Saturday 29th February 2020

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    • Boeing names Chairman David Calhoun as CEO after Muilenburg resigns Boeing names Chairman David Calhoun as CEO after Muilenburg resigns

      Boeing on Monday replaced its embattled Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg and named Chairman David Calhoun as his successor, saying a change was needed as the company attempts to restore its reputation amid the protracted 737 MAX crisis. According to the company, David Calhoun will serve as CEO and president, effective January 13. “The Board of Directors decided that a change in leadership was necessary to restore confidence in the company moving forward as it works to repair relationships with regulators, customers, and all other stakeholders,” said Boeing.

    • Protests At Jamia, UP’s Rampur Against Citizenship Law: 10 Points Protests At Jamia, UP's Rampur Against Citizenship Law

      Protesters holding agitation against the citizenship law clashed with the police in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, this afternoon. Sources said the protesters broke police barricades and threw stones at the police, who responded with batons and tear gas. This morning, prohibitory orders were issued in areas around the Uttar Pradesh Bhavan in South Delhi’s Chanakyapuri. Protests are continuing at Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia for the seventh straight day since Sunday’s violence. Uttar Pradesh witnessed widespread violence since Thursday, in which 13 people died. Protests broke out in Old Delhi as well in afternoon and evening. More than 35 people were...

    • Sourav Ganguly’s Latest Response To Protests Against Citizenship Act Sourav Ganguly's Latest Response To Protests Against Citizenship Act

      BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Friday appealed for peace as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act gathered steam across the country. The former Indian skipper had earlier refused to be drawn into the controversial issue, and even asked people to keep his daughter – whose social media post was seen as comment on the new law – out of it. “My message will be to maintain peace. I will not go into the political issues of it because I have not actually read the bill. I do not think it is appropriate to make any comment before understanding but...

    • World record bid in Changde for longest bowls of noodles

      Preparation is in full swing for a special challenge in Changde, Hunan Province on December 21. As one of the typical representatives of Hunan rice noodles, Jinshi beef noodles are today’s protagonists. 3,800 bowls of rice noodles will be prepared in an attempt to break the Guinness world record for the longest line of bowls of noodles.

    • Australia this week experienced its hottest day on record Australia this week experienced its hottest day on record 2019

      Australia this week experienced its hottest day on record and the heatwave is expected to worsen, exacerbating an already unprecedented bushfire season, authorities said Wednesday. The average nationwide temperatures of 40.9 degrees Celsius (105.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday beat the previous record of 40.3 degrees Celsius in January 2013, the Bureau of Meteorology said. “This heat will only intensify further today,” meteorologist Diana Eadie Said. The heatwave is another alarm bell about global warming in Australia, where this year’s early and intense start to regular summer bushfires has heaped pressure on the Australian government to do more to tackle...

    • Pervez Musharraf Sentenced To Death In High Treason Case

      Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan court in the high treason case, according to Pakistani media reports. The former military dictator was sentenced to death today by a three-member bench of a special court in the long-drawn high treason case against him for suspending the constitution and imposing emergency rule in the country in November 2007, a punishable offence for which he was indicted in 2014. Pervez Musharraf, 76, has been living in exile in Dubai since March 2016 after he left Pakistan for medical treatment and has not returned since citing health and...

    • Donald Trump On Track To Become Third US President To Be Impeached

      Republican Donald Trump is this week likely to become the third U.S. president to be impeached when the Democratic-led House of Representatives votes on charges stemming from his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. Trump faces one charge of abusing his power by asking Ukraine to investigate Biden, a leading Democratic contender to oppose him in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, and one of obstructing Congress’ investigation into the matter. The president has denied wrongdoing and accused Democrats of a baseless and politically-motivated bid to oust him from power. The House is likely to take...

    • “Exercise Caution”: UK, US Issue Travel Advisory Amid Northeast Violence

      As violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act continued in the Northeast, the United States and United Kingdom on Friday issued travel advisories asking their citizens to “exercise caution” while travelling to the region for any purpose. “Demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Bill are taking place in some parts of the country. There have been reports of violent protest in Northeast India, especially in Assam and Tripura. An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Guwahati and mobile internet services have been suspended in 10 districts of Assam,” the United Kingdom’s advisory read, adding that transport may also be affected in various parts...

    • UK’s Boris Johnson Wins Overall Majority In General Election UK's Boris Johnson Wins Overall Majority In General Election

      Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that voters had given his government a “powerful new mandate” to take Britain out of the EU next month, as he headed for victory in a landmark election. With about 600 of 650 seats declared, Johnson’s Conservatives secured the 326 seats required for a majority in the House of Commons, gaining 43 seats, while Labour lost 55 to 197, the BBC reported. The Tories were heading for their biggest majority in parliament since the heyday of Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, according to exit polls and partial results. The pound jumped by about...

    • China working on tax exemptions for U.S. soybeans, pork imports China working on tax exemptions for U.S. soybeans, pork imports

      China is working on tax exemptions for some of the soybeans and pork imported from the United States, following applications submitted by related enterprises, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Friday. The commission will decide on the range of goods to be excluded from tariff countermeasures against the U.S. Section 301 on tariffs, it said. According to domestic needs, Chinese enterprises import a certain amount of goods from the United States through market-based procurement. The enterprises are expected to purchase goods eligible for an exemption based on independent negotiation, import as they see fit, and bear...