Day: November 27, 2018

DG Rural Development Depttinspects PMAY housing units in Ramgarh

open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 27: Director General Rural Development Department Jammu, Rehana Batul today visited block Ramgarh of District Samba to personally take stock of the implementation of PMAY (G) scheme. While inspecting some of the under-construction housing units in Panchayat Changh and ChakBalotran, Director General […]

Secy IT reviews JDA Automation project

open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 27: Secretary, Information Technology Department, Saugat Biswas today reviewed the implementation of ‘Automation of Jammu Development Authority Project’. The meeting was attended by officers of IT Department, Jammu and Kashmir e-Governance Agency (JaKeGA), and Jammu Development Authority (JDA) and the agencies involved […]

Navin for setting up ALCs to improve value chain of horticulture produce

open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 27: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary today called for establishing a chain of agro-logistic centers (ALCs) in the State to improve processing, storage, quality assurance, transportation, and distribution of horticultural and allied produce. “ALCs will provide all necessary post-harvest facilities and […]

Labour dept goes online with host of services

open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 27: The Labour Department today went online offering host of services as Advisor to Governor Khursheed Ahmed Ganai launched the departmental portal here before taking a review of performance of its different wings. The portal jointly crated by Labour department and SICOP […]

Playback singer Mohammed Aziz passes away

Mumbai, Nov 27:  Singer Mohammed Aziz, the voice behind evergreen tracks such as “My name is Lakhan”, “Aap ke aa jane se” and “Dil le gayi teri bindiya”, passed away Tuesday at the age of 64. “He was brought dead to the hospital at 3.17 pm. The body has […]

Woman describes torture, beatings in Chinese detention camp

WASHINGTON — A member of the Uighur minority on Monday detailed torture and abuse she says she experienced in one of the internment camps where the Chinese government has detained hundreds of thousands of religious minorities. Mihrigul Tursun, speaking to reporters in Washington, said she was interrogated for […]

MIT and LinkedIn co-founder award MeToo leaders

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Three women influential in the #MeToo movement are receiving an MIT award that recognizes disobedience for the good of society. The MIT Media Lab Disobedience award carries a $250,000 cash prize funded by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman. This year’s prize will be shared by Tarana […]

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR’S NOTE: This […]

French Senate official arrested for ‘North Korea spying’: sources

Intelligence agencies have arrested a senior French civil servant on suspicion of spying for North Korea, a judicial source in Paris said. Benoit Quennedey, the president of the Franco-Korean Friendship Association who has written a book on the isolated nation, was placed in custody on Sunday. The Paris […]

Cheers as Mars InSight spacecraft lands on Red Planet

Cheers and applause erupted at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Monday as a waist-high unmanned lander, called InSight, touched down on Mars, capping a nearly seven-year journey from design to launch to landing. The dramatic arrival of the $993 million spacecraft — designed to listen for quakes and […]

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