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12-Sep-2019 Srinagar

School level Exams on cards, What about Higher Education?

The prevailing uncertainty in the aftermath of the abrogation of the special status and the bifurcation of J&K into two Union territories has caused a huge set back to the youth of the valley who are pursuing their careers at various institutes, colleges,...

11-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Exams on Cards: Students in shock, despair

The announcement of proposed annual exams scheduled for the students of 10th, 11th, and 12th by the JKBOSE has put the students in a state of despair as majority of students’ claim that they are not fully prepared to face the exams due to non-completion...

11-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Amid prevailing uncertainty, Dying Dal craves for help

Amid continuous lock-down in Kashmir, the world famous Dal Lake, situated in Srinagar is craving for the official attention. According to wire service Kashmir News Observer (KNO) the developmental works across Kashmir have come to halt following the abrogation...

11-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Parents, students urge authorities to defer class 10th, 12thexams

The decision by Jammu and Kashmir state board of school education to hold class 10 and class 12 exams on time is  facing flak as parents and students in unison are questioning government’s such “bizarre” move.Scores of parents and students told PTK...

10-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Communication Gag: People to pay bills for ‘dead phones’ in Kashmir

In a major irritating move by the major telecommunication company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), there is no plan to waive off the monthly mobile bills for the subscribers using the services of the company. Senior officials revealed to wire service—Kashmir...

10-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Alert for Students: Exams on cards

Amid the prevailing uncertainty, the school education department has prepared the tentative date sheet for holding annual JK Board of School Education (BOSE) exams for the students of class 10th, 11th and 12th. An official in JKBOSE told wire service – Kashmir...

09-Sep-2019 Shopian

South Kashmir’s Shopian in a ‘tight grip of fear’

Fear has gripped South Kashmir’s restive Shopian district after observing peaceful shutdown for more than a month in the wake of revocation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir state on August 5.  According to locals, the level of fear that has gripped...

06-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Unlike 2016, NGOs give a big miss to Kashmir hospitals

Unlike 2016, the Non-Government Organizations (NGO) have not established their tents outside the Valley’s major hospitals here to assist the patients amid the continuous shutdown and cellular and internet gag in Kashmir. With this, a huge chunk of patients...

06-Sep-2019 Gulmarg

In deserted Gulmarg, residents say ‘all is well’

“All is well here; we saw nothing adverse here in last one month,” Ghulam Qadir, Sarpanch from Khatim Wali Village of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, who along with other 145 families shift Gulmarg every year in the month of April to October...

11-Aug-2019 Chandigarh

Punjab Sawan Bumper Proves Booster Shot For PGI Couple

Can you imagine, someone goes to buy construction material and brings home a fortune! Yes, sometimes it happens.Exactly, the same happened in the life of Kharar  resident George Masih and his wife Suman Priya, who have been working as Senior Nursing...

07-Aug-2019 Mansa

Farmer had got trapped in a deep well while sealing it

Immediate intervention by the District Administration Mansa today helped in rescuing a farmer who fell into a deep well while working in village Bhaini Bagha. Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait said that the farmer Jawinder Singh from Dhillon Patti in Bhaini Bagha...

03-Aug-2019 Srinagar

Unease lingers in Kashmir despite govt’s assurances

Despite assurances by the government that there was no need to panic and stock up essentials, the unease in Kashmir continued on Saturday. People continued to stock essentials and the queues only grew longer outside petrol pumps and ATMs during the day.Reports...

03-Aug-2019 Srinagar

No let-up in chaos as Govt orders add more to fear

Even as the Government continues to claim that nothing serious was going to happen and people should maintain calm, but the back to back official orders are adding more to the panic and fear prevailing across Kashmir over the past few days.Ever since the...

02-Aug-2019 Srinagar

Govt order triggers panic, chaos across Kashmir

A government order issued by the Principal Secretary Home asking tourists and Amarnath pilgrims to curtail their stay and to return to their homes immediately triggered panic and  chaos across Kashmir on Friday, witnesses told KNO.They said that the...

31-Jul-2019 Bengaluru

Saga of a coffee baron's brewing success & failure

The dramatic disappearance of India's coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha under mysterious circumstances on Monday night and the subsequent discovery of his body in the backwaters of Netravathi river near Karnataka's Mangaluru coast on early Wednesday have sent...

31-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Article 35A abrogation rumors heavily cost Kashmir tourism sector

The panic that has gripped the Valley over the rumored imminent abrogation of Article 35A of the Constitution has cost the local tourism industry very heavily.The constitutional article in question allows the Jammu and Kashmir state Assembly to define the...

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Reena Dwivedi grooves to Sapna Choudhary's song

Reena Dwivedi, the PWD officer who became an Internet sensation after her photographs in a yellow sari went viral on social media, is now once again grabbing the attention of netizens. But this time it's with her dance video.A video of Reena dancing on Haryanvi...

30-Jul-2019 Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)

8-foot-long crocodile comes out of drain in Maharashtra town

An eight-foot-long crocodile was rescued from a roadside drain in the tourist resort of Chiplun in Maharashtra's coastal Ratnagiri district, officials said on Tuesday.A video of the reptile emerging out of the drain has gone viral on the internet. The incident...

28-Jul-2019 Meerut

This Baba wears 16 kg gold ornaments

Sudhir Makkar, now known as 'Golden Baba', has been the centre of attraction in the ongoing Kanwar Yatra here in Uttar Pradesh.He wears gold ornaments that weigh more than  16 kilos."I have been participating in the Kanwar Yatra for the past 26 years and...

27-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Chandigarh finally gets BCCI affiliation

After nearly four decades, Chandigarh has finally received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India, thus providing an opportunity for the city cricketers to play in BCCI tournament."Today, in the meeting of BCCI, the affiliation of Chandigarh...

25-Jul-2019 Patna

Celestial object found in Madhubani brought to Patna museum

A 13-kilogram celestial object, suspected to be a meteorite, was brought to a museum here after being discovered in Madhubani's Mahadeva village.The object, having magnetic properties, crashed in the fields of the village under Laukahi block on Monday....

24-Jul-2019 New Delhi

A slip of the tongue: BJP MP calls Masood Azhar 'ji' in LS

Bharatiya Janata Party MP in Lok Sabha Vishnu Dayal Ram on Wednesday, in a slip of the tongue, added "ji" after the name of dreaded terrorist Masood Azhar while participating in a discussion on a bill to amend Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.He, however, realized...

22-Jul-2019 Kathmandu

Nepal needs millions to rebuild after rain creates havoc

The recent floods in Nepal have caused extensive destruction and caused the deaths of at least 90 people. For rehabilitation and reconstruction, officials have estimated that around Rs 220 million will be needed.The floods...

21-Jul-2019 Chandigarh/Kartarpur Sahib

Political tug-of war over Kartarpur Sahib corridor

A political tug-of war over taking credit for the crucial 4.2-km-long Kartarpur Sahib corridor, which on completion will allow 5,000 Indian pilgrims daily to pay obeisance at the revered Sikh shrine in Pakistan from India, is on.The main 'war' is between...

21-Jul-2019 Agra

Dry Yamuna remains a threat to Mughal monuments

Even after a fortnight of monsoon rains, river Yamuna in Agra continues to remain dry, with heaps of polluted garbage providing breeding grounds for mosquitoes and bacteria.This time of the year, the river is usually in spate, recalls old timer Ganno Pandey....

20-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Dumped baby girl saved by stray dogs

In a shocking incident in Haryana -- infamous for its skewed sex ratio -- a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said.A pack of stray dogs pulled the wailing child...

20-Jul-2019 New Delhi

NRC: An exercise in focus

The exercise to finalise the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is under tremendous focus as it is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants for their deportation.The exercise is being carried out under the supervision of the Supreme Court which...

19-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Hangul numbers 'alarming', but not beyond redemption: Official

Hangul or the Indian elk found exclusively in the higher rises of the Kashmir Valley is said to be in the red zone. A senior wildlife warden who has spent over a decade looking after their population inside the Dachigam National Park on Friday said the overall...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets LED illumination

In a magnificent first, the Mughal-era Safdarjung's Tomb will be seen illuminated with architectural LED lights after sunset.The historic monument, a sandstone and marble mausoleum of Nawab Safdar Jung built in the 18th century, was illuminated following...

19-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Crucial files from Sidhu's previous department go missing

In a major goof-up, crucial government files, including one pertaining to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a case of Rs 1,144-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam, have gone missing from the previous department of Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.The...

17-Jul-2019 The Hague

Big win for India: ICJ orders continued stay on Jadhav's execution

In a huge victory for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday ordered Pakistan not to execute Kulbushan Jadhav and asked it to reconsider the sentence awarded to him by a military court.The world court also directed Pakistan to grant...

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