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Actor Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

open view web desk LOS ANGELES – Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film “Pulp Fiction.” In a New York Times article on Saturday by columnist Maureen Dowd, Thurman […]

Father of molested girls lunges at disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor in court

open view web desk CHARLOTTE, Mich. – The enraged father of three daughters who were sexually abused by Larry Nassar lunged at the former USA Gymnastics national team doctor and tried to attack him during a sentencing hearing in a Michigan courtroom on Friday. The father, Randall Margraves, […]

Malaysia bans Bollywood film ‘Padmaavat’ over negative portrayal of Muslim ruler

open view web desk KUALA LUMPUR- Malaysia has barred controversial Bollywood film “Padmaavat” from being screened in theatres, the home ministry said on Friday, citing the movie’s negative portrayal of a Muslim ruler. The film has already attracted protests in India, after groups critical of the project accused […]

India’s ‘Modicare’ to cost about $1.7 billion a year: sources

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to provide health insurance for about half the country would require an estimated 110 billion rupees ($1.7 billion) in central and state funding each year, sources familiar with the matter said. The National Health Protection Scheme, […]

Mehbooba says she can accept going to hell to save Kashmir

open view web desk Jammu:  With Leader of Opposition in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Omar Abdullah drawing a parallel between the PDP-BJP alliance and the “deal with the devil”, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said she can accept going to hell to save Kashmir. During his address, Abdullah […]

CM replies to the discussion on Demand of Grants

open view web desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 02: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today favoured cross LoC cooperation in the State in sectors like tourism, environment, disaster management and related areas even as she asked all shades of opinion to join hands in bringing a pleasant change in the State. […]

Xi wants ‘new level’ of China-Britain ties as May visits

open view web desk Beijing, Feb 1: Chinese President Xi Jinping told British Prime Minister Theresa May today that their countries should take trade ties to “a new level” as London scouts the globe for fresh partnerships after its contentious EU exit. Hounded by Brexit rows at home, May […]

Breakingviews – Zuckerberg’s persistent warnings bear heeding

    open view web desk NEW YORK – When Mark Zuckerberg worries, investors should listen. The Facebook founder and chief executive has been flagging for months that ad revenue was set to slow. Now, tweaks designed to make the social network less divisive are hindering engagement and […]

India prioritizes rural spending, healthcare in budget as election looms

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Eyeing an election next year, India’s government announced massive spending for rural areas and projected economic growth above 8 percent in an annual budget on Thursday that won broad approval from economists, though bond and share markets fell. Delivering the government’s […]

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