can be converted into […]

Prime Minister wishes nation on Herath Mubarak and Maha Shivratri

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi wished the nation on Herath Mubarak and Maha Shivratri. He wished peace and prosperity all over and prayed for everyone’s happiness and good health. Narendra Modi✔@narendramodi Herath Mubarak! May there be peace and prosperity all over. Praying for everyone’s […]

USD 5 trillion economy goal is achievable goal in coming five years-Shri Piyush Goyal

open view news desk Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Shri Goyal said that India has a rich pool of management talent. Millions of people have devoted their life serving the nation, serving corporations, serving businesses and serving the Government. He said USD 5 trillion economy is […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh visiting “Hunar Haat” in New Delhi today.

open view news desk Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today visited “Hunar Haat”, the week – long festival organised by Ministry of Minority Affairs at Rajpath here. During his […]

Germany races to act on far-right threat after deadly shootings

German ministers promised on Friday to ramp up security and put more police on the streets to quell public fears, two days after a racist gunman killed nine people. Thousands joined vigils on Thursday night to show solidarity with the victims of the right-wing extremist attack at a […]

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