Day: October 16, 2018

India aims to cut stubble burning in key states by 70 percent, but experts sceptical

NEW DELHI – India aims to reduce stubble burning, a major source of pollution during the winter months, by 70 percent in its top two farm states this year, a top government official said on Tuesday, but experts questioned whether the target was credible. Stubble burning in Punjab […]

Govt invites nominations for State Awards-2019

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: The Government has invited nominations for the grant of State Awards, for the year2019, on theeve of Republic Day. According to a notification issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the nominations/recommendations of eligible persons/ organizations, along with citation(s), brief bio-data […]

IGP reviews security scenario ahead of Durbar move

open view web desk JAMMU, OCTOBER 16: Inspector General of Police Security, Alok Kumar today reviewed the security scenario ahead of bi-annual move of civil secretariat and other offices to the winter capital here at a meeting attended by senior officers from Police/Security Forces and Civil Administration. The […]

Advisor Vyas deliberates on issues raised by trade, industrial bodies

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: Advisor to the Governor, BB Vyas convened a high-level meeting here today to examine the issues raised by trade and industrial associations including KCCI, PHD Chambers of both the regions and CII relating to Finance, Power and Industries &Commerce Departments. The […]

Joint team inspects Private coaching Centres

open view web desk JAMMU, OCTOBER 16: An inspection team of Directorate of School Education Jammu today conducted surprise checking of the private Tuition/ coaching centers here in main city areas. The team comprising Joint Director School Education Jammu, Latif Choudhary, Personnel Officer, Directorate of School Education Jammu, […]

Div Com Jammu reviews progress of dev projects in Reasi

open view web desk REASI, OCTOBER 16: Divisional Commissioner Jammu today took stock of developmental projects, ordered road safety audition and promotion of local craft in the district here at a review meeting. He suggested developing heritage gardens around district administration centre with plantation of traditional plant species. […]

Govt notifies 88 new services in 16 Departments under PGSA

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: The Government today issued formal notification bringing 88 services in 16 Departments under the Public Service Guarantee Act-2011. The proposal in this regard was approved earlier by the State Administrative Council (SAC) in its meeting chaired by Governor Satya Pal Malik […]

Dr Jitendra reviews progress on Devika Rejuvenation Project

open view web desk UDHAMPUR, OCTOBER 16: Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region and Prime Minister’s Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh today reviewed the progress and implementation of ambitious holy Devika Rejuvenation Project here at a high-level meeting. Additional Secretary, Union Ministry of Environment Forest […]

Rampal sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case

Hisar (Haryana), Oct 16: Self-styled godman Rampal was Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in connection with two murder cases. The two cases against Rampal and his followers were lodged at Barwala Police Station on November 19, 2014. The first one was lodged on the complaint […]

Need closure to maintain my sanity: Grover on harassment accusation

Mumbai, Oct 16: Writer-lyricist Varun Grover has penned an open letter in response to an anonymous allegation of sexual harassment against him on Twitter, saying there is an “earnest need” from his side to prove his innocence as he wants closure. Grover, who has been a vocal supporter of […]

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