Day: January 2, 2019

Changes may be ahead for criticized Georgia election system

ATLANTA — Georgia’s outdated election system has drawn criticism from cybersecurity experts and voting integrity advocates, and now a commission tasked with examining potential replacements is preparing to make recommendations to lawmakers. The paperless system was closely scrutinized during last year’s nationally watched gubernatorial race between Democrat Stacey […]

130th Rose Parade boasts floral floats, singer Chaka Khan

PASADENA, Calif. — Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year’s Day and millions more watched on TV. Among the fanciful floats was an award-winning entry from the […]

Chairman LC reviews Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan implementation in Kargil

open view web desk JAMMU : Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali, today chaired a meeting to take stock of the overarching literacy programme-Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan in the Kargil district of the Ladakh region. The meeting attended by State Project Director, Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, Arun […]

Northern Army Commander meets Governor

open view web desk JAMMU : Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander, met Governor Satya Pal Malik, at the Raj Bhavan, here today. Lt Gen Singh briefed Governor about the prevailing security situation along the forward areas and the hinterland, operational preparedness of the Army for anti-insurgency […]

CCF reviews status of departmental court cases

open view web desk SRINAGAR : Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) Kashmir Farooq Gillani today reviewed status of various legal cases pending before various Courts pertaining to Kashmir Region. During the meeting, CCF stressed upon Forest Officers to prioritize the disposal of cases pending in various Courts. He […]

JKSSB reschedules interview, counselling for Naib Tehsildar posts

open view web desk JAMMU : J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has rescheduled the Interview and Counselling-cum-Document verification of the shortlisted candidates for the post of Naib Tehsildar. According to JKSSB spokesman, Interview and Counselling-cum-Document verification for Naib Tehsildar posts earlier scheduled to be held on 5 January 2019 […]

MLC, ex-Legislators, deputations call on Advisor Sharma

open view web desk JAMMU : Several Legislators, ex-Legislators, deputations and individuals called on Advisor to Governor Kewal Kumar Sharma at Civil Secretariat here today to bring to his notice various issues for redress. MLC Randhawa took up the issues of stone crushers operating in Tawi river bed […]

Two women defy centuries-old ban by entering Sabarimala temple

KOCHI/NEW DELHI – Two women defied a centuries-old ban on entering a Hindu temple in Kerala in the early hours of Wednesday, the state’s chief minister said, raising fears of a backlash from conservative Hindu groups. The women, reported by Reuters partner ANI to be in their 40s, […]

Advisor Sharma e-inaugurates ESDM

open view web desk JAMMU : Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today stressed on introduction of IT courses intune with the market requirements to increase employability of youth. The Advisor was speaking at a function organized by Department of Information Technology to e-inaugurate employment-linked Skill Development initiative […]

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