Laptops: Performance or battery life?

It’s a good time to be a mobile enthusiast, with lots of laptops of all different sizes to get buyers to open their wallets. There are laptops of all kinds, from thin Ultrabooks to large desktop replacement models to fit most anyone’s needs. All features and options aside, often the choice of laptop comes down […]

Saudi Cut in Haj Quota to Hit Pvt Tour Operators

NEW DELHI: With Saudi Arabia slashing by 20 percent the Haj quota for all foreign pilgrims this year, the Indian government Monday decided to reduce the Haj seats of private tour operators. As per the India-Saudi Arabia bilateral agreement on Haj 2013, inked on March 16 in Jeddah, the quota for India was fixed at […]

Rather asks banks to improve CDR

Opens 691st branch of J&K Bank at Lolipora SRINAGAR, JULY 08: Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Mr. Abdul Rahim Rather today asked the Banking Institutions working in the State to improve their Credit-Deposit Ratio (CDR) as per Reserve Bank of India (RBI) guideline to give boost to economic activities in rural areas of the […]

Annual fish production reaches 20,000 tons

SRINAGAR: Fisheries Department has generated revenue of Rs. 78 lakh during first two month of current financial year while five hatcheries with seasonal production capacity of 2.50 lakh fingerlings each have been completed and made operational in Kashmir Valley.  This information was given to the Minister of State for Fisheries, Cooperatives, Finance and Planning Dr […]

Poonch annual Plan pegged at Rs.101.91 cr

POONCH – The annual plan for 2013-14 for the District has been pegged at Rs. 101.91 crore. Decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of the District Development Board meeting today presided over by Minister Higher Education, Mr. Mohammad Akbar Lone who is also chairman of the Board.  The Plan includes Rs.40 crore […]

Egypt Descends Into Chaos

CAIRO—Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood accused the country’s military of massacring dozens of its supporters during dawntime prayers in Cairo on Monday, as Egypt’s deadliest clashes in years between the army and Islamists pushed the country toward armed conflict. At least 53 people were killed and more than 400 wounded, Egypt’s official media said, in a clash […]

Safest Seat to Survive Air Crashes Revealed

WASHINGTON: Where a person sits on a plane may prove to be the difference between life and death in a crash, experts have revealed. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, only one in 1.2 million flights end up in an accident, but there are still precautions passengers can take to prepare for emergency situations, […]

4,700 still missing in Uttrakhand

DEHRADUN: Three members of a family were on Monday killed in a house collapse as a fresh spell of rain stalled relief operations in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, where the authorities said that the number of people missing has mounted to over 4,700. Two women and a child belonging to one family were killed when the ceiling […]

14 Killed In Karachi Violence

KARACHI:At least fourteen people, including a police officer, were killed in different incidents of violence across Karachi on Monday, DawnNews reported. Two persons were killed in a gunfiring incident in Rafa-i-Aam society of Malir in Karachi. Another two persons were killed in separate incidents of violence in Surjani town and Balida town’s Raees Goth areas. […]

Range Level T-20 Premier League Cricket tourney ends

Srinagar: The central Kashmir Range level T-20 Premier league cricket tournament concluded here today, with final played between Masters XI Ompora, Budgam and Humhama Cricket club. Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Abdul Ghani Mir was chief guest on this occasion. Speaking on this occasion IGP said that from last few years J&K Police has been […]

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