Supreme Court poser to JK government on resettlement law

Supreme Court poser to JK government on resettlement law

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, which is hearing a plea challenging the validity of the sensitive Jammu and Kashmir Resettlement Act of 1982, sought to know Thursday as to how many people who migrated from the state have applied for returning from Pakistan. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the state government’s […]

Min temperatures drop below freezing point in Kashmir, Gulmarg coldest at minus 9.50C

Min temperatures drop below freezing point in Kashmir, Gulmarg coldest at minus 9.50C

Srinagar: Higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Thursday while the plains witnessed intermittent rains as the minimum temperature settled below the freezing point at most places in the Valley and Ladakh region. Snowfall has been recorded in the higher areas of the valley like Qazigund, Kokernag, Pahalgam and Mughal Road during […]

After rains Delhi records its best air quality in over 2 months

After rains Delhi records its best air quality in over 2 months

New Delhi: The national capital recorded its best air quality in over two months on Thursday after rains washed away pollutants, even as authorities warned that the respite would not last long due to unfavourable weather conditions. The city’s air quality index (AQI) dropped to 193, which falls in the ‘moderate’ category. The last time […]

Recent assembly polls show BJP not invincible, can be beaten: Omar

Recent assembly polls show BJP not invincible, can be beaten: Omar

NEW DELHI: The recent assembly poll results have demonstrated that the BJP is not invincible as there is “anger” among people over several of the Centre’s policies, including on agriculture, rising fuel prices and demonetisation, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Thursday. Abdullah said the results made it clear that there […]

Jaitley admits areas of difference between govt and RBI

Jaitley admits areas of difference between govt and RBI

Mumbai: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday admitted there were two-three areas of differences with the Reserve Bank of India (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 RBI governor, […]

GoI mulls additional Rs 30,000 cr capital infusion in PSU banks

GoI mulls additional Rs 30,000 cr capital infusion in PSU banks

New Delhi: The government of India is considering additional capital infusion of up to Rs 30,000 crore in public sector banks as they have been unable to raise required funds from the markets, sources said. As part of the capital infusion plan announced by the Finance Ministry in October 2017, the government envisaged that public […]

Google unveils ‘Shopping’ search in India to woo online shoppers

New Delhi: Tech giant Google Thursday unveiled ‘Google Shopping’ in India that will allow users to easily filter through offers, review prices from multiple retailers and find products that they are looking for. The personalised experience will be available across various Google products — a Shopping home page, Shopping tab on Google Search and through […]

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