Day: July 24, 2019

India’s monsoon rains 35% below average this week: IMD

MUMBAI – India’s monsoon rains were 35% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, with little rainfall over the central, western and northern parts of the country, the weather office said, raising concerns over the output of summer-sown crops. Monsoon rains are crucial for farm output and […]

Greening Jammu: UFD organizes plantation drive at Sainik Colony

open view news desk JAMMU, JULY 24: In continuation to the Greening Jammu drive, Urban Forestry Division Jammu in collaboration with residents of Sainik Colony conducted a plantation drive. Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation, Chander Mohan Corporators Gurmeet Kour Randhawa and Narinder Singh along with a large number of […]

Taxation necessary for egalitarian, developed society: Advisor Sharma

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 24: The Advisor to the Governor KK Sharma today said that people should religiously pay their taxes so that the same could be used for developmental activities. The Advisor was speaking at a function organized to celebrate 159 Income Tax Day organized […]

China defends air patrol with Russia after S. Korea, Japan fury

China on Wednesday defended a joint air force exercise with Russia that triggered a furious response from regional US allies South Korea and Japan over a perceived airspace violation. The incident erupted on Tuesday when a Russian A-50 early warning and control plane violated airspace over the Dokdo […]

US slaps $5 bn fine, curbs on Facebook in privacy probe

US regulators on Wednesday slapped a record $5 billion fine on Facebook for privacy violations in a settlement requiring the world’s biggest social network to “submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure.” The Federal Trade Commission said the penalty was the largest ever imposed on any […]

China says US ‘power politics’ undermines global stability

BEIJING — China on Wednesday accused the United States of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago. The U.S. was the first […]

Mueller: I did not clear Trump of obstruction of justice

WASHINGTON — Former special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims that his investigation had exonerated the president of obstructing his probe into Russia’s efforts to help Trump win the 2016 election. “The president was not exculpated for the acts that he allegedly committed,” Mueller […]

Schemes for Welfare of Scheduled Castes

open view news desk All the schemes of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment have guidelines for proper implementation and the implementing agencies are required to comply with guidelines. Regular monitoring of these schemes is being done through progress reports, meetings, conferences, video conferencing and regular field visits. […]

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