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Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India 190001
Friday, February 22, 2019
Last year, Mohammed Rafiq Khushu was hailed as a hero after he saved the lives of 12 CRPF jawans who were attacked by militants during a by-poll in Jammu and Kashmir. Today, he can be seen languishing on the streets...
The issue of the daring escape of an arrested Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist from a Srinagar hospital was raised in the Rajya Sabha today, with the Congress saying the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has worsened. Raising the issue during...
Pakistan has brought up the Kashmir issue in the Security Council, accusing it of “selective implementation” of its resolutions. “Nothing undermines the credibility of the Council more than selective implementation of its resolutions,” Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi said on...
India's first woman private detective, Rajani Pandit, was arrested on Friday for allegedly using illegal means to procure call detail records (CDRs) for her clients. Police had on Thursday busted a gang of detectives and arrested four of them...
Through the Bangladesh-India Friendship Company (BIFCL), Bangladesh is planning to build a solar or coal-based power electricity general plant in the Indian soil. A decision has been made to form a committee comprising representatives from both the countries to move...
Apple iPhone sales in India dipped in the October-December quarter. According to Counterpoint Research, iPhone sales declined by 9 per cent in volume terms and 7 per cent by revenues during the quarter compared to the corresponding quarter last year. The...
Thousands of stone tools dating back as far as 385,000 years that have been uncovered in India suggest humans might have migrated from Africa much earlier than previously thought. Until now, many researchers believed that ancient tool-making technology -- chipping...
US Air Force Chief of Staff General David L Goldfein today flew the Indian Air Force's indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas from Air Force station in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. This is the first instance that the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was flown...
India and China have a "cold war-like" relationship in the making but New Delhi is unlikely to join something framed as a US-led front to contain Beijing, a former American diplomat has said. Alyssa Ayres, who served in the South...
Four people - 2 civilians and 2 paratroopers - were injured in a grenade explosion in Kashmir’s Tral on Saturday. According to reports, militants hurled a grenade at a CRPF party in south Kashmir’s Tral. Two civilians got injured when...
The Indian army said Friday that three soldiers were killed when an avalanche struck their Himalayan post in the Indian portion of Kashmir. The army said the soldiers died in the Machhil sector near the Line of Control that divides...
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said situation in the State was not conducive for withdrawing Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives special powers to security forces. “Situation in J&K is not conducive for repealing...
Three weeks after eight-year-old Asifa Bano was found dead in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, details surrounding her murder have got murkier amid suggestions the incident is linked to a rival village and custodial land that her community occupies. Chairperson...
Over 14,000 trout fish were found dead in Kashmir. On Friday, when the fish were found dead in a fish farm in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, it was learnt that they all died due to water poisoning. According to reports, the...
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the Haryana government to take stringent action against the perpetrators for assaulting Kashmiri students and demanded a probe into the case. Mehbooba made the statement on Friday, hours after reports of...
iPhone maker Apple notched up a double-digit growth in its revenue from India in the quarter to December 2017, its all-time quarterly record to date. The company has been expanding its presence in the hyper-competitive Indian smart phone market,...
 Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday read out long portions of his speech in Hindi. The repeated resort to the vernacular, as much as the content of what he said, revealed the political nature of his Budget. The appeal...
A two-day strike of Confederation of All India Traders began on Friday in the national capital to protest the municipal corporation's sealing drive. Popular markets in the city remained shut on Friday after traders' association and industries body called for...
Doctors and patients welcomed the Union government's announcement that every tuberculosis patient would be given Rs 500 every month towards ration.   "Nutritional support is important for a patient's overall improvement,'' said a doctor. BMC's TB officer Dr Daksha Shah said...
If you have been planning to buy a mobile phone but haven’t yet, it may be time to do it soon as it is set to cost more. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1 raised the customs duty on...

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