Day: January 23, 2019

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years on Wednesday in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country’s #MeToo movement. Ahn Tae-geun was accused of repeatedly groping a female junior colleague at the funeral of another co-worker’s […]

Russia wheels out key missile in bid to save US arms treaty

Russia on Wednesday unveiled a missile system that Washington claims is in violation of a key arms control treaty, in a last-minute bid to counter US criticism and save the Soviet-era agreement. President Donald Trump has threatened to walk away from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF), with […]

Unrest roils Venezuela amid new push to topple Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government. The protests have been called […]

Nurse arrested in case of incapacitated woman who gave birth

PHOENIX — A licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility, Phoenix police said Wednesday. Investigators arrested 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, on suspicion of one count of […]

Digitalize farmers’ awareness data: Advisor Kumar to SKUAST-J

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 23: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today convened a meeting with the administration and faculty of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu (SKUAST-J) and stressed for digitalizing data being disseminated for farmers’ awareness. Vice-Chancellor (SKUAST-J) Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma, […]

Governor witnesses Exhibition Match between JK Police Team, Real Kashmir Football Club

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 23: Governor Satya Pal Malik witnessed an exhibition Football match which was played between the Football teams of Real Kashmir Football Club and J&K Police at BSF Stadium Ploura here today. Sh. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Sh. K.K. Sharma, Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, […]

Div Com Kashmir issues fresh avalanche warning

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JANUARY 23: Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan has issued fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of Kashmir division on Wednesday. The warning has been issued for the avalanche prone areas of district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and […]

PM’s Visit: Div Com reviews arrangements

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JANUARY 23: Ahead of Prime Minister’s scheduled visit to Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the arrangements in presence of Commissioner Secretary PDD, Hridesh Kumar here at a high-level meeting. The Divisional Commissioner took stock of the arrangements for stage decoration, […]

Urbanisation to be big driver of Indian economic growth: Kant

Davos, Jan 23: Urbanisation will be a big driver of economic growth in India going forward, supported by favourable macroeconomic factors, accelerated infrastructure building and continuing reforms, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Wednesday. Speaking here at an event on sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, he […]

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