Day: November 20, 2019

Dir Information calls for wider publicity to ‘Back to Village’ programme

open view news desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20: Director Information and Public Relations (DIPR), Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today held a meeting with the representatives from the electronic media to discuss possibilities for ensuring wider coverage and publicity for the flagship programme Back to Village-2 (B2V-2). The meeting was […]

Lt. Governor reviews functioning of Estates Department

open view news desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu reviewed the functioning of the Estates Department and the facilities being extended to the employees in various estates colonies and accommodations across J&K. The meeting was attended by Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Bipul Pathak, […]

Ease of doing business: DIC Jammu organises workshop for staff

open view news desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 20: A two day workshop cum technical session was today organized by District Industries Centre to impart training to the staff of DIC, Jammu regarding ease of doing business and ensuring facilitation of the industrial sector. General Manager, DIC, Jammu Namrita Dogra, […]

Noah Hawley to direct ‘Star Trek 4’ for Paramount

Los Angeles, Nov 20: Paramount’s “Star Trek 4” is finally moving forward with “Fargo” creator Noah Hawley coming on board as director. The future of the fourth installment was thrown into uncertainty after the talks between actor Chris Hemsworth and the studio broke down. Paramount wanted the “Avengers: Endgame” […]

Malta mogul arrested on yacht in journalist murder case

Malta on Wednesday arrested a tycoon in connection with the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the day after an alleged middleman was offered a pardon to identify the mastermind behind the killing. Maltese national Yorgen Fenech was detained on his yacht at dawn as he tried to […]

Breakout star Lizzo leads Grammy nominations with eight

Singer and rapper Lizzo scored eight Grammy nominations Wednesday to lead a field packed with newcomers, including bold pop iconoclast Billie Eilish and overnight sensation Lil Nas X, for music’s biggest honors. The magnetic 31-year-old Lizzo debuted in 2013 but truly burst into the public eye this year […]

Israeli air strikes kill 23 in Syria: monitor

Israel said its warplanes carried out a “very intense” attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria Wednesday, in raids a monitoring group reported killed at least 23 people. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they had carried out […]

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack

JERUSALEM — Israel said it struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday in a “wide-scale” operation in response to rocket fire on the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights the day before. A Britain-based war monitoring group said the strikes killed at least 23 people, including 15 non-Syrians, some […]

Fake doctors, pilfered medical records drive Oxy China sales

SHANGHAI — Thousands of lawsuits across the United States have accused a drug company owned by the billionaire Sackler family of using false claims to push highly addictive opioids on an unsuspecting nation, fueling the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history. Yet, even as its U.S. drugmaker collapses […]

Last campus protesters hold out as Hong Kong schools reopen

HONG KONG — Hong Kong schools reopened Wednesday after a six-day shutdown, but students and commuters faced transit disruptions as the last anti-government protesters remained holed up on a university campus, surrounded by police. City officials tried to restore a sense of normalcy as primary and secondary classes […]

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