Day: February 7, 2020

DDC Kathua visits border villages Bobiya, Chapaki

open view news desk KATHUA, FEBURARY 07:- District Development Commissioner, O P Bhagat today visited Bobiya and Chapaki villages of Hiranagar Sub Division to assess the pace of development work. ADC Kathua, Atul Gupta also accompanied the DDC during his visit. The DDC held threadbare discussions with the […]

H&ME accords sanction to placement of GMC faculty on higher posts

open view news desk JAMMU, FEBRUARY 7: As per an order issued here today by the department of Health and Medical Education, sanction has been accorded to placement of various faculty members of Government Medical College, Jammu as Professors and Associate Professors in their own pay and grade […]

US astronaut returns to Earth after longest mission by woman

NASA’s Christina Koch returned to Earth safely on Thursday after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station. Koch touched down at 0912 GMT on the Kazakh steppe after 328 days in space, along with Luca Parmitano […]

India to continue rebel peace accord push in troubled areas

GAUHATI, India — Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday his government will continue its peace push in insurgency-wracked northeastern India, where accords with key rebel groups have led to the surrender of thousands of fighters. Modi said decades of violent insurrection ended in the Bodo tribal heartland in […]

Global defence firms line up as India goes shopping to update ageing fleet

LUCKNOW – U.S. and European defence firms backed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s military modernisation drive at a defence exhibition on Friday, despite a lengthy procurement process running into years and limited funds. Airbus SE and U.S.-based Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co. are eying multi-billion dollar deals […]

Trump, Xi reaffirm backing for Phase 1 of U.S.-China trade deal

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump expressed confidence in China’s strength and resilience in confronting its coronavirus outbreak during a conversation with President Xi Jinping on Thursday, a White House spokesman said. The two leaders agreed to continue extensive communication and cooperation between both sides, the spokesman, Judd […]

India extends detention of Kashmir’s political leaders

SRINAGAR, India – India has extended the detention of four political leaders in Kashmir and a prominent lawyer who have been held since August to quell dissent after the federal government stripped the region of its autonomy, officials and a lawyer said on Friday. The extension was issued […]

India uses draconian law to keep Kashmir’s political leaders locked away

SRINAGAR, India – India has extended the detention of four political leaders in Kashmir who had been held by authorities since August to quell dissent after the central government stripped the region of its autonomy, two senior officials said on Friday. The latest detention order was issued under […]

Vice President asks Civil Servants to be at the forefront in eliminating corruption

open view news desk The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today called upon Civil Servants to be at the forefront in eliminating corruption and ensure sustainable and inclusive growth by providing good governance. Advising the civil servants to treat their profession as a public service, […]

Coronavirus cases on Japan cruise ship treble to 61

At least 61 people on board a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the government said Friday, as thousands of passengers and crew face a two-week quarantine. An additional 41 passengers were found to have contracted the virus, which has killed hundreds of […]

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