Day: July 2, 2019

Union Home secretary holds a review meeting on LEFT WING EXTREMISM (LWE) Scenario

open view news desk Union Home Secretary shri Rajiv Gauba reviews  the LWE scenario at a meeting held here today  with Chief Secretary, DGP of affected states, DIB and DGs of the CAPFs. It was noted that there has been a consistent decline in violence and considerable shrinkage in geographical spread […]

Sexuality should be desensationalised as defining characteristic, says Alan Cumming

Los Angeles, Jul 2: Actor Alan Cumming says the practice of labelling LGBTQ actors by their sexuality should stop.  The 54-year-old actor, who made a history when his role as Dylan Reinhart on “Instinct” became the first ever openly gay lead in a US network drama, believes a person’s […]

Baseer Khan visits Hajj House; reviews arrangements

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 02: In order to provide hassle free facilities to the Hajjies, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today visited Hajj House Bemina and took stock of the arrangements put in place by different Departments for the annual holy journey of Hajj-2019 pilgrimage. […]

13 district dialysis centres fully operational in JK under PMND programme

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 02: The Department of Health and Medical Education today informed that 13 district dialysis centres are fully operational across the State under Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis (PMND) programme. The programme was launched in the State in 2017-18 in 15 District Hospitals namely […]

‘Vole Asenawath’, book on satirical articles released

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 2: ‘Vole Asenawath’, a book on collection of humours and satirical articles written by Yousuf Gulshan was released in a function organised by ‘Karam Buland Folk Theatre’ in collaboration with the Department of Information and Public Relations at J&K Academy of Art, […]

VC Kashmir University meets Governor

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 02: Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor University of Kashmir met Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the University at Raj Bhavan today and briefed him about various issues of academic and administrative importance relating to the University. Governor congratulated the Vice Chancellor on […]

NASA launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— NASA conducted a full-stress launch abort test Tuesday for the Orion capsules designed to carry astronauts to the moon. The capsule was empty for the morning demo, which officials said appeared to be successful. Barely a minute after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, […]

Wilful defaults in India cross $21 billion in 2018-19

MUMBAI – India’s state-owned banks had classified 1.50 trillion rupees ($21.76 billion) worth of loans as “wilful defaults” in 2018-19, with the biggest lender State Bank of India accounting for nearly a third, the finance minister said in the parliament. Under Indian law, wilful defaulters are classified as […]

Villagers accuse city of seizing water as drought parches ‘India’s Detroit’

CHENNAI – In the small village of Bangarampettai, 20 miles from India’s manufacturing capital Chennai, about 150 people last month “captured” a water tanker, breaking its windscreen and deflating its tyres before handing it over to a nearby police station. People living on the outskirts of this southern […]

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