Day: January 4, 2021

DDC Kathua reviews arrangements for Republic Day celebrations-2021

KATHUA, JANUARY 03:- District Development Commissioner Kathua, Om Prakash today reviewed the arrangements for the Republic Day-2021 celebrations here at a meeting with the line departments. It was decided that the district level function would be held at the Sports Stadium, where the national flag would be unfurled […]

Street Food Vendors asked to register for PM SVANidhi

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 04: The Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety Srinagar today called upon all the street food vendors of district Srinagar to register themselves under Food Safety & Standards Act by accessing Website or by approaching nearest CSC (Khidmat) Centre within 10 days to avail the benefits under […]

A delegation of Dr. Ambedkar Chamber of Commerce calls on Lt Governor

JAMMU, JANUARY 04: A delegation of Dr. Ambedkar Chamber of Commerce today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan. The delegation led by its Director General, Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal comprising of Bharat Bhushan (former MLA); Prakash Tanwar; Sanjeev Gharu; Dev Karan Singh and Sachin […]

Republicans condemn ‘scheme’ to undo election for Trump

WASHINGTON — The unprecedented Republican effort to overturn the presidential election has been condemned by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a […]

UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

LONDON — A British judge on Monday rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, saying he was likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S. prison conditions. In a mixed ruling for Assange and his supporters, District Judge Vanessa […]

UK ramps up inoculations with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

LONDON — Britain on Monday took another giant step in the fight against COVID-19, ramping up its immunization program by giving the first shots in the world from the vaccine created by Oxford University and pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. Dialysis patient Brian Pinker, 82, was the first to get […]

UK judge rejects extraditing ‘suicide risk’ Assange to U.S

LONDON – A British judge ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face criminal charges including breaking a spying law, saying his mental health problems meant he would be at risk of suicide. U.S. authorities are likely to […]

No breakthrough in talks between Indian govt and farmers to end protest

NEW DELHI – Indian government ministers and farmers’ leaders on Monday failed to break the deadlock over the farmers’ demands to repeal three agricultural reform laws, and will meet again on Jan. 8 for the next round of talks, one of the leaders said. Tens of thousands of […]

Tractors to Twitter: India’s protesting farmers battle on highway, online

SINGHU, India – In a standoff between farmers from India’s northern breadbasket and the government that has convulsed the country, the farmers have a 21st-century ally: a handful of supporters scattered around the world running a Twitter handle. The farmers have paralysed some traffic in and out of […]

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