Day: January 18, 2019

Saving a river: Pollution in India’s holy Ganges makes it toxic

NEW DELHI – The Ganges river, holy to most Indians, flows from the western Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal through crowded cities, industrial hubs and some of the most populated areas in the world. The river begins as pristine, clear waters in the icy heights of […]

Competition Commission of India orders DP World, Maersk units to withdraw some notices to clients at Mumbai port

NEW DELHI – India’s antitrust watchdog has ordered Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk and Dubai’s DP World to withdraw certain customer advisories which it said could hamper growth of the country’s largest container port in Mumbai, a document seen by Reuters showed.FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Jawaharlal Nehru […]

Insight: Modi’s pre-election handouts to cost India billions, breach fiscal targets – sources

NEW DELHI – A series of vote-catching measures planned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1 trillion rupees ($14 billion), two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Much of the cost of the extra spending […]

Democrat vows to probe Trump lawyer’s alleged lies to Congress

A top Democrat in the US Congress has vowed to look into a report that President Donald Trump ordered his personal attorney to lie to Congress to hide dealings with Russia. Adam Schiff, who heads the Intelligence Committee in the House of Representatives, was reacting to a report […]

Delegation of The Kashmir Fruit Growers and Dealers Association meets Governor

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 18: A delegation of The Kashmir Fruit Growers and Dealers Association, from Sopore led by its President Sh. F.A. Malik, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The members of the delegation requested that the KCC loans of […]

SSB clears 76 withheld selection recommendations

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 18: The J&K Services Selection Board today cleared the release of withheld recommendations against various posts, in respect of 76 candidates, whose selections were earlier kept withheld on account of various deficiencies or certain clarifications. The recommendations were cleared after the candidates […]