PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Gurez

PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Gurez

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, with soldiers in Gurez Valley near the Line of Control in Bandipora district.

Protests, shutdown in Tral against ransacking of militant’s house

Protests, shutdown in Tral against ransacking of militant’s house

Shutdown was observed here today against the ransacking of Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander Hamaad Khan allegedly by forces at Seer village of Tral township in district Pulwama on late Wednesday night.

Demolition of HAWS toilets on Sindh nallah banks begins

Demolition of HAWS toilets on Sindh nallah banks begins

The Sonamarg Development Authority (SDA) has asked the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) Sonamarg, which is managed by army, to demolish toilet points constructed by it on the banks of Sindh nallah.

School worker’s monthly ‘salary’ will buy her 2 packs of biscuits

School worker’s monthly ‘salary’ will buy her 2 packs of biscuits

Naseema, 40, a mother of three, has been working as a Contingent Paid Worker (CPW) in the education department for Rs 25 a month for the past six years.

‘Order directing teachers to escort students not valid’

The Jammu and Kashmir government has withdrawn its order directing school heads to depute teachers with students to their exam centres.

Vets of ASHD can’t be denied 3rd time-bound promotion: HC

Underscoring that a government action must be on rational and relevant principles and not arbitrary, the High Court has held that veterinarians of Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department cannot be singled out and denied the benefit of 3rd time-bound promotion being given to similarly situated persons.

MHRD proposes ‘emotional’ counseling for students, insurance for J&K teachers

Rebuilding school buildings gutted during various incidents of arson in 2016, “emotional” and career counseling for students, smart card-based health insurance for all government teachers besides exchange programmes with schools outside the state.

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Google introduces physical security key

Google introduces physical security key

In order to protect journalists, business leaders and member of political campaign teams at higher risk of being targetted by hackers, Google has rolled out an Advanced Protection Programme.

WhatsApp empowers women, kids with 'Live Location' feature

WhatsApp empowers women, kids with 'Live Location' feature

In a move that will help women and kids connect with their families and friends as they travel, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has introduced 'Live Location' feature.

Indo-American DJ wants to turn 'KSHMR in Kashmir' a reality

Indo-American DJ wants to turn 'KSHMR in Kashmir' a reality

Indo-American DJ and record producer KSHMR, who is set for his maiden India tour starting here from October 20, is disappointed that his tour doesn't include a performance in Kashmir where his father is from.

India to have 530mn smartphone users in 2018: Study

With a rise in smartphone ownership globally, China will have highest number of smartphone users, 1.

Veteran Anupam Kher is new FTII Chairman

Anupam Kher, an actor with a repertoire of over 500 movies including international projects, was on Wednesday named Chairman of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune.

WhatsApp flaw lets hackers know when you fall asleep

Your Whatsapp online status can help hackers figure out who you are talking to and when you go to sleep owing to a flaw in the micro-blogging platform, a software engineer has claimed.

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