Day: February 11, 2019

Lawyers seek to keep woman who urged suicide out of jail

TAUNTON, Mass. — Attorneys for a woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself are seeking to keep her out of jail while they appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Michelle Carter is scheduled to appear in court Monday when a judge will consider prosecutors’ request that […]

Funding For Teacher Training Down 87% In 6 Years, As India’s Central Expenditure On Education Declines

Bengaluru: While higher education funding has seen a 28% increase in real terms, school education has witnessed a 3% decline during the last six years to Rs 39,000 crore, according to government budget data. The expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) has also shown steady decline, from […]

SC to hear Zakia Jafri’s plea against clean chit to Modi in Guj riots in July

New Delhi, Feb 11: The Supreme Court Monday said it will hear in July a plea of Zakia Jafri, challenging the SIT’s clean chit to the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots. A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar listed the […]

India to continue growing at fastest pace; could be second-largest economy by 2030: PM

Greater Noida, Feb 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded confidence on Monday that India would continue to be the fastest-growing large economy, and could be the second-largest economy in the world by 2030. “Leading agencies such as IMF and World Bank project the same trend to continue in the […]

73rd National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy 2018-19

open view news desk KATRA, FEBRUARY 11: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today inaugurated 73rd National Football championship for Santosh Trophy 2018-19 North Zone qualifying round at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Complex, Katra. The tournament is being organized by J&K Football Association under the aegis […]

Div Com, IGs visit landslide area at Maroge, inspect road clearance operation on NH-44

open view news desk RAMBAN, FEBRUARY 11: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu zone, M K Sinha and IGP Traffic, Alok Kumar today conducted aerial survey of various snow affected areas of the district besides visiting massive landslide spot on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway […]

Advisor Skandan takes stock of PM-KISAN registration process

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 11: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan today took stock of district wise registration of beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) in the State as he sought details from the Deputy Commissioners through video conference here during a meeting. CommissionerSecretary, Revenue, […]

Advisor Kumar inspects Govt Hospital at Jagti

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 11: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Jagti in Nagrota and inspected Government Hospital established at the township. He also took stock of health facilities available at the facility for the benefit of the migrant families living in the township. […]

Role of banks pivotal to sustaining economic growth: Advisor Sharma

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 11:Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today said that role of banks is pivotal in promoting human development by way of providing avenues for economic development besides ensuring the creation of assets. The Advisor was speaking at the inauguration of State credit […]

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