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15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Kabir's teachings still relevant : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said Kabir was a great social reformer whose teachings are as relevant on present day as in his time."Kabir taught us to follow the path of equality and harmony. The same principles have been carried forward by Mahatma Gandhi,...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Arvind Kejriwal attacks Modi for harping on Hindu, Muslim issue

In this age of technology and 5G, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains obsessed by subjects related to Hindu-Muslim divide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday."When the world is talking about technology and 5G, our Prime Minister is describing...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP may go for early general election : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously."BJP is desperate to have early election....It could...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Aadhaar biometric data cannot be hacked : Ravi Shankar Prasad

The biometric data of Aadhaar cannot be hacked even if someone tried a billion times, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday, while calling the data storage system "completely safe and secure"."... the system contains...

15-Jul-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Haryana launches plantation drive in Gurugram

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a 'Paudhagiri campaign' (plantation drive) to increase the green cover in the state under which over 22 lakh plants will be planted during the monsoon season.He launched the campaign by planting a...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

'Sacred Games': Anurag Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's remark

Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". However, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has questioned the politician.Netflix's...

15-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik detained in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained by police on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.JKLF sources said Malik had gone to condole some bereaved families. While returning home, he was detained along...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Had to intervene as Goans stopped eating fish : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he had to intervene in the ongoing controversy over the use of formalin in preserving fish, because people in the coastal state have stopped eating fish."Yesterday, I was kept quiet. But since fish is a...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Gau Rakshaks not listening to Modi is a matter of concern : Hamid Ansari

There has been a rise of vigilantism in the country and if "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are not listening to even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then it is a matter of concern, says former Vice President Hamid Ansari."Modi is a strong leader. He is the unquestioned...

15-Jul-2018 London

Trump told me to sue EU : Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.The visiting US President said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a "suggestion"...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Modi is a peddler of lies, must apologise to nation : Anand Sharma

Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "peddler of untruths", Congress on Sunday demanded an apology from him for calling it a "Muslim party".It also challenged Modi to discuss his accusations against the Congress in Parliament during the Monsoon Session beginning...

15-Jul-2018 Jammu

Div Com Jmu visits migrant camp at Jagti

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma along with District Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today visited migrant camp at Jagti. The duo was flanked by Relief Commissioner M L Raina and Director Health Services Jammu, Dr. Gurjeet Singh.The Div Com inspected...

15-Jul-2018 Shimla

Governor and Lady Governor plant saplings

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur alongwith his wife  Dr. Sadhna Thakur called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan early morning and greeted Lady Governor Smt. Darshna Devi on her birthday today.Later, the Governor and Lady Governor planted saplings...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

GadgetShieldz launches Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Protector

As Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its much-awaited flagship Mi 8 in India, GadgetShieldz, smartphone scratch protector and customized skin manufacturer, has released full body screen protector for Mi 8. The launch comes just days before the flagship device’s...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

KCCI delegation calls on Advisor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai

A delegation of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) today called on the Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, and apprised him about various issues confronting the trade and industry in the State.During their interaction with Advisor,...

16-Jul-2018 Baramulla

Chief Secretary visits Baramulla; Reviews developmental scenario

Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam visited Baramulla   last evening to review the developmental scenario and progress on implementation of various projects in key sectors under the centrally sponsored "Aspirational Districts" programme. He was accompanied...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Vijay Kumar reviews functioning of JKSFC

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today asked the J&K State Forest Corporation to adopt IT enabled services to bring more transparency in the working of the corporation besides engaging required machinery to further slash down the cost of timber extraction....

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Advisor Ganai reviews functioning of Education Department

The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a meeting to discuss the functioning of Education department and reviewed the status of implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the State.The meeting was attended by Chairman BOSE Veena...

16-Jul-2018 Sonamarg

JK Bharat Scouts &Guides hold camp at Sonamarg

The J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides held their 9th District Camporee at Thajiwas, Sonamarg, the first batch of which got concluded today.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Director Disaster Management, Aamir Ali. 198 boy scouts, from 11 schools and 150...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Sarmad Hafeez gets additional charge of Director Information

The Government today ordered that Secretary Information, Mr Sarmad Hafeez shall hold the additional charge of the post of Director Information & Public Relations till incumbent Director, Mr Tariq Ahmad Zargar resumes his duties.Pertinently, Mr Zargar...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

D C Raina assumes office as JK’s new Advocate General

Senior Advocate D C Raina today assumed office as the new Advocate General of Jammu & Kashmir replacing Jehangir Iqbal Ganai.Mr Raina was accorded warm welcome by the officers and officials on his arrival in the office of the Advocate General here.Pertinently,...

16-Jul-2018 Udhampur

DDC reviews functioning of health sector

District Development Commissioner, Ravinder Kumar reviewed the functioning of health sector in a meeting of District and Block level Medical officers, here today.Programme Officer, ICDS, Additional SP, Assistant Commissioner Development, Chief Medical Officer,...

16-Jul-2018 Baramulla

Public Durbar held at Dangerpora, Sopore

In order to get the first-hand appraisal of public grievances, a daylong public grievance redressal camp was today organised at Dangerpora Sopore under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash.The camp received an overwhelming...

16-Jul-2018 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora for speedy resolution of public issues

District Development Commissioner, Bandipora, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary today reviewed the overall development scenario in the district and listed a series of measures to be taken by departments for efficient service delivery, provision of facilities and redressal...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Amarnath Yatra 2018: Div Com reviews ongoing works on Baltal track

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review the measures being taken to prevent shooting stones along the Baltal route to the holy Amarnath cave.The meeting was informed that the breast-walling at four critical spots near...

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