Kashmir heading for development deficit as Govt forgets inequitable 2016

Kashmir heading for development deficit as Govt forgets inequitable 2016

Kashmir valley is heading for a massive development deficit as J&K Government has no plans to compensate the losses suffered by the region during 2016 in the vital road sector.

Arrest of 20 students triggers protest, clashes in Pulwama

Arrest of 20 students triggers protest, clashes in Pulwama

Protests and clashes erupted in South Kashmir's Pulwama town after students set motorcycle of a policeman ablaze during protests against the arrest of their schoolmates by police.

Kashmir software enthusiast develops Kashbook

Kashmir software enthusiast develops Kashbook

Ban on social media in Kashmir ignited a thought in a 16-year old software enthusiast from here to “gift” a social networking application, on pattern of Facebook, to world from Kashmir.

Work on Srinagar-Shopian-Qazigund highway project to start soon

Minister of Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that work on two new highways in the State would begin soon and it will not only enhance the connectivity but increase expertise and competence of Roads and Buildings Department.

Vacancies overwhelm Information department

J&K’s Information and Public Relations Department is grappling with an acute shortage of manpower, with nearly half of the sanctioned posts in gazetted and non-gazetted cadres lying vacant.

HC seeks compliance on deportation of 5 Pak nationals

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought government’s compliance on deportation of five Pakistani nationals to their native country.

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Ariana Grande 'broken' after Manchester blast, suspends world tour

Ariana Grande 'broken' after Manchester blast, suspends world tour

American singer Ariana Grande said she is "broken" after a suicide terror attack hit a stadium in Manchester just as her concert ended, killing 22 persons including children, and has suspended her world tour in its wake.

Eating fruits, vegetables daily may cut artery disease

Eating fruits, vegetables daily may cut artery disease

Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables per day may lower your risk of developing an artery disease that affects blood flow to the legs, researchers say.

IIT graduates bridge education gap in Kashmir

IIT graduates bridge education gap in Kashmir

Facing off-and-on internet bans, curfews and inaccessibility to books in Jammu and Kashmir, a bunch of IIT graduates have got together to help students and engineering aspirants realise their dreams.

NASA Mars rover to study fluid-carved valley's origin

Mars rover Opportunity has reached the main destination of its current two-year extended mission -- an ancient fluid-carved valley incised on the inner slope of a vast crater's rim, NASA has said.

Thailand threatens to block Facebook

Thai authorities threatened to block Facebook on Tuesday if the social network giant does not remove content that is deemed threatening to national security or offensive to the royal family.

Bieber in Mumbai for his maiden concert in India

Grammy Award winning Canadian singing sensation Justin Bieber arrived here early on Wednesday amidst tight security for his maiden concert in India, looking relaxed and geared up to regale Indian 'Beliebers' as part of his Purpose World Tour.

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