Day: July 26, 2019

Draft Notification Issued Stipulating Six Monthly Fitness Testing for Vehicles Older than 15 Years

Provisions Made to Ensure Divyang Friendly Features in Buses open view news desk The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a draft notification for amendments to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules for providing a boost to electric vehicles, ensuring divyang friendly features in buses, and providing […]

Homage Paid to Kargil Martyrs at theWar Memorial, Visakhapatnam

open view news desk On the occasion of 20th Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief ENC, Shri V  Vinay Chand, District Collector, Visakhapatnam, Vice Admiral VK Namballa (Retd), President Navy Foundation and Col PJ Lawrance (Retd), ZillaSainik Welfare Officer  paid homage […]

Govt to undertake massive campaign to promote JK as ideal, safe tourist destination: Navin Chaudhary

open view news desk SRINAGAR, JULY 26: Principal Secretary, Tourism, Navin Kumar Choudhary today chaired an interactive session with representatives of various tourism associations and other stakeholders of tourism industry here. Director Tourism Kashmir, Nisar Ahmad Wani, Director Tourism Jammu, Deepika Kumari Sharma, Additional Secretary Tourism Prasanna Ramaswamy, […]

Hina Bhat reviews establishment of Clusters under SFURTI

open view news desk JAMMU, JULY 26: Vice Chairperson J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat today convened a meeting to review the performance of Clusters to be established in Jammu Division under Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI). The meeting […]

FCR visits Samba, inspects ongoing work on scanning land records, writing of Jamabandis

open view news desk SAMBA, JULY 26: Financial Commissioner, Revenue, Dr Pawan Kotwal today visited Samba district and inspected progress on scanning of revenue records and preparation of Jamabandis under Digital India Land Record Modernization Programme (DILRMP). He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sushma Chauhan, Additional Deputy […]

Hong Kong protesters rally at airport to ‘educate’ visitors

Thousands of Hong Kongers, including flight attendants, held a rally in the airport’s arrivals hall on Friday to “educate” visitors about the demonstrations currently gripping the international finance hub as it braces for another weekend of protests. The cavernous hall is usually filled with excited friends and relatives […]

Sweltering Europe relieved as heatwave relents

Anxious farmers counted the cost and sweltering workers breathed a sigh of relief Friday as a heatwave lifted from northern Europe after toppling decades-old temperature records. At its peak on Thursday, the heatwave smashed national temperature records in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands while Paris baked in its […]

England dismiss Ireland for 38 to complete dramatic Test win

England gave themselves a huge pre-Ashes boost by skittling Ireland for just 38 to win their one-off Test by 143 runs on Friday, emphatically crushing the visitors’ hopes of a stunning upset. Ireland, playing only their third Test, were chasing just 182 runs at Lord’s to complete what […]

Iranians manage to surf the web despite tide of censorship

TEHRAN, Iran — Before Nazilla Akbari can check out the latest offerings on Twitter or YouTube, she scrolls through an array of icons on her smartphone, searching for the right workaround to bypass state censors. It’s a cat-and-mouse game that has become second nature in Iran, where the […]

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