Day: January 22, 2019

Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Dozens of people killed in a brazen Taliban attack on a military base were members of Afghanistan’s intelligence agency, officials said Tuesday, in a severe blow to the government that already has lost control of nearly half of the country to the insurgents. At least […]

High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court decided Tuesday. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court’s five conservatives greenlighting it […]

Kamala Harris’ 2020 US presidential bid excites Indian-Americans

Washington, Jan 22: Kamala Harris’ plunge in the 2020 US presidential race has thrilled the Indian-American community which considers the first Indian-origin Senator’s “groundbreaking” announcement a “proud moment” and a reflection that Indian-Americans have finally arrived at the centre stage of US politics. Harris, 54, officially launched her campaign […]

Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurates bridge over River Ravi in J&K

open view news desk Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated a 1210-meter span-bridge over the river Ravi in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir. While dedicating the bridge to the Nation, Shri Gadkari said […]

Navin chairs Jammu Central Cooperative Bank BoD meeting

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 22: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary today asked Jammu Central Cooperative Bank (JCCB) to tide over its NPAs, while assuring full support for locating the state government employee defaulters. Chairing the meeting of Board of Directors (BoD) of the Bank in […]

Advisor Ganai unveils SRCW Calendar-2019

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 22: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today unveiled the Wall Calendar 2019 of State Resource Centre for Women, Department of Social Welfare here today. Secretary, Social Welfare Dr Farooq Ahmed Lone, Director State Resource Centre For Women (SRCW), Rifat Ara and […]

Advisor Kumar stresses on conservation of Mansar, Surinsar lakes

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 22: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today convened a meeting to take stock of measures being taken for preservation and conservation of Mansar, Surinsar lakes. Principal Secretary, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Transport Departments Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, Commissioner Secretary […]

Appointment of Skandan Krishnan as Advisor to JK Governor approved

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 22: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, Tuesday conveyed approval of the Competent Authority, to the appointment of Skandan Krishnan, IAS (Retd) as Advisor to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. The formal orders of his appointment as Advisor […]

President of India confers “Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar” today in New Delhi

open view news desk The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred “Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar” – the revamped award scheme of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India,to 26 children, 2 individuals and 3 institutions, today at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi.The Minister […]

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