Day: March 5, 2021

Dir Agriculture, DDC member inaugurate Kisan Mela cum exhibition at Bishnah

JAMMU, MARCH 05: Director Agriculture Production and Farmers Welfare, Inder Jeet and District Development Council member, Bishnah, Dharminder Kumar today inaugurated one day Kisan mela cum exhibition here at Bishnah. Director Horticulture Ram Savak; Director Animal Husbandry Vivek Sharma; Director Command Area, Rajinder Singh Tara; Director Sheep Husbandry, […]

Lt Governor chairs preparatory meeting of “Azaadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav”- India@75 for celebrating 75 years of Independence

JAMMU, MARCH 05: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today chaired a high level preparatory meeting of “Azaadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’’- India@75 for celebrating 75 years of Independence of India, at the Civil Secretariat here. Birth places of freedom fighters and martyrs viz Brigadier Rajinder Singh (Village Bagoona, Samba), Maqbool […]

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett delivers 1st opinion

WASHINGTON — Justice Amy Coney Barrett delivered her first Supreme Court majority opinion Thursday, ruling against an environmental group that had sought access to government records. President Donald Trump’s third nominee wrote for a 7-2 court that certain draft documents do not have to be disclosed under the […]

Biden signals support to replace war power authority

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday signaled support to replace decades-old authorizations for the use of military force in the Middle East, a little more than a week after he relied on the authorizations to carry out a retaliatory airstrike against Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria. The […]

Kashmir’s copper craftsmen hope for better times after lockdown ends

The end of lockdown brought some relief for Kashmir’s traditional copper utensil makers, renowned for their immaculate craftsmanship, but their industry is under threat and their earnings low. Copperware, locally known as “Traam”, is deep-rooted in Kashmiri culture and is famous for intricate calligraphic engraving that requires extensive […]

Indian vaccine giant SII warns of supply hit from U.S. raw materials export ban

A temporary U.S. ban on exports of critical raw materials could limit the production of coronavirus vaccines by companies such as the Serum Institute of India (SII), its chief executive said in a World Bank panel discussion on Thursday. SII, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, has licensed the AstraZeneca/Oxford University (AZN.L) product […]

Indian farmers plan major road blockade outside Delhi to mark 100th day of protests

Indian farmers who have been protesting for months against deregulation of produce markets plan to block a major expressway outside New Delhi on Saturday, the 100th day of their campaign, they said. Tens of thousands have been camped outside Delhi since December, demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeal […]

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