12-yr-old rape survivor delivers baby

12-yr-old rape survivor delivers baby

KHARGONE (MP): A 12-year-old rape survivor, whose abortion plea was turned down by the Madhya Pradesh High Court, has delivered a baby through a C-section at the district hospital here. Dr Indira Gupta, a gynaecologist at the Khargone District Hospital, said, “The girl delivered an infant boy weighing around 2.6 kg through C-section last night […]

Putin to hold Syria peace talks with Erdogan, Rouhani

Putin to hold Syria peace talks with Erdogan, Rouhani

SOCHI: Vladimir Putin will meet with the presidents of Turkey and Iran Wednesday for a key summit aimed at resuscitating the peace process in Syria, two days after the Russian leader hosted surprise talks with Bashar al-Assad. Ahead of the trilateral summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi Putin on Tuesday discussed Syria with […]

FCS&CA minister stresses streamlining PDS among Kashmiri migrants

FCS&CA minister stresses streamlining PDS among Kashmiri migrants

JAMMU: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Wednesday reiterated directions for providing “adequate and timely supply of ration to Kashmiri migrants” in a fair and transparent manner, an official handout read. The minister said this while chairing a meeting of officers of FCS&CA department and […]

Blue Revolution to increase fish production, provide adequate facilities: MoS

Blue Revolution to increase fish production, provide adequate facilities: MoS

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmadb on Wednesday handed over 70 bicycles among the registered fishermen of Batmaloo constituency, an official handout read. The bicycles were provided to the fishermen to boost their livelihood. According to the handout, the minister said the state government […]

Pattan farmers agitated against non-availability of seeds

Pattan farmers agitated against non-availability of seeds

Baramulla: Farmers of different areas of Pattan area of district Baramulla are up in arms against agriculture department that according to the farmers has failed to provide them agriculture seeds. A group of farmers said that they visited the nearby agriculture office for ‘high quality’ seeds but it failed to provide them the seeds, due […]

PAO system to simplify process of govt payments

JAMMU: Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment Haseeb Drabu reviewed the progress made on replacement of existing treasury system to Pay and Accounts Office (PAO) system in a meeting convened here on Wednesday, an official press note read. Principal Secretary, Finance Navin Kumar Choudhary, Director General Accounts & Treasuries Altaf Hussain Mirza, Director Codes Mohammad […]

GoI to import 2,000 tonnes onion as prices soar to Rs 65/kg

GoI to import 2,000 tonnes onion as prices soar to Rs 65/kg

NEW DELHI: Government of India run MMTC ( Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation) will import 2,000 tonnes of onion, while Nafed and SFAC will buy 12,000 tonnes locally in order to boost supplies and check prices, India’s Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Wednesday. He said that his ministry has again […]