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26-May-2017 Srinagar

Gun fight starts at Tral

A gun fight started at Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on late Friday evening. Official sources told news agency GNS that a patrolling party of Armies 42RR was fired upon by militant at Saimoo village. After carrying out the attack the militants...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Union Minister Vijay Goel flags off Slum Yuva Daud

Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports  Vijay Goel here today flagged off the Slum Yuva Daud to mark the beginning of the Adopt Slum Campaign initiated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS). The...

26-May-2017 Nagpur

India’s First Fleet of 200 Electric Vehicles Launched in Nagpur

The Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project at the Nagpur airport complex today. This unique project brings together...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi most effective communicator of times : Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "one of the most effective communicators of the times" at a function where two books were released on Modi on completion of his three years in office."Without having the capacity to communicate,...

26-May-2017 Kolkata

Lightning strike kills six people in Bengal

Six people were killed in lightning in three West Bengal districts on Friday evening as a thunderstorm swept across the state's north-western part triggering rain, police said.While three people lost their lives in Purulia district, two others were killed...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Clashes erupt in Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers

Clashes broke out between protestors and security forces after Friday prayers in north Kashmir's Sopore town and Old City in Srinagar.Police said a group of protestors raised slogans against the government and indulged in stone-pelting at the deployed security...

26-May-2017 Shimla

Government working for welfare of farmers : Prakash Javadekar

The central government is working towards the welfare of the farmers and aiming to double their income in five years, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Friday.The Modi government has also worked out appropriate policies for all sections of society...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Cabinet Sub Committee on Jhelum dredging holds maiden meeting

The Cabinet subcommittee to monitor the dredging and completion of Comprehensive Flood Management works on the river Jhelum held its first meeting here today. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who also heads the subcommittee, chaired the meeting.The subcommittee...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Fight against drug abuse should initiate from school : DSEK

Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo, today said that fight against drug abuse should start from schools itself. He said that youth are the future of any nation or society and such efforts should be made to protect them from this malaise.The Director...

26-May-2017 Udhampur

Chander Prakash Ganga inaugurates Moungri Handloom Cluster at Panjar

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga in presence of Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Information Technology, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ajay Nanda today inaugurated Moungri Handloom Cluster at Panjar. MLA Chenani...

26-May-2017 Anantnag

Div Com reviews basic amenities, Ramadan arrangements in Anantnag

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting here to review the availability of basic amenities to the people and arrangements put in pace for the ensuing holy month of Ramadan.The meeting was attended by the Deputy Commissioner...

26-May-2017 Jammu

Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi reviews arrangements for Ramadan

Minister of State for Haj & Auqaf, PHE and Irrigation & Flood Control, Power Development, Industries & Commerce, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made by the civil administration for the month of...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Bali Bhagat reviews functioning of D&FCO

In order to ensure wholesome and hygienic food articles in the market for the consumers during the holy month of Ramdan, Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat has called upon the Drugs & Food Control Organization (D&FCO) to undertake...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Pollution biggest hazard affecting environs, human lives : Tassaduq Mufti

Pollution is one of the biggest hazards affecting the environment, human lives and is a serious concern for everyone. There is a need to take all possible measures to prevent JK’s environment and ecology getting polluted on a large scale. Coordinator, Chief Minister’s...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Women’s Commission organizing seminars across JK on women's rights

The Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Women is conducting seminars at educational institutions across the State to spread awareness about the fundamental rights guaranteed to women under the Constitution.Chairperson, State Commission for Women (SWC),...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Asiea Naqash for expediting work on developmental projects

Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare and Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqash, Friday asked the officers to expedite work on all the ongoing developmental projects for their completion within set timeframes so that people...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Mir Zahoor Ahmad kick-starts blacktopping work in Chandihar

Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, today inaugurated macadamization work on 1.5 kilometer of road length in Chandihara which links it to National Highway road in Pampore Constituency.An...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Industrial Estates to come up in Ladakh region soon : Chering Dorjay

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, today said the Government will establish industrial estates in Ladakh region by roping in Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (SICOP).The Minister said this while chairing a meeting with...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Dr. Nirmal Singh calls on Governor

Dr. Nirmal K. Singh, Dy. Chief Minister, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Dr. Singh briefed the Governor about the various initiatives taken by the State Government to speed up the growth and development process in the State, particularly...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

MLA Kangan meets Governor

Mian Altaf Ahmad, Member J&K Legislative Assembly from Kangan called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Mian Altaf discussed with the Governor various matters relating to the need for speeding up developmental works, better utilization of available...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Protests, clashes against awarding army Major

The protests and clashes erupted on Friday at a few places against the commendation to an army officer who tied a Kashmiri civilian to his jeep on Srinagar by-poll day in Budgam district.The protest call after Friday congregational prayers was given by the...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Bhim Singh pitches for peace between India and Pakistan

Noted Supreme Court lawyer and patron National Panthers Party Professor Bhim Singh has made a strong appeal to the leadership of India and Pakistan to stop their daily war-mongering slogans against each other as both India and Pakistan have one cultural heritage,...

26-May-2017 Chandigarh

K.P.S Gill played crucial role for Punjab peace : Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday condoled the death of former state Director General of Police (DGP) K.P.S Gill, recalling his invaluable contribution to bringing peace back to the state from the grips of militancy.In his condolence message,...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

BJP misleading country, making false financial claims : AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government, saying that a reign of terror prevails everywhere and misleading data about the government's success on the economic front is being projected.The Prime Minister...

26-May-2017 Mumbai

Sensex mounts 31k, Nifty scales 9,600 points peak

Healthy pick-up in heavyweight stocks of Reliance Industries, Tata Steel and ITC on Friday lifted the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty to touch fresh record highs of 31,000 and 9,600 points mark respectively.Markets observers opined that quarterly results, strong...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi government most decisive and transparent : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said the central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the "most decisive and transparent" government the country has seen, because of which people have been voting for the party most in the...

26-May-2017 Chandigarh

The 'Supercop' who pacified Punjab and his controversial career

Hailed by many as a "Supercop" who ruthlessly stamped out terrorism from Punjab in the 1990s, K.P.S. Gill had an equal number of detractors who slammed his "high-handedness" and alleged human rights violations in his campaign against Khalistani militancy.The...

26-May-2017 Mumbai

Creative business is more risk taking : Sonam Kapoor

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has stepped into the business field along with her sister Rhea Kapoor to launch high street fashion brand Rheson, says a creative business like fashion is more risky as compared to a business of things for daily needs."I think...

26-May-2017 Chandigarh/Ludhiana

Pharmacist Nabbed Red-Handed Accepting Bribe Of Rs.7000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Pharmacist posted at Civil Hospital Ludhiana red handed while accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Som Chand Goyal, posted...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Amit Shah lauds Major involved in human shield incident

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday lauded Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi for "saving" the lives of people by tying a man in front of his jeep as a "shield" to avoid stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir."The work that Major Gogoi has done... saving...

26-May-2017 Gogamukh (Assam)

PM lays foundation of third IARI on Assam-Arunachal border

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) here in Assam.Addressing a huge public rally in Gogamukh in Assam's Dhemaji district, on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, Modi said...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

Won't participate in EC's EVM hackathon 'drama': AAP

Terming the Election Commission's EVM-hacking challenge from June 3 a "drama", the AAP on Friday said it will not participate in the event.The party also questioned why the poll panel was "running away" from organising a no-holds-barred hackathon, as promised."This...

26-May-2017 Mumbai

Javed Ali's new song an ode to love

Singer Javed Ali, known for tracks like "Ishaqzaade" and "Tum tak", has released a new single "Rangreziya", which is a tribute to love.The video for the song, unveiled on Thursday, features Javed with actress Neetha Shetty."Neetha Shetty is a talented actress,...

26-May-2017 Mumbai

Improvising lines is natural for any actor : Kartik Aaryan

"Pyaar Ka Punchnama" star Kartik Aaryan, who improvised his lines while shooting for his forthcoming film "Guest Iin London", says improvising is natural for actors.Kartik said in a statement: "I love the comedy genre. It is such a good space to be in. I like...

26-May-2017 New Delhi

When they fail to deliver, they divide : Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday took an apparent dig at the BJP-led NDA government that has completed three years in office and accused it of dividing and distracting people as it failed to deliver."When they fail to deliver, they divide &...

26-May-2017 Mumbai

No point criticising celebration of glamour at Cannes : Rajkummar Rao

Actor Rajkummar Rao, whose movies often travel to film festivals, says there is no point cribbing about how the Indian focus at the 70th Cannes Film Festival is more on glamour and red carpet appearances than the celebration of cinema.Veteran actress Shabana...

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