Day: October 10, 2018

KATRA: Navratra festival begins amid religious fervor, festivity

The colourful ‘shobha yatra,’ comprising a large number of events like Gittdu, Lok Naritya, Kashmiri Naritya, Dogri Naritya, showcased the culture and tradition of the State. The presentation of local folk dance and music by artists of Regional Outreach Bureau (Ministry of Information & Broadcasting)and J&K Academy of […]

Secretary Agriculture Production inspects Seed Multiplication Farm Chinore

open view web desk JAMMU, OCTOBER 10: Secretary Agriculture Production Department Manzoor Ahmad Lone, today reviewed the functioning of Seed Multiplication Farm, Chinore’. During his visit to the border area, he inspected the field condition of different crops. He said that there is still much scope to boost […]

Orientation workshop on Juvenile Justice Act implementation commences in Srinagar

  open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 10: Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today inaugurated a three-day workshop on the implementation of Juvenile Justice Act in Jammu and Kashmir here at Media Complex, Department of Information and Public Relations. The workshop was organized by National Institute […]

Reasi records highest poll percentage of 84.4%, Bandipora records 35.6% voting

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 10: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shaleen Kabra this evening said that overall 31.3% polling was witnessed in the Phase-II of Municipal Polls-2018 across J&K today. Kabra said in Jammu division 78.6% polling was witnessed in 214 wards that went to […]

Saudi Arabia to supply extra oil cargoes to India in Nov as Iran sanctions loom

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI – Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, will supply Indian buyers with an additional 4 million barrels of crude oil in November, several sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The extra cargoes indicate a willingness by Saudi Arabia to increase crude supply to […]

Police arrest prominent editor in southern India

Gopal was arrested after his influential Tamil-language magazine, “Nakkeeran,” published reports linking the state’s governor to a recent university sex scandal, said the police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with department policy. SRINAGAR, India— Police in southern India on Tuesday arrested the chief editor […]

Kansas GOP congressman’s ad has softer tone on immigration

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder launched a new television ad Tuesday with a testimonial from the widow of an Indian engineer murdered in a Kansas City-area bar about the Republican’s efforts to help her remain in the U.S. afterward. The 30-second spot featuring Sunayana Dumala praising Yoder comes […]

Indian employers under pressure to respond to surge in #MeToo allegations

NEW DELHI – Pressure is building on major Indian employers to take allegations of sexual harassment more seriously after a surge in the number of complaints against prominent public figures in the past week. At least one major Indian newspaper, some politicians and women’s groups have said that […]

No policeman should enter Puri’s Jagannath temple with weapons and shoes: SC

New Delhi, Oct 10: The Supreme Court Wednesday took note of the October 3 violence at Puri’s Jagannath temple during a protest against the introduction of a queue system for devotees and said no policeman should enter the temple with weapons and shoes. Nine policemen were injured as violence […]

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