Africa’s solid waste is growing, posing a climate threat

NAIROBI, Kenya — No one would envy a life of scavenging in Kenya’s biggest landfill, but Daniel Kiarie says he would never leave it. Birds circle overhead and dogs scuffle as the 35-year-old moves through the filth of Nairobi, intent on useful finds. Ground-up garbage, from used hospital […]


Ecuador: Enough UK guarantees for Assange to leave embassy

QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador’s president has ramped up pressure on Julian Assange to leave his country’s embassy in London, saying that Britain had provided sufficient guarantees that the WikiLeaks founder won’t be extradited to face the death penalty abroad. Lenin Moreno’s comments in a radio interview Thursday suggest […]

Closer legal peril for Trump in probes; he sees no collusion

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered “political synergy” with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the candidate and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the federal special counsel said. Court filings […]

Several media delegations call on Director Information

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 08: Several media delegations today called on Director Information and Public Relations Tariq Ahmad Zargar here and discussed the overall media scenario and functioning of the fourth estate in the state. Joint Director (HQ) Jammu Naresh Kumar and other officers of the […]

Dr Lone takes stock of facilities at Homes for Blind, Aged

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 08: Secretary Social Welfare Department, Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone, today visited Government Residential School for Blind at Roop Nagar here to take a first-hand appraisal of facilities being provided to the inmates there. Dr. Lone was accompanied by Mission Director ICDS, Veer […]

Good agricultural practices to help raise farmers’ income: Secretary Floriculture

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 08: Secretary Floriculture Mohammad Javed Khan today inaugurated training-cum-awareness centre at Akhnoor in presence of Director Floriculture BabilaRakhwal. He also kicked-off one-day training-cum-awareness programme on Commercial Floriculture being organized by Department of Floriculture, Gardens and Park under the ATMA scheme. Project Director […]

MLC Surender Choudhary calls on Governor

open view web desk JAMMU, DECEMBER 8: MLC Surender Choudhary called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Surender Choudhary apprised the Governor about various significant issues relating to Nowshehra area. He discussed, with Governor, the issue of special recruitment drive in border areas […]

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