Day: February 6, 2019

High court upholds texting suicide manslaughter conviction

BOSTON — The involuntary manslaughter conviction of a young woman who encouraged her boyfriend through dozens of text messages to kill himself was upheld Wednesday by Massachusetts’ highest court. The Supreme Judicial Court agreed with a lower court judge who found that Michelle Carter caused Conrad Roy III’s […]

Trump calls for bipartisanship, a hard line on immigration

WASHINGTON — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside “revenge, resistance and retribution” and end “ridiculous partisan investigations” in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency. Trump appealed Tuesday night for bipartisanship but […]

Mirza inaugurates workshop on writing, updation of revenue records at Jammu

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Commissioner Survey and Land records, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza, inaugurated a workshop on writing and updation of Jamabandies at the Revenue Training Institute here today. The workshop held under Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) was also attended by Regional Director, […]

Dr Samoon, Vaid launch ‘JK Ride Safe App’ to make commuting safer

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 06: Principal Secretary Transport, Animal Sheep Husbandry & Fisheries, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, along with Transport Commissioner, Dr S P Vaid today launched ‘JK Ride Safe App’ to improve travel safety standards. On the occasion, Dr Samoon emphasized upon general masses to […]

Delegation of Doctors Association Jammu meets Governor

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: A delegation of Doctors Association Jammu, led by its President Dr. Balvinder Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation requested Governor that offence against On duty doctors or damage to hospital infrastructure may be […]

Governor participates in 25th Annual Day celebration of ALSWAJ

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Governor Satya Pal Malik participated in the 25th Annual Day celebration of All Ladakh Student Welfare Association, Jammu (ALSWAJ), here today. Haji Anayat Ali, Chairman Legislative Council was the Guest of Honour; Sh. Feroz Ahmed Khan, CEC LAHDC Kargil, and Sh. […]

Commissioner Secy PDD for expeditious installation of pre-paid electricity meters

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Commissioner Secretary, Power Development Department (PDD), Hirdesh Kumar, convened a meeting to review revenue realization progress and the implementation of ongoing flagship power sector schemes in Jammu region here today. In the meeting, it was given out that the amount realized […]

Stray cows add to Modi’s farmer woes as Indian election looms

KAKRIPUR/MAHABAN, India – As night fell on the bucolic northern Indian hamlet of Mahaban, Gopi Chand Yadav gathered blankets and a flashlight to spend the night sitting on a wooden platform in his field. His task: to use bamboo sticks to ward off stray cattle from intruding and […]

Rupee the ‘whipping boy’, but to dodge record low: Reuters poll

BENGALURU – The Indian rupee is set to underperform against the dollar again this year, weighed down by uncertainty ahead of a national election in May, but is unlikely to retest life-time lows, a Reuters poll showed. After reversing some of the deep losses in the final few […]

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