Day: September 19, 2020

LG reviews power scenario in J&K

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 18: To assess the preparedness of the Power Development Department for the ensuing winter season, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha conducted a meeting at the Civil Secretariat here today. The Lt Governor directed the officers concerned to ensure necessary advance procurement and decentralized distribution of critical components […]

Lt Governor tours Anantnag, reviews developmental scenario

Lt Governor tours Anantnag, reviews developmental scenario “Atmosphere of Change is visible in J&K, Youth to be the drivers of Progress”, Lt Governor e-inaugurates and lays foundation stones of developmental projects worth Rs.92.23 Crores Inaugurates Women’s T20 cricket tournament at GDC, Khanabal · e-foundation stone of Degree College, […]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death just over six weeks before Election Day is […]

How Ginsburg’s death could reshape the presidential campaign

NEW YORK — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election at a moment when some Americans were beginning to cast ballots. For months, the contest has […]

China’s economy remains resilient despite external risks, says Xi

BEIJING – China’s economy remains resilient and there are ample policy tools at Beijing’s disposal despite rising external risks, President Xi Jinping said in remarks published on Saturday. The world’s second-largest economy has steadily recovered from a virus-induced slump, but analysts say policymakers face a tough job to […]

Indian army indicts soldiers in killing of suspected Kashmir militants

SRINAGAR, India – The Indian army launched disciplinary proceedings against an unspecified number of soldiers following an inquiry into the killing of three suspected militants in the northern state of Kashmir, the army said on Friday. A defence spokesman said evidence showed soldiers had exceeded their powers under […]

Trump says he will name Supreme Court successor to liberal Ginsburg ‘without delay’

WASHINGTON – A fierce political battle was shaping up over the future of the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday, with President Donald Trump saying he would quickly name a successor to liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a move that would tip the court further to the right. “We […]

India parliament session may be cut short as COVID-19 cases among lawmakers rise – sources

NEW DELHI – India’s parliament session that began this week is likely to be cut short after 30 lawmakers were found infected with the coronavirus, two senior parliament officials said, as the number of cases in the country rose to 5.3 million. The Indian parliament met for the […]

PMO led panel initiates Action in Advance for Management of Air Pollution in NCR region

High-level taskforce led by Dr. P K Mishra Principal Secretary to PM met on 18.09.2020 to review action taken by agencies and to firm up plans for coming season Principal Secretary impressed on all members that the objective of holding meeting early is to ensure timely action on […]

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