Martyrs live in people’s hearts, says Hurriyat (M)

Martyrs live in people’s hearts, says Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Terming the authorities’ denial to erecting a martyrs’ memorial in Pulwama as “against the democratic norms”, Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday said “martyrs live in the hearts of the people of Kashmir”. “Stopping people from building their memorials is not going to stop people from carrying forward the martyrs’ mission to its logical conclusion,” […]

Students protest against JKBOSE for ‘misleading’ results

Students protest against JKBOSE for ‘misleading’ results

Javid Ali srinagar: Scores of students and their parents on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration inside the premises of Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) at Bemina against the Board for ‘misleading’ results. The results of 10th class 2015 annual examination of Kashmir division were declared on Sunday. Raising anti-Board slogans, the […]

GoI sets up panel on 7th Pay panel’s advice

GoI sets up panel on 7th Pay panel’s advice

New Delhi: Government of India on Wednesday decided to set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission which will have a bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners. The Cabinet has approved the setting up […]

BSNL starts 4G service with soft launch in Chandigarh

BSNL starts 4G service with soft launch in Chandigarh

NEW DELHI: State-owned BSNL on Wednesday started 4G services on a non-commercial basis in Chandigarh promising broadband speed of up to 100 megabit per second (Mbps). “We have done soft launch of 4G service in Chandigarh. It is non-commercial service as of now. It will be open for limited number of BSNL employees, while customers […]

Indo-Israel ties “unique and special”: Envoy Daniel Carmon

Indo-Israel ties “unique and special”: Envoy Daniel Carmon

NEW DELHI: Describing its relationship with India as “unique and special”, Israel on Wednesday said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s upcoming two-day visit to Tel Aviv from January 17 is part of a “bigger picture” congruence of interests in areas of defence, counter-terrorism and trade, among others. Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon called bilateral defence cooperation […]

India vs Australia: In-form Usman Khawaja will look to thrive in ODIs too

India vs Australia: In-form Usman Khawaja will look to thrive in ODIs too

New Delhi: Hosts Australia will hope David Warner’s replacement Usman Khawaja, will carry forward his form in Tests into ODIs in the crucial opening slot. Khawaja has been selected as Warner’s replacement for the next two one-day internationals of the ongoing five-match series against India after the hard-hitting batsman was granted paternity leave. Khawaja has […]

Umar Akmal’s one-match suspension on hold

Umar Akmal’s one-match suspension on hold

Karachi: Pakistan on Wednesday deferred a one-match ban on Umar Akmal after the controversial batsman appealed the punishment for violating the dress code in a domestic match. The decision means the he will now be available for the first Twenty20 international against New Zealand in Auckland on Friday. The 25-year-old, playing for the Sui Northern […]

Rajasthan records first swine flu deaths this year as 5 die

Rajasthan records first swine flu deaths this year as 5 die

JAIPUR: The state witnessed its first swine flu deaths this year as five persons died and 38 have been tested positive for the H1N1 virus since January 1, a state health & medical department official said today. Of the five deceased, two succumbed to the virus in Jaipur, and one each in Churu, Sikar and […]

Postal dept officials suspended for not delivering Paswan’s New year’s card

Postal dept officials suspended for not delivering Paswan’s New year’s card

HAJIPUR(BIHAR): Three postal department officials, including the postmaster of the main post office of Hajipur have been suspended for non-delivery of New Year greeting cards send by Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan to the people of his Hajipur Lok Sabha constituency. Acting on the complaint of LJP workers and others that greeting cards send by the […]