Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar: The minimum temperature settled below the freezing point across Kashmir, with several weather stations in the valley including Srinagar city recording the coldest night of the season so far, officials said on Wednesday. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 2.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, down from minus 1.5 degrees Celsius the previous night, the […]

Active COVID-19 cases in country below one lakh after 547 days

New Delhi:  India added 8,954 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,96,776, while the active cases were recorded at less than a lakh after 547 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The death toll climbed to 4,69,247 with 267 fresh fatalities, according to the data […]

States asked to ramp up testing, surveillance of int’l flyers

States asked to ramp up testing, surveillance of int’l flyers

New Delhi: Underlining that the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 does not escape RT-PCR and RAT tests, the Centre on Tuesday advised states and UTs to ramp up testing and undertake effective surveillance of international passengers even as it asserted that no case of the new variant has been found as yet in the country. Union […]

Abrogation of Article 370 did not bring peace or end militancy: Omar

Abrogation of Article 370 did not bring peace or end militancy: Omar

Says BJP took advantage of ‘weak’ NC to take August 5 decision Jammu: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Tuesday said the BJP-led central government was able to abrogate Article 370 after his party was rendered weak after the 2014 elections with PDP founder Mufti Mohammad Syed declining his offer of unconditional support and stitching an […]

Have a united, single stand on August 5 decision: Azad

Have a united, single stand on August 5 decision: Azad

Jammu: Hours after National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah expressed disappointment over his remarks on Article 370, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said they have “a united, single stand” on the August 5, 2019 decision of the central government which led to widespread public dissatisfaction in Jammu and Kashmir. Azad said his […]

Parag Agrawal is CEO Twitter

Parag Agrawal is CEO Twitter

New York: With his elevation as the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, in whom co-founder of the microblogging giant Jack Dorsey has bone-deep trust, joins the growing power club of Indian-origin executives helming US-based global multinationals. Twitter’s outgoing CEO Dorsey announced on Monday that 37-year old Agrawal, an IIT Mumbai and Stanford University alumnus, will […]

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