Day: March 11, 2020

Integrated Project for Source Sustainability and Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh

open view news desk The Government of India, Government of Himachal Pradesh and the World Bank today signed a US$80 million loan agreement to improve water management practices and increase agricultural productivity in selected Gram Panchayats (Village Councils) in Himachal Pradesh, a mountain state richly endowed with natural resources. The Integrated […]


Man held for raping seven-year-old in Gujarat

Veraval (Guj), Mar 11: A 55-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl in Gujarat’s Gir Somnath district, police said on Wednesday. The police on Monday arrested Bhikhabhai Sidi for allegedly raping the minor who was visiting a relative at Chhachhar village with her mother, an official […]

Sexual harassment at workplace is affront to rights of woman: SC

New Delhi, Mar 11: Sexual harassment at the workplace is an “affront” to the fundamental rights of a woman to equality, her right to live with dignity and to practice any profession or carry out any occupation, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court observed this while upholding […]

China reports 22 new coronavirus deaths, Xi makes first visit to epicentre Wuhan

Beijing, Mar 11: China has reported 22 new coronavirus deaths, taking the death toll to 3,158, health officials said on Wednesday, as Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first visit to the worst-hit Wuhan city and lauded the authorities and medical staff for “turning the tide” against the deadly […]

Delhi riots: ED books Tahir Hussain, PFI on money laundering charges

New Delhi, Mar 11: The Enforcement Directorate has booked suspended Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain, Islamist group PFI and some others on the charges of money laundering and alleged funding of last month’s communal riots in northeast Delhi, officials said on Wednesday. They said the central probe agency […]

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