Day: December 28, 2021

Russian court orders shutdown of renowned rights group

MOSCOW — Russia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that one of the country’s oldest and most prominent human rights organizations should be shut down, a move that stirred up public outrage and is the latest step in a months-long crackdown on rights activists, independent media and opposition supporters. […]

Labour Deptt organizes two day training programme on labour laws

JAMMU, DECEMBER 28- The Labour Department today organized two day training programme on various labour laws which was inaugurated by Labour Commissioner, Abdul Rashid War. The programme witnessed training sessions on various labour laws by the resource persons and in-house master trainers. Assistant Labour Commissioner and field staff […]

Govt signs MoU with Apollo Hospitals

World renowned healthcare company to establish multi-specialty hospital in Jammu We have embarked on a new journey of development & socio-economic growth, which will take J&K UT to levels never seen before: Lt Governor With greater industry engagement & greater investment, J&K will grow from strength to strength […]

Power shutdown

JAMMU, DECEMBER 28: Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL Jammu has informed that the power supply to Lalyana, Salehar, Gadigarh, Dhrap, Indira Nagar and adjoining areas shall remain affected on December 29 from 9 am to 3 pm.Similarly, the power supply to Laxmi Puram, Chinore, Exchange, Bantalab, Radio Station, Keran […]

Lt Governor reviews functioning of Jammu & Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board

Our thrust is to support Cottage & Village industry, strengthening Traditional Art and creating sustainable employment for artisans: LG In FY 2021-22, KVIB against the target of 26,000 jobs generated 90,000 jobs across J&K, providing impetus to Aatma-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan & Vocal for Local: LG We are taking […]

Centre notifies the Consumer Protection (Direct Selling) Rules, 2021

Existing Direct Selling entities to comply these rules within ninety days. Both Direct sellers as well as the direct selling entities using e-commerce platforms for sale shall comply with the requirements of the Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2020. Both Direct selling entity and direct sellers are prohibited from […]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today inaugurated Kanpur Metro Rail Project

All the 9 stations of the priority corridor certified with Platinum rating of ‘Green Building Council’ Work of priority corridor completed in less than 2 years’ time Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today inaugurated the completed section of Kanpur Metro Rail Project. Improving urban mobility has been one […]


DELHI, DECEMBER 28, 2021: 142.47 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 75,456 Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.22%; Lowest since March 2020 Recovery Rate currently at 98.40%; Highest since […]

India boosts arsenal against COVID-19 with Merck pill, two more vaccines

BENGALURU, Dec 28 – India has approved Merck’s (MRK.N) COVID-19 pill and two more vaccines for emergency use as the world’s second most populous country braces for a possible spike in coronavirus cases due to the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. Asia’s third-largest economy has already said it will allow COVID-19 […]

Tutu: a man of empathy, moral ardor, and some silly jokes

One Christmas Day in the 1980s, Desmond Tutu led a packed church service in Soweto, the Black Johannesburg township and fulcrum of protest against white racist rule in South Africa. An American family — mine — found standing room at the back. We were among the few white […]

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