RUSA: Works hit as HRD Ministry ‘chokes funds’

RUSA: Works hit as HRD Ministry ‘chokes funds’

The implementation of centrally-sponsored scheme on education, Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), has hit roadblock as the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has withheld funds for Jammu and Kashmir.

JKLF pays tributes to Peerzada Iftikhar Ahmad

JKLF pays tributes to Peerzada Iftikhar Ahmad

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front today paid glowing tributes to advocate Peerzada Iftikhar Ahmad at Pamposh Colony, Chanapora, on his death anniversary.

Lacking infrastructure, JK’s Education Dept ‘clubs’ 170 schools in Shopian

Lacking infrastructure, JK’s Education Dept ‘clubs’ 170 schools in Shopian

J&K’s School Education department has clubbed or merged at least 170 schools in Shopian district in the past 16 months due to lack of basic facilities in these institutions.

Court grants bail to Masarat Alam in 2010 sedition case

A court here granted bail to separatist leader Masarat Alam in a sedition case of 2010.

Intermittent rains lash Kashmir, more predictedin 24 hours

Intermittent rains lashed Kashmir on Thursday even as Meteorological Department has predicted more precipitation in next 24 hours.

Allow people to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid: Jamaat

Jamaat-e-Islami on Thursday said that authorities imposing curfew around the Jamia Masjid Srinagar on Fridays is a clear indication of the deliberate attempt on behalf of the state administration to stop the Muslims from participation in the obligatory Friday prayers and it is direct interference in the religious affairs.

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Aamir Khan promotes water conservation contest in Vidarbha’s Amravati district

Aamir Khan promotes water conservation contest in Vidarbha’s Amravati district

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Thursday lent his support to the water conservation efforts here by attending a contest on the issue held by the state government in Warud taluka of Vidarbha’s Amravati district.

TV series to feature stories of forbidden love

TV series to feature stories of forbidden love

A television series titled Forbidden: Dying For Love featuring terrifying stories of forbidden love, will be aired on new TV channel Investigation Discovery.

I admire Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Amitabh Bachchan

I admire Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Amitabh Bachchan

He is part of the film industry for over 45 years, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he still gets to learn so much from young and talented actors like Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Etihad Airways launches Airbus A380 in Bollywood style

United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways' official Airbus A380 made its debut in India with a dash of Bollywood and its revelry.

Asha Bhosle impressed by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle says she likes Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Javed Ali from the current lot of singers.

'Sarbjit' is one of Aishwarya's best performances: Ankur

Actor Ankur Bhatia says he was in awe of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan while shooting for "Sarbjit", and feels she has given one of her career's best performances in the upcoming biopic.

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