Day: September 29, 2020

Kuwait ruler, longtime diplomat Sheikh Sabah, dies at age 91

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation’s top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and solutions to other regional crises, died Tuesday. He was […]

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

CLEVELAND — In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult. The Tuesday night debate will offer a […]

Rights group Amnesty halts India operations, says facing witch-hunt

NEW DELHI – Human rights group Amnesty International stopped its work in India on Tuesday saying the government had frozen its bank accounts in the latest action against it for speaking out about rights violations. The group said it had laid off staff after facing a crackdown over […]

High road at Chilling: India builds Himalayan bridges and highways to match China

CHILLING, India – Ligen Eliyas deftly turns the excavator’s hydraulic arm to push a huge boulder into the Zanskar river below in a cloud of dust, clearing another bit of land for a strategic highway that India is hurriedly building near the Chinese border. The construction site near […]

Coronavirus deaths rise above a million in ‘agonizing’ global milestone

The global coronavirus death toll rose past a million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim statistic in a pandemic that has devastated the global economy, overloaded health systems and changed the way people live. The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus this year is […]

ESIC Issues Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety Measures at Workplace

DELHI, SEPTEMBER 29: Dr. Harsh Vardhan,  Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, and Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar,  Minister of State  (I/C) for Labour & Employment, jointly released Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry & Establishment to combat Covid-19 in here today. Dr. V. […]

PM inaugurates Six Major Projects in Uttarakhand to make River Ganga Nirmal and Aviral

Sewage treatment capacity of Uttarakhand increased 4 times in the last 6 years due to Namami Gange Mission Over 130 drains flowing into River Ganga closed in the last 6 years Inaugurates ‘Ganga Avalokan’, the first of its kind museum on River Ganga Announces a special 100-day campaign […]

Human Rights cannot be an excuse for defying the law of the land

open view news desk NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 29: The stand taken and the statements made by Amnesty International are unfortunate, exaggerated and far from the truth. The facts of the matter are as follows: Amnesty International had received permission under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) only once […]

Mehbooba Mufti detention case: SC asks J-K administration to respond to plea

New Delhi, Sep 29: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to respond to Iltija Mufti’s amended plea challenging the detention of her mother and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti under the J-K Public Safety Act, saying detention cannot be forever and “some via media” […]

Security scenario in eastern Ladakh at uneasy “no war no peace” status: IAF chief

New Delhi, Sep 29:  The present security scenario along our northern frontiers is at an uneasy “no war no peace” status, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on Tuesday, referring to the prolonged border row with China in eastern Ladakh. In an address at […]

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