Day: February 20, 2022

Russia extends troop drills; Ukraine appeals for cease-fire

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia extended military drills near Ukraine’s northern borders Sunday amid increased fears that two days of sustained shelling along the contact line between soldiers and Russa-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine could spark an invasion. Ukraine’s president appealed for a cease-fire. The exercises were originally set […]

JKIP-2021-30: An era of socio-economic development for J&K

The policy will transform J&K from ‘Aspirational’ to Industrially Advanced’ region SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 20: The hallmark of any developed region is the fine balance between manufacturing, services and agriculture sectors. The industrial landscape of the UT of J&K is dominated by MSME as it contributes about 8% to […]

Lt Governor voices people’s suggestions & insights in 11th edition of ‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’

Lt Governor voices people’s suggestions & insights in 11th edition of ‘Awaam Ki Awaaz’ Dedicates this month’s episode to young achievers of J&K LG congratulates Aroosa Parvaiz, class XII topper from Kashmir Zone for her enviable feat Last year, education in the post-Covid phase had to prioritize health: […]

Bari Brahmana, Sunderbani towns declared ODF

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 20: Bari Brahmana and Sunderbani Towns have been declared as ODF+ by respective Municipal Committees after seeking public objections and feedback from the local residents as per the guidelines issued by Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. “Feedback and objections received were taken […]

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth catches COVID

Summary Queen Elizabeth tests positive for COVID-19 Elizabeth, 95, experiencing cold-like symptoms Queen intends to continue light duties Queen has been fully vaccinated PM Johnson wishes queen full recovery WINDSOR, England, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, sharpening concerns about the health […]

Russia and Belarus extend large military drills near Ukraine

Summary Russia has up to 30,000 troops in Belarus, NATO says Russia says West is whipping up tensions Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills civilians, report says UK’s Johnson says sanctions threat may not deter Putin DONETSK/MOSCOU, 20 février (Reuters) – Russia and Belarus are extending military drills that […]

UK: People with COVID in England won’t need to self-isolate

LONDON — People with COVID-19 won’t be legally required to self-isolate in England starting in the coming week, the U.K. government has announced, as part of a plan for “living with COVID” that is also likely to see testing for the coronavirus scaled back. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said ending […]

BoDs of The Citizens Cooperative Bank Ltd. Jammu call on Lt Governor

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 20: A delegation comprising the Board of Directors of The Citizens Cooperative Bank Ltd. Jammu, today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan. The delegation headed by Sh. Parveen Kumar Sharma, Chairman of the Bank accompanied by S. Surinder Singh and Sh. Rajesh Tandon, […]


DELHI, FEBRUARY 20: 175.37 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India’s Active caseload currently stands at 2,24,187 Active cases stand at 0.52% Recovery Rate currently at 98.28% 48,847 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 4,20,86,383 19,968 new cases recorded […]

PM addresses at the Golden Jubilee and 36th Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh

“Be it the Anglo-Abor war or the security of the border after independence, the tales of valour of the people of Arunachal are a priceless heritage for every Indian” “The path of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas will ensure a better future for Arunachal […]