Advisor Calls For Fresh Roadmap To Re-Invigorate State’s Tourism Industry  

SRINAGAR — Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has asked the Administrative Secretary, State Tourism Department, all Heads of the Departments of the Tourism Department and Chief Executive Officers of Tourism Development Authorities in the State to gear up for the ongoing tourist season and forthcoming Amarnath  Yatra as large number of tourists and […]

Advisor Inspects Food Served To Move Employees  

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) Srinagar and inspected the facilities being provided to the Darbar Move employees who are staying there. MD JKTDC Asif Hameed Khan and other concerned officers were present on the occasion. The Advisor while inspecting the facilities at TRC visited kitchen and dining […]

Food Safety Deptt Declares Snack Fun Fine Puff ‘Unsafe’

SRINAGAR — Food Safety Department Friday declared snacks “Fun Fine Puff” Brand Name “Parul Fun Fine Puff” “unsafe and misbranded,” under the provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 Rules and Regulation, 2011. The department issued the notice after they lifted the sample of the snacks Batch No: 696, which was declared by their laboratory […]

Suspension Is No Punishment: HC

SRINAGAR — Suspension is no punishment, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court observed and asked Chief Education Officer Budgam to consider reply of a master and reinstate him if he substantiates his one-day absence. Abdul Hamid Khan, the Master in Government Boys Middle School, Dharmunah Budgam, was placed under suspension by virtue of an order […]

US Airstrike Kills 8 Afghan Police Officers

KABUL — At least eight policemen have been killed in a US airstrike on Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand in what was seemingly an accident. The air raid was carried out by the US forces on Thursday night, said Omar Zwak, a spokesman for Helmand’s governor, adding that it also left 12 other police personnel wounded. […]

How Slavery is Taught in Our Schools

Thinkers change systems and shift paradigms, and so modern education is as careful as it can be to avoid producing too many people who are capable of sustained critical thinking. How a particular stuff of education is an accumulation of slaves and we are pleased to have such sheep- sheds in the form of colleges […]

Sure That BJP-Led Alliance Will Win Over 300 Seats: Modi

KHARGONE (MP) —  On the last day of campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he is sure of the BJP-led ruling dispensation winning over 300 seats. Addressing a rally in Khargone in Madhya Pradesh, Modi also thanked people for deciding to make him the prime minister again. “From […]

Bolton, Pompeo Irk Trump With Iran War Cries: WP

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump is angry with his National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who are pushing the United States into a military confrontation with Iran, a report has revealed. According to several US officials, Trump prefers a diplomatic approach to resolving tensions with Iran and wants to speak […]

SC Vacates Order Granting Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop

NEW DELHI — The Supreme Court on Friday vacated its order granting protection from arrest to former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund scam case. The Supreme Court said its February 5 order granting interim protection to Kumar will continue for seven days from Friday to enable him to approach the […]

Don’t Eat Egg Before Reading This

Eggs have always been considered to be a standard safe food. Few people realise that every egg is different, and some may not be fit to eat at all. An egg is made up of albumen, yolk and a porous shell made of calcium carbonate. The internal ingredients of an egg can be altered so […]