Day: August 11, 2022

Militants attack Indian army post in Kashmir; 3 soldiers, 2 attackers die in shootout

SRINAGAR, Aug 11 – Militants attacked an Indian army post in the disputed Kashmir region on Thursday, killing three soldiers, while two attackers died in the shootout that came amid heightened security ahead of India’s independence day celebrations. The attack in the Rajouri area of India’s only Muslim […]

Russian state TV protester gets two months’ house arrest

LONDON, Aug 11 – Former Russian TV journalist Marina Ovsyannikova was placed under house arrest for two months on Thursday in a criminal case where she is charged with spreading fake news about Russia’s armed forces, Interfax news agency quoted a Moscow court as saying. read more Ovsyannikova has […]

ECI hosts virtual Asian Regional Forum meet

“Making our Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative” Inclusiveness, Accessibility and Participation – a prerequisite for a meaningful and aspirational democracy: CEC Shri Rajiv Kumar Framework for assessment & so-called ranking of democracies by global evaluating agencies should be objective and contextual AUGUST 11, 2022 The Election Commission of […]

African wildlife parks face climate, infrastructure threats

MOMBASA, Kenya — Africa’s national parks, home to thousands of wildlife species such as lions, elephants and buffaloes, are increasingly threatened by below-average rainfall and new infrastructure projects. A prolonged drought in much of the continent’s east, exacerbated by climate change, and large-scale developments, including oil drilling and livestock grazing, are […]

Govt. abolishes oral test/interview for various posts of Level-6

Govt. abolishes oral test/interview for various posts of Level-6 SRINAGAR, AUGUST 11: In a major decision aimed at increasing efficiency, transparency and timely conclusion of recruitment process, the Lieutenant Governor approved the proposal of the General Administration Department to exclude various Level-6 posts from the requirement of conduct […]

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