Orientation programme for Haj-2017 pilgrims from May 3

SRINAGAR: According to the Executive Officer, State Haj Committee Bemina, the first phase of orientation programme for selected Haj-2017 pilgrims of district Bandipora, Kupwara and Ganderbal shall begin from May 3, 2017. The Executive Officer said that the training session for the pilgrims of Bandipora will be held onMay 3 at Masjid Noor Bandipora, for Kupwara pilgrims on May […]

Days of longing:Social-media ban disconnects Kashmiri families divided by the LoC

One cold morning in the winter of 2015, I visited the Manakpayan refugee camp on Srinagar Road in Muzaffarabad, the capital of the Pakistani part of Kashmir. The road would have led me straight to Srinagar had it not been for the barbed wire-fence that splits Kashmir into two. The camp is a scattering of […]

What science says about getting the most out of your tea

Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Tea is personal; everyone has opinions about making the perfect cup. But what does science say about getting the most out of your brew? It’s not the only reason to drink it, but tea consumption is linked to a number of health benefits. It’s thought to improve […]

Havells India MD Gets Business Leader Award

New Delhi: Anil Rai Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director of Havells India Limited was  conferred the prestigious ‘Emerging Business Leader’ award at The AIMA (All  India Management Association) Managing India awards 2017. The award was presented at  a glittering ceremony at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. Commenting on the Award, Mr. Gupta said, “I am delighted […]

India Waiting For An Opportunity To Go To War With Pakistan: Swamy

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday tore into Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa for his remark over Kashmir, saying that India is waiting for an opportunity to go to war with Pakistan, if the neighbouring country dared to interfere. “Let them attempt, we are ready. We will retaliate and […]

Life Returns To Normal In Valley After Day-Long Strike

Srinagar: Life returned to normal Monday in the Kashmir Valley after day-long strike called by separatists against the killings of a civilian in government forces firing in Kupwara on April 27. Shops and business establishments were open and traffic was plying on all routes normally in the summer capital, Srinagar, where some busy routes witnessed […]

Yogi wants images of teachers in schools

Lucknow: In a bid to improve education quality in state-run schools and ensure regular attendance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wants images of faculty members pasted on school walls. This will be done to check and then cross-check from the students whether those whose pictures were displayed attend schools regularly and teach or not. Adityanath […]

Turkish President Erdogan in India; to hold talks with Modi

New Delhi: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here Sunday and will hold wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow on key bilateral and regional issues, including India’s NSG membership bid and ways to strengthen cooperation in counter-terrorism and trade. This is Erdogan’s first foreign visit after winning a controversial referendum on April 16 […]

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