Day: January 31, 2019

PM’s visit to J-K: Separatists call for shutdown

Srinagar, Jan 31: Separatists have called for a shutdown in the valley on Sunday to protest the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik — under the banner of joint resistance leadership — Thursday appealed […]

Commissioner Food Safety issues advisory for Food Business Operators

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 31: Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar today issued an advisory for Food Business Operators (FBOs) in view of frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway due to adverse weather conditions. The FBOs have been asked to destroy deteriorated food items forthwith. “There […]

Fresh batch of students reaches Jammu under exchange programme

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 31: The fresh batch of students from Kashmir Valley reached Jammu under ‘Student Exchange Programme’. The students are travelling to Agra from 30th January to 6th February. Secretary School Education, Ajeet Kumar Sahu and State Project Director SAMAGRA Shiksha Abhiyan, Dr. Arun […]

Union Joint Secy MoRD reviews progress of Himayat scheme in JK

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 31: Joint Secretary Union Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Charanjeet Singh, today reviewed the implementation of the Himayat skill development programme in the North region of the country. The states of the North Region comprising Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan […]

Governor inaugurates ‘Kisan Mela’ at Jourian

open view news desk JAMMU, JANUARY 31: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated ‘Kisan Mela’ organized at Jourian to commemorate sacrifices of those farmers who laid down their lives during the 1953 Praja Parishad movement. Paying rich tributes to the Martyrs, Governor stressed the need for the farming community […]

Wealth Of 10 Richest Indians Combined Equal To 4 State Economies & 6 Ministries

Mumbai: The fortunes of the 10 richest Indians combined are equal to the gross state domestic product (GSDP) of four states and six government ministries, according to an IndiaSpendanalysis of government data. The nine richest Indians now own wealth equivalent to bottom 50% of the country. While the top 1% […]

Nearly half of US adults have heart or blood vessel disease

A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that’s mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. The American Heart Association said Thursday that more than 121 […]

Appeals court to hear case of reporter alleging surveillance

RICHMOND, Va. — When Sharyl Attkisson first began hearing clicking sounds on her phone and her computers started turning on and off in the middle of the night, she thought it was a technical glitch that could be easily fixed. Attkisson, then a longtime investigative reporter for CBS […]

Deep freeze expected to ease, but disruptions persist

CHICAGO — The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures still tumbled to record lows in some places. Disruptions caused by the cold will persist, too, including power outages and canceled flights and […]