Life imprisonment means jail term for entire life: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 22: The life imprisonment implies a jail term till the end of convict's life and it is not limited to merely 14 or 20 years, which is a misconception, the Supreme Court has held in a ruling. "It appears to us there is a misconception that a prisoner serving a life sentence More

Parliament adjourned on opening day

FDI RETAIL ISSUE

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Nov 22: Both the houses of Parliament on the opening day of winter session witnessed repeated disruptions on FDI in retail issue forcing adjournment for the day on Thursday. The entire opposition including Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party, which are supporting the government More

INDIA, CHINA BACK TO SPARRING OVER ARUNACHAL, AKSAI CHIN

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 22: India and China are back to sparring over territorial claims involving Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin. It all started with the Chinese government showing Arunachal and entire Aksai Chin as part of its territory in maps of the country on their new e-passports.  More

  • Kashmir

British High Commission team in Valley

Envoys Discuss Human Rights Situation With SHRC Officials

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Nov 22: For the first time in the past nearly two decades of unrest in Kashmir, a high level team of the British High Commission in Islamabad and New Delhi are jointly making an on-the-spot assessment More



  • Srinagar City

From cozy offices,SMC top brass takes to streets

Dr Qasba does Gandhigiri in City centre, intensifies Anti-Polythene drive

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 22: The next time someone argues with you over use of polythene, do give a second thought, if you want to resist his “uncalled for intervention”. Reasons: You may end up in trouble and could More




  • Jammu

People sick of present government: Mehbooba

NC Never Allowed Democracy To Flourish: Qarra

SALIL RAINA

Poonch, Nov 22: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Thursday lambasted the state government for what she termed its failure on all fronts and said that people want to get rid More



  • GKeducation&career

Story of an exemplary teacher

A government school teacher employs teachers in a remote government high school and pays their salary from his own pocket

INSPIRATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

In a remote government high school in Poshkreeri, zone Mattan, Anantnag, around 60kms from Srinagar, Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, 47, attends to his duty an hour before the school starts. And he is the last More



  • Kangan

Roadblock hits construction of Bamluna spill channel

Affected farmers demand compensation at market rate

Bamluna (Kangan): The farmers whose land has been acquired for construction of a water spill channel from Wangat to Kijpora have demanded compensation at existing market rates.  Authorities have acquired More



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