No survivors as Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames

    open view web desk An Iranian oil tanker burst into flames from end to end and sank Sunday, eight days after it caught fire following a collision with a cargo ship off China, state media said. Earlier, a Tehran official said there was no hope of […]

Trump pushes back over Kim Jong-Un ‘good relationship’ quote

open view web desk US President Donald Trump pushed back at a report that he had suggested he had a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, saying he had been misquoted. The Wall Street Journal quoted Trump as saying in an interview Thursday: “I probably have […]

Rift between SC judges to be resolved soon: BCI

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Jan. 14: Bar Council of India, after meeting the rebel judges on Sunday, expressed confidence that the apparent rift between the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court and Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra would be resolved soon. “We have been told that there is no […]

Cabinet ministers should ‘speak up’ like SC judges: Yashwant

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 13: Firing a fresh salvo at the government, disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today asked his party colleagues and ministers to “get rid of their fear” and “speak up for democracy” like the four Supreme Court judges who came out publicly against […]

Protests held across Pakistan after 7-year-old girl’s rape and murder

open view web desk LAHORE, Pakistan – Protests broke out across Pakistan on Thursday after the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in a district south of Lahore, due to public anger at what is seen as the authorities’ failure to investigate such cases. It is the […]

Nepal starts using Chinese broadband

open view web desk Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan.12: Nepal from Friday formally started using the Chinese broadband over internet after years of efforts but the skeptics over its durability still persist. On Friday, the state owned Nepal Telecom and the China Telecom formally established the collaboration for the trans- border internet connection. Nepal which shares the […]

Not politicising SC judges’ press conference: D Raja

open view web desk New Delhi [India] Jan. 12: The Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Friday denied giving political colour to the press conference by four Supreme Courtjudges. Talking to ANI after meeting Justice J. Chelameswar, Raja said there was no political reason behind the meeting. “I have known […]

India airline fires 2 pilots after reported fight in cockpit

open view web desk NEW DELHI  — An Indian airline has fired two pilots reportedly involved in a midair cockpit fight on New Year’s Day, when the pilot allegedly slapped his co-pilot during a London to Mumbai flight. After an investigation, Jet Airways “has terminated services of both […]

Nepal accesses internet through China, ending India monopoly

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal has opened an optical fiber link across the Himalayan mountains to China, ending years of dependency on India for internet access. Information minister Mohan Bahadur Basnet inaugurated the link with China on Friday in a ceremony in the capital, Kathmandu. The optical fiber line […]

Four sr judges say situation in SC “not in order”

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 12: In an unprecedented move, four senior most judges of the Supreme Court today called a press conference and said the situation in the top court was “not in order” and many “less than desirable” things have taken place. Unless this institution […]

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