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23-Oct-2017 New Delhi/Srinagar

Reinventing a futile wheel that has failed to move Kashmir

The government's ostentatiously "important announcement" on Monday to appoint an interlocutor for initiating a dialogue with "all stakeholders" is a redux of previous similar attempts that have failed to solve the festering problem of Jammu and Kashmir.Home...

23-Oct-2017 New York

High thyroid hormone levels may up irregular heartbeat risk

Individuals with higher levels of thyroid hormone in the blood are more likely to develop irregular heartbeat, suggesting that the levels could help identify individuals at risk for the condition, researchers say.Irregular heartbeat or atrial fibrillation occurs...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

BJP trashes as 'drama' Gujarat OBC leader joining Congress

Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday termed Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore joining the Congress and bribe allegation against the BJP "a drama".Calling the Congress a "drameybaz Party No 1" for presenting Thakore's...

23-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Telecom stocks, global cues push equity markets higher

Healthy buying in telecom and oil and gas stocks along with positive global cues lifted the Indian equity markets on Monday.The healthy off-take in the two sectors was led by Airtel and Reliance Industries. Consequently, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex)...

23-Oct-2017 Mumbai

I don't have a dream, I believe in destiny: Zaira Wasim

The budding star of "Secret Superstar", actress Zaira Wasim, who turned 17 on Monday, says she does not have a dream to achieve. Instead, she believes that destiny will guide her way.Zaira, who hails from Kashmir, caught the attention of Bollywood buffs...

23-Oct-2017 Gandhinagar

Rahul Gandhi mocks at Modi, calls GST 'Gabbar Singh Tax'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday mounted a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as 'Gabbar Singh Tax' that has hit hard the country already nursing the wounds of demonetization."Ye jo inka GST hai, ye...

23-Oct-2017 Jammu

DDC inspects developmental projects in Kalakote

Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, conducted an extensive inspection of developmental works in Kalakote besides holding a public grievances redressal camp and review meeting.The DDC inspected work on Tribal Hostel, Community Hall and Shopping complex and directed...

23-Oct-2017 Katra

Priya Sethi emphasizes promotion of adventure tourism in Reasi

Minister of State for Tourism Priya Sethi today emphasized the officers to explore all possibilities for promotion of adventure tourism in Reasi district which has immense scope and potential in this specific tourism sector.The Minister, while chairing a meeting...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Div com visits Kupwara

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting of officers of divisional, district and sectoral officers to review the status of ongoing developmental works under different sectors in Kupwara district. The Divisional Commissioner...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Contingent Paid Workers delegation calls on Syed Altaf Bukhari

The delegation of Contingent Paid Workers lead by former MLA Abdul Gaffar Sofi today called on Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari and urged for the implementation of Minimum Wages Employment Act.On the occasion, President of J&K Contingent...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Shehr-i-Khaas students second to none: Syed Altaf Bukhari

Impressed by various performances carried out by students at Girls Higher Secondary School Nawa Kadal, Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today said the students of Shehr-i-Khaas are second to none when it comes to showcasing their talent.The...

23-Oct-2017 KATRA

17th science exhibition of Bhartiya Shiksha Samiti begins at Katra

Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh today stated that science exhibitions and other project works being vital aspects of our education system develop scientific temperament in the students.The Dy CM, while addressing a gathering after inaugurating 17th science...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

SKUAST-K’s 32nd University Council Meeting held

Governor N.N Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), chaired the 32nd Council meeting of SKUAST-K, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Pro Chancellor of the...

23-Oct-2017 Gandhinagar

GST is Gabbar Singh Tax: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress got a boost with OBC leader Alpesh Thakore joining it in the presence of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi who attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on demonetisation and GST, calling it a "Gabbar Singh Tax" that has ruined India's economy.Gandhi...

23-Oct-2017 London

Can antibiotic resistance be reversed?

Developing chemicals to slow down an enzyme that provides multi-resistance to antibiotics may be the key to reverse antibiotic resistance, results from twin-studies have suggested.Resistance to antibiotics is becoming increasingly prevalent and threatens to undermine...

23-Oct-2017 Damoh (Madhya Pradesh),

Man burnt to death for protesting daughter's molestation in MP

A 45-year-old man was burnt to death by three youths for filing a police complaint against one of them for molesting his daughter in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh District. The three have been arrested, police said.Narmada Sahu resident of Hata police station,...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Madhur Bhandarkar meets Narendra Modi

National Award winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here."It was a courtesy and a casual meeting. It's great to interact with him always. We discussed general things. I have known him since he was the...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Government's muscular approach over Kashmir has failed: P. Chidambaram

Former Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that with the appointment of an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, the government has admitted that its "muscular approach" has failed in the state."From no-talks to talks-with-all-stakeholders is a...

23-Oct-2017 Mumbai

'Yaarana' still resounds among polity of the nation: Amitabh Bachchan

On completion of 36 years of "Yaarana" on Monday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan got nostalgic and said that the 1981 film still resounds among the polity of the nation."‘Yaraana' completes 36 years… What a time we had making this film… It was a scream… The...

23-Oct-2017 Chennai

Police complaint against 'Mersal' hero Vijay lodged in Madurai

A Madurai based advocate has filed a complaint against Tamil actor Vijay over the dialogues in "Mersal", said a police official."A complaint has been received against actor Vijay. An acknowledgement for receipt of the complaint has been issued. No first...

23-Oct-2017 Bhubaneswar

BJD has mastered art of corruption in Odisha : Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha has mastered the art of corruption."The BJD government is 'praveen' (proficient) in corruption. The state government has promoted the chit fund scam in the...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Demonetisation, GST may impact wedding season business by 10-15%: Assocham

Demonetisation, along with recently introduced Goods and Service Tax (GST), may impact the business of upcoming wedding season, staring November, by 10-15 per cent, industry chamber Assocham said here on Monday.Wedding services like marriage garden/marriage hall booking,...

23-Oct-2017 Madrid

Kristina Mladenovic joins Top 10 WTA rankings

Romanian Simona Halep maintained the top spot of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday as Kristina Mladenovic of France joined the top-10 list.The 26-year-old Romanian star was followed by Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza.Czech Karolina...

23-Oct-2017 Madrid

Rafael Nadal continues at top of ATP rankings

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings released on Monday.Nadal, 16-time Grand Slam champion, maintained the top spot, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer, reports...

23-Oct-2017 Lucknow

UP to promote religious tourism : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh is committed to promoting religious tourism in the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday after undertaking a five-kilometre long 'parikrama' of the Kamadgiri temple at Chitrakoot.On the second day of his visit to Chitrakoot, Adityanath...

23-Oct-2017 Tokyo

Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc bags two-thirds majority

Prime Minister Shinzo Abes ruling coalition won a resounding victory in Sundays snap election, securing two-thirds majority in the Lower House that raises his chances of achieving a historic third term and his longtime ambition of revising the pacifist Constitution,...

23-Oct-2017 Kangra

Acharya Devvrat pays tribute to Police martyr ASI Amin Chand

Governor Acharya Devvrat today paid rich tribute to Police martyr ASI Amin Chand, during Police Commemoration Day function organised by Chandigarh Police at his native place at Lunj in Kangra district.The day is observed every year to pay homage to those police...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

JK has huge employability potential: Prof. Amitabh Mattoo

Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof. Amitabh Mattoo chaired the 3rd Working Group meeting for Operationalization of Knowledge Initiative with industrialists and educationists at SKICC here today.During the meeting, Prof. Mattoo said that Jammu and Kashmir State...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Mir Zahoor Ahmad reviews progress of PHE schemes in Pampore Constituency

Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad reviewed the status of ongoing schemes in Public Health Engineering (PHE) sector in Pampore Constituency at a meeting of officers and engineers today....

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Mohammad Akbar Lone chairs PAC meeting

The Committee on Public Accounts (PAC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly met here today under the Chairmanship of Mohammad Akbar Lone to review the functioning and examine the Audit Paras pertaining to Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA)...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Asiea Naqash reviews dev works in Hazratbal Constituency

Minister of State for Health & Medical Education and Urban Development, and Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash today held a meeting to review various ongoing developmental works in Hazratbal constituency.Director Heath Services, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman, Director Tourism,...

23-Oct-2017 KARGIL

Tsering Dorjay holds public interactions at Zanskar

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Tsering Dorjay, today said that the government is fully conscious of the problems and issues of people living in far flung corners of the State, and all out efforts are being made to ensure satisfactory and uninterrupted...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

Syed Altaf Bukhari visits Kashmir Cloth Mill

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, today visited the Kashmir Cloth Mill at Zainakote Industrial Estate to inspect the manufacturing of schools uniforms for public schools here.The Minister was accompanied by Secretary School Education, Farooq...

23-Oct-2017 JAMMU

Senior citizens valuable assets for society: Dr. Nirmal Singh

Recognizing the contribution of senior citizens towards creating a progressive and prosperous society, Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh appealed the youth to learn from their experiences and expertise for taking the nation to greater heights.The Deputy CM...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR

DAK advises not to consume fish washed ashore in Jhelum river

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday advised people not to consume fish that had surfaced on the banks of Jhelum River in Srinagar.President DAK  Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement  said consumption of these fish could result in serious health...

23-Oct-2017 Pulwama

Tral areas shut against thrashing of Hizb militant’s family

Life was disrupted in South Kashmir’s Tral town due to shutdown against an army raid on a militant’s house and the subsequent thrashing of family members. From past couple of days, army has allegedly been raiding the houses of active militants in different...

23-Oct-2017 Kulgam

‘Politicians in South Kashmir feeling insecure: Abdul Majid Larmi

Appealing government to stop raiding the houses of militants, National Conference Monday said that these actions have not only created fear psychosis among political leaders and workers in South Kashmir but also local policemen are feeling scared to visit their...

23-Oct-2017 SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI

Modi led government appoints interlocutor for Kashmir dialogue

For the first time BJP after coming to power has appointed an interlocutor to hold talks with stake-holders of Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement was made by India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a press conference in Indian capital New Delhi. Rajnath...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Jio to change from a hunter to farmer by 2018: Fitch Ratings

The new entrant in the telecom industry, Reliance Jio, is expected to shift its approach from a hunter to a farmer by 2018, said Nitin Soni, Director at Fitch Ratings."Right now they are hunting for a larger subscriber base, they already have about 139 million...

23-Oct-2017 Bengaluru

Centre's funds to states not charity: Siddaramaiah

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying that states "opposing the idea of development" won't get support from the Centre, Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday said: "What the Centre gives states is their right, not charity."Referring to Modi's statements...

23-Oct-2017 San Francisco

Google 'investigating' Pixel 2 XL display burn-in problem

In a grim reminder of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle, now, people with review units of Google Pixel 2 XL are reportedly encountering display burn-in issues.Also called screen burn, this issue happens when there is a permanent discolouration on a portion...

23-Oct-2017 Gandhinagar

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat, Thakore to join Congress

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Monday to take part in a rally organised by young Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, who is joining the party in his presence.Thakore had on Saturday night announced he was joining the Congress, hours after...

23-Oct-2017 Dhaka

Bangladesh gets priority among all neighbours : Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that Bangladesh gets priority among all of India's neighbours and bilateral ties were moving ahead at a fast pace.She also laid emphasis on investing in youth saying they are the future leaders of...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

'Abu Dhabi Week' to make its debut in India

In a bid to promote trade and tourism to the United Arab Emirates, the Abu Dhabi government's Department of Culture and Tourism has organised the first-ever "Abu Dhabi Week" in India.The week-long initiative to showcase the emirate's tourism, cultural heritage,...

23-Oct-2017 Tokyo

Five killed as typhoon Lan lashes Japan

At least five people were killed with transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as typhoon Lan lashed Japan's Pacific coast after making landfall on Monday.The typhoon, with an atmospheric pressure of 950 hectopascals at its centre and packing...

23-Oct-2017 Dubai

UAE launches programme for early detection of diabetes

The Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)has launched an early detection programme for diabetes throughout 10 of its primary health care centres in country.Launched on Sunday in co-operation with Johnson and Johnson, the move...

23-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Demonetisation: Economy shaken, GDP hurt, trust in govt undermined

While the immediate impact of demonetisation was seen in the long queues outside ATMs and felt through acute cash shortage, its anniversary is an appropriate vantage point to assess the less visible and generalised effect on the economy of what was easily...

23-Oct-2017 Washington

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 US Grand Prix

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel led the opening five laps of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, but it was Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who went on to dominate the race, winning by 10 seconds with a time of one hour 33 minutes and 50.991 seconds.Vettel's teammate...

23-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Prabhas' look in 'Saaho' revealed on his birthday

 "Baahubali" star Prabhas, who turned 38 on Monday, gave his fans a gift -- the first look poster of multi-lingual action film "Saaho"."A big thanks for all the wishes and love. Here is a glimpse of 'Saaho' especially for you guys," Prabhas tweeted along with the...

22-Oct-2017 Chennai

'Mersal' producers open to delete controversial scenes

 Faced with stringent opposition from the Tamil Nadu unit of BJP over Tamil movie "Mersal", the film production firm Sri Thenandal Films on Saturday said it is willing to remove those portions that have "created misunderstanding".In a statement issued here,...

22-Oct-2017 Chennai

Well done: Rajinikanth to 'Mersal' team

Megastar Rajinikanth, who has been hinting at a political debut, has extended support to the team of controversial movie "Mersal" for addressing an "important topic"."Mersal", Tamil actor Vijay's Diwali release, is amidst controversy after the Tamil Nadu unit...

22-Oct-2017 Patna

Five women killed by a train in Bihar

Five women were killed by a passenger train in Bihar's Munger district on Monday, police said.The accident took place near Adalpur on the Jamalpur and Kieul rail section."Five women were crushed to death by the train while crossing the railway line," an official...

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Virat Kohli rues poor batting by India

India skipper Virat Kohli rued that the hosts fell 30 to 40 runs short following a six-wicket loss to New Zealand in the first One-Day International here on Sunday.The Indian batsmen struggled against the Kiwi bowlers and could only manage a total of 280/8...

22-Oct-2017 Odense (Denmark)

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth wins Denmark Open title

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched his third Superseries title of the season as he crushed South Korean Lee Hyun II to win the men's singles title of the Denmark Open here on Sunday.Eighth seed Srikanth cantered to a 21-10, 21-5 win in just 25 minutes...

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Kane Williamson praises teammates after New Zealand win

New Zealand captain Williamson heaped praise on his team after a comprehensive victory in the first One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.Needing 281 runs to win, New Zealand rode on a 200-run stand for the fourth wicket by Tom Latham and Ross Taylor...

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Tom Latham, Ross Taylor guide Kiwis to victory

New Zealand rode on brilliant knocks from Tom Latham and Ross Taylor to a comprehensive six-wicket victory over India in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.The duo contributed a 200-run stand for the fourth wicket...

22-Oct-2017 Beijing

Negotiations helped end Doklam row : China

A top Chinese Army official on Sunday said negotiations with the Indian Army paved the way for the resolution of the Doklam stand-off in the Sikkim Sector on the India-China border."This year, India military crossed the borderline into China's territory....

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

How dare you! Farhan Akhtar to BJP spokesperson

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has taken a dig at BJP spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao over his remarks that most Indian film stars have "very low IQ and very low general knowledge"."How dare you, sir?" an angry Farhan tweeted and tagged the BJP leader."And to all film...

22-Oct-2017 Ahmedabad

Government in state should be same as in Centre : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday tacitly warned people in his home state Gujarat about the possible pitfalls of picking a government of a party different from the one at the Centre.Addressing a public meeting after inaugurating a slew of projects, some...

22-Oct-2017 Dhaka

Hockey: India beat Malaysia to win Asia Cup for 3rd time

India underlined their continental supremacy as they overcame a fighting Malaysia 2-1 in the final here on Sunday to win the Asia Cup hockey championship for the third time.Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th) scored for the 2014 Asian Games...

22-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Maybe I said no too much: Shamita Shetty on short film career

Actress Shamita Shetty says quantity of work was never a priority for her, and so she chose to be choosy. But in hindsight, she feels it's perhaps she said "no" too often that films stopped coming to her.Shamita made her film debut in 2000 with Aditya Chopra's...

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Ajay Devgn beats Aamir Khan at the box office this Diwali !

Ajay Devgn has always been a dark horse whose potential is unlimited as he has been a versatile and intense actor beyond compare in Bollywood from his debut Phool Aur Kaante till his latest Diwali release Golmaal Again. The super successful Golmaal franchise...

22-Oct-2017 Handwara (Kupwara)

Militant killed in Handwara gunfight

A militant has been killed in an encounter with government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday morning.“Acting on a specfic information a joint team of army’s 9 Para a Nd SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in Hajin...

22-Oct-2017 SAMBA

BSF 173 Battalion organises Half marathon

The  BSF Battallian 173 today organised 'Half Marathon 2017'  at Panjtilla Head Quarter Samba in which 600 individuals from bordering villages of the Samba and Kathua besides Jawans of 80 BN BSF, 173 BN BSF and 97 BN BSF participated.The 10 km marathon...

22-Oct-2017 Rajouri

Bicentenary of Sir Syed’s Birth observed in Rajouri

To commemorate the bicentenary of Sir Sayed Ahmed Khan’s birth, the founder of Aligarh Muslim University, J&k Alig Society in collaboration with Himalyan Education Mission Society Rajouri, today organised a function at Himalayan Education Mission Degree...

22-Oct-2017 London

Diabetics at risk of postoperative cognitive issues

Researchers have found that older patients with diabetes may be at a higher risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) than those who are not diabetic.POCD is a major form of cognitive disturbance that can occur after anaesthesia and surgery."POCD...

22-Oct-2017 Dahej (Gujarat)

Economy strong, in right direction : Narendra Modi

The Indian economy's fundamentals are strong and the economy is headed in the right direction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.The Prime Minister said this at a public rally after dedicating a ferry service from Ghogha in Bhavnagar to Dahej in...

22-Oct-2017 Dhaka

India, Bangladesh review bilateral ties

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday co-chaired the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee meeting here.They "reviewed various aspects of bilateral relations", the Indian High...

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Amy Jackson wraps '2.0', in Canada to shoot 'Supergirl'

Actress Amy Jackson, who has wrapped work on Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer "2.0", is now in Canada to shoot a new episode for superhero action-adventure television series "Supergirl".And "that's a wrap for 2.0. The past two-and-a-half-years have been...

22-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan wraps 'KBC 9', hopes love continues

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has finished shooting for reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati 9" and has thanked its team and audience for making it "another historic event in the history of the show"."KBC draws to an end," Amitabh posted on his blog...

22-Oct-2017 New Delhi

It's 2017, not 1817: Rahul Gandhi to Vasundhara Raje

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her government's move to amend a law on probing public servants and steps to gag free speech, saying "it's 2017, not 1817".Madam Chief Minister, with all humility...

22-Oct-2017 Bhavnagar (Gujarat)

In poll-bound Gujarat, Modi opens Rs 650 cr ferry service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a Rs 650-crore roll on-roll off (Ro-Ro) ferry service that reduces travel time by six hours between Saurashtra and South Gujarat in the election-bound state.Addressing a gathering here after the inauguration,...

22-Oct-2017 Jammu

Bali Bhagat inaugurates upgraded Blood Bank in GMC

In the direction of further strengthening the health infrastructure, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat inaugurated the extension of Blood Bank in the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu, here today.The upgraded blood bank was need...

22-Oct-2017 Jammu

Play proactive role in nation building : Sham Lal Choudhary to youth

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today called upon the youth to learn from the sacrifices of the martyrs and play their role in nation building.The Minister was addressing the gathering during the concluding ceremony of Half Marathon...

22-Oct-2017 BARAMULLA

Syed Altaf Bukhari lays foundation of Degree College Rafiabad

Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today laid the foundation of Government Degree College Hadipora, Rafiabad in presence of MLA Rafiabad Yawar Dillawar Mir.The phase I of the institute will come up at the estimated cost of Rs 7.50 crore and will...

22-Oct-2017 Kargil

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali launches PMUY in Kargil

Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme here at Kargil Auditorium through distribution of gas coupons among Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. The...

22-Oct-2017 Jammu

Jammu players to participate in World Speed Ball Championship: Div Com

Adding one more achievement in the state's sports profile, four Speed Ball players from Jammu and Kashmir will take part in 29th World Speed Ball championship to be held at Egypt from 25th October to 30th October, 2017.Divisional Commissioner, M.K. Bhandari...

22-Oct-2017 Jammu

Daljit Singh Chib inaugurates Paddy Procurement Centre

Vice Chairman, State Advisory Board for Development of Kisans, Daljit Singh Chib, today inaugurated Paddy Procurement Centre at Jourian in Akhnoor.Rupesh Kumar Shah, Area Manager Food Corporation of India, Arun Mankothra Assistant Agriculture Extension Officer...

22-Oct-2017 Srinagar

SMC employees delegation calls on Asiea Naqash

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, Sunday met a deputation of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Employees Union who called on her here.The Minister, while interacting with the delegation, said that the employees of SMC should...

22-Oct-2017 Drass

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali visits Drass, Kargil

Minister for Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Department, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today interacted with various delegations at Drass, who met him and apprised him about the issues pertaining to the area.Chowdhary Zulfkar gave...

22-Oct-2017 Bhavnagar (Gujarat)

Narendra Modi inaugurates ferry service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service, a first-of-its-kind project in India, calling it "a landmark occasion for entire South-East Asia".Describing it as his dream project, Modi said the...

22-Oct-2017

Demonetisation: Modi government shoots itself in the foot

Much of the efforts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders to explain away the current economic slowdown as the result of "technical" glitches, as party president Amit Shah tried to do, or as teething troubles of demonetisation and the Goods and Services...

22-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Rohingya crisis: Can India play a role?

As Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's begins her visit to Bangladesh, experts are of the view that it is high time India mediated to find a solution to the burning Rohingya refugee crisis."I am optimistic (about Sushma Swaraj's visit) as India...

22-Oct-2017 Islamabad

Eight militants killed in Pakistan

At least eight militants were shot dead by security forces in Pakistan's Karachi city.On Saturday night, troops from the Pakistan Rangers and the counter-terror police department surrounded a building in Karachi where the terrorists were hiding, leading...

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