Day: December 12, 2018

102-year-old great-granny becomes ‘oldest’ skydiver

A 102-year-old great-grandmother is believed to have become the world’s oldest skydiver after plunging 14,000 feet (4,300 metres) through the South Australian sky. Centenarian adrenaline junkie Irene O’Shea said she “felt normal” after a 220 kilometre per hour (140 mph) dive that sent her cheeks flapping wildly. She […]

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison

US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen delivered a blistering attack on his former boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for multiple crimes. “It was my duty to cover up his dirty deeds,” Cohen said as he pleaded for leniency before […]

Tawde hands over Vajpayee condolence motions to kin

Mumbai, Dec 12:Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde Wednesday handed over the condolence motions adopted by the state cabinet and the legislature, mourning the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, to the adopted daughter of the late leader in New Delhi. A statement issued by Tawde said the […]

Exclusive: Don’t contact our board members, Renault tells Nissan – sources

TOKYO/PARIS – Renault told alliance partner Nissan to stop contacting the French company’s directors ahead of a Thursday board meeting as the Japanese automaker tried to share evidence of wrongdoing by its ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn, two sources said. Ever since Ghosn’s Nov. 19 arrest in Japan, Renault […]

India’s cenbank to consult with govt, focus on bank sector

MUMBAI  – The new head of India’s central bank said on Wednesday he would consult more closely with the government on policy issues and meet heads of state-run lenders within hours to address problems facing the banking sector. Marking a clear break with the policy approach of his […]

Russian Parliament to vote on online fake news bill

Under the bill violations of the ban will be interpreted as administrative offenses punishable with fines under the Code of Administrative Offenses MOSCOW, December 11: A package of bills on fines of up to one million rubles for violating the ban on spreading false “socially significant” allegations disguised […]

Ensure basic and effective amenities to people: NC to admin

‘Widespread administrative inertia is adding to the mounting woes of people particularly in south Kashmir districts’ open view web desk Srinagar, 12 December 2018: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday expressed dismay over the worsening security situation coupled with absence of basic amenities in the state particularly […]

DC Shopian urges people to get registered under AB- PJAY

Shopian 12 December: Deputy Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed today in a press conference said that 34000 beneficiaries of District Shopian will get Benefit Through Ayushmaan Bharat Health insurance Scheme in the district.  He said that 10000 beneficiaries have been registered till date and no stone will be […]

BJP’s divisive agenda stands rejected: NC

Srinagar 12 December: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday asserted that the debacle of BJP in Hindi heart land reflects triumph of truth over falsehood and the revulsion of people for divisive and communal politics. In a statement released from party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah Srinagar Provincial Spokesperson Imran […]