Day: December 23, 2019

Div Com reviews R-Day arrangements

open view news desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 23- Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today held a meeting to review the arrangements for ensuing Republic Day, 2020 celebrations. Sanjeev Verma took a comprehensive review of arrangements being made by divisional administration and stressed on better synergy between the concerned departments […]

G S Chib, Prof. Irshad Wani appointed BOPEE members

open view news desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 21: The Government has appointed two board members of the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE). In an order issued here by General Administration Department, the Government said in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section […]

President of India Addresses 27th Convocation of Pondicherry University

open view news desk The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the 27th Convocation of Pondicherry University today (December 23, 2019).   Speaking on the occasion, the President said that whether it is a university or any other entity, finally we all are part of […]

Vice President of India honours winners for outstanding contributions in Films at 66th National Film Awards

open view news desk The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today conferred National Film Awards for the year 2018in various categories at its 66th edition, held at New Delhi.Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting (I&B), Shri Prakash Javadekar; Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Shri Ravi Mittal; Chairperson, […]

Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed as Foreign Secretary

open view news desk The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla (IFS: 1984), Ambassador in Washington D.C. as Foreign Secretary with effect from 29.01.2020 upon completion of two year term of Shri Vijay Keshav Gokhale as Foreign Secretary on 28.01.2020. […]

Thousands take to streets in Latur to denounce CAA, NRC

Latur, Dec 23: Social activists, political workers and people from different walks of life on Monday took out a peaceful march demanding scrapping of the amended citizenship law and boycott of the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) here in central Maharashtra. The march, with the theme ‘Sanvidhan Bachao, […]

40 years on, veterans still grapple with Soviet-Afghan war

At his home in the mountains north of Kabul, former mujahideen fighter Shah Sulaiman closed his damaged eyes, took a sip of green tea and thought bitterly of Afghanistan’s war against the Soviet Union that started four decades ago. “When we fought against the Soviets, we were expecting […]

India bids to bust citizenship law ‘myths’ with cartoon Muslims

India’s ruling party launched a video with animated Muslim characters on social media Monday in a publicity blitz to try to bust “myths” around a new citizenship law that has sparked deadly protests. The law has stoked concerns that Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government wants to […]

US soldier is killed in Afghanistan; Taliban claim attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American service member was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said, without providing further details, while the Taliban claimed they were behind a roadside bombing in northern Kunduz province that killed the U.S. soldier. The latest fatality brings the number of […]

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