Meeting a real alien ‘possible’ in 20 years

WASHINGTON: There could be life on at least half-a-dozen other worlds – besides the Earth – and it may take 20 more years to find them, astronomers have announced.  “At least a half-dozen other worlds (besides the Earth) that might have life are in our solar system,” Seth Shostak, senior astronomer with the California-based SETI […]

Kuwait MP to resign if ‘bikini ban’ approved

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti MP Nabil al-Fadl announced that he would present his resignation from the country’s Ummah Council if the proposal to ban the nudity of women in swimming pools and public places was approved by the Assembly, the Kuwaiti daily newspaper al-Shahed reported Friday. The new proposal, which does not provide a clear definition […]

Rajdeep and Sagarika to resign as Reliance takes over Network 18

NEW DELHI: Celebrity TV journalists Rajdeep Sardesai and Sagarika Ghose are likely to resign from CNN-IBN by end of June, as Reliance Industries Ltd has announced the take over of the channel’s holding company, Network 18. They are likely to go on leave from June 1 and resign by June 30, Network 18 officials said. […]

Convenient Electoral Politics on Article 370

With the assembly elections coming up in J & K later this year, it comes as no surprise that controversy around Article 370 has gain erupted. Within 48 hours of taking oath of office, Minister of state in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh on Tuesday triggered a controversy after he pitched for a debate […]

Doctors to strike work for 1 hour today

SRINAGAR: The Doctors Association of Kashmir Thursday said routine work in all the hospitals of the Valley would be suspended on Friday from 10 to 11 amagainst “unjustified suspension” of  Nisar-ul-Hassan. “We are forced to take this astic step due to the callous and insensitive attitude of government,” a spokesman said in a statement. “Government […]

Sgr army school scores 100% in CBSE exams

Srinagar: Army Public School (APS), Srinagar for the fourth consecutive year this year obtained academic excellence in the CBSE exams achieving huned percent results both in Class X and Class XII.   According to a statement , the school proved best in its performance in the entire Valley. The student of the School Zaman Ishtiyaq […]

Boat taxis looting tourists

Srinagar: A youth was thrashed mercilessly by some Shikara owners after he tried to stop them from charging exuberant rates from the tourists near Kohnakhan Ghat in tourist hub Dalgate Srinagar, CNS reports.  Tourists alleged that shikara owners operating at Kohnakhan ghat are charging Rs 400 for an hour’s ride while tourist police are acting […]

Migrant Pandits seek Modi’s help to return home

Srinagar : Kashmir Pandits Policy Group has shot a letter to Prime Minister Narinder Modi saying that if the exiled community is not repatriated back to home land with dignity and pride now, then it shall be never. According to a statement , the group headed by Ashok Bhan, the supreme court lawyer, the letter […]

Angry workers hold ‘sting operation’ against NC minister

SRINAGAR: A video clip has appeared on social networking sites in which  Jammu and Kashmir minister and senior leader of National Conference Abdul Rahim Rather has been shown amidst a bunch of angry workers who accuse him of forgetting his own voters, CNS reported Thursday. The video, the report suggests, seems a ‘sting operation’ by […]

Academy begins UNESCO-funded heritage project

SRINAGAR: Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture & Languages is documenting the State’s rich intangible cultural heritage through a publication work on which is near completion. The pictorial publication will exhaustively document practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills, artifacts and cultural spaces and cover all the three regions of the State. Stating this, Secretary Academy, […]

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