Day: November 7, 2018

Nifty, Sensex rise in special ‘muhurat’ trading session on Diwali

Indian shares made modest gains in a special “muhurat” one-hour trading session for Diwali on Wednesday, shored up by large-cap IT and financial stocks. The benchmark Sensex rose 0.7 percent to 35,237.68, while the broader Nifty climbed 0.65 percent to 10,598.4. Software services exporter Infosys Ltd was the […]

Sitharaman, Rijiju take stock of Army-Police clash issue in Arunachal

Bomdila, Nov 7:  Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Kiren Rijiju Wednesday took stock of the situation arising out of clashes between Army and Arunachal Pradesh Police personnel here. Some soldiers had allegedly vandalised the Bomdila police station and assaulted police personnel and civilians last week. “The Defence Minister (Sitharaman) […]

Pak PM Imran Khan wishes Hindu community on Diwali

Islamabad, Nov 7:  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday extended his good wishes to the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. “Wishing all our Hindu citizens a happy Diwali,” Khan tweeted. National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser also greeted Hindu parliamentarians and the Hindu […]

Diwali celebrated across Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Nov 7: Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Wednesday with fervour and enthusiasm. Devotees made a beeline at temples and gurdwaras to offer prayers. There was a festive spirit during the day in the two states and their common capital Chandigarh with […]

DDC Rajouri celebrates Diwali with inmates of Nari Niketan

open view web desk RAJOURI, NOVEMBER 7: District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, today visited Nari Niketan, Rajouri and celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights with the inmates there. A warm gesture from the District Administration instilled the memorable moments for the inmates. On the auspicious occasion, as […]

DSEK helpline gets overwhelming response from students

open view web desk SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 07: The recently launched helpline of Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) is proving quite beneficial for the student community in coordinating the arrangements required for the smooth conduct of examination, a statement by DSEK said. DSEK set up the helpline on […]

Overpricing of textbooks serious matter, Govt to issue guidelines: Advisor Ganai

open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 07, 2018 – Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has issued directions to the Directors of School Education, Kashmir/ Jammu, to immediately examine the complaints about sale of textbooks at exorbitant prices by private schools in the State and recommend […]

China says UN criticism of human rights record is ‘politically driven’

Beijing rejects claim of a ‘deterioration’ in its human rights amid scrutiny of mass de China has defended its human rights record after the first UN assessment since 2013 criticised the mass detention of lawyers and the continuing use of internment camps. Beijing rejected claims made during the UN […]

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