Day: February 8, 2021

Lt Governor launches Livelihood Generation Training Program in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) Sector

UT Government is opening up new employment avenues for J&K’s youth in Banking & Financial Services sector: LG Various reforms in Banking Sector have created an investor friendly environment, transforming the sector into a critical part of economy Our youth needs to develop skills in Banking & Financial […]

Factbox: What caused the deadly avalanche in the Indian Himalayas?

NEW DELHI – An estimated 200 people are missing and 18 are confirmed killed after an avalanche in India’s Himalayan region broke dams, swept away bridges, and left dozens of construction workers trapped in tunnels. Here are answers to some questions on the disaster: WHAT DO WE KNOW? […]

‘This is not justice.’ Tenant activists upend U.S. eviction courts

As freezing temperatures settled over Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 28, Judge Jack Grate opened his online courtroom. The first of 100 cases on his docket was that of Tonya Raynor, a 64-year-old who owed $2,790 in back rent and fees on an apartment on the city’s east […]

President of India pays homage to Dr. Zakir Hussain on his Birth Anniversary

DELHI, FEBRUARY 8: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, paid homage to Dr Zakir Hussain, former President of India, on the occasion of his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (February 8, 2021). The President and officials of Rashtrapati Bhavan paid floral tributes in front of […]

PM’s reply in Rajya Sabha to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address

DELHI, FEBRUARY 8: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi replied to the motion of thanks on the President’s address, in Rajya Sabha today. He thanked the members of the Upper House for participating and contributing towards the debate. He said that the President’s address has infused hope, confidence […]

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination- Day 24

India becomes the Fastest to reach 6 million vaccinations More than 60 lakh Beneficiaries Vaccinated 2,23,298 beneficiaries vaccinated till 6 pm today DELHI, FEBRUARY 8: India has scaled another global peak in its fight against pandemic. India has become the fastest country to vaccinate 6 million beneficiaries countrywide. […]

Second phase of J-K DDC polls held in Budgam, Kupwara

Srinagar, Feb 8: The second phase of elections to the posts of chairpersons for District Development Councils (DDC) in Budgam and Kupwara districts of Jammu and Kashmir was held on Monday, officials said. However, the polls in Baramulla district were postponed, they said. In Budgam district in central Kashmir, […]

Toll climbs to 10 in Uttarakhand glacier burst, 143 still missing

Dehradun, Feb 8:  IAF teams left for the avalanche-hit areas of Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district early on Monday to ramp up relief efforts, while rescuers pulled out three more bodies of the people missing in the glacier burst taking the toll to 10. Uttarakahnd DGP Ashok Kumar said 143 […]

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