Day: October 17, 2018

DDC Leh flags-off ‘Eat Right India’ movement

open view web desk LEH, OCTOBER 17: Deputy Commissioner, Leh AvnyLavasa flagged off a cycle rally today from NDS Stadium on the second day of ‘Eat Right India’ movement under ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ organised by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India under the Ministry of Health and […]

In a first, JK High Court organizes T-20 Cricket Tournament in Srinagar

  open view web desk   SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 17: In order to promote sports culture among legal fraternity, Chief Justice J&K High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today inaugurated the first ever T-20 J&K Legal Premier Cricket League here at Sher-e-Kashmir International Cricket Stadium (SKICS) today. The 5-day tournament […]

Justice MK Hanjura accorded farewell

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 17: Justice MK Hanjura was accorded affectionate farewell today on his superannuation as a Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Full court reference was organized by the High Court to bid adieu to Justice Hanjura. The farewell function was attended […]

SAC approves signing of MoU for setting up Composite Regional Centre at Jammu

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 17: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding(MoU), for leasing out of State Land measuring 23 Kanals and 02 Marlas at Village Ghaink, Tehsil […]

Nearly half the world lives on less than $5.50 a day: World Bank

Despite progress in reducing extreme poverty, nearly half the world’s population lives on less than $5.50 a day, with a rising share of the poor in wealthier economies, the World Bank said Wednesday. In a twice-yearly report, the bank took a broader look at poverty to see where […]

Clashes as Indian temple prepares to accept women

Clashes erupted in India on Wednesday as traditionalists tried to stop women visiting one of Hinduism’s most sacred temples, with police waving batons charging stone-throwing protestors. Devotees opposed to allowing women into the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the southern state of Kerala earlier surrounded and intimidated […]

Indian minister in #MeToo storm quits

India’s fledgling #MeToo movement claimed its highest-profile scalp to date on Wednesday as a government minister and veteran editor quit after at least 20 women accused him of sexual harassment. M.J. Akbar, who became junior foreign minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government after a glittering journalistic career, […]

Fighting in Kashmir city leaves 3 combatants, civilian dead

At least a dozen journalists covering the fighting were beaten by counterinsurgency policemen well after the fighting ended, media groups and reporters said SRINAGAR, India:  Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city in disputed Kashmir on Wednesday after a gunbattle between militants and government forces killed […]

M J Akbar resigns as minister

New Delhi, Oct 17: Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar stepped down Wednesday following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as editor of several publications In a brief statement, Akbar said he had decided to seek justice in a court of law […]

Exclusive: Don’t mention the oil price – U.S. legal threat prompts change at OPEC

LONDON/DUBAI : OPEC has urged its members not to mention oil prices when discussing policy in a break from the past, as the oil producing group seeks to avoid the risk of U.S. legal action for manipulating the market, sources close to OPEC said Proposed U.S. legislation known […]

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