Surrender LPG connection online: Oil Cos

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 19: Finding it difficult to surrender the extra cooking gas LPG cylinder you have? Help is now just a click away. Consumers owning more than one LPG connection can now surrender the extra one online. All that they have to do is log-on to their respective company site and fill More

Antony calls for timely completion of work on strategic roads

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 19: Concerned over slow pace of work on strategic roads along the border with China in northeastern states, Defence Minister A K Antony today asked Armed Forces and other agencies to complete their projects there in time in view of the current security situation. "We need to More

2 girls held for FB post questioning bandh for Thackeray's funeral

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Nov 19: Two girls who posted a comment on a social networking site questioning the shutdown in the city for Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's funeral, were arrested in neighbouring Thane and later granted bail, police said today. Shaheen Dhada, was arrested yesterday after she posted More

IT Act should not be used to throttle dissent: Sibal

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 19: Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal today said he was "deeply saddened" by the arrest of two girls over their Facebook post questioning the shutdown in the city for Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's funeral and said the IT Act should not be used to "throttle dissent".  More

India won’t host Rehman Malik

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 19: India has asked Pakistan to cancel Interior Minister Rehman Malik's proposed visit here on November 22-23 for operationalisation of the landmark new Indo-Pak visa agreement. Though New Delhi has cited the coming Winter session of Parliament as the reason for its inability More

New system of disbursing scholarships, subsidies from January 1

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu) Nov 19: A new system of disbursing scholarships, subsidies, and other financial benefits directly to the economically weaker people would commence on January 1, according to union finance minister P Chidambaram. "The first phase of the scheme will be implemented in More

Curfew relaxed for 8 hours in Kokrajhar

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Guwahati, Nov 19: Amidst army flag march, curfew was relaxed for eight hours today in most part of the trouble-torn Kokrajhar district with no fresh incident of violence reported during the past 48 hours, official sources said. Curfew was relaxed from 8 am to 4 pm, but for devotees performing More

  • Kashmir

‘Leh, Kargil poorly studied in terms of biodiversity, impacts of climate change on wetlands’

WWF Report Says Region Threatened By Unsustainable Tourism, Overgrazing, Resource Extraction

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 19: A report by the World Wildlife Fund (India Network) has revealed that Leh and Kargil regions of Jammu and Kashmir were poorly studied in terms of biodiversity and potential impacts of More



  • Srinagar City

Admin caught napping on defunct bypass lighting

2 years on highway plunged into darkness; PDD, R&B unmoved

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 19: For the past two odd years, driving down the busy stretch of Jammu-Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway snaking through the south City has been risky as this vital stretch is without lights More




  • Jammu

Building tourism infrastructure in JK must, but natural beauty is equally important: Omar

CM Pitches For Protection Of Environs, Chairs PDA Meeting

Jammu, Nov 19: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reiterated the need for preserving natural beauty of J&K. He said the development of tourist infrastructure should not interfere in the serenity and More



  • World

GAZA DEATH TOLL SOARS DESPITE CALLS FOR TRUCE

92 Palestinians killed in 6 days of airstrikes

AL JAZEERA AND AGENCIES

Gaza, Nov 19: Israeli airstrikes have pounded Gaza for a sixth day successive day, raising to 92 the number of Palestinians killed, as the UN Secretary-General calls for an immediate ceasefire. Three More



  • Bijbehara

Govt Primary school New Colony functions in shed

Students suffer, authorities mute

Where does money for educational infrastructure go?

KHALID GUL

BIJBEHARA: Belying tall claims of the Government of providing quality infrastructure and education to students, a Primary school here functions in a makeshift shed.  The Government Primary School More



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