Temperatures dip across Kashmir Valley; Leh coldest

Temperatures dip across Kashmir Valley; Leh coldest

Srinagar: Leh in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir experienced the coldest night of the season as the mercury there settled about eight degrees below the freezing point, even as the Srinagar-Leh Highway continued to remain closed for traffic. Leh recorded the minimum temperature of minus 7.9 degrees Celsius last night further down from minus […]

Positively file status report on foreign prisoners: SC to Govt

Positively file status report on foreign prisoners: SC to Govt

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has asked the Government of India (GoI) to “positively” file a report before it on the latest status of foreign nationals, including those from Pakistan, languishing in jails after having served their full sentence. A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan asked the government to file within […]

Thousands turn out on Delhi roads despite pollution concerns

Thousands turn out on Delhi roads despite pollution concerns

NEW DELHI: Delhiites on Sunday turned out in tens of thousands in the Half Marathon, despite calls from certain quarters to cancel the race due to severe air pollution in the city. The 13th edition of the race went off without any hiccup and the elite runners (both Indian and foreign athletes) were unequivocal in […]

Pak NSA accuses India of creating ‘two-front situation’

Pak NSA accuses India of creating ‘two-front situation’

Islamabad: Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua on Saturday accused India of creating a “two-front situation” for Pakistan, saying such a policy would be detrimental for regional peace and stability. His statement came during his talks with visiting Special Representative of Germany for Afghanistan and Pakistan Markus Potzel who was accompanied by German Ambassador […]

Jammu bar demands sedition case against Farooq Abdullah

Jammu: Jammu High Court Bar Association president B S Slathia Saturday asked government to file sedition charges against National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah for his recent remarks that PaK belongs to Pakistan. He also demanded disqualification of Abdullah from the Lok Sabha and de-recognisation of his party by the Election Commission. Taking a serious exception […]

Farmers to protest in Delhi, demand ‘freedom from debt’

Farmers to protest in Delhi, demand ‘freedom from debt’

New Delhi: Farmers from all over India will participate in a two-day protest from November 20 here under the banner of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC)  to demand for “better prices for their produce and complete freedom from debt”. According to the AIKSCC, members of around 180 farmer organisations are expected to participate in the […]

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