Month: February 2019

China accuses US of 'double standard' over Huawei claims

US lobbying against Huawei in India: Company CEO

February 28, 2019 10:27 pm

Barcelona: Chinese telecom gear maker Huawei Thursday alleged that the US is lobbying against its business in India while the company complies with global security requirements. “Yes. For sure the US is lobbying (against Huawei) and everybody knows. I am talking about India,” Huawei India CEO Jay Chen told PTI when asked if the US administration was lobbying against the company in India. He said that discussion around security concern […]

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Pompeo: US worried over Chinese moves threatening navigation

Pompeo: US worried over Chinese moves threatening navigation

February 28, 2019 10:25 pm

Manila: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he will discuss U.S. concerns about Chinese actions that threaten freedom of navigation in the disputed South China Sea with Philippine officials during an overnight visit to Manila. Pompeo arrived late Thursday and immediately met with President Rodrigo Duterte at an air base. He was expected to brief Duterte about unsuccessful talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong […]

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Jammu-based activist seeks registration of case against Mehbooba

Jammu-based activist seeks registration of case against Mehbooba

February 28, 2019 10:15 pm

Jammu: A Jammu-based activist said Monday that he has filed a complaint with the district magistrate, seeking registration of a case against former Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti for her reported remarks on the national tricolour. In his complaint, activist Sukesh C Khajuria alleged that Mehbooba’s statement, made at a press conference, was “seditious” and an “incitement to […]

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Woman killed after being hit by Army truck

2,000 buildings flooded in California as storms slam West

February 28, 2019 10:09 pm

Guerneville (US): Floodwaters that turned two Northern California communities into islands were expected to begin receding Thursday as a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes, businesses and other buildings. The Russian River in wine country north of San Francisco crested at more than 14 metres Wednesday night, Sonoma County officials said. The river frequently floods in rainy weather but it had […]

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11 dead as SUV falls into gorge in J-K's Ramban

Woman killed after being hit by Army truck

February 28, 2019 10:09 pm

Imphal: A 60-year-old woman died on the spot and another elderly woman sustained injuries Thursday when an Army truck hit them in Imphal East district, police said. The incident occurred at Khurkhul area of the district, about 20 kms away from the state capital, when the two women were taking an early morning stroll near the Army headquarters at Leimakhong, a senior police officer said. Army personnel […]

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Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

Dozens of Australian journalists face charges over sex trial

February 28, 2019 10:00 pm

Melbourne: An Australian state prosecutor has sent letters threatening to charge media organizations and dozens of journalists with breaching a gag order that banned reporting of Cardinal George Pell’s convictions on charges of sexually molesting two choirboys, lawyers said Thursday. Reporting in any format accessible from Australia of details of the former Vatican economy chief’s convictions in a Melbourne court in December was banned by […]

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Tiger found dead in MP, territorial fight suspected

Tiger found dead in MP, territorial fight suspected

February 28, 2019 9:57 pm

Seoni: A tiger was found dead on Thursday in the buffer zone of Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh, an official said. PTR field director Vikram Singh Parihar said preliminary probe suggests that the animal possibly died following a territorial fight with another tiger. Injury marks were found on the carcass, he said. The carcass was spotted in the afternoon […]

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US, France & UK in intense discussions with China on Azhar listing at UN

JeM resolved to continue ‘holy war against India’: intel report

February 28, 2019 9:51 pm

New Delhi: Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad, which was responsible for killing of 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama, had resolved in a conference more than a year ago that its “Ghazwa-e-Hind” (Holy War Against India) will continue irrespective of Indo-Pak ties, according to an intelligence report. Citing the report, officials said the conference organised in Okara district in Pakistan on […]

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India GDP growth slows to five-quarter low of 6.6 pc in Q3, still fastest in the world

India GDP growth slows to five-quarter low of 6.6 pc in Q3, still fastest in the world

February 28, 2019 9:41 pm

New Delhi: In signs of the Indian economy losing steam ahead of the general elections, GDP growth slowed to a five-quarter low of 6.6 per cent in October-December on the back of lower farm and manufacturing growth and weaker consumer demand, government data showed Thursday. Also, economic growth estimate for the current fiscal year ending March 31 […]

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NIA court adjourns Samjhauta blast case for Mar 18

India cancels Samjhauta Express operations on its end

February 28, 2019 9:39 pm

New Delhi: Railways has cancelled the operations of the Indo-Pak Samjhauta Express on its side from Thursday, which senior officials said was due to “purely operational reasons” as Pakistan had suspended services from across the border. A notification in this regard was issued here. Pakistan has already suspended services on its end, officials said here, amidst strain in ties in […]

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