Day: January 1, 2022

Farewell to ‘our national conscience’ at funeral of South Africa’s Tutu

Summary Anti-apartheid hero won Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 Lauded by both Black and white South Africans ‘A giant among us, morally and spiritually’ Cathedral illuminated in purple, colour of Tutu’s robes CAPE TOWN, Jan 1 (Reuters) – President Cyril Ramaphosa lauded the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu as […]

Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Stampede: Govt. Constitutes 3 Member Committee to Ascertain Reason

Committee given a week’s time to submit its report Srinagar 01 January : The government on Saturday ordered for the constitution of a three member committee headed by Principal Secretary to the government, Home Department, to look into the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine incident in which 12 devotees […]

Rana, Slathia visit Katra; express anguish grief over death of pilgrims

KATRA JANUARY 01- Senior BJP leaders Mr Devender Singh Rana and Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia this morning visited the holy township of Katra and met the victims of the tragedy and expressed shock and grief over the tragic demise of pilgrims in unfortunate incident of stampede near Gate […]

Rally in Baghdad on anniversary of Iranian general’s death

BAGHDAD — Chanting anti-American slogans, hundreds of people rallied in the Iraqi capital Saturday to mark the anniversary of the killing of a powerful Iranian general and a top Iraqi militia leader in a U.S. drone strike. The crowd called for the expulsion of remaining American forces from […]

Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

LOS ANGELES — Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. White’s death was confirmed […]

Rohit Kansal launches Kisan Call Centre at SKUAST-J

JAMMU, DECEMBER 31: Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, Rohit Kansal today inaugurated the first ever Kisan Call Centre at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Jammu(SKUAST-J) with toll free no 1800-180-7196. Prof JP Sharma, Vice Chancellor SKUAST-Jammu was present on the occasion. Talking about this ambitious plan […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 123 new positive cases, 335425 recovered, 1,85,67,399Covid doses administered so far SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 31: The Government today informed that 123 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 58 from Jammu division and 65 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number […]

PM approves ex gratia from PMNRF for the victims of stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan

DELHI, JANUARY 1: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved an ex-gratia from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the victims of stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan. The Prime Minister’s office tweeted; “An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each from PMNRF would be given […]

PM releases 10th instalment of PM-KISAN

More than Rs 20,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families transferred PM also releases equity grant of more than Rs. 14 crore to about 351 FPOs; to benefit more than 1.24 lakhs farmers “FPOs are playing a stellar role in giving a collective shape to […]

Hindu religious leader held for insulting Gandhi in India

NEW DELHI — Indian police on Thursday arrested a Hindu religious leader for allegedly making a derogatory speech against India’s independence leader Mohandas Gandhi and praising his assassin. Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead by a Hindu extremist during a prayer meeting in the Indian capital in 1948, because […]

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