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14-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam's Kaziranga park flooded, 51 animals killed, 102 rescued

Flood in different parts of Assam inundated large swathes of land in Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage site, killing at least 51 wild animals though 102 animals have been rescued, officials said on Tuesday.They said many tigers and rhinos had strayed...

14-Jul-2020 Kathmandu/New Delhi

Nepal witnesses anti-Pak protests for 'atrocities' on Hindus

Rashtriya Ekta Samaj, a fringe outfit, on Tuesday held a protest outside the Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu, accusing the Pakistan government of destroying Hindu and Buddhist temples in that country.They also burnt Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's effigies...

14-Jul-2020 Guwahati

Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected

At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state's death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle amid sufferings of around 33 lakh people, officials said.Assam...

14-Jul-2020 Jaipur

Sachin Pilot breaks silence, says truth cannot be defeated

Minutes after the Congress party sacked senior party leader Sachin Pilot from all posts including that of Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and party state unit chief, he said that truth can be disturbed but cannot be defeated."Truth can be disturbed, but not...

14-Jul-2020 New Delhi

'I miss you': K.L. Rahul shares emotional post on Instagram

India cricketer K.L. Rahul shared an emotional post on popular social media platform Instagram as Team India continues to stay off the field due to unprecedented times put forward by coronavirus pandemic.While international cricket returned recently with #raisethebat...

14-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Diana Penty reveals her love for French fries

Bollywood actress Diana Penty has professed her love for her favourite binge -- French fries -- and shared that she is "major missing" the snack.Diana shared a string of pictures on her verified Instagram where she can be seen enjoying French fries.."2018, 2019,...

14-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Salman Khan dedicates his latest Insta post to farmers

Superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday paid respect to all farmers.On Instagram, Salman has posted a picture that shows him coated in mud."Respect to all the farmers," he captioned the image.A day ago, Salman, who is currently spending time at his farm in Lonavla, had...

14-Jul-2020 Pretoria (South Africa)

Masking up & my celebrating school's 100 year existence : AB de Villiers

Former South Africa batsman AB de Villiers on Tuesday celebrated his school's 100 years of existence but with the COVID-19 restrictions around, he was all masked up."Let us look after each other, show your love by masking up and abiding by the rules. I'm masking...

14-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Pandurang Kondbara Pole chairs weekly Covid-19 review meeting

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Tuesday chaired weekly review meeting on Covid-19 pandemic here.The Divisional Commissioner directed for taking strict action against the SoP violators for not wearing mask and adhering to social distancing....

14-Jul-2020 Rajouri

DC Rajouri reviews COVID19 control measures in Koteranka

Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh along with a team of officers of the district administration on Tuesday conducted an extensive tour of several areas of Koteranka tehsil including Smote,Draj,Mohra  Takkian,Budhal and others to take a comprehensive...

14-Jul-2020 Baramulla

DDC Baramulla takes stock of widening of National Highway

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the pace and position of the road widening of Narbal-Uri stretch of National Highway.The road widening plan of National Highway comprises 4...

14-Jul-2020 Pulwama

DDC for tapping high value Lavender potential in Pulwama

District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today visited various areas involved in Lavender cultivation and interacted with the farmers.While interacting with the farmers, DDC said that Lavender cultivation can be a game changer in enhancing...

14-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Talat reviews preparedness for NAAC accreditation of Degree Colleges

Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education Department, Talat Parvez Rohella, today chaired a meeting to review progress on accreditation of government degree colleges of Kashmir division by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).The meeting was attended...

14-Jul-2020 Udhampur

Kissan Pakhwada: Kissan mela held at Udhampur

As a part of Kissan Pakawada,Agriculture Department Udhampur today organized one day   Kissan mela under Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Scheme, here at Ram Leela ground - Kallar Himti.District Development Commissioner, Dr. Piyush Singla inaugurated the...

14-Jul-2020 Doda

DDC Doda holds interaction with the ULB representatives of district

District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode held an interaction with the elected representatives of the Urban local bodies of the district, here today.The Executive officers of all the three Municipal Committees of Doda, Thathri and Bhaderwah apprised...

14-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Lt Governor visits Waseem Bari’s house at Bandipora

Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today visited the house of deceased BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari at Bandipora, who along with his father and brother was killed by the militants.The Lt Governor handed over the financial assistance of Rs 20 Lakhs to the...

14-Jul-2020 Shimla

Contributions towards HP SDMA COVID-19 SDRF

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 1,03,700 by Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur on behalf of people of Manali Assembly Constituency of Kullu district towards ‘HP SDMA COVID-19 State Disaster Response Fund’ here today.MLA Doon, District...

14-Jul-2020 Reasi

Director Horticulture inspects activities of deptt in Reasi district

Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Sevak conducted an extensive tour of the Reasi and inspected the activities of department in the  district.He visited Government Fruit Plant nurseries Dagozi and Pouni. During the visit, the Director instructed for conducting...

14-Jul-2020 Ramban

DDC Ramban reviews progress under District Capex Budget 2020-21

District Development Commissioner (DDC), Ramban, Nazim Zai Khan today reviewed the performance and implementation of  various schemes taken-up under district Capex budget 2020-21, here at a meeting.The meeting reviewed physical and financial achievements...

14-Jul-2020 Samba

DDC Samba reviews implementation of Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives

District Development Commissioner, Samba, Rohit Khajuria today discussed the action plan under Atmanirbhar Bharat Initiative here  at a meeting of District officers.The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Development, Sidharath Dhiman; Chief Planning...

14-Jul-2020 Ganderbal

DDC reviews developmental scenario in Ganderbal

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today convened a meeting of concerned officers to  review the developmental scenario and progress on mega projects in the district.While reviewing the sector-wise performance of the...

14-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Union Home Secy chairs second meeting of JCoS

The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla today chaired the second meeting of Joint Committee on Service matter (JCoS)  for Union Territory of J&K and Union Territory of Ladakh.B V R Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary, J&K, Umang Narula, Advisor...

14-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Union Home Secy chairs second meeting of JCoS

The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla today chaired the second meeting of Joint Committee on Service matter (JCoS)  for Union Territory of J&K and Union Territory of Ladakh.B V R Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary, J&K, Umang Narula, Advisor...

14-Jul-2020 Reasi

Covid management reviewed in Reasi district

Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib today chaired a meeting to review the   COVID-19 management and  control measures in the district, here at a meeting .The meeting was attended by ADC, Rajinder Kumar Sharma; ACR, Sanjay Badyal; CMO,...

14-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Faizan Ansari-Handsome dude with a large heart, all set for Bollywood

Among the promising newcomers in the Bollywood industry is Faizan Ansari, who is a host and an accomplished actor. Faizan is not new to the industry  as he had to go through the grind of this glamorous filmy town.Been around for a couple of years in the...

14-Jul-2020 Jammu

Div Com reviews land issues of newly sanctioned colleges

Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting of Deputy Commissioners to review the progress on land issues for newly sanctioned colleges in the districts of the Jammu division.The meeting was attended by Director Health Services, Dr Renu Sharma;...

14-Jul-2020 Budgam

DDC kick starts ‘Kissan Pakhwada’ in Budgam

Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today kick started ‘Kissan Pakhwada’ with the inauguration of a camp organized by Department of Agriculture at Yarikhah Khansahab.The Kissan Pakhwada commenced on July 07 and is scheduled to culminate on July...

14-Jul-2020 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur interacts with people of Rohru area

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while interacting with the people of Rohru through video conference from Shimla said that the State Government was committed for overall and balanced development of the State.Chief Minister said that Rohru area has immense potential...

14-Jul-2020 Mumbai

T-Series curates a dream team for their latest single ‘Dil Tod Ke’!

Current times might be challenging but Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series continues to pursue its passion of bringing audiences the best in entertainment and music.Having delivered some of the most iconic heartbreak songs of all time, the music heavyweight now presents...

14-Jul-2020 Bishnah (Jammu)

NGO,Third Eye Anti Crime Team Sanitizes Panchayat Trewa

Third Eye Anti Crime Team, formed to help the poor people in the society, has emerged as the messiah for the people of the villages in this difficult time.  The members of the organization are doing sanitation work in different villages of Bishnah block...

14-Jul-2020 Amritsar/ Ferozepur

Army Chief Reviews Operational Preparedness On Western Border

Chief of Army Staff, General MM Naravane visited formations of Vajra Corps at Amristar and Ferozepur on 14 Jul 2020.  During the visit the COAS alongwith Lieutenant General RP Singh, Army Commander, Western Command reviewed the operational preparedness...

14-Jul-2020 Pulwama

Mining without Environmental clearance goes unabated in Pulwama

Mining Without Environmental Clearance goes unabated in Raimbiara Lassipora area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district. After non local contractors secure majority of the mining beats was auctioned last year in Kashmir.Deputy Director Geology and Mining Dr Amberjeer...

14-Jul-2020 Ferozepur

BSNL three contract workers climb atop tower, wait for wages continues

As many as 200 workers for not getting wages for the last 15 months from the contractor of BSNL, on Tuesday, three workers climbed atop the tower, to press for the release of wages and threatened to end their lives. The BSNL Casual Contract Workers Union...

14-Jul-2020 Yamunanagar

Renuka Sondhi from Haryana selected amongst top 6 Artists of the World

During a recently organized Art competition by New York Art competition called “INSPIRATION FROM ISOLATION” Renuka Sondhi from Model Town , Yamunanagar got a place amongst the top 6 Artists of the World and the only lady artist from India. First she competed...

14-Jul-2020 New York

Trump vs Fauci reaches fever pitch as WH smear campaign rages

It's official. The White House has turned on America's top infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, spraying into public view a longlist of "mistakes" he has made since the COVID-19 pandemic began and seeking to undercut the doctor's reputation as a trusted...

14-Jul-2020 Dhaka

Red alert in B'desh's Teesta barrage zone, 7 mn hit by floods

A red alert was sounded in Bangladesh's flood-affected Teesta zone on Monday while an eight-month-old girl in Lalmonirhat district became the latest fatality in the ongoing floods.The alert was issued by the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) as...

14-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Dhvani Bhanushali's 'Vaaste' crosses 7 million views

Singer Dhvani Bhanushali is ecstatic. Her single "Vaaste" has crossed seven million views on YouTube. She says watching her dream fulfilled is a thrilling experience."I had always dreamt of becoming India's pop sensation, and watching my dream getting fulfilled...

14-Jul-2020 Los Angeles

'Hanna' gets greenlit for third season

Within weeks of the premiere of its second season, the Esme Creed-Miles starrer action drama series "Hanna" has been renewed for a third season.The show spins a new world from the story of Joe Wright's acclaimed 2011 film of the same name. British writer-producer...

14-Jul-2020 London

11 more deaths take UK COVID-19 death toll to 44,830

Another 11 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,830, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.The figures include deaths in all settings, including...

14-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Nithya Menen: Important for me to do films that stand the test of time

Actress Nithya Menen has entertained many with her hit films in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu languages, and she forayed Hindi cinema last year with "Mission Mangal". For her, it is not enough to entertain people. She wants to do films that stand the...

14-Jul-2020 New Delhi

Tahir Raj Bhasin is glad that people will experience '83' in theatres

Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who steps into the shoes of legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar in "83", says he is glad that people will get to experience the upcoming film in theatres."83" was originally scheduled to hit the screens in April the film has been pushed...

14-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Sara Ali Khan's driver tests Covid-19 positive

Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan's driver has tested positive for Covid-19. However, the actress, her family and other staff members have tested negative.On Monday night, Sara took to her verified Instagram account to share the news about her driver who has been...

13-Jul-2020 Mullanpur (Ludhiana)

Capt. Sandeep Singh Sandhu Launches Vana Mahotsav Drive

On the directions of the Forest Department Punjab, Vana Mahotsav is being celebrated in the state, under which a large number of tree saplings are being planted. Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu, Political Secretary to CM Punjab, today inaugurated one such drive...

13-Jul-2020 Ferozepur

Rajdeep Kaur PCS Assumes Charge As ADC(G) Ferozepur

Newly appointed Additional Deputy Commissioner of Ferozepur Rajdeep Kaur today said that she would accord top priority to provide clean, transparent and responsive administration to the people along with making Ferozepur a Corona Virus free district.After...

13-Jul-2020 Chandigarh

Punjab Seeks Pharmaceutical Park In Bathinda

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today met Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Mr. D. V. Sadananda Gowda and sought the establishment of a national Pharmaceutical Park in Bathinda.The Finance Minister informed the Union Minister that Bathinda...

13-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Smriti Irani rolls out 49th IHGF Digital Fair

In a first, the 49th IHGF Delhi Fair, Virtual Edition, organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) was rolled out by the Union Minister for Textiles, Smriti Irani, today.Over 1500 manufacturers and exporters from all over the world are...

13-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Baseer Ahmad Khan reviews coronavirus control efforts

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is overall in-charge of coronavirus control efforts in Kashmir, convened a meeting here today to review the measures being put in place by various health care institutions regarding prevention and control...

13-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Relief to Provisionally Registered Industries

The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired the 46th meeting of Apex Projects Clearance Committee (APCC) of J&K State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (SIDCO). The meeting was convened to discuss extension in validity of time period for...

13-Jul-2020 Srinagar

Advisor Baseer Ahmad Khan e-launches NeFMS

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today e-launched National Electronic Fund Management System (NeFMS) at Civil Secretariat here.Secretary Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Sheetal Nanda, Director Rural Development Kashmir, Qazi Sarwar were...

13-Jul-2020 Rajouri

DC launches 'One Nation One Ration card scheme' in Rajouri

Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh on Monday launched 'One Nation One Ration card scheme' in the district.The launching ceremony was held here in the Conference Hall of PWD Dak Bunglow Rajouri.Assistant Director FCS&CA, Mukhtar Ahmed Lone was present...

13-Jul-2020 Doda

DDC Doda reviews Covid management measures

District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode, today reviewed Covid management measures here at a meeting of designated Nodal officers. A detailed report was presented by the District Epidemiologist Umar Anayat khan regarding the number of present Covid-19...

13-Jul-2020 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar chairs DMFT meeting

District Development Commissioner, Rajinder Singh Tara, today directed for utilizing 30 percent revenue of District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) for prevention of Covid 19 and on the people hit most by the pandemic.He was chairing a meeting of the DMFT members...

13-Jul-2020 Ramban

Kisan Pakhwada : Kisan Credit Cards coverage camp held at Batote

To educate farmers about various Agriculture related Government programmes besides ensuring 100% saturation of Kisan Credit Cards (KCC), series of camps were held across Batote as a part of the the Kisan Pakwada.Today the programme was held in   Batote...

13-Jul-2020 Jammu

39th Foundation-Day of NABARD

National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) provided Rs 462 crore in 2019-20 for execution of 139 projects in Jammu & Kashmir.In the midst of ongoing pandemic, NABARD has stepped into its 39th year of formation on July 12, 2020, even as...

13-Jul-2020 Rajouri

DC Rajouri reviews Covid protection measures

Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh on Monday chaired a meeting of the nodal officers of Covid Care Centres to review the arrangements being put in place for the convenience of the asymptomatic COVID19 patients brought in these centres.The Deputy Commissioner...

13-Jul-2020 Samba

DDC Samba reviews functioning of RDD

District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, today convened a meeting of district and block level officers to review the functioning of Rural Development department.Assistant Commissioner Development, Sidharath Dhiman; Chief Planning Officer, Sukhleen Kour;...

13-Jul-2020 Jammu

Kissan Pakhwada : AH deptt holds series of camps across District Jammu

District Animal Husbandry is conducting series of Camps as part of " KISSAN PAKHWADA" in all the Panchyats/villages for the registration and awareness of Kissan Credit Card scheme.The officers/officials of district Jammu have launched vigrious campaign in order...

13-Jul-2020 Samba

DCC Samba reviews functioning of Jal Shakti (PHE) Department

District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Jal Shakti department.The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Sukhleen Kour, Executive Engineer PHE Division Samba, Executive Engineer, GWDD Jammu,...

13-Jul-2020 Srinagar

LAWDA starts dredging of Settling Basin at Teilbal

Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) today started the dredging of the Settling Basin at Teilbal using the Pamposh Crawl Cat Suction Dredger.The dredging work was started to remove a huge quantity of silt that had accumulated in the Settling Basin...

13-Jul-2020 Bandipora

Owais Ahmad assumes charge as DC Bandipora

Owais Ahmad Monday assumed charge as Deputy Commissioner Bandipora.Soon after assuming the charge, he interacted with officers and officials in his office chamber and said that he was honoured to take over as the DC of the district which is known for education,...

13-Jul-2020 Shimla

Chief Electoral Officer calls on Governor

Chief Electoral Officer C. Paulrasu called on Governor Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan, today and presented a documented report of General Election to Lok Sabha-2019 in the State.On the occasion, the Governor appreciated the efforts of the Himachal Pradesh...

13-Jul-2020 Shimla

SSWC&MA approves 15 project proposals worth Rs 450.97 crore

13th  meeting of the State Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority (SSWC&MA) was held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and approved 15 project proposals for setting up new industrial enterprises and expansion...

13-Jul-2020 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Massive Tree Plantation drive organised by Chhattisgarh Sector, CRPF

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is celebrating 2020 as the year of Humanity as per direction of Government of India, under which following drives are going on :-1. All round Development of Handicapped/ Differently abled people.2. Adult education.3....

12-Jul-2020 Kapurthala

CRPF and Forest department launches plantation drive

Along with the duty to ensure the security of country , CRPF and forest department Punjab have launched the plantation drive today at Kanjli.The drive was launched by 245 BN at kanjli undee command of Dyanidhi Tanty commandent , Rajesh Kumar Sharma 21/C ,...

 

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