THE TRIBUNE named for IPI-India award for 2012

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: English daily 'The Tribune' has been selected for the IPI-India Award for Excellence 2012 for outstanding journalistic work.The jury headed by former Chief Justice of India A S Anand chose the newspaper for the award for an exclusive report by Prabhjot Singh on the loot of Punjab More

Delhi gang-rape victim has brain injury, infection in lungs

GURDIP SINGH

Singapore, Dec 28: The 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim has significant brain injury, infection in lungs and abdomen and she is currently struggling against all odds at Mount Elizabeth Hospital where her condition continues to be "extremely critical", the hospital said today. "Our medical More

Abandon use of EVM machines in future polls: Shabnam Hashmi

Accuses Congress of conniving with Modi to win Gujarat polls

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: Social activist Shabnam Hashmi today quit five government panels, including Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), alleging Congress "connivance" to ensure Narendra Modi's victory in Gujarat Assembly elections but did not say how. Hashmi, the founder member of NGO More

Centre does not wish to encroach on rights of states: PM

NATIONAL WATER POLICY ADOPTED

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: The National Water Policy was today adopted by states with Centre assuring that it does not wish to encroach on their rights and that their concerns on an over-arching framework on water laws will be addressed. Amid fear expressed by various state governments that the legal More

SC anguished on tardy trial

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: The Supreme Court has expressed anguish over "unhappy state of affairs" of lower courts which take years in concluding the trial and said the proceedings must be concluded within a reasonable time. A bench of justices Swatanter Kumar and Madan B Lokur said the governments More

India, Pak review implementation, strengthening of nuclear CBMs

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: India and Pakistan Friday reviewed implementation and strengthening of existing nuclear Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) as well as possibilities for mutually acceptable additional CBMs. Pursuant to the agreement between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan during More

Army chief sanctions improved combat kits, shoes for soldiers

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: Seeking to enhance operational capabilities of the soldiers, Army chief Gen Bikram Singh has approved issuing of lighter and advanced combat kits for around seven lakh soldiers. The soldiers will also get improved physical training (PT) shoes replacing their canvas footwear More

  • Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in upper reaches, rains lash plains

Snow Adds Color To New Year Festivities At Gulmarg

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 28: While the plains in Kashmir received light rainfall, heavy snowfall was Friday recorded in the upper reaches including the world-famous tourist resort of Gulmarg.  Kargil, Drass More



  • Srinagar City

LD hospital sans round-the-clock heating arrangements

Patients shiver in freezing cold

CONCERN

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 28: In a surprising move which is taking a heavy toll on patients including newborns in freezing cold, authorities at the Kashmir’s lone maternity hospital Lal Ded here operate the heating More




  • Jammu

Highway closed on Friday evening

MM PARVAIZ

Ramban, Dec 28: Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway on Friday evening. However, officials said the situation will be reviewed Saturday morning keeping More



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