Day: July 6, 2019

Chairman DSLA convenes a meeting to enforce Environmental Laws

open view news desk JAMMU, JULY 06: For the implementation of the Environmental laws, in letter and spirit, in District Jammu, a meeting was held in the office chamber of Vinod Chatterji Koul, Chairman, District Legal Services Authority (Pr.District & Sessions Judge) Jammu, which was attended by Naushad […]

Animal Husbandry organizes training session for CAH officers

open view news desk JAMMU, JULY 06: A training session was organized for of all Chief Animal Husbandry Officers and subordinates officers of the Jammu Division held under the chairmanship of Director Animal Husbandry Jammu. The training was imparted by the M/S Oriental Insurance Company through M/S HIBL […]

Sri Lanka president vetoes military deal with the US

Colombo, Jul 6:  Sri Lanka’s President Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access to the island’s ports. Maithripala Sirisena said he was opposed to the draft Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) that the two […]

India plans $10 billion bank recapitalisation, help for shadow lenders

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI – The Indian government on Friday announced a fresh capital infusion of about $10 billion into debt-burdened state banks and credit guarantees to support shadow lenders in a bid to boost lending and revive the economy. India’s economy has sagged in the past year partly because […]

Barty, Serena cruise into Wimbledon last 16

World number one Ashleigh Barty booked her maiden place in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Saturday while Serena Williams made the second week for the 16th time. Barty overwhelmed British wild card Harriet Dart 6-1, 6-1 while 37-year-old, seven-time champion Williams produced her most convincing display in […]

UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1,000

The UN Security Council called Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants. The council condemned the late Tuesday attack on the Tajoura detention […]

Amazon’s Bezos finalizes divorce with $38 bn settlement: report

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos finalized their divorce Friday to the tune of a $38-billion settlement, Bloomberg News reported. Under the agreement, MacKenzie Bezos, 49, will receive approximately 19.7 million shares, giving her a four percent stake in the company valued at $38.3 billion, and […]

Erdogan sacks Turkey central bank governor amid rate tensions

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacked the governor of Turkey’s central bank and replaced him with his deputy, a presidential decree said Saturday, after months of tension with the government over high interest rates. Murat Cetinkaya, who was appointed to the role in April 2016, has been replaced […]

Crews assess damage from second big quake in Southern California

Emergency rescue crews fanned out Saturday to assess damage from the second powerful earthquake to hit Southern California in as many days — a 7.1 magnitude tremor that revived fears of the so-called Big One the region has feared for decades. No fatalities or serious injuries have been […]

Russia outraged by case of sisters who killed abusive father

MOSCOW — One evening last summer, Mikhail Khachaturyan decided that his living room wasn’t tidy enough, so he summoned his three teenage daughters one by one and doused each with pepper spray. Such violence and abuse was not unusual in the Khachaturyan household, according to court records. But […]

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