Day: March 1, 2020

Virus fears close down France’s famed Louvre Museum

PARIS — The spreading coronavirus epidemic shut down France’s Louvre Museum on Sunday, with workers who guard its famous trove of artworks fearful of being contaminated by the museum’s flow of tourists from around the world. Almost three-quarters of the Louvre’s 9.6 million visitors last year came from abroad. The […]

GST Revenue collection for February, 2020

1,05,366 crore gross GST revenue collected in February open view news desk The gross GST revenue collected in the month of February, 2020is ₹ 1,05,366crore of which CGST is ₹ 20,569crore, SGST is ₹ 27,348crore, IGST is ₹ 48,503crore (including ₹ 20,745crore collected on imports) and Cess is ₹ 8,947 crore (including ₹ 1,040crore collected on imports). The total number […]

Lt Governor conducts extensive tour of Kathua, reviews developmental scenario

open view news desk KATHUA, FEBRUARY 29: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today conducted an extensive tour of Kathua and also chaired a meeting to review the developmental scenario in the District. Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma; Director General Social Welfare Department, Rehana Batul ; MD SIDCO, Ravinder […]

Become job providers instead of job seekers: Secy GAD at JKEDI Prog

open view news desk BARAMULLA, MARCH 01: Secretary General Administration Department (GAD) Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today exhorted upon the youth to strive hard for becoming job providers instead of job seekers. The Secretary who was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of three weeks long Entrepreneurship Development programme […]

Analysis: Biden positions himself as leading moderate

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden bought himself time. It’s unclear how much. Biden’s victory in South Carolina on Saturday was emphatic enough to let him make the claim that it had reordered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. He can now credibly argue he is the overwhelming favorite […]

Trump vows to screen travelers after first American dies of coronavirus

Officials from Washington state on Saturday said a man in his 50s with underlying conditions had died, and two of three confirmed coronavirus cases in the state had links to a long-term care facility in the city of Kirkland. The Trump administration is scrambling to respond to the […]

Indian automakers say China coronavirus outbreak hitting parts supply

NEW DELHI – Indian automakers Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) and Tata Motors said on Sunday their supply of parts from China had been hit, as fallout from the coronavirus outbreak mounts. “Going into March, we anticipate the challenge on parts-supply to continue for another few weeks, before […]

Tough talks ahead as Afghan president objects to Taliban prisoner swap

Afghanistan’s weakened government protested Sunday against a key component of a deal between the US and the Taliban, setting the scene for fractious talks when Kabul and the insurgents meet to strike a separate agreement. President Ashraf Ghani, who faces a political crisis following claims of fraud in […]

Turkey confirms military operation against Syrian regime

Turkey on Sunday announced the launch of an offensive against the Moscow-backed Syrian regime, as Ankara put pressure on Europe by opening its border for migrants to seek passage to the continent via Greece. Tensions have soared between Russia and Turkey — who back opposing forces in the […]

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