Day: December 4, 2019

Why the Jammu Lawyers on indefinite strike, stubborn Government

EDITORIAL The prominent body of the Jammu Lawyers, known as Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA), Jammu is on indefinite strike since more than 30 days now. The Lawyers of Jammu and its periphery collectively with one voice are agitating over the transfer of powers of […]

US lawmakers weigh impeachment charges against Trump

The next phase of impeachment begins Wednesday in the US Congress as lawmakers weigh charges against Donald Trump, after the high-stakes inquiry into the president detailed “overwhelming” evidence of abuse of power and obstruction. Four constitutional scholars will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in the first of […]

Germany kicks out Russian diplomats over Berlin murder

Germany expelled two Russian diplomats on Wednesday after prosecutors said Moscow could be behind the killing of a former Chechen rebel commander in a Berlin park. Russia’s foreign ministry immediately pledged unspecified “retaliatory measures”, saying the accusations were “groundless and hostile”. Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, a 40-year-old Georgian national, was […]

Thousands of animals sacrificed in Nepal Hindu ritual amid outcry

KATHMANDU – Tens of thousands of devout Hindus thronged a temple in southern Nepal where thousands of animals and birds were sacrificed this week, amid an outcry from animal rights activists who said the ritual was a cruel and gruesome spectacle. The ceremony, held every five years at […]

India asks states to halt online drug sales

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI – India’s drugs regulator has asked all states to enforce a court directive prohibiting online medicine sales, a senior government official said on Wednesday, raising industry concerns it could disrupt some online businesses. The CDSCO’s directive was sent on Nov. 28 to all states, according to […]

Cabinet clears data protection bill for tabling in parliament

NEW DELHI – The cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a data protection bill for tabling in parliament, taking the country a step closer to framing a privacy law. “The protection of personal data is a very important subject globally,” Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar told […]

Cabinet sends religion-based citizenship bill to parliament

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI – India’s cabinet approved a bill on Wednesday to give citizenship to religious minorities persecuted in neighbouring Muslim countries, the first time that the country is seeking to grant nationality on the basis of religion. Last month, Amit Shah, India’s home minister, told parliament that non-Muslim […]

India to launch first debt exchange-traded fund

NEW DELHI – India will launch its first debt exchange-traded fund (EFT) comprising debt of state-run companies, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday, in a bid to allow retail investors to buy government debt. “It will be the first corporate ETF, which will provide additional money for […]

President of India pays floral tributes to Shri R. Venkataraman on his birth anniversary

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid floral tributes to Shri R. Venkataraman, former President of India, on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (December 4, 2019). The President, family members of Shri R. Venkataraman as well as officers and staff of the President’s Secretariat […]

Re-Employment of Ex-Servicemen

open view news desk Directorate General Resettlement (DGR)  maintains data on registration of Ex-servicemen (ESM) for employment and their placement on Half Yearly basis based on data received from Rajya Sainik Boards (RSBs)/Zila Sainik Boards(ZSBs) across the country. State-wise data on ESM as on 30th June, 2019 is as […]

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