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Monday, February 19, 2018

Air war in 1971: A view from the other side

Disregarding the counsel of wise men, from Herodotus to George Santayana, Indians have consistently ignored the importance of reading, writing and learning from history....

Iranian plane with 66 aboard crashes

A passenger plane with 66 people on board crashed in central Iran on Sunday, authorities said but declined to give any definite information about...

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli army

Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire in Gaza in a flare-up after soldiers were wounded by an explosive device along the Palestinian...

Pakistan to send transgenders as Hajj volunteers

For the first time in the history of Pakistan, transgenders will be part of a team of boy scouts being sent to Saudi Arabia...

3 years on, authorities fail to beautify IG Road

Despite passing of three years, authorities have failed to beautify median strip of the Indira Gandhi (IG) Road here.   This month every year, the four-kilometer...

CM hands over motorized bicycles among specially abled youth

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, handed over keys of motorized bicycles among eight specially abled youth here today. These youth had met the Chief Minister during...

Free workshops on upcoming entrance exams concludes

A series of free workshops on the art of competitive examinations for the students appearing in upcoming JEE-NEET examinations, concluded at Amar Singh College...

Small car owners decry repeated checking of documents

Small car owners in this capital city are feeling the heat of car driving in hassle free environment as frequent checking of vehicle documents...

CM lays foundation of key developmental projects

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a daylong visit to the area, laid foundation of some key developmental projects here today. The Chief Minister...

AERB approves site for cancer centre at Kupwara

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has approved site for tertiary care cancer centre (TCCC) proposed to be set up at Kupwara, and meant to...

Kashmir”s laugh doctor: He wants to bring mirth back to Kashmir”s depressed lives

Long before it was infected by violence and its streets reverberated with sounds of slogans and gunfire, Kashmir was a place where one could...

Central government to spend less on education

Following curtailment in budget allocation, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has decided to merge the centrally sponsored education schemes throughout the country. For this,...

DHSK asked to operationalisation 18 new health centres

 Minister of State for Health & Medical Education, Asiea Naqaash today directed Directorate of Health Services Kashmir to work out modalities for operationalizing newly-built...

French skier injured in Gulmarg

A French skier was injured today while skiing in Gulmarg resort in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said. Aleix Goyer had a fall while skiing...

Ajas in Bandipora demands degree college

Inhabitants of Ajas, a tehsil in Bandipora district, with a population of around 30,000, have demanded a college for the tehsil. On Sunday the villagers...

Need peace to pursue talks, opening of cross LoC routes: CM

Terming peace imperative for taking Jammu & Kashmir out of uncertainties, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today appealed people to maintain peace so that she...

Won’t shift CUK campus from Ganderbal: Mehbooba

Putting an end to the speculation that the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) campus will be shifted from district Ganderbal, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti...

HCBA for fast track trial Decries rally in support of accused

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association has condemned the protest march by “Hindu Ekta Manch”, in Kathua, in support of an accused in...

Ashwin, a role model for today’s youngsters: Kirmani

CHENNAI: Former India wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani on Sunday praised star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for his achievements and dedication to the game and said he...

‘21st century is the age of knowledge economy’

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind today said the 21st century was the age of “knowledge economy” and the power of new ideas and...

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