Madam Gandhi, Experts Know What Causes Earthquakes

Apropos article “A New Theory About What’s Causing Earthquakes” by Ms Maneka Gandhi published in the Kashmir Observer on 8th December 2018. The write-up is based on flawed, imaginary and biased science. The author has quoted Dr. Bajaj, who is allegedly a leading academic scholar from India and has worked in University of Delhi. Dr. […]

Jaitley Admits Some Areas Of Differences Between Centre, RBI

MUMBAI — Finance minister Arun Jaitley Thursday admitted there were two-three areas of differences with the Reserve Bank (RBI), but questioned how a mere discussion on its functioning could be considered “destruction” of an institution. Under attack politically for creating circumstances that led to the resignation of Urjit Patel as the central bank’s Governor, Jaitley listed […]

BJP’s Loss And Kashmir

Kashmir has looked at the outcome of the five state elections with a blend of disbelief and the relief. Fewer people in the state expected the BJP to score 5-0 in the polls. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemed too overarching a leader to lose so tamely in five states. His power to hold people perpetually […]

The Sixth Extinction

If you’ve been paying attention to what’s happening to the nonhuman life forms with which we share this planet, you’ve likely heard the term “the Sixth Extinction.” If not, look it up. After all, a superb environmental reporter, Elizabeth Kolbert, has already gotten a Pulitzer Prize for writing a book with that title. Whether the […]

We’re Stronger Than We Think!

There are many resources that should not be easily wasted by humans. Money is important and life in this world without money is really a tough one. We should never waste our hard earned money. There are people who are true and always tell us, money doesn’t buy happiness. But that single line alone challenging […]

Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls Starts In Sgr

SRINAGAR —The Special Summary Revision of Electoral Rolls (SSRER) has been started here in Srinagar. The District Election Officer (DEO) Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, “called on all stakeholders to cooperate in enrolment of eligible voters of the district.” The DEO was speaking at a meeting with the representatives of political parties asking them to […]

Gandhi Statue Removed From Ghana University After Students Allege He Was Racist

ACCRA — A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana’s most prestigious university after complaints that he was racist against black Africans. India’s former president Pranab Mukherjee unveiled the statue to the global peace icon at the University of Ghana in Accra two years ago as a symbol of ties between […]

Senior Citizens Should Get Meaningful Pension: SC 

NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court on Thursday said that senior citizens should get a meaningful pension to live with dignity, and not just the equivalent of Rs 92 at current value. The apex court said the State was “obligated to ensure” that the right to live with dignity that includes reasonable shelter, health care, […]

KCR Sworn-In As Telangana CM For Second Straight Term

HYDERABAD — TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, who led his party to a massive victory in the December 7 assembly elections, was sworn-in Thursday as the chief minister of Telangana for a second straight term KCR, as Rao is popularly known, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor E S L Narasimhan at […]

Hr Sec Contractual Lecturers Protest To Seek Regularisation

SRINAGAR — The higher secondary level contractual lecturers who have been appointed on academic arrangements on Thursday staged a protest to seek their regularisation. The protesting lecturers sought the intervention of Governor Satya Pal Malik into the matter. Talking to reporters at press enclave after the protest demonstration, the protesting contractual lecturers alleged that they have […]

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