Abdullah’s challenge detention of NC leaders

Abdullah’s challenge detention of NC leaders

Srinagar: A bunch of habeas corpus petitions seeking the release of 16 senior leaders of the National Conference (NC) from detention at their residences have been filed by the party’s president Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah, who have contended that they were being held in “brazen violation” of the constitutional guarantee of right […]

International Conference on Renewable Power-2020 Begins at BGSBU

SRINAGAR: A two day virtual International Conference on Renewable Power-2020 organised by Electrical Engineering Department, SoET, BGSBU in collaboration with Electrical Engineering Department, ZHCET, AMU under TEQIP-III twinning arrangement begins at Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri. Prof. Javed Musarrat, Vice Chancellor, BGSB University Inaugurated the Conference. In his inaugural address, Prof. Musarrat said that […]

Sachin Pilot will stay true to Congress: DK Shivakumar

Sachin Pilot will stay true to Congress: DK Shivakumar

Bengaluru: Amid deepening political crisis in Rajasthan, Karnataka Congress President D K Shivakumar on Monday expressed confidence that Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will not quit the party and called him a “sincere Congressman”. He accused the BJP of trying to destabilise the Congress as part of their agenda. “No, he (Pilot) will not leave. […]

Gold rises Rs 120, silver zooms Rs 858

New Delhi: Gold prices jumped Rs 120 to Rs 49,960 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday following gains in global prices, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had closed at Rs 49,840 per 10 gram. Silver also rose by Rs 858 to Rs 53,320 per kg from […]

Retail inflation at 6.09 pc in June

New Delhi: Retail inflation rose by 6.09 per cent in June, mainly on account of higher prices of food items, the government data showed on Monday. Food inflation in June increased by 7.87 per cent, according to Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. The inflation figures are based on data collected from limited markets in view […]

Pak says it will restore Afghanistan’s exports through Wagah border from Wed

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Monday that it will restore Afghanistan’s exports through the Wagah border with India from Wednesday at the special request of Kabul and to faciliate Afghan Transit Trade. Pakistan closed the Wagah border with India in mid-march March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. “At the special request of the Government […]

Forget reverse swing for now, says Irfan Pathan

NEW DELHI: If the bio-secure first Test between England and the West Indies is any indicator then fast bowlers across the globe should forget about reverse swing for the time being, feels former India pacer Irfan Pathan. For another India veteran Ashish Nehra, Jimmy Anderson consistently bowling short of length was an indicator that even […]