‘Baba Chamliyal Mela symbolises cross-border harmony’

‘Baba Chamliyal Mela symbolises cross-border harmony’

SAMBA: The annual Baba Chamliyal Mela was organized with remarkable amicability and hospitality Thursday at Chamliyal in Ramgarh tehsil on the Indo-Pak border Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary, Members of Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma and Shamsheer Singh Manhas visited the shrine to […]

4 debt-ridden farmers end lives in Nashik in two days

4 debt-ridden farmers end lives in Nashik in two days

Nashik: Four debt-ridden farmers allegedly committedsuicide in the last two days in Nashik district where one of them set up his own funeral pyre, officials said today. Supadu Bhika Pawar, 77, a resident of Vadner- Khakurdi village in Malegaon taluka set up his own funeral pyre and then sat in it at his home yesterday, […]

Illegal drugs market ‘thriving’: UN

Illegal drugs market ‘thriving’: UN

VIENNA : The global narcotics market is “thriving”, with production of cocaine and opium substances soaring and opioids wreaking havoc, the UN crime and drugs agency said today in a gloomy annual assessment. “As the report… Clearly shows, there is much work to be done to confront the many harms inflicted by drugs, to health, […]

NATGRID to get PAN, taxpayer data access

NATGRID to get PAN, taxpayer data access

NEW DELHI: The NATGRID, a network aimed at sharing information about terrorists among security agencies, will now be getting access to the Income Tax Department’s PAN records and individual taxpayers’ data. The ambitious project conceived by the then Home Minister P Chidambaram during UPA II rule will soon be getting new powers to access tax […]

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has said he is engaged in bringing about a dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through his meetings with the prime ministers of the two countries. “Why do you think I met three times the Prime Minister of Pakistan and two times the Prime Minister […]

‘More soldiers died in Valley than in wars since independence’

‘More soldiers died in Valley than in wars since independence’

New Delhi: More Indian soldiers have been killed in Kashmir than those who died in various wars since independence, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Wednesday. She was speaking at an event organised by RSS’s communication wing Indraprastha Vishwa Samvad Kendra (IVSK) here to award journalists. “More soldiers have sacrificed their lives in the […]

Kumble-Kohli communication had stopped six months ago

Kumble-Kohli communication had stopped six months ago

New Delhi: The BCCI top brass had an inkling that all was not well but they were taken aback when they came to know that captain Virat Kohli and chief coach Anil Kumble were not in talking terms for the “last six months”. Another important thing that has come out in the open was that […]

Sarfaraz set to be appointed as Pakistan’s Test captain

Sarfaraz set to be appointed as Pakistan’s Test captain

Karachi: Pakistan’s limited over skipper, Sarfaraz Ahmed, who is still basking in the glory of winning the Champions Trophy, is set to be appointed as the captain of the Test team as well. A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board told PTI that in principle when Chairman Shaharyar Khan, the head of the executive […]

Acid victims to get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

Acid victims to get reservation in govt jobs, promotions

NEW DELHI: People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks may get quotas in central government jobs and for promotions. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has proposed vacancies, promotion quotas and an age relaxation for those with disabilities in a draft policy. The move may stoke controversy as reservation […]