Day: July 17, 2019

Div Com visits Samba, interacts with PRIs and locals

open view news desk JAMMU, JULY 17: Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today conducted an extensive tour of district Samba and held interactive sessions with the PRIs and locals in panchayat Chachwal. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Samba Sushma Chauhan, Assistant Commissioner Development ML Tasir, Sub Divisional Magistrate […]

Independence Day celebrations

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 17: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a high level meeting here to review the arrangements for 73rd Independence Day celebrations across the Kashmir Division. He directed all Deputy Commissioners to organize grand ceremonies of 73rd Independence Day celebrations […]

5 % of all new buses to be registered as disabled- friendly

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 17: Transport Department has decided to make it mandatory that a minimum of 5% of all new public transport buses should be registered as disabled-friendly. The decision was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Transport Dr Asghar Hassan Samoon […]

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison

Once one of the world’s most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was jailed for life Wednesday — the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century. Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico’s mighty Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in […]

John Paul Stevens emerged as Supreme Court’s leading liberal

WASHINGTON — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice. That’s how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest emerged as the leader of the high court’s liberal wing and a strong proponent of abortion […]

House vote condemning Trump’s tweets draws some GOP support

WASHINGTON — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a racist bone in my body.” Two days after Trump tweeted that […]

India aims to expel all illegal migrants, Amit Shah says

NEW DELHI – India will identify and deport illegal immigrants from across the country, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday, stepping up a campaign that critics say could stoke religious tension and further alienate minority Muslims. An exercise to identify alien immigrants from Muslim-majority Bangladesh has been […]

World court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Kulbhushan Jadhav

THE HAGUE – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy, a document published on the court’s website showed. The document, which appeared […]

Lok Sabha Speaker, Shri Om Birla said that the legislative, executive and judiciary wings should all fulfil their responsibilities to build a New India.

open view news desk The Lok SabhaSpeaker, Shri Om Birla said that the legislative, executive   and judiciary wingsshould all fulfil their responsibility to bring a change and give direction to build a New India. He was speaking after inaugurating an Orientation Course on Parliamentary Practices and Procedures for […]

President of India Inaugurates Additional Building Complex of Supreme Court

open view news desk The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Additional Building Complexof the Supreme Court of India in New Delhi today (July 17, 2019). He also received a copy of translations of 100 Supreme Court judgements in various regional languages. Speaking on the […]

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