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14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Restoration of Post Paid services: Jubilations across Kashmir

Just after a span of 70 days, restoration of postpaid cellular services brought back hope and happiness amid ongoing uncertainty among people of Kashmir even though long queues were seen at billing counters and recharge outlets across Srinagar.According to...

14-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Day 71: Amid Trim Trim of phones; life still out of gear

Even as at least 40 lakh postpaid phones started ringing across Kashmir on Monday afternoon, normal life  remains to be affected on the 71st straight day with cry for restoration of internet and pre-paid mobile phone services getting louder.According...

12-Oct-2019 New Delhi

RSTT organizes heritage walk in Delhi for the visually impaired

Rising Star Tours and Travels organised a “Heritage Walk” in Delhi for the visually-impaired people in association with Modern Public School (Shalimar Bagh). The excursion covered the epoch of Mughal Dynasty to the wars of Independence. The students and visually-impaired...

12-Oct-2019 Srinagar

In Srinagar, Black marketing at its peak, CAPD in slumber

The prices of essential commodities have skyrocketed in Srinagar with concerned Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution (CAPD) department failing to take any action in this regard.The street vendors at few places in the morning markets are selling the...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Two Shops Gutted in Srinagar blaze

Two houses were gutted in S R Gunj area of Srinagar that created fear psychosis in the area leaving morning markets deserted in the nearby areas.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the fire incident took place at late hours of Thursday...

11-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Day 68: No Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid for 10th consecutive week

On the 10th consecutive Friday, the state administration didn’t allow the congregational prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar even as curbs were imposed in parts of downtown city.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO),deployment...

10-Oct-2019 New Delhi

MY FM comes up with “Plastic Bharat Chhodo” campaign

MY FM- the Radio arm of DB Corp ltd, has launched ''Plastic Bharat Chhodo'' to address the issue of plastic usage in the country. The campaign aims to promote a greener and cleaner India through this initiative and discourage the use of plastic in any form. ...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Selling petrol in bottles a new trend in Kashmir

Of late, selling of petrol bottles on the roadside has become a new trend in Kashmir as most of the fuel stations remain closed during the day. Those selling petrol on roadside in various parts of Srinagar claim that they are doing it to earn their livelihood...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Is PDD going to waive off electricity fee to its consumers?

As the government has directed the school authorities to waive off the fees to the students for the period of its closure, the Power Development Department (PDD) too seems considering the waiving off the electricity bills to its consumers as the department...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Forget 370, BDC polls set off new political discourse in Kashmir

With Block Development (BDC) elections in Kashmir on cards, the political discourse has completely changed in Kashmir in last few days as Sarpanchs and Panchs are being reached out by parties to win maximum Councils.According to wire service—Kashmir News...

08-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Wooing back tourists: Rolling back of Advisory evokes mixed response

The announcement made by the Governor Satya Pal Malik about lifting of the two month long tourism advisory and asking the tourists to visit Kashmir again from October 10 onwards has evoked mixed response.Majority of tour operators say that the decision is...

07-Oct-2019

New Avenues in science

Students seek careers in science for different reasons. Some have very specific goals such as curing diseases, countering pollution, developing a space vehicle, designing roads, bridges, skyscrapers, or they imagine building companies that capitalise on new engineering...

07-Oct-2019

How Globalisation is changing in Hotel Management

Globalisation and the careersFrom the starting of the new millennium, there has been change everywhere, and its pace is increasing. It is clear as we move ahead in the 21st century that we are in an era of unprecedented changes, at both national and global levels,...

07-Oct-2019 New Delhi

This October Get Fit With Gozero Mobility E-Bikes

GoZero Mobility- A British Electric Bike maker, known for manufacturing premium electric performance bikes and signature lifestyle merchandise launches Fit October Program in accordance to the Fit India Movement which was announced by the Hon’ble Prime Minister...

07-Oct-2019 Srinagar

As uncertainty continues, fishing hooks distressed lot to avoid boredom

With no end in the ongoing uncertainty in Kashmir, people remain busy in fishing most part of the day on the banks of famous Dal Lake to defeat boredom and the level of stress that the past two months have given to them.According to a wire news service—Kashmir...

07-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Fire guts 11 houses in Dunikhud, Dalgate

Fire has gutted eleven residential houses, with seven houses completely damaged in Dunikhud Buchwara area of Dalgate, Srinagar.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in the incident, with minor injuries...

06-Oct-2019 Bangalore

5 Ways Construction Inspection Checklists Will Improve the Quality

Top quality construction work cannot be achieved without comprehensive documentation of the practicable viable and important check points at every stage of construction. It aims at creating confidence in the customer that an industry is practicing scientific...

05-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Two months on, a few bridges; by-lanes remain closed for Public in Sgr

Some major bridges and lanes continue to remain blocked as pools of concertina wires restricting the total movement of people remains intact in some areas even after government claims of lifting the restrictions from the valley. According to wire service—Kashmir...

05-Oct-2019 Srinagar

In absence of tourists, Musical Fountain & Laser Show Lose Its Charm

The Musical Fountain and Laser Show that attracted numerous visitors  soon after it was inaugurated in May this year sans visitors due to the prevailing uncertainty in the valley. According to a wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the laser fountain...

05-Oct-2019 Pulwama

South Indian truckers disappointed; no load available for them

While the apple harvesting is slowly picking pace in several parts of apple producing areas across Kashmir, leading increase in number of trucks carrying apple boxes to outside state fruit mandis every day, the truckers- particularly from southern states of...

04-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Day 61: On Friday eve, Curbs return to ‘haunt’ people again

The undeclared restrictions returned on Friday eve to haunt people of Srinagar parts while as authorities disallowed the congregational prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid for the 9th consecutive Friday. According to a wire service—Kashmir News Observer...

03-Oct-2019 Srinagar

After 370 roll back, response to recruitment increased manifold: Army

The army today appealed the youth of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir to join army for peace and prosperity of all the regions stating that the response to  recruitment has gone up from past. The army said compared to the past recruitment rallies,...

03-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir’s main Higher Secondary School a ‘military garrison’

On the first day of re-opening of Higher Secondary Schools in Kashmir, the main institution—Shri Pratap Higher Secondary School at Moulana Azad Road in the heart of  city on Thursday wore a deserted look as only security personnel camping in the campus...

03-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir Uncertainty enters into third month

The uncertainty that griped entire Kashmir on August 5 after Centre announced the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday completed two  months and entered into third month with normal life across the region remaining almost paralysed.According...

02-Oct-2019

An Essential Guide to Renting Wardrobes

Are you planning to shift your apartment? So, you have purchased a perfect home and are all set to move into your new place. Don’t you think you are missing out on something super important? Well, you haven't decided on the furniture installation yet.Purchasing...

02-Oct-2019 Srinagar

‘Apple Deal’: Govt scheme for farmers proves ‘damp-squib’

The tall claims of J&K government have fallen flat after it failed to disburse the amount to maximum number of farmers who sold their apple boxes under Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) launched by the administration on August 12.To date, over 30,000...

01-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Communication Gag: Wireless Talkies replace mobiles in Srinagar

The demand for wireless talkies in Srinagar has picked up in the wake of continuous mobile phone services and internet gag.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the demand for the wireless devices are running high in valley due to the ongoing...

30-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir Uncertainty: Lack of demand forces closure of Poultry farms

The demand for poultry consumption in Kashmir went drastically down ever since the uncertainty tightened its grip on the people in Valley on August 5 and as a result, the local poultry farm owners have closed their units. The closure of poultry units across...

29-Sep-2019 Sangrur

Gurpreet Singh gets good profit from fish cum pig farming

The subsidiary occupation of fish farming and piggery has proven a boon for progressive farmers of Hasanpur village of Dhuri tehsil in Sangrur district. Gurpreet Singh is earning good profit by adopting fishery and piggery.Narrating his success story, Gurpreet...

28-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Post UNGA session, security beefed up in south Kashmir

Massive security movement was reported in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir on Saturday a day after Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).According to wire service Kashmir News Observer (KNO),...

28-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Heavy security build-up across Kashmir post UNGA session

A day after United Nation General Assembly session, a massive security build-up has been put in place across Kashmir with a tight vigil coupled with intensified frisking of commuters being conducted on all the highways in Valley.According to wire service...

27-Sep-2019 Kolkata

ASUS strengthening its foothold in Tier II & Tier III markets

India’s hinterlands have come to be the top destinations for globally renowned brands pursuing a deeper penetration in the country. The global tech major, ASUS, has revealed its plans of strengthening its foothold in country, especially in the tier 2 markets...

27-Sep-2019 Jammu

Jobs in J&K Police Deptt: BJP wants non-local participation

Advertisement for the various jobs in J&K police department has triggered a major controversy with BhartiyaJanata Party (BJP) demanding participation of non-locals citing abrogation of Article 370. The BJP has stated that the rollback of special status has rendered...

27-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Day 55: Fresh curbs bring Kashmir to a halt

At a time when people of Kashmir are pinning hopes on the United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) session where Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan-Narendera Modi and Imran Khan are set to make speeches on Kashmir, the authorities on Friday imposed fresh...

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