Category: International Women’s Day

Advisor Sharma discusses establishment of Nanosciences centre in Kashmir

open view news desk SRINAGAR : The Advisor to Governor, KK Sharma today said that the government has already initiated several measures for introducing new streams of science in education curricula and research centres, so that the students and researchers would be provided with the opportunities of honing […]

Advisor Skandan inspects J&K Industries Limited’s business units in Srinagar

open view news desk SRINAGAR : Advisor to Governor K Skandan today visited Silk Factory Rajbagh, Bemina Woollen Mills and Kashmir Silk Filatures Solina to take stock of working of these business units. Managing Director Jammu and Kashmir Industries Limited (JKIL), Javid Iqbal and other officials accompanied the […]

SC agrees to hear BJP candidate’s plea seeking protection from arrest

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Wednesday took note of violence during Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and agreed to hear the plea of BJP candidate from Barrackpore seat seeking protection from arrest in several cases lodged against him by state police. A vacation bench comprising Arun Mishra […]

Indonesia’s Joko Widodo wins second term as president

Jakarta : Indonesia’s Joko Widodo has been re-elected as president of the world’s third-biggest democracy, the elections commission said early Tuesday, beating rival Prabowo Subianto, a retired general who has vowed to challenge any victory for the incumbent leader. The commission was expected to announce the official results of […]

Outstanding Dues of Some Ministries’ Government Accommodation Raised on Quarterly Basis and Settled Regularly

open view news desk Misleading Reporting Regarding Housing Dues of Ministers The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs clarifies that the demands for dues on account of some ministries’ outstanding dues of their government accommodation are raised on quarterly basis and are settled regularly. This refers to a […]

Trump aide: Xi ‘afraid’ Trump may walk away from trade deal

Washington :  President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser says China’s president is “afraid” to sit down with Trump until their countries finalize a trade deal. Larry Kudlow, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, says Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) wants everything agreed to before meeting with Trump because […]

Osaka keeps Indian Wells title defense on track

open view news desk Indian Wells (United States), Mar 12 (AFP) World number one and defending champion Naomi Osaka powered past American Danielle Collins 6-4, 6-2 on Monday to book a fourth-round meeting with resurgent Swiss Belinda Bencic at Indian Wells. Japan’s Osaka, whose second straight Grand Slam title […]