Egypt sentences ex-President Mursi, 19 others to three years in jail for insulting judiciary

A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison

Trachoma: Infectious cause of blindness worldwide.

open view web desk Kolkata, Dec 27: Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. It is caused by an obligate intracellular bacterium called Chlamydia trachomatis. The infection is transmitted through contact with eye and nose discharge of infected people, particularly young children who harbour the principal […]

China rejects Trump accusation on N. Korea sanction breaches

open view web desk China on Friday rejected accusations that it had helped Pyongyang skirt sanctions after US President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that Beijing was turning a blind eye to oil transfers to North Korea. Trump’s tweet was the latest salvo in his battle to persuade […]

Rooftop restaurant fire in Mumbai kills 14 during birthday party

Open View Web Desk MUMBAI – Fire swept through a rooftop restaurant in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai early on Friday, killing at least 14 people, most of them women attending a birthday party, including the celebrant who had just turned 28, police and family said. The […]

Assam tense ahead of citizens list targeting ‘illegal Bangladeshis’

Open View Web Desk GUWAHATI, India/NEW DELHI – India has mobilised around 60,000 police and paramilitary troops in a sensitive border state ahead of the publication of a list of citizens it says will be used to detect and deport illegal immigrants – mainly Muslims – from neighbouring […]

Teacher Srinder Kumar Sharma accused of raping minor student arrested in JK

Open View Web Desk Jammu, Dec 28: A government school teacher accused of raping a 16-year-old student was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar, while a hunt was on to nab another accused, a senior police officer said today. Srinder Kumar Sharma, posted in the Government Primary School in […]

Mehbooba asks Pak to adopt humane approach with Jadhav

Open View Web Desk Jammu, Dec 28: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked Pakistan to adopt a humane approach with Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav and ensure his fair trial. Expressing sadness over the treatment meted out to Jadhav’s mother and wife during their recent visit to […]

India chides Pakistan for treatment of officer’s family

Open View Web desk NEW DELHI — India lashed out at Pakistan on Thursday for its treatment of the wife and mother of an Indian naval officer on death row for spying during their first meeting since his arrest. India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj accused Pakistan of […]

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