Day: January 28, 2021

SDA to reserve 25% commercial space at Mechanised Parking for Women: Dheeraj Gupta

JAMMU, JANUARY 28: The 79th meeting of the Board of Directors of Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) was today chaired by Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta at Civil Secretariat here. The meeting was attended by Secretary Planning Development and Monitoring Department Simrandeep Singh; Vice Chairman […]

Dulloo inaugurates covid vaccination centre at ASCOMS

JAMMU, JANUARY 28: Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo today inaugurated the Covid-19 Vaccination Center here at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences & Hospital (ASCOMS) Jammu. The Financial Commissioner was accompanied by Dr. Renu Sharma, Director Health Services, Jammu and other health officials. D.K. […]

Former Legislator, delegation of All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee call on Lt Governor

JAMMU, JANUARY 28: A delegation of All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan. The members of the delegation led by its Chairman, Vinod Pandit comprising K C. Bharati and Adv. Arun Kandroo apprised the Lt Governor about various […]

Pakistani court: Release man accused in Daniel Pearl’s death

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered the release Thursday of a Pakistani-British man convicted and later acquitted in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002. The court also dismissed an appeal of Ahmad Saeed Omar Sheikh’s acquittal filed by Pearl’s family and the Pakistani government. A […]

Virus aid package tests whether Biden, Congress can deliver

WASHINGTON — More than a sweeping national rescue plan, President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package presents a first political test — of his new administration, of Democratic control of Congress and of the role of Republicans in a post-Trump political landscape. For Biden, the outcome will test the […]

Factbox: What Indian industries want from the Modi government’s Feb. 1 budget

BENGALURU – Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to unveil plans to boost economic growth when she presents the 2021/2022 federal budget on Feb. 1. Corporates and industry lobby groups expect the government to announce greater spending on healthcare and infrastructure, as well as tax breaks for the […]

China sharpens language, warns Taiwan that independence ‘means war’

BEIJING – China toughened its language towards Taiwan on Thursday, warning after recent stepped up military activities near the island that “independence means war” and that its armed forces were acting in response to provocation and foreign interference. Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, reported multiple […]

NICSI celebrates 25 years of its establishment

Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launched: TEJAS – A Visual Intelligence Tool, e-Auction India, Work from AnyWhere and NIC Products Portfolio DELHI, JANUARY 28: National Informatics Centre Services Incorporated (NICSI), a Public Sector Enterprise under National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), celebrated 25 […]

Tiktok to shut down India business

By Prasoon Srivastava New Delhi, Jan 27: Chinese social media firm Bytedance, which owns Tiktok and Helo apps, has announced the closure of its India business following continued restrictions on its services in the country. Tiktok’s global interim head Vanessa Pappas and vice president for global business solutions Blake […]

Woman from Poonch crosses over to PoK, returned by Pak

Jammu, Jan 28: A 36-year old woman, who had inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) from Poonch, was returned by Pakistani authorities at the cross-LoC point on Thursday, officials said. Zareena Bi from Chela Dangri had inadvertently crossed over to the other side four months back, they […]

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