Day: February 12, 2019

May delay: UK PM asks lawmakers for more time on Brexit

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive lawmakers Tuesday to hold their nerve and give her more time to rework a divorce agreement with the European Union, heightening concerns that Brexit uncertainty will continue right up to the edge of the U.K.’s departure on March 29. […]

US strikes IS-held mosque as Syria battle intensifies

BEIRUT — The U.S. military said Tuesday it struck a mosque that had allegedly been used as an Islamic State control center, as American-allied Syrian forces battled the extremists in their last stronghold in eastern Syria amid reports of more civilian casualties. The U.S.-led coalition said warplanes struck […]

Five held for armed robbery at cotton trader’s bungalow

Pune, Feb 12: City police Tuesday claimed to have cracked the case in which four armed robbers allegedly held an elderly cotton trader and three others hostage at gunpoint at his bungalow here and decamped with cash and valuables worth Rs 5.7 lakh last month. Crime branch officials said […]

UDAN a game changer for aviation sector, says official

New Delhi, Feb 12: The regional air connectivity scheme has been a game changer for the aviation sector and 1 crore people will be travelling under the scheme after one year, a senior civil aviation ministry official said Tuesday. The scheme — Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) — […]

Madras HC orders closure of illegal bars across TN

Chennai, Feb 12: The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the concerned authorities to immediately close all illegal bars across Tamil Nadu and file a report by February 20. Expressing surprise over a submission made on behalf of the state government, which stated that 3,326 FIRs had been against […]

CUJ hosts four-day VC’s meet on Academic leadership training in Higher Education

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 12: Advisor to Governor, KK Sharma today underlined the importance of capacity building to hone the knowledge and skill of the students so that they are acquainted with the new technological and research oriented interventions and information. The Advisor was speaking at […]

Advisor Ganai meets Union Tourism Minister

open view news desk NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 12: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, who holds the charge of Tourism Department, called on Union Tourism Minister, K. J Alphons here today. Advisor Ganai briefed him about the activities of the Tourism Department and steps required to be taken […]

Governor expresses grief over demise of Pt. Vidya Rattan “Aasi”

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 12: Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over the sad demise of Pt. Vidya Rattan “Aasi”, a renowned Urdu poet of the State who passed away yesterday. In his message, the Governor prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and […]

DLSA launches awareness campaign on ban on Plastic material

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 12: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Jammu today launched an awareness campaign on ban, use of Plastics and Polythene products. The campaign was kick started by Secretary, District Legal services authority, Jammu Naushad Ahmad Khan, at HSS, Bhalwal, Jammu. He exhorted upon […]

Creation of Ladakh Division

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 12: The Governor and the Government have taken note of the sentiments of the people of Kargil, following the decision to create a new Administrative / Revenue Division of Ladakh. The creation of the division has been a long standing need of […]

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