The repatriation of the professional Indian expatriate

MUMBAI: Its a different kind of Ghar Wapasi- one that involves the homecoming of those Indians that chose once to leave the comfort of home and hearth and make a leap into the unknown, overseas, in search of the promised better life. Confidence, spurred by a resurgent Indian economy, improvement in the standards of living, […]

17 industrial units are defunct across J&K: Minister

Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Industries Chander Prakash Ganga today said that as many as 17 industrial units are defunct in the state. ”The government is planning to revive the sick units, which can be revived but there are 17 industrial units, which are totally defunct and cannot be restarted, the Ministertold UNI outside the […]

Pak Mulls Uniform Prayer Timings

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan is actively considering the feasibility of rolling out uniform prayer timings in the capital city- Islamabad as a pilot project. If it works well, the plan is to make it a nationwide practice. Such a system is already in place in Saudi Arabia, prompting criticism from some quarters that “the […]

482 Test Positive in 2015

  Swine Flu in J&K Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government today said that 482 patients have been tested positive for H1N1 influenza in the state in 2015 with seven suspected deaths due to swine flu. In a reply to a joint question of several members in Legislative Council, Minister for Health Choudhary Lal Singh said […]

Cop Goes Missing From Ganderbal

SRINAGAR:  A Head Constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police has gone missing from central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, reports said on Friday. According to a police officials, Mohammad Shafi Parray (belt no. 02/ BD) of Wussun Ganderbal went missing since today morning. He had not returned till last reports came in. Parray, according to the […]

PDP-BJP Panel Holds Meet

Srinagar: The first meeting of PDP and BJP government’s Coordination Committee is scheduled to be held in Jammu later this evening. Sources said the meeting would be held at the official residence of Chief Minister Mufti Mohamamd Sayeed at 8 pm. “The meeting will be presided over by the BJP leader and Deputy CM Dr […]

183 JK youth join army

Srinagar: One hundred eighty three youth from the J&K were inducted into the Indian Army on Friday at J&K Light Infantry Regimental Centre in Srinagar. Singing their Regimental Song, the young soldiers took the oath to devote their lives to protect India from all odds.  These Young Soldiers called themselves singularly privileged to join this […]

Indian market deluged by discarded medical devices from ‘developed’ world

MUMBAI: Poor regulation and lack of indigenisation in India’s multibillion dollar healthcare sector, has set off a rampant trend of ‘dumping’ of medical equipment by first-world nations, say reports. In their quest to meet the massive demand for ‘certified’ medical equipment especially in the cardiac and orthopaedic sectors, markets like India, and even China, Uganda […]

Ruckus in Assembly, Legislator Injured

GoI’s refusal to transfer power projects to JK JAMMU: Pandemonium marred the proceedings of legislative assembly on Friday as opposition members gathered near the speaker’s podium amid slogan shouting and noise against governments alleged failure to bring states back power projects from NHPC. Reports said stormy scenes were witnessed in both the houses of Legislative […]

Will go beyond Uri and Dulhasti: Mehbooba

Srinagar:  PDP Friday said it will not confine its approach to the return of Uri-I and Dulhasti power projects from NHPC but explore all options to make J&K rich in power resources. The PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said that besides exploring the modalities of returning Uri-I and Dulhasti to Jammu and Kashmir, the party is […]

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