Trump, Romney spar over future of Republican party

Washington: Donald Trump on Friday fired back at his party’s top leader Mitt Romney by labelling him as a “choke artist”, a day after the former White House aspirant blasted the Republican presidential front-runner as “a conman” and asked primary voters to block his path to the nomination. Romney, 68, who was defeated by President […]

Rescue orchardists from tree spray oil scarcity: Altaf Bukhari

Rescue orchardists from tree spray oil scarcity: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar: Former Minister for Public Works and MLA Amirakadal Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has urged the Honb’le Governor N.N Vohra to allow sale by all companies manufacturing Tree Spray Oil on the same analogy adopted for Public Sector companies selling these products in the State, though without proper registration with the Central Insecticides Board which […]

75% of phones sold here are ‘Made in India’: Xiaomi

New Delhi: Seven months since it launched assembly unit in Vishakhapatnam, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today said about 75 per cent of its phones sold in the country are now ‘Made in India’. In August last year, Xiaomi had partnered Taiwanese firm Foxconn to set up local assembly of its phones to cater to one […]

Call drops: SC agrees to hear telcos’ plea against HC order

Call drops: SC agrees to hear telcos’ plea against HC order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea of two cellular operator associations challenging Delhi High Court order upholding TRAI’s decision making it mandatory for them to compensate subscribers for call drops from January 1, 2016. The plea of the associations was mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice T S […]

Kanhaiya reaches JNU; celebrations on the campus

Kanhaiya reaches JNU; celebrations on the campus

New Delhi: Students and teachers eagerly awaiting to catch a glimpse of Kanhaiya had gathered at the Ganga Dhaba from where they will take out a victory march to the Administration Block which has become a venue of protest since his arrest on February 12. People also queued up outside Kumar’s hostel Brahmaputra with ‘dhols’ […]

India’s youth must learn to say ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’: RSS chief

NAGPUR: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said the new generation needs to be taught to chant slogans hailing mother India. Bhagwat’s statement comes against the backdrop of a raging row over alleged anti-India sloganeering at Jawaharlal Nehru University. “The time has come when we have to tell the new generation to chant ‘Bharat Mata […]

SAC approves proposal for restructuring of outstanding power purchase liability for PDD

SAC approves proposal for restructuring of outstanding power purchase liability for PDD

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council, in a significant decision, approved the proposal for the restructuring of outstanding power purchase liabilities of Power Development Department (PDD) through raising of debt by participating in ‘UDAY’ scheme and floating of bonds by State Government. The PDD has a huge Revenue Deficit during Financial Year 2014-15 amounting to Rs […]