News Nation Morning Wrap: Trump Meets Imran, Bank Unions Defer 2-Day Strike & Other Top Stories

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 September 2019, 10:22 AM
News Nation Morning Wrap: Top stories of the day
News Nation Morning Wrap: Top stories of the day

Ready To Mediate Again On Kashmir If Both India, Pakistan Want: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump, during a bilateral meet with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in New York, once again offered to mediate Kashmir issue but emphasised that he will do so only if both Delhi and Islamabad want it. “I am ready, willing and able. It's a complex issue. It's been going on for a long time. But if both want it, I will be ready to do it,” Trump said. Read more…

'Pakistan Committed Blunder By Joining US After 9/11': Imran Khan Admits ISI Trained Militants

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday repeated that Pakistan committed "one of the biggest blunders" by joining the 'war on terror' led by the United States after the 9/11 attacks. He was speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) think-tank in New York ahead of his meeting with US President Donald Trump. He also admitted that Pakistan, specially ISI, had trained Mujahideen against the Soviets. Read more…

'How Dare You?': 16-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Berates World Leaders In Emotional UN Speech

A visibly angry Greta Thunberg berated world leaders as she addressed a UN climate summit on Monday, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and asking "How dare you?" The Swedish teen, who has become the global face of the growing youth movement against climate inaction, began by telling her audience: "My message is that we'll be watching you," eliciting laughter. Read more…

Delhi Govt To Sell Onions At Rs 24 Per Kg Through Mobile Vans

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is procuring onions and will sell them at cheaper prices in fair price shops and mobile vans. Kejriwal said the AAP government will offer relief to consumers troubled by the soaring price of onions. "The government is buying onions and the sale is expected to begin in 10 days. The price of this onion will be Rs 24 per kg.  The government will sell onions through all fair price shops and mobile vans,” he said. Read more…

Bank Unions Defer 2-Day Strike; Operations To Be Normal On September 26-27

Officers’ unions of public sector banks have deferred the proposed two-day strike following an assurance from Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar to look into their concerns. “Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar was positive in formation of a committee consisting of all concerned to address the issues arising out of the proposed merger of 10 banks including preserving the identity of all the banks. An appeal was made to us to revisit our strike call in view of the discussions,” a joint statement said issued on Monday. Read more…

First Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:07 AM
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