Day: June 16, 2020

A world redrawn: Nobel winner Deaton warns virus could worsen inequality

The coronavirus outbreak has exposed existing inequalities but without reform, argues Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton, it also risks making them much worse. In an interview with AFP, the Scottish-born Princeton professor called for changes to the US healthcare system and the power of the country’s big tech […]

Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide sparks debate about insularity in Bollywood film industry

MUMBAI – Indian police will probe whether an up-and-coming Bollywood actor who committed suicide at the weekend was depressed in part due to “professional rivalry,” in a film industry that is dominated by big names and has been accused of being insular. Sushant Singh Rajput, a 34 year-old […]

India says officer, two soldiers killed in ‘violent faceoff’ on border with China

NEW DELHI/BEIJING – An Indian officer and two soldiers were killed in a “violent faceoff” with Chinese troops on the contested border, the Indian Army said on Tuesday, reporting the first casualties in decades to result from a clash between the nuclear-armed neighbours. India and China have been […]

Annular Eclipse of the Sun- 21 June, 2020, Sunday- 31 Jyaishtha, 1942 Saka Era- (Annular Phase is visible in India)

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JUNE 16: An annular solar eclipse will occur on 21 June, 2020 (31 Jyaishtha, 1942 Saka Era). From India annular phase will be visible in the morning from some places within a narrow corridor of northern part of the country (parts of […]

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