GDC Doda organises Inter College singing, essay writing, debate competition

Doda: Govt Degree College Doda organised singing, essay writing and debate competition under the aegis of Azadi Ka AmritMahotsav. Principal of the college Dr. Attar Singh Kotwal was chief guest on the occasion, while Dr. Sandeep Singh from GDC Bhaderwah and Dr Angreez Singh from GDC Thathriwere special guests. Dr Satish Kumar, Prof.Manjeet Singh and […]

Philanthropist donates microscope to a government school at Bandipora

GMS Onagam sets new trends in school education through innovation Bandipora: In a rare gesture, a philanthropist donated a microscope worth 17000 to Government Girls Middle School Onagam in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Mohammad Azad Reshi, a lab technician by profession and District President Private Diagnostic Centers Association donated the scientific apparatus as a good […]

China seeks meeting with Sri Lanka as Colombo seeks postponement of research ship’s visit

China seeks meeting with Sri Lanka as Colombo seeks postponement of research ship’s visit

COLOMBO: China’s embassy here has sought an urgent meeting with senior Sri Lankan authorities after Colombo sought a deferment of the planned docking of a high-tech Chinese research vessel at the strategic Hambantota port over which India raised concerns, sources said. The Chinese space and satellite tracking research vessel ‘Yuan Wang 5’ was scheduled to […]

Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday sought cooperation from China to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar during a visit by Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who promised better trade ties, investment and support for infrastructure development in the South Asian nation. China had used its influence in Myanmar to broker a November 2017 agreement to repatriate about 700,000 […]

China keeps up pressure on Taiwan with fourth day of drills; Taipei to conduct live-fire artillery drills

China keeps up pressure on Taiwan with fourth day of drills; Taipei to conduct live-fire artillery drills

BEIJING: China said Sunday it carried out its fourth consecutive day of military drills in the air and sea around Taiwan in the wake of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the self-ruled island, despite international calls to calm the tensions. The People’s Liberation Army said the exercises focused on testing its long-range air […]

Introduction of wild cheetahs to Indian reserves involves risks and opportunities: top South African expert

JOHANNESBURG: The planned introduction of South African and Namibian cheetahs into Indian wildlife reserves, said to be the first-of-its-kind project in the world to move a large carnivore from one continent to another and put it in the wild, poses both challenges and unique research opportunities, according to a leading South African expert. Professor Adrian […]

Mobile internet suspended, prohibitory orders imposed in tense Manipur

Mobile internet suspended, prohibitory orders imposed in tense Manipur

Imphal: The situation in Manipur remained tense on Sunday, after mobile internet services were suspended across the state and prohibitory orders imposed in some areas in the wake of an indefinite economic blockade on two national highways called by an influential student’ body over more autonomy for the hill districts, officials said. Vehicular movement and […]

Hunger strike by DU law students seeking postponement of exam enters Day 2

Hunger strike by DU law students seeking postponement of exam enters Day 2

New Delhi: The hunger strike by a section of Delhi University’s Faculty of Law students entered its second day on Sunday with the students saying there has been no response from the department or the varsity over their demand for postponement of their examination. Students claimed as many as 50 students are on hunger strike […]

JD(U) not to join Union council of ministers again: Party natn’l president

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Sunday made it clear that it will not join the Union council of ministers, where it has been left with no representation after the resignation of RCP Singh. Addressing a press conference here, JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan also said that the exit of […]

NBA chief dismisses concerns about reintroduction of cheetahs in MP national park

Indore: Even as preparations are underway to reintroduce cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno-Palpur National Park (KNP), National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) chief Vinod B Mathur dismissed concerns that this may cause the same problems faced by tigers in the country after breeding. Though the pilot project slated to be carried out in a limited area of […]