Day: March 14, 2020

Div Com reviews measures to combat the spread of COVID-19

open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 14: Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma today reviewed the measures put in place to prevent the spread of Corona virus, here at a meeting with concerned officers. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Mission Director National Health Mission, Commissioner JMC, DIG […]

Media Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19)

2 test positive, 164 persons complete surveillance period open view news desk JAMMU, MARCH 14: The Government Saturday informed that 164 persons have completed their 28-day surveillance period and, so far, only two cases have been tested positive in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the daily Media Bulletin […]

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates leaves board

Microsoft on Friday announced that co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors to devote more time to philanthropy. The 64-year-old stopped being involved in day-to-day operations at the firm more than a decade ago, turning his attention to the foundation he launched with his wife, Melinda. […]

Debate questions: Biden, Sanders are finally to meet 1-on-1

And then there were two. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are set to meet Sunday night in their first one-to-one presidential primary debate after months of Democratic free-for-alls that presaged a dramatic culling of the field since the opening round of the 2020 race. Some key questions to look for […]

Iraq officials: 2nd attack in days hits base with US troops

BAGHDAD — A barrage of rockets hit a base housing U.S. and other coalition troops north of Baghdad on Saturday, Iraqi security officials said, just days after a similar attack killed three servicemen, including two Americans. The U.S.-led coalition said at least 25 107mm rockets struck Camp Taji […]

Hong Kong ‘Umbrella’ movement leader freed from prison, says ‘no regret’

HONG KONG – Hong Kong democracy activist Chan Kin-man walked free from prison on Saturday saying he had no regrets for his leading role in the 2014 “Umbrella” civil disobedience movement and that sacrifice was needed to achieve universal suffrage. “Life in prison was difficult, but I have […]

China’s imported coronavirus cases rise as local infections drop again

BEIJING/SHANGHAI – The number of new coronavirus cases imported into mainland China from overseas surpassed the number of locally transmitted new infections for the first time on Friday, according to data released by the National Health Commission. Mainland China had 11 new confirmed cases on Friday, up from […]

Hindu group offers cow urine in a bid to ward off coronavirus

NEW DELHI – A Hindu group hosted a cow urine drinking party on Saturday as they believe it wards off the coronavirus, as many Hindus consider the cow sacred and some drink cow urine believing it has medicinal properties. Experts have repeatedly asserted that cow urine does not […]

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