K C Pant passes away

He was former interlocutor for Kashmir

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 15: Former Union Minister K C Pant, who had served under late Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and switched to BJP in the late 1990s, died here today. He was 81. The son of Govind Ballabh Pant, a former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Union Minister under late More

PGIMER cancels MD/MS entrance exams

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Chandigarh, Nov 15: The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) today cancelled its MD/MS entrance examination held here last week after a cheating racket was unearthed by CBI. "In the wake of an FIR filed by the CBI and a copy of the same received by PGI authorities More

Petrol price cut by 95 paise

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 15: Petrol price was today cut by 95 paise per litre, the second reduction in rates since October, on account of fall in international oil prices. Petrol in Delhi would cost Rs 67.24 a litre from midnight tonight, down 95 paise from Rs 68.19 a litre. Prices vary from More

Ulema Council demands clarification from Su Kyi

VIOLENCE AGAINST MUSLIMS IN BURMA

New Delhi, Nov 15: All India Ulema Council has demanded clarification from Anng San Su Kyi on the issue of state sponsored violence in Burma against Burmese Muslims. In a statement, the All India Ulema Council has condemned the silence of Nobel Laureate Aung San Su Kyi on the issue of state More

80 lakh passports to be issued this year: MEA

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hyderabad, Nov 15: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is expected to issue over 80 lakh passports this year as compared to 73.65 lakh in 2011. "The Ministry rendered 73.65 lakh passports last year through Passport Offices in India and Missions/posts abroad and the projection this year More

No shooting of films, TV serials in Mumbai studios

THACKERAY’S AILMENT

Mumbai, Nov 15: The otherwise busy film studios in the city wore a deserted look today with no shooting of films or television serials taking place amid concerns over Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's health condition. "People have voluntarily decided not to shoot today," T P Agarwal, President More

Violence continues in Assam,death toll 6
Guwahati, Nov 15: Indefinite curfew was imposed in Assam's troubled Kokrajhar district Thursday after suspected militants shot dead a man and stabbed another. The stray incidents of violence, continuing in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), had More

  • Kashmir

Rafiabad sans tourism infrastructure

Rafiabad: Government’s much hyped project to promote tourism in various scenic places here has turned into a damp squib in absence of basic infrastructure and facilities for the tourists.   Owing More



  • Srinagar City

SMHS Sarai non-functional even after inauguration

Building ill-equipped, Central Heating System not installed

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 15: The Sarai (resting place) at SMHS Hospital, which was inaugurated last month by the Minister for Medical Education, R S Chib amid fanfare, has not been made functional yet. “The More




  • Jammu

Altaf chairs maiden WUMCA meeting

Jammu, Nov 15: Minister for Forests and Environment Mian Altaf Ahmad Thursday called for effective implementation of the Wullar Lake conservation project. He stressed the need for ensuring cent percent More



  • PaK

PAKISTAN NEED STRONG GOVT TO RESOLVE KASHMIR ISSUE: IMRAN KHAN

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Nov 15: Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said that military might could not resolve any problems and India should therefore find a peaceful settlement to the More



  • World

Xi at helm in China

K J M VARMA

Beijing, Nov 15: Xi Jinping was today crowned the new head of the ruling CPC and the powerful military in a smooth transition to steer the world's second largest economy over the next decade, ending the More



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