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19-Apr-2019 New Delhi

IndiGo to gain most from Jet Airways collapse

The country's largest carrier IndiGo is set to consolidate its position and rule the skies following the collapse of its rival Jet Airways."The biggest airline will gain the maximum, so IndiGo will corner the major chunk of the air traffic. It anyways has...

19-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Hemant Karkare died because of my curse : Sadhvi Pragya

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Friday sparked off a controversy by saying that Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare, who lost his life in the 26/11 attack, had died to "her curse".The statement...

19-Apr-2019 Chennai

'Air India takeover of Jet will ensure lucrative routes'

Government-owned Air India can take over Jet Airways and get back the lucrative international/domestic routes if there are no white knight for the private airline, said a top All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) leader."The government-owned Air India can take...

19-Apr-2019 Ahmedabad

Congress seeks security for Hardik after attack

The Congress on Friday urged the Election Commission to immediately provide security to Patidar leader Hardik Patel, hours after he was slapped by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community.The incident occurred when...

18-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Retired IAS converted to Islam is Hindu again in LS nomination

 A retired IAS officer, who adopted Islam three years back while serving as Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) in the Rajasthan government, has again introduced himself as a Hindu while filing his nomination papers as the BSP candidate for the Jaipur Parliamentary...

17-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Jet fails to get funds, to suspend operations

Jet Airways announced that it has temporarily suspended all flight operations from Wednesday night as the airline failed to secure an interim funding for maintaining even bare minimum operations.The company's decision came after the airline failed to secure...

16-Apr-2019 Pulwama

Muslim becomes crutch for blind Pandit friend in Pulwama

Wahibugh  village , which is situated on one bank of Romeshi rivulet in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, is setting a high example of communal harmony.In this village, which is at five kilometers from district headquarters, ailing Paray Lal Pandita , who is head...

14-Apr-2019 Srinagar

The flawed narrative on Kashmir

The debate on Kashmir has produced a crop of 'experts' whose analysis is in many cases tinted by their political alignment. In the run-up to the 2019 General Election, the issue of handling of Kashmir by the Centre and the connected question of India's Pakistan...

12-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Remember Jallianwala Bagh at 'Yaad-e-Jallian' museum

"I could hear shots being fired from my house near Jallianwala Bagh. I rushed there and saw heaps of bodies lying on top of each other. I sorted through them until I found my husband". Thus goes Ratan Devi's account, just one of the many hundreds who lost...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Opposition slams Modi over SC Rafale judgment

The opposition on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Rafale fighter jets deal after the Supreme Court rejected the Centre's preliminary objections on the use of three documents and allowed review petitions to be heard on merit.Soon after...

10-Apr-2019 Amritsar

Jallianwala centenary: Commemoration to be low-key

As this Sikh holy city gets down to commemorate 100 years of the worst incident in the history of pre-independent India, the shadow of the Lok Sabha elections has definitely forced the commemoration of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to be a low-key affair.Just...

08-Apr-2019 New Delhi/Mumbai

Six entitiies for Jet EoI, stake sale up to 75%

Global private equity firm TPG Capital and international airline such as Lufthansa are among six entities who are believed to have shown interest in the "expression of interest" stake sale process of the debt-ridden Jet Airways, sources said.The development...

05-Apr-2019 Chennai

India's first 'Cold Spray' SMART lab launched

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Friday announced its collaboration with American conglomerate General Electric (GE) to set up a lab that will develop advanced services technology for aircraft engine components.The 'Cold Spray' SMART...

31-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Cloud-based gaming takes off in 5G era

With the onset of 5G, Cloud-based gaming that eliminates the need to invest in expensive hardware is set to gather momentum at a time when the gaming industry is witnessing an upward curve globally including in India.Cloud-based games like "Assassin's Creed",...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

High suicide rate in Kashmir valley alarming

With no letup, suicides continue to claim lives in Kashmir valley while the majority of the victims include youth and school going boys and girls. Pertinently, number of suicide cases has gone up in Kashmir valley at an alarming level during the past one...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

28 Years On: Srinagar family still searches for their loved one

A family from Kashmir capital Srinagar is still searching for their disappeared son who went missing 28 years ago after being arrested by Indian troopers in 1992.The 166 battalion of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) picked up Muhammad Sidiq Sofi...

12-Mar-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Manish Kumar Becomes An Icon For PWD Voters

With a view to ensure active participation of the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the election process, the Deputy Commissioner cum District Election Officer, SAS Nagar has deputed Mr. Manish Kumar as icon of PWD and young Voters. Mr. Manish Kumar though...

09-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Why the hacked BJP site still not up again

Imagine the website of Donald Trump's Republican Party in the "maintenance mode" for over four days after some sort of "transgression" or a full-fledged hacking. If that appears impossible, imagine this: The portal of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party that...

05-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Balakot has changed the political narrative in UP

The Balakot air strike against a militant training camp in Pakistan and the blitzkrieg that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah launched in its aftermath has drastically changed the narrative in the past few days in politically crucial...

03-Mar-2019 Prayagraj

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 makes it to the Guinness World Records

Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 has been placed in the Guinness World Records in three sectors. It includes largest traffic and crowd management plan, the biggest painting exercise of public sites under paint my city scheme and  biggest sanitation and waste disposal...

01-Mar-2019 Srinagar

As uncertainty prevails, Kashmir’s tourism industry gasp for breath

As the uncertainty prevails in Kashmir with situation showing no signs of improvement with relations souring between India and Pakistan, Kashmir has been the worst victims of crisis.Reliable sources told KNO, tourism, the backbone of Kashmirs’ economy is...

24-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Post Pulwama, Centre ups Risk and Hardship allowance

After a suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has hiked the "Risk and Hardship" allowance of all paramilitary forces deployed in highly sensitive areas in Jammu and Kashmir and Maoist bastions.A Home Ministry order accessed...

22-Feb-2019 Chandigarh

Punjab minister strongly objects to probe ordered by Navjot Sidhu

Friction between two cabinet ministers in Punjab was out in the open on Friday with one minister openly questioning how the other ordered an inquiry involving him in a prime land controversy in Ludhiana.The two ministers involved in the controversy include Punjab...

22-Feb-2019 Chandigarh

Sikh group helps Kashmiri students travel back home

Sikh non-profit organization Khalsa Aid has sent nearly 300 Kashmiri students from various places back to their home state following fear among them in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack on February 14 in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed.Khalsa...

16-Feb-2019

Kashmir insurgency: Need to win hearts and minds

One of the most disturbing aspects of the February 14 terror attack in Pulwama was that the suicide bomber was a local, Adil Ahmad Dar, who lived in a village near the Jammu-Srinagar highway where the attack took place.Although indoctrinated as a fidayeen...

13-Feb-2019 New Delhi

BJP's 'Silencer' moment as hacked Google Doc spins anti-Modi tweets

Ten years after Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani created that iconic scene in the film "3 Idiots" where Chatur (nicknamed "Silencer") reads out a text secretly edited by Rancho at a Teachers Day celebration, much to the disappointment of the principal...

12-Feb-2019 Jammu

‘Rs 50 for a cup of tea and Rs 50 for mobile charging’

Kashmir-bound passengers stranded in Jammu for past three weeks due to highway closure have been facing immense problems. The callous attitude of local Jammu population towards them has made things more worse even as the RSS and BJP backed anti-Kashmir protests are...

06-Feb-2019 Ludhiana

Sikh Power Couple of Ludhiana hitch soon

Punjab's own son hailing from a family of social servants, Karanvir Singh, Global Entrepreneur & Thought Leader, who is a Chairman of Visionum Group, an Impact Oriented International conglomerate that functions as a bridge between government and businesses...

05-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Mamata versus CBI: Implications

The contest is apparently evenly poised as on today, Tuesday, February 5. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has projected the Supreme Court order directing Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before the Central Bureau of Investigation...

26-Jan-2019 New Delhi

CPWD Floral Tableaux 2019 in RDC Parade

Since beginning CPWD has been participating in Republic Day and displaying flower tableaux during Parade at Rajpath.Year 2019 is being observed as 150thBirth Anniversary of Father of Nation. To mark the occasion, the expert committee of the RDC has decided...

25-Jan-2019 Srinagar

January 25 1998: When unidentified gunmen butchered 23 Kashmiri Pandits

The unknown persons responsible for the killing of 23 Kashmiri Pandits at Wandhama Ganderbal on this day (January 25) some 21 years ago are still ‘untraceable’. On 25 January 1998, 23 Kashmiri Pandits living in the village of Wandhama were killed by unidentified...

21-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Will quit the day BJP leaderships asks me to : Shatrughan Sinha

Unfazed by threats of action by the BJP, dissident MP Shatrughan Sinha says his sympathies are with the opposition and that he will quit his party the day the high command demands.He even says that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is the perfect candidate...

21-Jan-2019 Anantang

PHC Vessu awaits shifting to new building for 16 years

The Public Health Centre (PHC) at Vessu Qazigund in this south Kashmir district, running from a tin shed, has been waiting for the last sixteen years to get shifted in the newly constructed building, with locals suffering for want of healthcare facility.There...

19-Jan-2019 Kolkata

Mamata's Kolkata rally: Who said what

Following are the snippets from the speeches of various leaders at the rally of anti-BJP parties at the Brigade Parade Ground here on Saturday.* National Conference President Farooq Abdullah: "This (Electronic Voting) machine is not there in any part of the world....

02-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Public Loot in the name of DD Kashir

Freelance TV professionals in Kashmir capital Srinagar are protesting lack of opportunities and withholding of previous payments due to them from Doordarshan Kendra, Srinagar for lack of funds from PrasarBharati. However, crores are being doled out to chosen few...

31-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Year 2018: A chronology of Kashmir killings

The year 2018 witnessed 501 killings in Jammu and Kashmir. Those who were killed included 116 Forces personnel including 55 Army soldiers and 10 policemen, 136 civilians and 249 militants.Here is the chronology of events of the year 2018.Jan 3: Unidentified...

30-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Anti-BJP parties come together but unlikely to form Federal Front

The anti-BJP front gained currency this year in the wake of BJP's defeats in Kairana, Phulpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary by polls in Uttar Pradesh by the coming together of SP, BSP and RLD and as 2018 winds up the parties are now emboldened to go for the...

28-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Year 2018: 495 people including 245 militants killed in Kashmir

Kashmir witnessed a bloodiest year in a decade. At least 495 people were killed due to militancy related incidents as well as cross border firing since January 2018. This year, people in Kashmir saw a couple of bloodies days.On April 1 alone, in three different...

26-Dec-2018 New Delhi

BJP veteran Laxmi Kanta Chawla roasts Modi, Goyal for 'apathy'

Former Punjab minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Laxmi Kanta Chawla has rapped Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal for alleged apathy towards the common man and asked them to forget about the "bullet" train.In a video...

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